Data journeys in design, journalism and education.
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ENCODE PASS includes full access to the talks and panel debates on the 19th and 20th of September.
ENCODE PASS + WORKSHOP includes full conference access, and allows you to join either of our bespoke workshops held on 18th September.
Here are some of the amazing speakers, panellists and workshop runners part of Encode 2019, ranging across information design, journalism and education.
Wesley is a data visualization specialist based in Oakland, California. He runs Pitch Interactive, whose thought-provoking data visualizations span environmental, political, socioeconomic, scientific, sport, logistical and technological realms. Their work is showcased in international publications, museums, scientific journals and other obscure digital platforms.
Marie Segger is a data journalist at The Economist. She writes data-driven articles, manages the data team's social media presence, and speaks about data journalism and social media.
Award-winning designer, Matteo co-founded the visual journalism research platform at Unibz in Italy, and designformigration.com, a platform that collects projects related to the European migratory phenomena. Speaker at TEDx, Visualized, and jury member at the 2018 World Press Photo.
Caroline is co-founder of Dataveyes, a studio specialized in Human-Data interactions. Within Dataveyes, she translates data into interactive experiences, in order to reveal new insightful stories, accompany new data uses and understand our environment shaped by data and algorithms.
Ludovic is a senior interactive designer at Dataveyes, where he designs interfaces that fill the gap between data abstraction and users needs. At the crossroads of code and design, he develops data visualizations which are both enjoyable and efficient.
Quayola is a visual artist based in London. He investigates tensions and equilibriums between the real and artificial, the figurative and abstract, the old and new. His work explores photography, time-based digital sculptures and immersive installations and performances.
Caitlyn is a journalist-engineer at The Pudding. With a background in academic research and music journalism, she has a B.A. in computer science and is earning a M.S. in data visualization part-time at The New School, Parsons School of Design.
David is co-founder and executive creative director of Territory Studio. Founded on a love of storytelling and technology, Territory Studio has established a reputation for creatively led narrative design. Today, David’s multidisciplinary team thrives on future vision challenges, attracting diverse briefs across entertainment, technology, arts & culture and brand content.
Andy is a UK-based data visualisation specialist: a design consultant, training provider, lecturer, speaker, researcher, and editor of the award-winning website visualisingdata.com. He is the author of ‘Visualising Data: A Handbook for Data Driven Design’.
Thomas is co-founder of Clever°Franke, a data design studio based in the Netherlands and USA. He studied Graphic Design at the University of Arts Utrecht (NL) and received his master’s degree from the same university, specializing Editorial Design and Data Visualization.
Gert is co-founder of Clever°Franke, a data design studio based in the Netherlands and USA. The company was founded by Gert and Thomas Clever in 2008. Gert received his Graphic Design degree with Hons. from the University of Arts Utrecht (NL).
Gemma is content director at the Financial Times. She has run workshops with the Science Museum and Somerset House, and is now looking at the best ways to create compelling content using FT’s unique data and editorial expertise.
Shadi is a creative technology consultant operating at the intersection of software engineering, R&D and digital art. He has worked for international clients over the last 15 years, while creating digital dance performances, interactive installations and algorithmic visuals at international festivals.
Yaryna creates interactive visualizations for the Wall Street Journal. She is a full-stack data journalist whose daily responsibilities vary from data scraping and analysis to design and web development. Her projects were recognized by the SND, the GEN and Malofiej.
Stefanie is a designer and artist whose work is in the permanent collection of MoMA NY. Her two books (co-authored with Giorgia Lupi) are Dear Data and Observe, Collect, Draw! She is writing a book with Miriam Quick, to be published by Penguin in 2020.
Miriam works with data as a journalist, researcher and artist. She writes data stories for the BBC and co-creates artworks that communicate data through images, sculpture and sound. She is writing a book with Stefanie Posavec, to be published by Penguin in 2020.
