CEO of Art For Impact
Bo Schwartz Madsen
Data Scientist at Danish Refugee Council
Guneet Singh Kohli
Researcher (Samsung Prism) at SRIB
Intro to Omdena
An Introduction to Data Visualization
1. Why is Data visualization important?
2. What are the benefits?
3. Best-Practices to Data Visualization.
4. How to interpret the visualizations.
5. What tools are commonly used?
6. Practical steps to analyze and understand the data trends and properties?
Case Study 1: Supporting Refugees and Displaced Persons
Bo Schwartz Madsen works as a Data Scientist at the Danish Refugee Council. DRC employs 9,000 staff and operates in around 40 countries worldwide assisting and aiding people in displacement-affected situations. Bo is a member of the Division for Knowledge, Effectiveness, and Learning at the HQ of DRC in Copenhagen. In this talk, Bo will share the best practices that guide him in supporting visualization and analyses across a variety of applications in the organization.
Case Study 2: Media Engagement for Humanitarian Work
Jason Rovig is CEO of Art For Impact and Tech Equalized, two companies working together to build momentum for change. Their initiative, Voices Of Venezuela, uses communications, media, and tech to deliver problem solving information and build engagement around positive behavioral change while increasing NGO and governmental capacity to deliver viable solutions to the migrant community. Jason will talk about why measurement, data analysis, and visualization are important for organizations focused on social impact.