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Sunday, October 23
9:00 - 10:00 Introduction and Papers Preview
Session Chairs: John Stasko ad Matt Ward
10:00 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 -12:30 Applications
Session Chair: George Robertson

Baby Names, Visualization, and Social Data Analysis
Martin Wattenberg

A Sky Dome Visualisation for Identification of Astronomical Orientations
Georg Zotti, M. Eduard Groeller

Interactive Visualization of Genealogical Graphs
Michael McGuffin, Ravin Balakrishnan

The Visual Code Navigator: An Interactive Toolset for Source Code Investigation
Gerard Lommerse, Freek Nossin, Lucian Voinea, Alexandru Telea

Vizster: Visualizing Online Social Networks
Jeffrey Heer, Danah Boyd

12:30 - 1:45 LUNCH
1:45 - 3:45 Trees and Graphs
Session Chair: Stephen North

PRISAD: A Partitioned Rendering Infrastructure for Scalable Accordion Drawing
James Slack, Kristian Hildebrand, Tamara Munzner

Voronoi Treemaps
Michael Balzer, Oliver Deussen

Elastic Hierarchies: Combining Treemaps and Node-Link Diagrams
Shengdong Zhao, Michael McGuffin, Mark Chignell

Dig-CoLa: Directed Graph Layout through Constrained Energy Minimization
Tim Dwyer, Yehuda Koren

Dynamic Visualization of Graph with Extended Labels
Pak Chung Wong, Patrick Mackey, Ken Perrine, James Eagan, Harlan Foote, Jim Thomas

An Evaluation of Content Browsing Techniques for Hierarchical Space-Filling Visualizations
Kang Shi, Pourang Irani, Ben Li

3:45 - 4:15 BREAK
4:15 - 5:00 Contest Results
Session Chairs: Georges Grinstein, Mark Derthick, Marjan Trutschl, Urska Cvek

5:00 - 5:45 Posters Previews
Session Chairs: Chris North, Sheelagh Carpendale

7:00 - 9:00 Special Session: Visual Analytics
Hosts: Jim Thomas and Kris Cook

Monday, October 24
8:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Visual Analytics: a Grand Challenge in Science - Turning Information Overload into the Opportunity of the Decade
Jim Thomas
Session Chair: John Dill
10:00 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 12:10 Information Analytics
Session Chair: Stuart Card

Turning the Bucket of Text into a Pipe
Elizabeth Hetzler, Alan Turner, Vernon Crow, Deborah Payne

Visual Correlation for Situational Awareness
Yarden Livnat, Jim Agutter, Shaun Moon, Stefano Foresti

Highlighting Conflict Dynamics in Event Data
Ulrik Brandes, Daniel Fleischer, Jurgen Lerner

Low-Level Components of Analytic Activity in Information Visualization
Robert Amar, James Eagan, John Stasko

12:10 - 12:30 Video Review
Session Chairs: Ed Chi and Jarke van Wijk
12:30 - 1:45 LUNCH
1:45 - 3:45 Multivariate Data
Session Chair: Daniel Keim

Simple 3D glyphs for multivariate spatial data
Camilla Forsell, Stefan Seipel, Mats Lind

Revealing Structure within Clustered Parallel Coordinate Displays
Jimmy Johansson, Patric Ljung, Mikael Jern, Matthew Cooper

Parallel Sets: Visual Analysis of Categorical Data
Fabian Bendix, Robert Kosara, Helwig Hauser

Multivariate Glyphs for Multi-Object Clusters
Eleanor Chlan, Penny Rheingans

An Interactive Integration of Parallel Coordinates and Star Glyphs
Elena Fanea, Sheelagh Carpendale, Tobias Isenberg

Graph-Theoretic Scagnostics
Leland Wilkinson, Robert Grossman, Anushka Anand

3:45 - 4:15 BREAK
4:15 - 5:45 Panel: Turning Information Visualization Innovations into Commercial Products: Lessons to Guide the Next Success
Session Chairs: Ben Shneiderman, Ramana Rao, Keith Andrews
Panelists: Christopher Ahlberg, Dominique Brodbeck, Tony Jewitt, Jock Mackinlay
6:00 - 7:00 Special Session: ARDA Advanced Research in Interactive Visualization for Analysis (ARIVA) Program
Hosts: Lucy Nowell and Nahum Gershon

7:00 - 9:00 Symposium Reception and Poster Session
Tuesday, October 25
8:30 - 10:00 Panel: From the Lab to the Field, Steve Roth - In Memoriam
Session Chair: Nahum Gershon
10:00 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 12:15 Techniques
Session Chair: Jarke van Wijk

Visualizing Coordination in Situ
Chris Weaver

Two-Tone Pseudo Coloring: Compact Visualization for One-Dimensional Data
Takafumi Saito, Hiroko Nakamura Miyamura, Mitsuyoshi Yamamoto, Hiroki Saito, Yuka Hoshiya, Takumi Kaseda

A Note on Space-Filling Visualizations and Space-Filling Curves
Martin Wattenberg

An Optimization-based Approach to Dynamic Visual Context Management
Zhen Wen, Michelle Zhou, Vikram Aggarwal

Adapting the Cognitive Walkthrough Method to Assess the Usability of a Knowledge Domain Visualization
Kenneth Allendoerfer, Serge Aluker, Gulshan Panjwani, Jason Proctor, David Sturtz, Mirjana Vukovic, Chaomei Chen

12:15 - 1:45 LUNCH
1:45 - 3:45 Time-Varying Data
Session Chair: Sheelagh Carpendale

Importance Driven Visualization Layouts for Large Time-Series Data
Ming Hao, Daniel Keim, Umeshwar Dayal, Tobias Schreck

Temporal Visualization of Planning Polygons for Efficient Partitioning of Geo-Spatial Data
Poonam Shanbhag, Penny Rheingans, Marie desJardins

Flow Map Layout
Doantam Phan, Ling Xiao, Ron Yeh, Pat Hanrahan, Terry Winograd

Evaluation for Overlaying Timeseries data on Graphs
Purvi Saraiya, Peter Lee, Chris North

Interactive Sankey Diagrams
Patrick Riehmann, Manfred Hanfler, Bernd Frohlich

3:45 - 4:15 BREAK
4:15 - 5:30 Capstone: When to draw the line (and when not to)
Nigel Holmes
Session Chair: Nahum Gershon
Closing Remarks: Keith Andrews
7:00 - 9:30 Special Session: Visual & Other Literacies 101 for Techies
Host: Nahum Gershon