Infographics and Data Visualization Workshop

5W ACADEMY

Date: Apr 30th

Following the success of previous workshops in Europe and Asia, we are pleased to announce a new 5W ACADEMY workshop in New York City.

This two-day workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the creation of infographics and data visualization. With a mix of theory and practice, the workshop is aimed at professionals and students interested in developing the skills to produce engaging, insightful visual storytelling with their content.

We will learn how to gather and prepare data, the Do’s and Dont’s of working with numerical information and charts, and the principles of visual hierarchy, color, typography, illustration, and narrative to create impactful infographics.

Attendees will sketch out infographics, storyboard motion graphics and create/publish their interactive data visualizations and web maps with the help of Tableau Public. The class will discuss multiple award-winning projects and offer an overview of essential tools and strategies for creating engaging infographics and data visualization.





BY THE END ON THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

LEARN from past and current examples to understand the relevance of infographics and data visualization in visual storytelling.

JUDGE AND CHOOSE the best sources, data types, and visual formats for your projects.

CONCEPTUALIZE, plan, sketch, and design engaging infographics with multiple elements for print and online audiences.

ENHANCE your graphics narrative with well edited text to present a clear message.

PLAN OR STORYBOARD interactive graphics and learn the fundamentals of producing animated and interactive graphics

EXPAND your knowledge about the most-up-to-date tools and resources available to create infographics and data visualizations.





SCHEDULE

DAY ONE: INFORMATION GRAPHICS AND DATA VISUALIZATION

1. The role of infographics and data visualization in visual storytelling

2. Using charts

3. Using maps

4. Infographics design: layout, color, and type

5. Hands-on group exercise: sketching out a print infographic with multiple elements



DAY TWO: HANDS ON PRACTICE: EXCEL, ILLUSTRATOR AND TABLEAU

6. Creativity and Styles

7. Online / interactive infographics

8. Hands-on: creating interactive graphics and maps in Tableau

9. Hands-on group exercise: designing interactive graphics and animations

10. Efficient workflows



See a detailed workshop schedule HERE





PRACTICAL INFORMATION

PAYMENT - Payments are processed through eventbrite.com using a credit card. If you or your organization prefer to make a booking through an invoice process (electronic payment transfer or check) please email academy@5w-consulting.com to process your registration.

CLASS SIZE - The class size is typically around 25-30 people.

TIMES - We’ll start at 9:30 am and finish around 5:00 pm. There will be breaks in the morning and afternoon sessions and a lunch break of around 50 minutes.

LAPTOPS - You are encouraged to bring a wireless-enabled laptop with the free Tableau Public software installed. Adobe Illustrator is useful but not required (you can use a free trial version).

REFRESHMENTS - Coffe and pastries or light snacks will be available on arrival and during breaks. Lunch is on your own. The venue is located with convenient access to multiple food establishments.

STUDENT CANCELLATIONS - 100% refunds are offered for cancellations UNLESS the event is less than 20 days away in which case a 50% refund will be offered.

EVENT CANCELLATIONS - If the event needs to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances you will be offered a 100% refund. Refunds will be limited to registration costs: 5W Infographic LLC is not liable for any other costs incurred, such as travel or lodging.

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