Eurasian DataViz Conference & Award Ceremony
Istanbul, February 9-10
participants from EMEA, and Asia
500+
international experts
30+
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Learn from the best and become a part of a global dataviz community
Inspiring ideas for business solutions
Networking with industry leaders and visionaries
Career opportunities for talents
  • Best practices and trends
  • Case studies
  • Award ceremony
  • Great afterparty
FEBRUARY 9
Conference day
  • Workshops in small groups
  • Individual consultations
  • Career opportunities
FEBRUARY 10
Workshops day
Want to speak at our conference?
Submit deadline till November, 30
Reporting standards and guidelines
New platforms, trends, future unicorns
Narrative solutions
Open data solutions, non-profit projects
Dashboarding best practices
Advanced visualizations, extensions for BI platforms
speakers
Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Team Lead Business Intelligence Analysts at dbrownconsulting

Nigeria
Award-winning South African scientist specialising in Geographic Information Systems and data science, Senior Data Product Manager at Code for Africa

South Africa
Award-winning information designer and data artist, TEDx Speaker, Associate lecturer at the University of Arts London

United Kingdom
Award-winning information designer, data visualisation specialist, consulting at FT Longitude, Infogr8, Code for Africa

Netherlands

Data Visualization Designer, Senior Tableau Consultant at Accenture, TDS author

Poland
Tableau Enablement Consultant at Red Hat, Tableau Visionary, Data Visualisation Enablement & COE, Tableau Public Ambassador, Founder of IronQuest

United Kingdom
Adewale Yusuf
Tricia Govindasamy
Tiziana Alocci
Piero Zagami
Weronika Gawarska-Tywonek
Sarah Bartlett
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EMEA BI Lead at JLL, Tableau Visionary, 3xTableau Zen Master, Editorial Director at Viz for Social Good, dataviz book author

United Kingdom
Product Engineer at American Express GBT, Tableau Social Ambassador & Tableau Public Featured Author, Founder of Tableau Buddy

India
Jacopo Ottaviani is a computer scientist and senior strategist who works as Code for Africa’s Chief Data Officer.

Italy
Data Visualization Specialist at ZoomInfo, Analytics COE Lead, Tableau Public Ambassador and Featured Author

Israel
Tableau Jedi at Inmeta, Norway Tableau User Group Leader, 2x Tableau Ambassador

Norway
Tableau Trainer & Data Engineering expert; Founder of Data Dune

UK
Neil Richards
Prasann Prem
Jacopo Ottaviani
‫Nir Smilga
Tore Levinsen
Igor Garlowski
Igor Garlowski
Topic: From spreadsheets to dashboards - should we just replicate Excel in Tableau

Working for years with data analytics, data vizualization and data engineering.
After delivering projects for over 50 companies, across 10+ industries and with hundreds of people, Igor started training others to enable them in their Business Intelligence journey.
Big fan of Tableau, Snowflake and AWS - Igor leads Data Dune on the mission to popularise data driven decision making.

Website: https://datadune.io/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/igorgarlowski/
Jacopo Ottaviani
Topic: What makes your data project win a grant. I'll share best practises on how to make award-winning data journalism projects

Jacopo Ottaviani is a computer scientist and senior strategist who works as Code for Africa’s Chief Data Officer. As an ICFJ Knight Fellow and a data journalist, his projects were published by, among others, Der Spiegel, El País and Internazionale. He worked on projects supported by the World Bank, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the EJC. He is a member of the European Press Prize preparatory committee and works as a trainer with BBC Media Action.
Tore Levinsen
Topic: A: Tableau tips & tricks B: Visual Analytics best practices
Textarea: As discussed in the meeting + LinkedIn, I can do a session on tips & tricks for Tableau (but that might be to specific, for users of other tools). Or a session on Visual Analytics best practices, with some good and bad examples

