data visualization

open-source data viz to understand and tell your data stories

June 27, 2019 | Nashville, TN



Data visualization is one of the most exciting and crucial pieces of the data science workflow.  In this immersive 1-day certificate workshop, students will learn to create visualizations and dashboards that tell clear, meaningful stories.

In this one-day workshop, we'll focus on using data visualization to communicate complex information effectively with beautiful charts, graphs and maps.  Students will learn to create dashboards and visualizations using publicly available data to tell stories with interactive graphs, maps, and charts.

Our workshops are fun and personalized in a small class settings and taught by leading experts in the field.  This workshop is a day-long certificate course with a hands-on approach that assures you'll be able to apply what you learned right away.

experience level:

Jonathan is the Director of Financial Services practice at RStudio and the author of Reproducible Finance with R: Code Flows and Shiny Apps for Portfolio Management (CRC Press). He writes the Reproducible Finance blog series for RStudio and his code/apps can be seen at

Prior to joining RStudio, he worked at JP Morgan. He studied international relations at Harvard University and did graduate work in political economy at Emory University.

topics + tools

cutting-edge visualizations

create cutting-edge visualizations that communicate what matters using open source platforms

rapid insight

understand how data visualization can enhance your analytics with more rapid insights

story-telling magic

create web-based data visualizations that are interactive and tell a story

schedule + lesson plan

thurs, february 28th 2019 | 8 am-4 pm

workshops: 8 am-4 pm  |  happy hour: 4-6 pm  |  healthcare analytics panel: 6-9 pm


8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast + Registration

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Morning Session

10:30 am - 10:45 am

Coffee + Tea Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Morning Session Cont'd

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch + Networking


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Afternoon Session

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Coffee + Tea Break

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Session Cont'd

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Conclude + Q&A

- lesson plan coming soon! -

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Post-Workshop Happy Hour

  • Drinks and light refreshments at South City Kitchen

Option to work remotely from Atlanta Tech Village

  • Conference rooms TBD

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Healthcare Analytics Panel

  • Dinner and open bar included
  • Register for Healthcare Analytics Panel HERE
    • Purchase bundled tickets for additional savings

venue + parking

location TBA soon!