Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Jaron Heard

Jaron Heard
Data Visualization Lead, CIVIC Software Foundation


Jaron Heard is data visualization lead at the CIVIC Software Foundation, where he is reimagining how to make information actionable through visual models and interdisciplinary collaboration.

He is both a practitioner and a thinker in the field of interactive data visualization. He has followed his curiosity from studies in statistics and work as an actuarial analyst, to art museums and libraries across the world, to leading the design and creation of a library of scalable data visualization components in React for CIVIC.


1:30pm5:00pm Monday, July 16, 2018
Live coding
Location: D139/140
Level: Intermediate
Catherine Nikolovski (Hack Oregon), Michael Lange (CIVIC Software Foundation), Jaron Heard (CIVIC Software Foundation)
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Catherine Nikolovski, Michael Lange, and Jaron Heard offer an overview of Hack Oregon's CIVIC, a new approach to interactive computing inspired by complex information challenges in the civic space, which packages real-world data into universal standards and provides integration tools and powerful cloud computing to anyone with an internet connection. Read more.