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Inclusive Storytelling with Data – Accessibility and Data Visualisation

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Our Presenter:
Larene is (soon) a software engineer at Datalust, creators of Seq centralized logging platform. Her honours thesis was in gender recognition of faces using computer vision and machine learning. She runs Women Who Code Brisbane, and speaks at conferences about accessibility and inclusion. She likes donuts, but is not a huge fan of chocolate.

The Presentation:
Ever wondered how to design a bar graph for people who can’t see?
Larene is an accessibility specialist when it comes to web and technology. In 2019, she worked on various software projects that required data visualisation — from live energy usage graphs to data dashboards.
The truth is, building data visualisation with accessibility in mind creates a simpler, more usable display of information for everyone. Larene will share a bunch of tips and examples to help you share your awesome data with the world!

Brisbane Data Science Meetup Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/bris-tech-meetup-code-of-conduct

AARNet Pty Ltd (APL) is the not for profit company that operates Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet). The shareholders are 38 Australian universities and the CSIRO.

AARNet provides high capacity Internet and other communications services for the nation’s research and education community, including universities, health and other research organisations, schools, vocational training providers and cultural institutions. AARNet serves over one million end users who access the network for teaching, learning and research.

For further information, please visit: http://www.aarnet.edu.au (http://www.aarnet.edu.au/)

The event is at the Thoughtworks offices, level 19, 127 Creek Street, with official kick-off at 5:30 pm.

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Brisbane-Data-Science-Meetup/events/mzskfqybcdbrb/
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