HETUG November 2023: Parameter Pickle Party!?! We'd call it a big fermenting dill!

Higher Education Tableau User Group

Nov 14, 2023, 8:00 – 9:30 PM

Pickling Nathan Hodges (WCU) on the map, learning some bread and butter basics parameters and soaking in the magic of parameter actions in a Parameter Pickle Party with Kacy Lawrence (Virginia Tech) and Lisa Trescott (MiraCosta). Brine it!

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About this event


Log in, grab a treat--we suggest some pickles--and take a comfortable seat.

Meet a Community Member

Nathan Hodges (Western Carolina University)

Nathan showed us isochrone maps at the October 2023 HETUG and you may remember his Parking Wars: Tableau Edition presentation during our March MAPNess HETUG. Now, we're changing direction--seriously, we're not gherkin your chain here--and now Nathan's going to be parked in the hot seat while we map his journey into data and Tableau.

Nathan's links: Tableau Public | LinkedIn

Parameter Pickle Party!

Kacy Lawrence (Virginia Tech) and Lisa Trescott (MiraCosta)

It must be kismet or something because November 14th is National Pickle Day! Kacy and Lisa are going to show us a peck of Tableau pickles, dill-emmas even, that they've solved with parameters. Yes, we've been promised a pun or two. We can't wait to relish the fun!

Kacy's links: Virginia Tech Graduate School Data Index

Lisa's links: Tableau Public | X (formerly Twitter) | LinkedIn | CCC TUG

Additional resources

Wrap-up and Chat

We'll close out the meeting with info about our next HETUG meeting, and then open up breakout rooms to chat (and maybe snack on some pickles)! (Chat may extend past 4:30pm Eastern.)

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Contact the HETUG co-leads in the #higher_ed_tug Slack channel, or email us at higheredtug@gmail.com.


  • Kacy Lawrence

    Virginia Tech

  • Lisa Trescott

    MiraCosta College

    Research Analyst


  • Roshni Gohil


    User Group Ambassador

  • Virginia Moench

    Appalachian State University

    User Group Leader

  • Andrew Drinkwater

    Plaid Analytics

    User Group Leader

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