Tore Levinsen is a Tableau Jedi with experience since version 7.0 back in 2011. He is based in Bergen, Norway, and is one of Europe's most merited Tableau Trainers, with over 2.300 people trained in 15 countries. He's also the leader of TUG Norway and a 2x Tableau Ambassador. He has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, advisor, and as a trainer. He's been working with Tableau since filled maps and area charts were introduced and are an advocate for visual best practice. He has over 50 Tableau t-shirts/hoodies and a growing swag compilation! On his spare time, he supports Liverpool FC and are a handball and soccer coach for kids.
Prasann Prem
Topic: Modern BI dashboards are not just reports but analytical products

Prasann Prem is a Tableau Social Ambassador and a Tableau Public Featured Author currently working with American Express GBT as a Product Engineer within their BI innovation team. He loves creating data visualisations and has built an expertise in building BI products.

Apart from his love for creating data visualisations, he also found his passion in mentoring and is the founder of Tableau Buddy. Through this program, he has successfully mentored over 250+ data professionals all across the globe spanning companies like Bank Of America, JPMorgan&Chase, Wells Fargo and many more.
Do give him a nudge on LinkedIn if you are eager to make a successful career with Data.
‫Nir Smilga
Topic: Data Art vs Business Dashboards

Nir is a senior data visualization engineer and analytics Center Of Excellence lead at Zoominfo. He is passionate about data and he creates public data visualizations about things he cares about and about things he loves, especially music. Nir is a Tableau public ambassador , Tableau featured author and has five Vizzes of the Day. It's Nir's goal to spread the passion he has for data visualization to the people around him.He consults and teaches Tableau and data visualization best practices. Nir provides Freelance data visualization services for the Israeli government, media channels, and private companies.
Sarah Bartlett
Topic: How curiosity leads to creativity in data visualisation

Neil Richards is a data visualization specialist and enthusiast from the United Kingdom with over twenty-five years of experience in the data industry. He has been awarded the title of Tableau Visionary (formerly Tableau Zen Master) a total of four times and is a regular speaker at data visualization conferences and user groups. He has also been on the Board of Directors of the Data Visualization Society and non-profit Viz for Social Good. Neil also blogs regularly at questionsindataviz.com, and his first book, Questions in Dataviz, was released in November 2022.
Sarah Bartlett
Topic: How to design dashboards that drive action and deliver value

Sarah is a Tableau Visionary, Tableau Public Ambassador, speaker and leader of the Iron Quest data visualization project
Tiziana Alocci
Topic: Make it sound. Transforming sound data into visual art

Tiziana Alocci is an award-winning Italian information designer, data artist, and lecturer. Alongside her art production,Tiziana works from her studio, a London-based laboratory for data-driven storytelling and audio-visual experiences where she regularly collaborates with various clients from all industries to bring data to life, including The British Library, BBC, The Open Data Institute, Wired UK, RCS MediaGroup, Thomson Reuters Foundation and some of the biggest creative agencies worldwide.

Since 2018, Tiziana has been an Associate Lecturer at the University of the Arts London, amongst other international lecturing positions at Ravensbourne University London, Chelsea College of Arts, Hyper Island (Sweden), Winchester School of Art, ArtEZ University of the Arts (The Netherlands), The Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (Hungary). In 2017, Tiziana co-founded Market Cafe Magazine, the world’s first independent magazine about data visualization.
Weronika Gawarska-Tywonek
Workshop: Incremental improvements, an easy-to-follow rules to make your message pop-out better

Freelance Data Visualization Designer & Trainer. I’m a sociologist passionate about aesthetics and usability. My 8-year career journey has led me to the intersection of user-centered design and data visualization. I focus on helping clients make sense of their data and embrace a new analytical culture. You can find my articles on Towards Data Science.
Tricia Govindasamy
Topic: The Journey from Data to Viz: An African Case Study

