Tuesday, February 12, 2013

You're Invited: Twin Cities Research Group features Alan Palazollo on Data Viz Tools

Join the Twin Cities Research Group, a local networking group and event series for Twin Cities-based researchers and analysts, at their next Brown Bag Speaker event. Featuring Alan Palazzolo, an interactive news developer for MinnPost.com, you'll hear all about the tricks of the trade from a local practitioner. Register below and don't forget your brown bag!

Twin Cities Research

TCRG Brown Bag Speaker Series 2013:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
*NEW* Please RSVP for the event if you plan to attend http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D8WXJY2

Topic: Data Visualization Tools and Tech

At the next TCRG Brown Bag, Alan Palazzolo will provide a practitioner's view of data visualization – with tools, techniques, and resources. We will go through some of the basic concepts of what data visualization is and what makes a visualization successful, look at real examples, and then go through tools and resources that will help build visualizations.

You can see the work of the MinnPost Data Team at http://minnpost.com/data

Featured Speaker: Alan Palazzolo is an interactive news developer for MinnPost.com, where he helps in building news applications as well as data visualization to enhance or accompany stories. Alan also volunteers as a local organizer for Code For America.

Where: Wilder Foundation, Room 2610

451 Lexington Parkway (at University Ave), Saint Paul, MN 55104

A Map with the meeting's location is at www.TwinCitiesResearch.org

Event is FREE. Wilder's parking ramp is FREE. Bring your own brown bag lunch.
As always, we will finish the hour with a discussion and Q+A. Join us to participate with your ideas and questions.

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