Appalachian State University presents Analytics Day

June 13, 2024 from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time via Zoom

Online registration is now open!  

Please register by June 3, 2024 to secure your spot. Registration is FREE, but limited to 1000 people. A zoom link will be shared with registered attendees on the week of June 13, 2024

What is Analytics Day?
Analytics Day is a FREE, virtual, one day mini-conference with a focus on using Tableau for Higher Education analytics. Individuals from a wide variety of higher-ed institutions share their work through hands-on and show-and-tell sessions.

Who should attend Analytics Day?
This professional development experience is appropriate for new and veteran employees in various departments across campus. From analysts to data scientists, from directors to researchers, there is something for everyone! If you’re interested in higher education data and data visualization in Tableau, then this event cannot be missed.

Guest Speaker: Audrey Williams-June
Audrey Williams-June
Audrey Williams June is an award-winning, veteran journalist who has written about higher education for more than two decades. As The Chronicle of Higher Education’s news data manager, she explores and analyzes data to uncover higher-education trends, insights, and stories.

She has built several areas of expertise since arriving at The Chronicle, in 2001, including the academic job market, faculty pay, and efforts to diversify the faculty. She has also worked as a business reporter for The Charlotte Observer, and as an environmental reporter for The Telegraph, in Macon, Ga. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism, with a minor in economics.

In her free time, she mentors first-generation college students and, as an early literacy volunteer, she teaches preschoolers the skills they need to develop a lifelong love of reading. Public libraries are her happy place!

Dueling Dashboards!
You wanted more, and we’re going to deliver! Tableau and Power BI are back for a rematch. Watch as we go head-to-head to build the same dashboard. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this.

This year's tracks:

  • Analytics in Action will feature finished data visualizations presented with a focus on applications, use cases, actionable insights and analysis.
  • How to Build It will feature behind-the-scenes, step-by-step tutorials on how to create specific visualizations, perform data prep, write calculations and create parameters.
  • Operational Insight is a track for server administrators/users to share ideas and techniques for issues concerning data and user management, governance and security.

If you have any questions please contact Ginny Moench [email protected] or Rick Sears [email protected]

Appalachian State is committed to providing an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed in order to fully participate on the basis of a disability contact the Office of Disability Resources or 828.262.3056. Auto-captioning will be used for all sessions. Requests for sign language interpreters or remote live captioning are recommended a minimum of two weeks prior to this event.