Alberto Cairo

Knight chair in visual journalism, University of Miami
Alberto Cairo

Alberto Cairo

Knight chair in visual journalism, University of Miami
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Biography

Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He’s also the director of the visualization program at UM’s Center for Computational Science. Cairo has been a director of infographics and multimedia at news publications in Spain (El Mundo, 2000-2005) and Brazil (Editora Globo, 2010-2012,) and a professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Besides teaching at UM, he works as a freelancer and permanent consultant for companies like Google and Microsoft. He’s the author of the books The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2012) and The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication.

Sessions as a Speaker

P3) The Art of Truth: Data Visualization and Infographics for Everyone

27 October 2017
8:45 am-10:00 am
  • Marriott Marquis: Salon 9