Data-Driven Advocacy: Fighting Public Opinion with Your Data Skills

Israel Tableau User Group

Mar 20, 3:00 – 5:30 PM

Alon 1 building, floor 11, Salesforce, 94 Yigal Alon Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo, 6789155

Learn how to use your data skills to help in the war effort, shaping public opinion. Explore Tableau Public, the largest visualization platform, and gain insights from our speakers on influencing the world of public opinion with data expertise. No prior Tableau experience is required.


About this event

Session 1:

Do it on Public: Leveraging Tableau Public, the World's Largest Visualization Platform"

Are you a Tableau enthusiast eager to take your data visualization skills to the next level?

Do you want to unlock the full potential of Tableau Public, the world's leading visualization platform? If so, you're in for a treat!

Discover how to:

- Elevate your data visualization skills

- Learn from other Data experts using Tableau Public

- Get inspired and showcase your work

Session 2:

The October 7th terror attack got the whole country on its feet, looking for ways to contribute.

Nir and Omer knew they wanted to help by doing what they do best: data storytelling. This session delves into their journey of facing challenges such as sourcing credible data and crafting persuasive narratives. Learn how their collaboration with "Iron Viz", a volunteer group of data enthusiasts, and the use of Tableau Public, played a pivotal role in their efforts to reshape perceptions on the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Session Highlights:

- Discover how Nir and Omer tackled finding valid data and engaging a broad audience.

- Learn about the dashboard design challenges they encountered and how they overcame them.

- Gain insights into how to use your data skills in advocacy.

This session offers a unique look into the intersection of data visualization, storytelling, and social impact. Join Nir and Omer as they share their inspiring journey and the lessons learned along the

Meet Our Esteemed Speakers:

Nir Smilga
- Senior Data Visualization Engineer and Analytics Center Of Excellence Lead at Zoominfo.
- A Tableau Public Ambassador, Featured Author, and an eight-time recipient of Tableau's "Viz of the Day" award.
- Nir brings his extensive experience and passion for data visualization and storytelling to the forefront, aiming to inspire and educate on the power of data.

Omer Biber.
- Head of BI at Superplay and the winner of the Tableau IL Iron Viz 2023 contest.
- part of the data world since 2014, leading both BI and analysis teams in fintech, gaming, and SaaS companies.
- Omer is a lecturer and content creator in Jolt Academy's Data Analysis course.


  • Nir Smilga


    senior data visualization engineer and analytics Center Of Excellence lead

  • Omer Biber



Wednesday, March 20, 2024
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


  • ‪Ben Kiviti‬‏


    Tableau User Group Leader

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