NAWRS Summer Virtual Workshop Kicks Off June 12!



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The NAWRS 2018 Virtual Workshop will kick off on June 12! 

June 12, 3:00-4:30 PM (EDT)
Communicating with Data: Visualizing Data in the Public Sector

Register now for this free webinar!

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This inaugural session of the NAWRS 2018 Virtual Workshop will feature presentations from three experts on research and data visualization. NAWRS community member will have the chance to learn about innovative approaches to data visualization, including an overview of best practices and concrete examples of how state and municipal government agencies can use and present data in innovative ways to support program and policy goals.

  • Cambria Brown, former Performance Management and Data Specialist at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, will discuss specific examples of her approach to data visualization.
  • David Yokum, Director of The Lab @ DC, will discuss the role of data visualization in recent Lab research projects and how it supports policy and program improvement in the District of Columbia.
  • Jonathan Schwabish, Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute and founder of, will provide an overview of best practices around data visualization.

The 90-minute webinar will include 30 minutes for audience Q&A. Sponsored by the Urban Institute.

This is the first session of a three-part Virtual Workshop series this summer. Other great events will include:

  • July: Human Centered Design for Social Programs
  • TBA: The Changing World of Work


Where will NAWRS be in 2019?

Find out at RECS!

NAWRS will be at RECS 2018. Enjoy refreshments and find out the 2019 NAWRS workshop location!

NAWRS Networking Reception & 2019 Location Reveal at RECS
Wednesday, May 30, 5:15 PM 

Mixx Lounge, The Renaissance Hotel, Washington DC

RECS 2018

This event is in the same location and at the same time as the RECS social gathering. NAWRS is providing refreshments; no federal funds are being used to purchase refreshments.


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Theresa Anderson