18-20 June 2009
Finding the Story: In this session we will explore how the story begins. Those who research, who explore, who document and collect. And who can see the bigger picture. They are the first link in the chain of communication and understanding.
Telling the Story: A classic topic for all those who visualise and communicate data. DD4D will also look beyond visual representation at the connection with the main storytellers of our age, the media.
Living the Story: This is where we find out whether and how the story is working for the user. How people use and interact with data, how it can support groups and individuals to make decisions.
We will investigate selection, visualisation, interpretation and communication of data, and how it can be effectively used to:
Speakers will be invited from such diverse disciplines as information design, visualisation, social sciences, cognitive science, earth sciences, the media, development planning, economics and statistics.
Participants should expect to leave with insights into their own subject area, a look beyond the usual boundaries of discipline, and new unexpected alliances.
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