The Conference

OpenVis Conf is a two-day, single track conference centered around the practice of visualizing data on the web.

Join us to learn about data visualization, information design, data analysis and implementation using the best Open Web technology.

OpenVis Conf will be taking place on April 24th and 25th of 2017 at the State Room in Boston, MA.

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Call for Speakers

Our call for speakers is open through November 20, 2016 and is open to anyone with a compelling story to tell about the practice of data visualization. We welcome speakers from industry and academia, technologists and artists, students and teachers alike.

For a sampling of the types of talks we've had at OpenVis Confs past, take a look at some of our videos from OpenVis Conf 2016 and 2015.

Keep an eye on @OpenVisConf for any updates.

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Curating the conference

Program Committee

We are incredibly grateful to our committee members for their continuing dedication to OpenVis and the Data Visualization community at large. These people work hard to make this conference program the best that it can be.

Where the magic happens

The Venue


We're excited to bring OpenVis Conf to new heights at the State Room. From this perch atop the Sixty State Street skyscraper, we'll have a bird's-eye view of modern data visualization practice – and of Boston! It's the perfect place for an anniversary celebration and we hope you'll join us there!

60 State St,
Boston, MA 02109

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Ticket Info and Policies

If you experience any trouble purchasing tickets, please try purchasing them at our dedicated checkout page or get in touch for assistance.

All tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable until the day of the conference. You can transfer the ticket directly using the link you receive when you purchased it, or contact us for help.

Support us


Sponsoring OpenVis Conf is a great way to connect with our expert community of data visualization practitioners. Help us make OVC be the best it can be by providing Diversity Scholarships or by supporting our speakers and attendee. Take a look at our sponsorship prospectus to see all the ways you can be part of creating a shared experience and foster long-lasting relationships with members of the data visualization community.

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Code of Conduct

We believe that everyone deserves a thoroughly pleasant conference experience, regardless of who they are. We adhere to the Bocoup Code of Conduct and expect that all of our speakers, attendees, sponsors, and volunteers will do the same.

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