Nashville TUG: July 2024 (in-person) | Speaker Topics: Metro Nashville Data and Tableau Public

Nashville Tableau User Group

Jul 23, 8:30 – 10:00 PM

Vaco, 5501 Virginia Way, Brentwood, 37027

Join your Nashville TUG friends as we host Noel Ford, Analytics Lead with Metro Nashville Government's IT Services, and Eric Howard, co-host of the Tableau Public TUG on Tuesday, July 23 from 3:30-5pm! Don't miss this!

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About this event

Our July 2024 meeting will be held in person at VACO, at their spacious and lovely office located in Brentwood!

Our first speaker is Noel Ford, Analytics Lead with Metro Nashville IT Services on their GIS and Data Insights Team. He will share real-world examples of how different departments within the Metro government have leveraged Tableau to make data-driven choices for improved service delivery.  Next up is Eric Howard. You may already know Eric as a member of our TUG leadership, but he is also co-leader of another newer global TUG group, the Tableau Public TUG. Each month the TUG features several Viz of the Day winners showcasing their vizzes and how they were created. Eric will speak about how to "Steal Like an Artist," using any published Tableau Public viz as a way to learn how to create a viz for yourself. You won't want to miss these presentations! Light food and drinks will be available.

Please let us know if you have job openings or are job hunting; the Nashville TUG is a great place to connect.  We'll have time for networking and chatting after our speaker sessions and our announcements regarding upcoming TUG events for the next few months.

A big thanks to VACO, for both sponsoring this meetup and hosting our event this month in Brentwood!


  • Noel Ford

    Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ITS

    Analytics Lead, GIS and Data Insights Team

  • Eric Howard

    Tableau Public TUG Co-Lead

    Tableau User Group Ambassador



Tuesday, July 23, 2024
8:30 PM – 10:00 PM UTC


Welcome & Introductions
Noel Ford
Eric Howard
Meet 'n Greet, News, Job Opportunities, and Closing Remarks


  • Jim Dehner

    Market Analytics LLC

    User Group Leader

  • Lindsay Meyers

    Vanderbilt University

    User Group Leader

  • Sekou Tyler

    Royal Blue Analytics

    User Group Leader

  • Alyssa Williams


    User Group Leader

  • Pam Butler

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    User Group Leader

  • Eric Howard

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Manager of Data Analytics


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