J Kennedy is co-organiser of a Dagstuhl Seminar on BioVis, 9-14/9/2012.
J Kennedy is co-organising a Dagstuhl Seminar on Biological Visualisation
with other leading international researchers in the field: Carsten Görg (University of Colorado, US)Lawrence Hunter (University of Colorado, US)Jessie Kennedy (Edinburgh Napier University, GB)Sean O'Donoghue (CSIRO - North Ryde, AU)Jarke J. Van Wijk (TU Eindhoven, NL)
The seminar will take place form the 9-14th September 2012 at Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany. Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Center for Informatics (German: is the world's premier venue for informatics. World-class scientists, promising young researchers, and practioners come together to exchange their knowledge and to discuss their research findings.
The Center promotes fundamental and applied research, continuing and advanced academic education, and the transfer of knowledge between those involved in the research side and application side of informatics.
The key instruments for promoting research are the Dagstuhl Seminars and the Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshops, which bring together internationally renowned leading scientists for the purpose of exploring a cutting-edge informatics topic. The friendly and open climate at the conference center promotes a culture of communication and exchange among the seminar participants.
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