NPO/NGO Knowledge Sharing Seminar Series: Data Visualisation

Centre For The Advancement Of Science And Mathematics Education (CASME)
Centre For The Advancement Of Science And Mathematics Education (CASME) in partnership with Open Data Durban invites you to the second event in a series of capacity building seminars specifically designed for the NGO/NPO sector. Seminar 2: Data Visualisation offers participants the opportunity to learn new tools and techniques for visually representing data in creative and innovative ways.

Have you ever felt overwhelmed at a messy excel spreadsheet or wondered how to create meaningful reporting and interactive visualisations for the data you work with? At this workshop we will cover the data pipeline - in other words how to find, clean, analyse and visualise data- to take data from a spreadsheet, list or table and turn it into something usable by our intended audience and ourselves. 

About the Presenter:
 
Richard Gevers is the founder of Open Data Durban, a non-profit civic technology lab with a focus on the development of open data for application to urban challenges within the city of Durban, South Africa. ODD implements and advocates for open data, open government and civic technology through its projects, events, workshops and dataquests. It works with civic technology partners such as Code for South Africa, Code for Africa, and local partners and stakeholders such as the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) and the eThekwini Municipality.

Date: 24 April 2017
 
Cost: R350 per person

Venue: CASME, 23 Caversham Road, Pinetown
In order to participate fully in this workshop, please bring your laptops with you. Before the workshop, please download Tabular onto your laptop (link: http://tabula.technology/) and please ensure that you can access a Gmail account.
 
Please confirm attendance by sending an email to reception@casme.org.za or Telephone 031 826 2508
 

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 24 April, 2017
Event End Date: 
Monday, 24 April, 2017
Event Venue: 
CASME, 23 Caversham Road, Pinetown
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
KwaZulu-Natal

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