April 24th & 25th


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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Ticket Info and Policies

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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.

Sharing their knowledge




Mike Bostock is the creator of the popular open-source JavaScript library for visualization data, D3.js. Previously he was a graphics editor for The New York Times, where he helped produce a variety of data visualizations (such as Is It Better to Rent or Buy? and 512 Paths to the White House), maps (The Most Detailed Maps You’ll See From the Midterm Elections), and articles (A Game of Shark and Minnow). Prior to The Times, Mike was a visualization scientist for Square and a PhD student in the Stanford Visualization Group.



Amanda Cox is the editor of The Upshot, at The New York Times. She joined the Times graphics desk in 2005, where she creates charts and maps for the newspaper and its website. With a focus on data visualization, her work with colleagues has won several dozen awards, including top honors at Malofiej, the largest international infographics competition. She has a masters degree in statistics from the University of Washington and received the 2012 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award from the American Statistical Association. Amanda was OpenVis Conf's first keynote, in 2013.

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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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.

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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