WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- See health and economic data like you've never seen it before. Using his innovative Trendalyzer animation program, statistics guru Hans Rosling will show how reproductive health affects poverty, maternal mortality, and other development data. He will also illustrate how the convergence of conditions around the world has made the division of countries into "Western" and "developing" categories an outdated concept.
On Tuesday, May 26, at 3:00 p.m. at the Wilson Center, Rosling will bring global health and population data to life using the Trendalyzer visualization software. In 2007, Trendalyzer was bought by Google, which has recently launched a new data search feature that uses the software.
Rosling's dynamic presentations showing international statistics as moving, interactive graphics have been highlights at international conferences, including the visionary technology summit TED: http://tinyurl.com/hansroslingted
Rosling is a professor of international health at the
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What: Data in Motion: 25 Years of Demographic and Health Surveys
Who: Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health,
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 3 - 5 p.m.
Reception to follow
Where: Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Flom Auditorium
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
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The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds, engaged in the study of national and world affairs. http://www.wilsoncenter.org
Since 1994, the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program has explored the connections among environmental challenges and their links to conflict and security. http://www.wilsoncenter.org/ecsp
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