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Association for Information Science and Technology
(formerly American Society for Information Science & Technology)
Potomac Valley Chapter 

Dr. Yair G. Rajwan
Better Insight Better Decision:
Help to Implement Best Practices Through Visual Storytelling

SPEAKER:  Yair G. Rajwan is the director of Analytics Visualization at Visual Science Informatics, LLC. He has MSc and DSc degrees in computer science from George Washington University and an MSc in Health Sciences Informatics from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Rajwan provides ‘big data’ analytics capabilities and information visualization techniques enabling better engagement effectiveness, better decision-making collaboration, and better perspective on outcomes and impact.

PROGRAM:  Visual Analytics is a scientific discipline for discovery and communication of meaningful insights on data. Dr. Rajwan will discuss the four core components of visual analytics methodology: Data Architecture, Data Analysis, Information Visualization, and Evaluation Methods; and illustrate with examples how information professionals can use visual analytics to provide comprehensive point of views, create actionable intelligence, and engage audience through effective visual communication.

Light buffet dinner before presentation

Open to all!

When: Tuesday, April 16 from 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Catholic University of America (McGivney Hall 106 and foyer)
(Map is on registration page)
Cost: Students: $5.00
Members: $15.00
Non-Members: $20.00
Register: https://www.asis.org/Chapters/asispvc/pvcregform_04162013.html
Register by: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Transportation and Parking: 
The DC Metro is the fastest and easiest way to reach campus. Take Metro's Red Line, in the direction of Glenmont, and arrive at the Brookland-CUA metro stop. McGivney Hall is a 5-minute walk from the Metro. Free parking near McGivney Hall is available.

CUA Campus Map
Printable: http://www.cua.edu/res/docs/cuamap.pdf
Interactive: http://www.cua.edu/map/

Co-Sponsors: School of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America, and the CUA ASIST Student Chapter

Questions? Contact Trudi Bellardo Hahn, tbh29@drexel.edu




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