Known for his award-winning global achievements in infographics and multimedia as a professor, author, journalist and designer, we are excited to welcome data visualization expert Alberto Cairo back to the Microsoft Data Insights Summit, taking place June 12-13, 2017 in Seattle. This year Alberto will provide a special guest keynote focused on the different dimensions of data visualization and how to entice your audience to engage with your information.
Alberto serves as the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Miami (UM) and author of The Functional Art: an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2012), and The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (2016). With more than 15 years of experience in news organizations, as a journalist, designer, and team manager and praised for his ability to explain in clear terms how to work with data, discover the stories hidden within and share those stories with the world, Alberto transforms elementary principles of data and scientific reasoning into tools that can be used in daily life.
At the Data Insights Summit, Alberto will enlighten attendees on how data visualization can be used to explore data, communicate results and engage people with compelling information. In addition to discussing the three dimensions of exploration, presentation and engagement, Alberto’s keynote will provide takeaways for how you can let your audience interact with data and grow their interest in your story.
If you want to learn more about the different dimensions of data visualization and how to captivate your audience when telling a data story, register to attend the Data Insights Summit. The conference will be filled with technical content, hands-on workshops, and a great lineup of speakers. Plus, attendees can meet 1:1 with the experts behind Microsoft’s data insights tools and solutions, including Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps, and Flow.
Additionally, you can get a sample of Alberto’s teachings in action with his Power BI Data Storytelling and Visualization Courses. We look forward to Alberto’s keynote and hope you’ll join us at the Data Insights Summit!