[PD] [PD-announce] Call for Projects and Papers on Public Data Visualization (Madrid)

difusion difusion at medialab-prado.es
Fri Jul 31 10:35:28 CEST 2009

    Visualizar'09: Public Data, Data in Public
    Call for projects and papers

*International Workshop-Seminar on Public Data Visualization
November 12 - 27, 2009 in Medialab-Prado (Madrid, Spain)

Deadline for projects and papers: October 5, 2009*
*Call for collaborators: October 16 - November 11, 2009*


Directed by José Luis de Vicente. Teachers: Ben Cerveny (Stamen) and 
Aaron Koblin. With the support of Bestiario.

This new edition will focus on the implications of using data structure 
visualization to aid in public processes of decision-making. Selected 
projects and papers will tackle the topic of Open Data and Visualization 
for Government Transparency and Civic Engagement.

Visualizar'09 includes an* international seminar *and an *advanced 
project development workshop*. Both activities will tackle the topic of 
transparency of data to make public discussion and debate possible, 
regarding the political, social, and scientific processes. Consequently, 
one of the objectives of Visualizar'09 will be the development of new 
strategies for communicating these data and returning them to the public 

All those interested in collaborating in one of the selected projects 
can sign in from* October 16 to November 11*.

*Submission of databases:*

Public databases of institutions or research groups interested in 
sharing them and making them more available to citizens can be sent to 
visualizar[arroba]medialab-prado.es or through 

Submitted databases could serve as work material for data visualization 
projects selected for this workshop.

*More information:*


With the support of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology - 
Ministry of Science and Innovation (FECYT - Ministerio de Ciencia e 

Nerea García Garmendia
Comunicación / Press
Área de Las Artes, Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Plaza de las Letras
Alameda, 15 28014 Madrid
Tfno. +34 914 202 754
difusion at medialab-prado.es

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