NextGen Association Meetup: “Semantic Figurative Metaphors in Information Visualization” May 26

Please join us for the next NextGen Association Meetup on Data Visualization on Thursday, May 26, 2016, 3:00 PM in the Zambezi Room:
Presenter: Pedro Miguel Cruz, Assistant Professor of Information Visualization at Northeastern University – http://pmcruz.com/

Title: Semantic Figurative Metaphors in Information Visualization
Summary: The personal approach of Pedro Miguel Cruz, designer and explorer, to information visualization. Several case studies are discussed, emphasizing how they use visual semantic metaphors to enhance communication and connect with the audience. The information visualized refers to diverse topics such as consumption in supermarkets, road traffic, the decline of overseas empires and relations between political and corporate powers in Portugal.
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This meetup is open to the community and refreshments will be served.