Archive for March, 2015

The 1st IEEE International Symposium on Big Data Visual Analytics (BDVA)

Monday, March 30th, 2015

The inaugural BDVA meeting will be held at the beautiful Hobart harbour site of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia, on 22-25th September 2015. The symposium will host an exciting technical programme featuring internationally renowned keynote speakers, special sessions, and a day of complimentary hands-on workshops. A reception and dinner will be held for participants to mingle and network while enjoying some of the fresh produce that Tasmania is so famous for! Paper submissions close 15th May 2015.

We hope to welcome you to Hobart to join us for BDVA’15!

Nature Protocols prize for 2nd placed poster at VIZBI

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The journal Nature Protocols have geneously agreed to offer a prize for the 2nd placed Scientific Poster at VIZBI 2015. The prize includes a year’s free online subscription to the journal plus £250 (US$373) cash. Many thanks Nature Protocols!

VIZBI 2015 registration closes soon

Friday, March 13th, 2015

March 15 at 23:59 PST is the deadline for conference registration, and also for uploading an Art & Biology submission or virtual poster. Tutorial registration will remain open until just before the meeting.

VIZBI 2015 tutorial day

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

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NVIDIA Best Scientific Poster Award for VIZBI 2015

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

NVIDIA have confirmed they will again sponsor a fantastic prize for the best scientific poster at VIZBI 2015: their soon-to-be-released Quadro M6000 professional video card, which is expected to retail for ~US$6,000. One of the world’s fastest GPUs, this card is designed for large-scale visualization of complex data; it is reported to contain 3,072 CUDA cores and 12.3GB of memory. The award for best scientific poster will be decided by popular vote.