Immersive Visualisation for Science, Research, Art and Metaverse Applications

SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia Birds of a Feather Session

We cordially invite you to participate in the Birds of a Feather session at SIGGRAPH 2017 that focuses on immersive analytics, visual analytics and immersive visualisation systems for science, research, and art. The BoF will bring together scientific visualisation practitioners from across the globe in order to share their ideas and work in an informal atmosphere.

Time and Location

Tuesday, 1 August, 2017
09:00 - 11:00

Tentative Schedule

Welcome and Introduction, Wesley and Tomasz
Experience on-demand: touring immersive shows, Michela Ledwidge, Studio MOD
Pragmatic WebVR… Getting Real with Virtual Reality on the Web, Sandy Ressler, NIST
Theoretical Foundations for Scientific & Intelligence Exascale Visualization Analysis System, James Money, Idaho National Laboratory
Immersive Storytelling for Pervasive Product Design and Engineering, Elizabeth Baron, Ford Motor Company
Open-Source Tools for Immersive Visualization, Bill Sherman, Indiana University
Leveraging Mobile and Web Technologies Empathic Computing, Juan Miguel de Joya, DigitalFish at Google Spotlight Stories
Visualization: Choosing Among Multiple Truths, Kalina Borkiewicz, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Watching Cement Cure: Using a CAVE to Advance Cement Metrology, Wesley Griffin, NIST
Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre (EPICentre) at the UNSW, Tomasz Bednarz, CSIRO/Data61 and UNSW Art & Design, Australia
Immersive Experiences at Virginia Tech, Nicholas Polys, Virginia Tech
Q&A, Live Demos, Panel


Tomasz Bednarz (CSIRO/Data61 and UNSW Art & Design, Australia)
Wesley Griffin (NIST, USA)

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