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Suggest either speakers or topics (or both!) for VisInPractice 2019: https://visinpractice.github.io | @VisInPractice | Oct 20 or 21, 2019 at IEEE VIS in Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Suggest a Speaker (name, affiliation, role)
Attended VIS before?
LocationPossible topicsURL
Comments (e.g., notable accomplishments, previous conference appearances, links to speakers' projects, videos, etc.)
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Martin Krzywinski, Michael Smith Genome Sciences CentreYVancouverScience communication, data arthttp://mkweb.bcgsc.ca/writes Points of View in Nature Methods
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Jim Vallandingham, ZymergenSeattle
visual solutions for biological problems
http://vallandingham.me/spoke at / PC member for OpenVisConf
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Jewel Loree, TableauSeattlecustomization in Tableauhttp://www.jewelloree.com/spoke at Tapestry 2017
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Chad Skelton, Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversityVancouverData journalism, mapshttp://www.chadskelton.com/spoke at Tapestry 2015
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Jens von Bergmann, MountainMath VancouverCensusMapperhttps://mountainmath.ca/speaker at Vancouver Data Visualization Meetup
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Peter Kim, Pivot Legal Society, Data for GoodVancouver
Data journalism, social justice, public health crises
http://peterkimdata.com/speaker at Vancouver Data Visualization Meetup
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Ginette Law and Frank Hengler, Plot + ScatterVancouverVis consulting, visualizing electionshttp://plotandscatter.com/organizer of Vancouver Data Visualization Meetup group
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Caitlyn Havlak, Discourse Media + UBC JournalismVancouver
Data journalism, teaching visualization
https://journalism.ubc.ca/caitlin-havlak/Teaches visualization to journalism students at UBC
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Charles Berret, UBC JournalismVancouver
Algorithmic transparency, data-driven storytelling
https://charlesberret.net/Teaches visualization to journalism students at UBC
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Noah Iliinsky, information designer and design expertSeattle
user experience and interaction design for vis
http://complexdiagrams.com/
organizer of Seattle Data Visualization Meetup group, author of 2 O'Reilly books on vis: https://www.oreilly.com/pub/au/4419
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Johanna Fulda, ClirYVancouvervis for analysis of renewable energieshttp://www.johannafulda.de/me/spoke at Information+ 2016, IEEE VAST 2015, speaker at Vancouver Data Visualization Meetup
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Adam La France, KnomosVancouvervis for legal analysishttp://knomos.law/about/
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Jessica Soberman, AmazonSeattledata journalismhttps://twitter.com/sobermanjorganizer of Seattle Hacks/Hackers Meetup group
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Amber Thomas, The PuddingSeattle
data journalism + interactive visual essays
https://pudding.cool/author/amber-thomas/Workshop organizer at Information+ 2018, speaking at SDSS 19
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Eugene Chen and Joey Cherdarchuk, Darkhorse AnalyticsEdmontonvisualization and analytics consultinghttps://www.darkhorseanalytics.com/company/short talk at Tapestry 2018, led workshop at OpenVisConf 2018
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Ben Jones, Data Remixed, Data Literacy LLC (formerly Tableau)
Seattlevisualization literacyhttps://dataremixed.com/co-organizer of Tapestry conference, author of 'Communicating Data with Tableau' (O'Reilly)
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John ClyneYColorado Climate science and visualizationhttps://ncar.ucar.edu/
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Kris EricksonPortlandvisualizing public datahttps://public.tableau.com/profile/krislikesmath#!/A real world practioner making sense of lots of data at Home Depot
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Kristin HenrySan Franciscovisualizing an artist's evolutionhttp://kristinhenry.github.io/short talk at Tapestry 2018
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Scott MurrayPortland
d3, processing, learning, teaching, design, visualization, art, and culture.
http://alignedleft.comwrote an oriley book on D3
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Maggie Faber, UW LibrariesSeattle
Critical data vis for practitioners, vis in libraries, teaching data prep
https://visualibrarian.wordpress.com/Speaker and workshop leader at Library Assessment Conference
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Ebony Magnus, Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyCalgary
Critical data vis for practitioners, vis in libraries, teaching visualization
http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2018/towards-critical-assessment-practice/Speaker and workshop leader at Library Assessment Conference
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Rich Caruana, MSRSeattle
Intelligible, and Transparent Machine Learning
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/people/rcaruana/#!projects
Often invited to talk on interpretable ML, e.g. at the NIPS'17 symposium http://interpretable.ml
Good use of visualization
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Jackie ChenY
Livermore (Sandia)
Combustion visualizationhttps://crf.sandia.gov/combustion-research-facility/working-with-the-crf/crf-staff-2/jacqueline-chen/
Often gives keynotes and invited talks at simulation / visualization venues. Collaborator with visualization researchers
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Kwan-Liu MaYDavisSci vishttp://web.cs.ucdavis.edu/~ma/Has his hands in many different kinds of vis. Keynotes at VDA, PacificVAST, and others
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Chirs JohnsonYSalt Lake CityBiomedical computing https://www.cs.utah.edu/~crj/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UxC9Le1eOY
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Dean Williams Livermore (LLNL)Climate sciencehttps://st.llnl.gov/research/people/dean-williams
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Lorraine SawickiSeattleData Arthttps://www.lorrainesawicki.com/Hosts the Seattle Data Art Society Meetup group
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Mike Freeman, UWSeattle
Vis in Data Science, Vis in Public Health
http://mfviz.com/wrote "Programming Skills for Data Science", AW 2018
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Kim Been, Google, Senior Research ScientistY?Explainable AIhttps://beenkim.github.io/Also gave a talk last year in the XAI workshop
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Robert Kosara, Tableau, Senior Research ScientistYSeattle?Data Storytellinghttps://research.tableau.com/user/robert-kosara
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Tim VargaOakland
earth system science, remote sensing, data visualization, scicomm, local sports. freelance
https://twitter.com/tvargsFreelance
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Kerry RoddenSF
Consulting in data visualization: analysis, design, d3.js. Curious about creative code, civic tech
https://t.co/i3fFxPf9K7
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Susie Lu, NetflixSF-areaAnnotation, color, toolkitshttps://susielu.com/
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Shirley WuSFData Sketcheshttps://t.co/3BNI4mxJ3xFreelance, Spoke at OpenVisConf 2016 + 2017
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Mollie PettitChicagohttp://IllinoisTrafficStops.com https://t.co/6tUbIex3jjSpoke at Tapestry 2018, organizes Chicago Visualization Meetup
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RJ AndrewsSFInfo We Trust bookhttps://t.co/2sxJx9UEyiAuthor of Info We Trust, speaker at Tapestry
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(someone from the Tableau Vancouver office)Vancouver
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(someone from the Microsoft Vancouver office)Vancouver
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(someone from Schema Design)Seattlehttps://www.schemadesign.com/about
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(Andy Kirk's Visualization freelancers list)(Worldwide)http://www.visualisingdata.com/2019/01/data-visualisation-freelancers-list/
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Andy KirkUK
current state of vis in practice (who is using it and how advanced are they)
http://www.visualisingdata.com
he is teaching and consulting, so my hope is that he has some insight on who (which organizations / roles) is using vis in practice (and where / at what level they are) and could talk about this
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Earl DuqueYAZComputational Fluid Dynamicshttp://www.ilight.com/en/news/blogger/earl-duque
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