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Data visualisation in a Covid-19 environment

July 27, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST


Throughout the global outbreak of Covid-19, the value of data and the communication of that data has been paramount. As an anxious global population collectively experiencing this troubling uncertainty, we have looked to our governments, to the health authorities and to the news media to satisfy our spike in appetite for data-driven understanding.

In this webinar Andy Kirk will presents some observations about the challenges, responsibilities and successes witnessed in the communication of data about this subject. He will look at some of the key lessons to emerge concerning best practices and less recommended practices, as the coverage of this subject and the visuals used constantly evolves.

Join our webinar where Andy will share key lessons to help illuminate all viewers with fresh ideas for how to overcome the challenges of presenting your data clearly and concisely.

Key points

  • How do contextual factors and circumstances, such as audience definitions and communication aims, shape the journey towards effectiveness?
  • The analytical challenges of responsibly and reliably working with complicated, diverse data
  • Thinking editorially about decisions concerning what to show, what to include and why
  • Bringing it all together with design choices that delight and provide insight

We would like to give you the opportunity to join this interactive webinar where your questions are welcome.

If you would like more in-depth knowledge on data visualisation watch our webinar: The 7 hats of data visualisation for an additional snapshot on this ever-increasingly important subject matter.

You can also hear Andy taking questions from the community on data visulisation techniques on his live Q&A earlier this year.


Andy Kirk, Freelance data visualisation specialist

Andy is a visualisation design consultant, training provider, teacher, author, speaker, researcher and editor of the award-winning website visualisingdata.com. Andy became a freelance professional in 2011. Since then he has had the fortune of working with a diverse range of clients across the world, including organisations such as Google, CERN, Electronic Arts, the EU Council, Hershey, and McKinsey. At the time of publication, he will have delivered over 270 public and private training events in 25 different countries, reaching more than 6,000 delegates. Alongside his busy training schedule, Andy also provides design consultancy with his primary client being the Arsenal FC Performance Team, since 2015.