WAN-IFRA is organizing a workshop on Advanced Infographics for Print and Online on 14-15 December 2017 at Courtyard by Marriott, Hyderabad for which registrations are already started.
Over the last decade, infographics have become an increasing trend and infographic search volumes have increased by 800%. Infographics are liked and shared on social media three times more than any other type of content.
The workshop will be covering both print and online infographics under one roof and will showcase latest trends and new in news infographics. There will be brainstorming, sketching, refining ideas to make a plan. The workshop will also cover interactive and motion graphics and graphics on web, smart phones and tablets. There will also be speedy hands-on sketching exercises in both hand and software.
The workshop will be conducted by Juan Velasco who co-founded 5W Infographics in January 2002. He was the art director of National Geographic magazine between 2008 and 2014. Previously, he was the graphics art director of The New York Times from 1999 to 2002. Velasco has won over fifty Society for News Design awards, ten Malofiej awards, and two Society of Publication Design awards for his infographics work.