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Nick Desbarats

Nick Desbarats

As an independent educator and best-selling author, Nick Desbarats has taught data visualization and information dashboard design to thousands of professionals in over a dozen countries at organizations such as NASA, Bloomberg, Visa, The United Nations, Shopify, The Internal Revenue Service, and The Central Bank of Tanzania.

Nick is the author of the Amazon #1 New Release “Practical Charts” (2023) and the upcoming “Practical Dashboards” (2024) books, and he regularly contributes articles to The Journal of the Data Visualization Society (Nightingale) that are among that publication’s most widely read and shared. He also regularly delivers main-stage talks at conferences such as Tableau Conference, TDWI World Conference, SAS Explorers, Data Innovation Summit, and others, and has lectured at Yale University, The University of Toronto, and The Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).

Nick Desbarats's Talk

Practical Charts

Tue 29th – 14:05

Almost every designer and developer has had to make a chart at some point in life. And making a good one is surprisingly hard, Luckily, making good charts is a learnable skill.

In his talk, Nick will go into how to design a clear, compelling, and professional-looking chart that will leave your stakeholders and your audiences wanting more.

Nick will also give a workshop on Practical Charts too!