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Virtual Event: Data Visualization & Dashboards

Data Visualization Techniques and Strategies to take Data Insights to the Next Level

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
(Start: 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT)

Agenda Overview:

In today’s public sector for any decision made, policy written, or service developed – it is almost certain that data has played a role in reaching that stage. However, what is becoming increasingly clear, is that the more the public sector looks to utilize its vast amount of data – the more complex its analysis, communication, and decision making will become, and with remote working now the norm, it is crucial that data is presented in the right way, to help communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external audiences. 

However, what is becoming increasingly clear, is that the more the public sector looks to utilize its vast amount of data – the more complex its analysis, communication, and decision making will becomeWith this increase in data usage and collection, comes an increase in investment of time and expertise. Everyone across the public sector is now looking at their data analysis and how they communicate it. 

With the growth of technology and data collection, it is now essential to have a grasp of creating data visualizations to streamline and simplify what the data is showing the viewer. Creating data visualizations that are clearly understood not only saves time for the viewer, it can improve an unbelievable amount of processes, from marketing and design, through to policy development, management, and workforce productivity. Join us for our Data Visualization & Dashboards Virtual Event to hear how you can translate these tools into evidence-based decision-making.  

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Key Takeaways:

Master how to harness data visualization for storytelling to encourage informed decision making 
Must attend event for public sector data professionals looking to take their data insights to the next level. 

Explore best practice, top tips and lessons learned from fellow public sector data experts  


Learn how to glean the most from your big data sets by harnessing the right visualization tools for your organization. 

Event Speakers:

Lyn Bartram

Professor - School of Interactive Arts + Technology, Director, Vancouver Institute of Visual Analytics
Simon Fraser University

Steve Czajka

Manager – Smart City
City of Mississauga

Debbie Verduga

Senior Data Visualization and Open Data Specialist Analytics & Innovation
Toronto Police Service

Valerie Seeto

Director, Expenditure Analysis / Expenditure Management Sector
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat / Government of Canada

Josh Good

Vice President, Product Marketing, Data Analytics

Alice Mello

Assistant Professor
Northeastern College of Professional Studies

Victoria Granova

(ISC)2 Toronto Chapter

Event Partners:


Interested in sponsoring? Contact Andrew Cowan by phone (1-647-459-8904) or email (

Agenda Highlights:

12:05pm ET / 9:05am PT
Welcome from Chair
12:20pm ET / 9:20am PT
Opening Keynote: Realizing the Opportunities of Big Data and Data Visualization To Understand What Your Data Is Telling You
12:40pm ET / 9:40am PT
Keynote: What We Talk About When We Talk About Dashboards
1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT
Government Case Study: GC InfoBase - Harnessing Data Visualizations for Storytelling
1:20pm ET / 10:20am PT
1:25pm ET / 10:25am PT
Partner Session: Incorporating Governance into Self-Service Analytics: Free-Form exploration without data chaos
1:40pm ET / 10:40am PT
Panel Session: Integrating Data Dashboards: Balancing People, Processes and Security
2:10pm ET / 11:10am PT
Closing Remarks from the Chair


Complimentary to attend

For public sector only

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