2015 Meetings

Welcome to 2015, the fourth year of this NSF funded project.  Generally, meetings are scheduled on Fridays via GoToMeeting 3pm-4pm or in person (Thursday and Friday).  See also Judy’s e-mail Welcome to VISTAS 2015.

  • 1st and 3rd Fridays – Development Team
  • 2nd Fridays – Reading Group
  • NB:  First Fridays of the month (to coincide with HJA month meetings which are March 6, Apr 3, May 1, June 5) – we will generally schedule face to face meetings in Corvallis, if possible with our collaborators….  there is also a Feb 6 meeting, but we will likely NOT do face to face meetings due to January 29-30 meetings.

Special Events:

  • Thursday, January 29 – 9-2:30.  HJ Andrews LTER Symposium. VISTAS poster and demos start at noon, VISTAS meetings with collaborators to follow 3pm ff or Friday afternoon 2pmff.
  • ~May 15-June 1:  VISTAS All Hands Retreat – date, place TBA.

Presentations by our Collaborators, using VISTAS visualizations:

Planning 2015 Publications and Dissemination:

  • Kirsten’s Dissertation Research – ???
  • Scientific Visualization Tutorial (Mike) – VisWeek?
  • VISTAS Visualization Innovation (Judy) – VisWeek?
  • VISTAS and Potential SciVis Impact on Decision Makers (Judy/Denise/Susan/Kirsten?) – HICSS?

Meetings/Workshops/Publication deadlines for 2015.  Think about where you might like to publish, let others know, and mark your calendars!

  • DG.O 2015 – May 27-30, ASU, Phoenix.  Theme is Digital Government and Wicked Problems – Climate Change, Urbanization, and Inequality.  January 30 – Papers, workshops, tutorials, and panel proposals due.  STILL TIME….  paper due
  • SSDBM June 22-25?  SDSC (San Diego).  Paper deadline March 1.  no web site yet.
  • SIGGRAPH August 9-14, Los Angeles.  Chris or Jenny student to submit student poster/demo?  Deadline is February 17.
  • ESA 2015 – August 9-14, Baltimore.
  • LTER All Scientists Meeting.  August 30-September 4.  Estes Park, CO.  Call for working group proposals to come early 2015.  for ideas about proposals, see 2012 ASM, and prior ASMs.
  • LTER IM Databits.  Susan suggests we submit an interim report of some sort.
  • IEEE VisWeek.  25-30 October, Chicago.  Proposal Submission due dates not yet posted – probably ~March.
  • HICSS – January 5-8, 2016, Grand Hyatt Kauai.  site not yet available? See 2015 tracks – especially Electronic Government – for ideas. Deadlines for 2016 conference:
    Minitrack Proposals (2016): Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Symposium/Workshop/Tutorial Proposals: February 27, 2015