VAC Consortium 2011 Meeting

How do great ideas grow into software that helps people derive insight from complex data? The 2011 Visual Analytics Community Consortium meeting was held on May 3 and 4 at the University of Maryland Conference Center. Over a hundred people from government, industry, and academia around the world who are working every day to transform ideas into visual analytics solutions met to hear success stories, discuss challenges, see the latest in visual analytics software and emerging research, and connect with the community.

Meeting Agenda

The agenda page includes download links for presentations from speakers who agreed to share them.

Invited Speakers

Read short bios of our scheduled speakers.

Event Photos

Photos from the meeting are on Flickr.

Hotel & Travel Information

The meeting was held at The Marriott Inn & Conference Center on the campus of the University of Maryland.

Cost to Attend

  • VAC Consortium Members
    • Corporate Leaders: Free for up to 4 people
    • Corporate Members: Free for up to 3 people
    • Startup/Small Company: Free for up to 2 people
  • Non-members: $400
  • Students: $200
Notes: Registration fee includes materials, speaker fees and all meals. Cancellation with full reimbursement honored five days prior to event.

Other Contributing Members

VAC Consortium 2011 attendees included:

  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Apogee Integration
  • Atheon Analytics
  • Boeing
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Centrifuge Systems
  • Charles River Analytics
  • ChinchorEclectic
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell
  • Defence R&D Canada
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Discovery Logic (Thomson Reuters)
  • DRDC Valcartier
  • FTI Consulting
  • Future Point Systems
  • General Dynamics C4 Systems | Viz
  • General Electric
  • Georgia Tech
  • HP Labs
  • Intel
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Justice Institute of British Columbia
  • Middlesex University
  • Mobile Epiphany
  • Oculus Info
  • Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Palantir Technologies
  • Purdue University
  • QinetiQ
  • Rutgers University
  • SAIC
  • Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
  • Secure Decisions
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Tableau Software
  • The MITRE Corporation
  • The Ohio State University
  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
  • UNCC
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Maryland

Previous Meetings

This was our 10th meeting. View the websites of the other nine on the Past VAC Consortium Meetings page.

Page last modified on Monday, July 11, 2011