Data Visualization with Jonathan Schwabish

January 28 and 29, 2020

The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab, the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver, and the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver will jointly host two speaking engagements with a national leader in the data visualization field, Jonathan Schwabish of the Urban Institute ( and PolicyViz ( Jonathan, an economist by training, built his career on the premise of helping others better communicate their research, analysis, and ideas.

These events are tailored to the research community, government partners, and journalists. Register at the “Read more” link below.


smart data summit

Smart Data Summit

November 8, 2018

The Colorado Lab supported the Governor’s Office of Information Technology in its first ever Smart Data Summit in November 2018. The event brought together Colorado state agency leadership and staff to discuss how to maximize the value of data to improve the lives of Coloradans.


CARAN Kickoff

September 14, 2018

The Colorado Lab introduced the Colorado Applied Research and Action Network (CARAN) with a kickoff event at History Colorado on September 14, 2018. The event was well-attended and many researchers and government partners made wonderful connections. There were representatives from nine Colorado institutes of higher education, nine State agencies, two Governor’s Offices, three local government agencies, and nine non-profits.