Dataviz for Aspiring Professionals

„A picture says more than a thousand words“

Calling all Master’s students and early researchers for an intensive two-part workshop on data visualization.


Hone your skills in data visualization through two subsequent workshops with Prof. Daniel Sauter, Parsons School of Design:

Part 1: Visualizing obscure data + Dataviz for Aspiring Professionals 

Date: July 23, 8pm EDT

Part 2: Telling stories with data + Visualizing (near) real-time data

Date: August 20, 8pm EDT (a separate registration is required for Part 2)

Participation in Part 2 necessitates working on a visualization project to implement and practice the skills learned in the first workshop.

Participants of the workshops can connect, exchange ideas, receive feedback, and cooperate on projects on the platform facilitated by the DWIH Tokyo.

** The number of seats in the workshops is limited to 30 persons – to attend, you will have to commit to producing and submitting a visualization – by yourself or as a team **​


  • Enrollment in a Master’s level university course in the USA,  Germany or Japan,  or be pursuing research at a university.
  • Active participation in the workshop
  • Workshop I is a prerequisite for Workshop II and a separate registration is required for Workshop II


  • The workshop is free of charge for accepted participants.


  • Register your interest through the “registration” link.
  • The workshop is limited to 30 participants. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates will be informed if they have been accepted into the workshop via email.
  • Application deadline: Friday, July 16.

For questions with the application, contact a member of our team at



About your Workshop Instructor:

Daniel Sauter creates installations and visualizations dealing with the social implications of emerging technologies. His research is driven by a curiosity about how the computational regime transforms digital identity, geopolitics, and urban spaces. He is an Associate Professor at Parsons School of Design and the Director of the (MS) Data Visualization program. As Associate Director of the Urban Systems Lab, he is leading the Dataviz team in developing science communication and software. And as Co-Director of the Integrative PhD Fellowship Program, he is fostering integrated research in design and the social sciences at the New School in New York City. His collaborative works have been shown internationally, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, China Millennium Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, LA County Museum of Art LACMALab and many others.
Associate Professor of Data Visualization, The New School - Parsons

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Event Information

July 23, 2021, 8:00 PM to August 20, 2021, 10:00 PM

Organizer: DWIH Tokyo, DWIH New York