Briefings are 30 mins talks on a variety of topics.  All briefings will be held in Huang 304.

CAS PatentPak solution for researchers

Mark Laikhtman, CAS a Division of the American Chemical Society

Join Mark Laikhtman for a demo of the benefits of CAS PatentPak solution for researchers in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.  

Explore and analyze data with SimplyMap

Justin Lehrer, Director of Product Management for Geographic Research

Join Justin for a live demo SimplyMap, covering everything you need to start creating custom maps, rankings, reports, and business lists as well as tips to help you find, map and analyze data.

Tableau for interactive data visualizations 

Andrew Hill, Tableau

Learn how to create interactive visualizations and shareable dashboards in Tableau to elevate your research. This session is designed for all audiences and skill levels.

Talking Tech: Sharing Your Research When It Matters the Most 

Matt Vassar, Instructor, ENGR103, Technical Communication Program

Do others recognize your research and why it is important? This fast-paced and interactive workshop will guide you through the communication skills that you need to interest and inform any of your future audiences on the importance of your research. 

Visual strategies for making graphics more effective

Carin Cain, Illustration Editor, Annual Reviews 

The visual representation of scientific data and concepts is a critical part of scientific research. Annual Reviews will present strategies for creating effective graphics, and how small changes can improve a graphic image.

Where is your data? Find and use spatial data 

Stace Maples, Manager, Stanford Geospatial Center

Learn how to simplify the task of finding and accessing spatial data with  Basic functions of Earthworks, integration with CartoDB and cartographic visualization will also be covered.