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Jian Chen <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:20:01 -0400
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October 23 - 28, 2016
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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There are seven items in the message:

1. Accepted Workshops 
2. Accepted Tutorials
3. VisSec (Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security) (Deadline: August 1, 2016)
4. VDS (Visualization in Data Science) (Deadline: August 5, 2016)
5. Student Volunteers (Deadline August 1, 2016)
6. BioVis Posters (Deadline: August 26, 2016)
7. Coming Soon…  (VIS MeetUp, VISKids child care grants and VIS program at a glance)

1. Accepted Workshops

Consider participating in the following workshops:

** Discovery Jam:

** Innovations in the Pedagogy of Data Visualization

** 2nd Workshop on Eye Tracking and Visualization (ETVIS)

** Creation, Curation, Critique and Conditioning of Principles and Guidelines in Visualization (C4PGV)

** LIVVIL: Logging Interactive Visualizations & Visualizing Interaction Logs

** Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities

** The Event Event: Workshop on Temporal & Sequential Event Analysis

** Workshop on Visualization in Practice: Open Source Visualization and Visual Analytics Software

For details, visit

2. Accepted VIS Tutorials

The following tutorials will be taught at VIS: 

** Applying Color Theory to VIS
** Information Theory in Visualization
** Recent Advancements of Feature-based Flow Visualization and Analysis
** Visual Analytics for High-Dimensional Data
** User-Centred Evaluation in Visualization
** Visualization Analysis and Design
** Considering Qualitative Evaluation
** Sketching Designs for Data-Visualization using the Five Design-Sheet Methodology
** Human Vision, Cognition and Visualization
** Tensor Decomposition Methods in Visual Computing

For details, visit

3. VisSec (Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security)

The 13th IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec) is a forum that brings together researchers and practitioners from academia, government, and industry to address the needs of the cybersecurity community through new and insightful visualization and analysis techniques. VizSec provides an excellent venue for fostering greater exchange and new collaborations on a broad range of security- and privacy-related topics. The purpose of VizSec is to explore effective and scalable visual interfaces for security domains such as network security, computer forensics, reverse engineering, insider threat detection, cryptography, privacy, user assisted attacks prevention, compliance management, wireless security, secure coding, and penetration testing.

Submission deadline: August 1, 2016

4. VDS (Visualization in Data Science)

Visualization is an integral part of data science, and essential to enable sophisticated analysis of data. VDS will bring together domain scientists and methods researchers (including data visualization, usability, data management, artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistics, programming environments, scalable software).

We solicit contributions in the form of short abstracts based on 
* novel work, 
* previously published work or,
* position statements

Selected contributions will be invited to speak at the workshop. 
Submission deadline: August 5, 2016
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5. Student Volunteer

The Student Volunteer Program is looking for reliable, hard working and enthusiastic student volunteers to help us create a great experience and a premier conference. Each year student volunteers provide essential support to the IEEE VIS Conference. Their enthusiastic participation enhances the conference experience for all the attendees. Student Volunteers benefit by observing first-hand the latest advances in visualization, hearing and meeting world-class as well as next-generation visualization professionals from around the world, and building a network of research colleagues.

Application deadline: August 1, 2016

6. BioVis Posters

The BioVis 2016 Posters track offers a venue to present and discuss new research in biological data visualization. Submissions take the form of a short (250-word) abstract with a supporting figure and are presented at the conference site as large format posters during a dedicated poster session. The BioVis workshop as a whole aims to promote interaction between the visualization, bioinformatics, and biology communities, and the BioVis poster session offers an interactive forum that encourages graphical presentation, demonstration, and active engagement with BioVis participants as well as all attendees of IEEE VIS.

Submission deadline: August 26, 2016

7. Coming Soon...
VIS MeetUp:
VISKids Child Care Grants:
VIS program at a glance:

   Best regards,
   -- Jian (on behalf of IEEE VIS publicity)
Jian Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor
UMBC Innovation Fellow
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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