Archive for February, 2013

VIZBI 2013 update

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Poster upload for VIZBI 2013 is now open – to upload a poster, you need to first register for the VIZBI conference, and you will receive details on the upload process with your confirmation email. To be included in the VIZBI conference, your contribution needs to be uploaded on or before 12 March 2013.

We have also finalized the VIZBI 2013 tutorial program; each tutorial now has a brief description, with links to further details. We have been fortunate to get some very high profile tutors.

2012 Visualization Challenge winners

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Winners of the 2012 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge have just been announced. In total, 15 outstanding entries were announced as either winners or honorable mentions in 5 categories (Photography, Illustration, Posters & Graphics, Games & Apps, or Video). The four featured below are (from left to right): a photograph of the microscopic crystals that make up a sea urchin’s tooth (Gilbert & Killian; U. Wisconsin); CT scans that reveal the shell structure of a clam and a whelk (Fung, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong); a side-by-side comparison of X-ray and traditional microscope images of several fruits, each containing a tiny seed (Sykora et al., Charles U.); a video showing stunning images of coral symbiomes obtained using laser scanning confocal microscopy (Farrar et al., U. Hawaii). To see all 15 winning entries, click here.

VIZBI 2013 early registration ends Friday, Feb 8

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

A short reminder that early registration for VIZBI 2013 closes this Friday, Feb 8. Space is limited so register soon to ensure a place.

This year’s program focuses on new and emerging fields, and features contributions from some very high profile scientists, both for the 21 invited talks, as well as the 12 tutorials on March 19, one day prior to the conference.

If you are interesting in promoting your organization or professional society, a range of sponsorship options are also available.