Marcus is a visual artist living and working in London; co-founder and Creative Director of digital art studio FIELD. Born 1982 in Germany, Marcus applies digital techniques as a native language, striving to find a universal visual language that reflects a world in constant transformation.
Vera-Maria is co-founder and Managing Director of digital art studio FIELD. As a strategist, consultant, and producer, Vera has been at the core of bringing FIELD’s cutting edge ideas into reality and she now heads up FIELD’s new venture in Berlin.
Maaike is Course Leader BA (Hons) Graphic Design at Ravensbourne University and co-founder of the platform InformForm. Informform explores both practical and theoretical experimentation within the field of information design. It prides itself by showcasing relevant work by students, for students.
Matthew is an interaction designer and Head of Innovation at Signal Noise. He has been working at the intersection of data, design and technology for over 15 years and is now focused on the role of digital twins in industry and enterprise.
Named one of Campaign’s 30 Future Creative Female Leaders, Valentina is an award-winning designer, creative director, and author. Her work takes many forms – from theatre productions and exhibitions to editorial content and digital experiences. She also leads a series of Masterclasses with The Guardian.
Angela is SVP Creative Strategy & Agency Solutions at The Economist Group, an organisation that's as data rich as they come. She oversees a global team of strategists and creatives to connect audiences with brand storytelling that packs a punch - and data visualisation is increasingly part of that solution.
Since 2011, Bronwen has supported human rights organisations to use data-driven advocacy to amplify their stories. This work inspired her to identify pathways for civil society to use data for direct impact, and to co-found DATA4CHANGE.
Before co-founding DATA4CHANGE, Stina worked as a journalist for the BBC, The Independent, and CNN where she spearheaded multimedia projects that used data, social media and user generated content to engage with global audiences around underrepresented topics.
Before joining DATA4CHANGE Michael was the Design Director at Beyond Words Studio. He’s worked for design studios in New York City and ran his own studio in Rotterdam, where he also taught at the Willem de Kooning Academy.
Maral is co-founder of international data and design conference Visualized, an award-winning design activist, and co-founder & creative director of womxn-led design studio MADDthing where she is currently working on unfucking the world one experience at a time.
Krystina is a data journalist at The Times and The Sunday Times in London. She is also a director at Glitch Digital, a journalism tech startup. Her work was recognised by 30 To Watch In Journalism, DRUM and GEN Awards.
Charles Nduka is co-founder and chief scientist of Emteq which develops facial expressions and emotionally intelligent wearables. Applications of their technology include virtual and augmented reality as well as monitoring treatment outcomes in depression and Parkinsons disease.
Rebecca is co-founder and managing partner at data visualization studio Beyond Words. A journalist by background, Rebecca started her career in BBC Radio and went on to launch and run a range of the BBC’s websites before starting the studio.
John Burn-Murdoch is senior data visualization journalist at the Financial Times, where he finds stories using data analysis, using words and graphics. Part of the FT's interactive news team, he works as a journalist alongside developers and designers to produce a mix of long term data-driven projects and same day interactive news stories.
As the co-founder and creative lead at Berlin-based digital art and design studio onformative, Cedric directs projects to define the creative vision of the studio. His fascination with science, technology and art fuels the development of new projects at onformative.
ENCODE PASS + WORKSHOP ticket holders get access to one of our exclusive workshops on September 18th, a day before the conference kicks off.
Through a series of hands-on exercises, Financial Times data visualization journalist John Burn-Murdoch will show you how to combine disparate information sources into a single compelling message, and how to communicate it effectively to a mass audience while working in groups.Buy tickets
Learn how to design creative and powerful data-driven projects from scratch. You’ll be supporting a real human rights organisation from the DATA4CHANGE network, turning insights from their data into concepts and visual assets that they can use in their advocacy work.Buy tickets
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Two packed days of panel debates and talks, one day of workshops — all hosted by the best practitioners in the field.