Data visualization events to attend in 2014

Here is a list of events related to data visualization. Attending these events can be a good way to connect with experts, learn and share around data visualization.

The Lift Conference

Feb. 5-7, 2014 – CICG, Geneva, Switzerland

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Lift Conference is one of Europe’s key events about innovation and digital technologies. It features a special blend of inspiring speeches by some of the world’s best speakers, truly interactive workshops, exhibitions of interactive media projects and prototypes to play with …and the legendary Fondue!


Feb. 6-7, 2014 – New York, USA

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Visualized is an inspiring two-day gathering of the brightest minds and social innovators from around the world who are changing how we understand and interact with data. Expect to learn from powerful data-driven narratives. Expect to gain new ideas for designing data experiences. Expect to laugh at intelligent deviance. Perhaps more than anything else, expect a progressive, smart, and unique event that feels more like a community than just a conference.

Strata Conference

Feb. 11-13, 2014 – Santa Clara, CA, USA ; Oct. 15-17, 2014 – NYC, NY, USA ; Nov. 19-21, 2014 – Barcelona, Spain

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Strata is more than a conference. It’s the essential training and information source for data science and big data—with industry news, reports, in-person and online events, and much more.

Data Visualization Summit

April 9-10, 2014 – Santa Clara, CA, USA

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The Data Visualization Summitis the perfect opportunity to share insights and best practices with leaders and experts from across the industry in an interactive environment.

OPENVIS Conference

April 24-25, 2014 – Boston, MA, USA

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A two-day single track conference about the practice of visualizing data on the web.

CHI 2014

April 26 – May 1st 2014 – Toronto, Canada

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The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.

CHI 2014 is a celebration of the conference’s one of a kind diversity; from the broad range of backgrounds of its attendees, to the diverse spectrum of communities and fields which the conference and its research have an impact on. CHI 2014 will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada, a city itself known for its one of a kind cultural diversity.

EuroVis 2014

June 9-13, 2014 – Swansea, Wales, UK

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EuroVis 2014, hosted by Swansea University in the UK, is the 16th annual visualization gathering organized by the Eurographics Working Group on Data Visualization and supported by the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee (IEEE VGTC). EuroVis has been a Eurographics and IEEE co-supported international visualization symposium held in Europe annually since 1999. Since 2012 EuroVis is a conference.

Eyeo Festival

June 10-13, 2014 – Minneapolis, USA

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Eyeo assembles an incredible set of creative coders, data designers and artists, and attendees — expect enthralling talks, unique workshops and interactions with open source instigators and super fascinating practitioners. Join us for an extraordinary festival.


Aug. 10-14, 2014 – Vancouver, Canada

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The SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world. SIGGRAPH is widely recognized as the most prestigious forum for the publication of computer graphics research. In addition to SIGGRAPH’s leading-edge technical program, the conference’s installations provide close-up views of the latest in digital art, emerging technologies, and hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration.

Data Visualization Summit

Sept. 25-26, 2014 – Boston, USA

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The Data Visualization Summitis the perfect opportunity to share insights and best practices with leaders and experts from across the industry in an interactive environment.


Nov. 9-14, 2014 – Paris, France

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IEEE VIS 2014 is the premier forum for advances in visualization. The event-packed week brings together researchers and practitioners from academia, government, and industry to explore their shared interests in tools, techniques, and technology.


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Thanks to the guys of who compiled a great list of events last year. Lanyrd also keeps track of upcoming events related to data visualization. Our list is in no way complete : if you know more events we should add, please let us know !

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