The Conference Schedule (4 May)

Our schedule is here! Come at 8:30 for registration and coffee and kick off your day by taking a look at our showcase. Find out more about the venue and how to get there here.


8:30 – 9:30

Registration and Coffee


Opening Remarks

Philip Dean & Rupesh Vyas, Aalto University


Data Sketches: a Year of Exotic Data Visualizations

Nadieh Bremer, Visual Cinnamon (NL)

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a map worth?

Topi Tjukanov (FI)

11:00 – 11:15

Break & Showcase Talks (15 min)


Using Visualization to Solve Hard Problems

Juho Ojala, Lucify (FI)

12:30 – 13:45

Lunch Break (1:15 h)


Lightning Talks

Alessandra Del Nero & Qin Yang, Laura Koivunen, Marija Erjavec, Lisa Staudinger


Designing Interfaces for the Future

João Wilbert, Google Creative Lab (BR / UK)

A Love Story Between Data and People

Pau García, Domestic Data Streamers (ES)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break & Showcase Talks (30 min)


Lightning Talk

Teemu Ropponen, Open Knowledge Finland (FI)

Communication Design Strategies Using Data for Citizen Activism

Ángeles Briones, DensityDesign (CL / IT)

Creating Narratives with Data

Rebecca Conroy & Duncan Swain Beyond Words Studio (UK)


Closing Remarks

Juuso Koponen & Jonatan, Hildén, Koponen + Hildén

18:00 – 19:00


The Workshop Schedules

Real-Time Sensor Data Visualization

(Workshop Info)

2 & 3 May, 9:00 – 17:00, Learning Center, Room Juho
Please bring your own laptop

Creative Data Visualization Techniques

(Workshop Info)

3 May, 9:00 – 17:00, Dipoli, Room Palaver

Data Narratives for Advocacy

(Workshop Info)

3 May, 9:00 – 15:00, Design Factory, Room Stage
Please bring your own laptop with Illustrator (trial version) and OpenRefine installed.