Tricia is the Senior Data Product Manager for Africa’s largest civic technology and data journalism initiative, Code for Africa (CfA). Tricia manages CfA’s DataLab which supports data journalism projects by sourcing data, cleaning and analysing it, and designing novel data visualisation techniques. She is also a coordinator for Africa’s largest network of female data scientists, journalists and technologists, WanaData, and she creates content and trains data literacy as part of academy AFRICA.
Piero Zagami
Topic: Survey data in compelling visualizations, for ESG related topics and campaigns (especially around the Middle East)

I'm an award-winning information designer, passionate about visualizing data for organizations, brands, and agencies. I have a decade of experience creating compelling visualizations for creative studios like Information is Beautiful, Signal Noise, and Beyond Words. I currently work as an independent designer from my studio in Amsterdam.
Adewale Yusuf
Topic: The Needs for Semantic Notations in Analytics and Business Communication

Adewale Yusuf is the Team Lead Business Intelligence Analyst and Senior Trainer at dbrownconsulting. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Data Platform, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Data Analyst, and Microsoft Certified Solution Associate.
He is a corporate trainer and international speaker with a deep understanding of various adult learning methodologies and instructional design. He trained tailored courses in Power Apps, Power BI, Azure Synapse, SQL, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent, Microsoft Excel, Azure, and Office 365.
AGENDA
14:00 - 16:00
Talks for 2 parallel sections
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee break
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break
16:30 - 17:00
Final of the competition in the nomination of Data Art & Storytelling. Performance of 5-7 finalists for 3-5 minutes
Prasann Prem
Product approach for corporate dashboards. How to avoid an epic fail

Adewale Yusuf
The Needs for Semantic Notations in Analytics and Business Communication

Alex Bell
Should we reinvent a wheel? Experience creating custom visuals for Power BI

Kate Hook
How to bring a piece of art into financial reporting. S&P 500 bank case study

You can be here
Your topic can be here
17:00 - 17:30
Final of the competition in the nomination of Business Dashboards. Performance of 5-7 finalists for 3-5 minutes
17:30 - 18:00
Final speeches of the jury.
Announcement of winners, presentation of prizes
18:00 - 19:00
Completion
19:00 - 20:00
After-party
Registration, welcome coffee-break and networking

9:30 - 11:00
Conference opening
11:00 - 11:30
Panel discussion: visualization v/s analytics: what bring the business value and how to make them work together. Trends for 20s decade.
Plenary talks:
11:30 - 13:00
Piero Zagami
Survey data in compelling visualizations, for ESG related topics

Tricia Govindasamy
An African Case Study: how visualization helps to make government expenses transparent

Tiziana Alocci
Make it sound. Transforming sound data into visual art

Sarah Bartlett
How to design dashboards that drive action and deliver value
DAY 1
DAY 2
10:00–12:00
Alex Bell, CEO Data2Speak
The leader of the section is being clarified.
Burn your slides down! How to use single-screen interactive dashboard instead of tons of tabs
Speed networking session
10:00–12:00
HALL A
HALL B
Ask your question, get career advice from the world-recognized experts and industry leaders
12:00 - 12:30 Coffee-break
12:00 - 12:30 Coffee-break
12:30–14:30
Weronika Gawarska-Tywonek, Accenture
You can be here
Workshop: Incremental improvements, an easy-to-follow rules to make your message pop-out better
You can be here
12:30–14:30
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee-break
15:00–17:00
You can be here
You can be here
You can be here
You can be here
15:00–17:00
12:00 - 12:30 Coffee-break
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Selection of projects, shortlisting Training program, feedback sessions and project upgrades
Venue
Data Visualization Award
Data Art & Storytelling
Business Dashboards
  • Analyze data
  • Define key indicators
  • Build a dashboard
  • Define your topic
  • Find an open dataset.
  • Develop a storytelling web-project.
Apply and become a part of history!

Nomination
prize fund
$ 10K
Accepting applications
August 15 -
December 15
3K
students get
free tuition
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