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Upcoming events

    • 02 Nov 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • The Lodge (Des Peres)

    Data Visualization to Engage and Influence

    By: Evan Sinar, Ph.D

    Chief Scientist and Vice President, DDI

     Date: November 2, 2017

    Location:  The Lodge (1050 Des Peres Rd., St. Louis, MO 63131)

    Time:  7:30 am to 9:30 am


    Networking starts at 7:30 am, program begins at 8:00 am

    Program description: 

    Visualization is an immensely powerful way to explore and communicate data, tapping into our visual processing skills to make all types of data accessible, clear, and engaging. Information presented graphically is much more memorable and persuasive than using numbers or text. While data visualization is surging in business use alongside the rise of Big Data and analytics, many business professionals haven’t had the opportunity to learn and apply these compelling techniques. Through a review of key visualization design principles, examples of real-world data displayed graphically, and resources for application, this session will show why and how to expand your data visualization toolset and techniques.

    About Dr. Sinar: 

    Evan Sinar is Chief Scientist and Vice President at Development Dimensions International (DDI), leading the Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research (CABER), a team of analytical and research specialists deploying its expertise globally across DDI’s solutions portfolio and worldwide client base. He and his team evaluate talent management programs to gauge their impact and to forecast opportunities to better align with business strategy, and produce contemporary, prescriptive, highly-visual thought leadership about talent practices. Evan is the author for data visualization chapters in the book Big Data at Work and the SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He is an active social media author and curator and has been recognized as a top worldwide influencer on data visualization as well as other leading-edge topics such as HR Analytics, Big Data, and the Internet of Things. He has authored over 70 professional presentations and articles for major publications and professional conferences, serves on the editorial board of several journals, and was recognized as a SIOP Fellow for 2017.

    Fees for this event are as follows:

    • $15 for Student GIOP members
    • $20 for Professional GIOP members
    • $40 for all non-members


    This program is eligible for 1.5 CEU credits. Register Here!

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