THE CAAV 2017 Conference Featured Keynote on EVL’’s Visualization and Collaboration Technologies

October 25th, 2017 - October 27th, 2017

Categories: Applications, User Groups, Visualization, VR, Tele-Collaboration, Remote Collaboration


OCTOBER 26, 2017 - Maxine Brown, director of the UIC Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL), participated in The Higher Education Campus Alliance for Advanced Visualization (THE CAAV) 2nd annual conference, held on the campus of University of Wyoming in Laramie. Brown was invited to give the keynote presentation “Insight through Images: Visualization and Collaboration Technologies for Exploring Big Data,” which presented an overview of EVL’s work with Big Data researchers to develop advanced visualization and collaboration cyberinfrastructure that has Big Displays connected to Big Data Generators (supercomputers, data stores, and sensors) via Big Networks.

THE CAAV is a volunteer-driven organization and has received support from Mechdyne Corporation. Its purpose is to act as an information resource to worldwide higher education focusing on immersive visualization platforms, advanced video screen formats, advanced visualization software and issues of sustainability and operation for high-tech visualization facilities. Founded in 2015, it currently has 150 members worldwide, represented by a wide variety of teaching and research-oriented higher education institutions, national labs, and colleges.

More information on the CAAV organization.

The CAAV 2017 Conference Program