Schedule

Preliminary schedule – may be subject to minor changes.

Location: T-room (1st floor), Evolution house, Edinburgh.

pre-event

To plan for the event, please keep the following in mind:

  • Familiarise yourself with publicly-available data and visualisation ideas, and visualization tools.
  • Complete a 1-hour orientation with uCreate Studio at the University of Edinburgh if you are interested in making things. The studio will be available to workshop participants during the event weekend.

Kick-off: – Friday, 16 March 2018 – 5:30-8pm

  • 4:30pm – door opening, socializing, meeting the organizers
  • 5:00pm – Opening
  • 5:15pm – Keynote Doreen Grove (Scottish Government)
  • 6:00pm – Data holders and challenges
  • 6:30pm – Team formation, meeting the data challenge providers, mingling as long as you like. Beverages provided.

Day 1:Visualising! – Saturday, 17 March 2018 – 9am-5pm

  • 9am – Breakfast and coffee
  • 9:30am – General introduction and workshop pitches
  • 10:30am – Develop visualization ideas
  • 11:30amWorkshops (running parallel)
  • 1:00am – Lunch
  • 2:00pm – Design sprints
  • 5pm – Brief group idea sharing
  • 7pm – Close

Day 2:Visualising…and Feedback Event – Sunday, 18 March 2018 – 9:30am-6pm

  • 9:30am – Breakfast and brief welcome
  • 9:35am – Scrum design sprints / open working
  • 12:30pm – Lunch
  • 1:30pm – More design sprints / open working
  • 3pm – Work on final presentations
  • 4pm – Final presentations to data collaborators and others. Depending on number of groups, we are aiming for 10-15 min presentation per group, including questions.
  • 5pm – Closing reception and feedback panel discussion.