Archive for January, 2015

Early registration extended to Feb 7

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Two updates re. VIZBI 2015: First, the early registration deadline has been extended to February 7, 23:59 PST. Second, the program for the tutorial day has been finalised, now including 13 compelling tutorials to choose from. The tutorial rooms have limited capacity, so book soon to ensure your place.

Keynote speaker John T. Stasko

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

One of the keynotes at VIZBI 2015 will be given by John T. Stasko, a pioneer in the fields of Information Visualization and Visual Analytics. John is currently Professor of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech; his research interests cover a wide range of topics including theoretical foundations of visualisation, interaction, and evaluation. With over 125 research articles, numerous best paper awards, and multiple organisational activities, John has played a major role in establishing Information Visualization and Visual Analytics as research areas of their own. His lab has developed several widely used systems, especially the Jigsaw tool for analysing document collections, which has been featured by various media.

VIZBI 2015 registration now open

Monday, January 19th, 2015

VIZBI 2015 will take place March 25-27 at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA. It features 21 invited talks, posters and lightning talks from all participants, and 12 half-day tutorials. Remote participation is possible, and there are opportunities to promote your organization. Early registration closes 31 January 2015.