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 2018 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

Monday, 13 August, 2018
09:00 - 11:00
ACM Theater, Vancouver Convention Center

Tentative Schedule

Welcome and Introduction, Wesley and Tomasz
Feeling is Believing: Passive Haptics for Immersive Experience, Elizabeth Baron, Ford Motor Company
Public Access to Non-Public Spaces, Sandy Ressler, NIST
VMD: Immersive Molecular Visualization with High-Fidelity Ray Tracing, John Stone, UIUC
Virginia Tech Visionarium Lab, Nicholas Polys, Virginia Tech
Visualization in the Dome, Kalina Borkiewicz and AJ Christensen, AVL NCSA
VR Cell Microscopy Visualization, Wesley Griffin, NIST
Visual Analytics | SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, Tomasz Bednarz, UNSW Art & Design, CSIRO Data61
Q&A, Live Demos, Continued Discussion


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

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