Donna J. Cox

Ground-breaker in Data & Scientific Visualization,
Internationally Recognized Computer Artist, Designer & Writer

Professor Donna J. Cox, MFA, PhD, is the first Michael Aiken Chair, professor in the School of Art and Design, Director of the Advanced Visualization Laboratory (AVL), Associate Director for Research and Education at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She’s Director of the Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media (eDream) Institute at NCSA. Cox will be speaking on the “The Revolution in Geospatial Mapping”.

Jeffrey Shaw

Leading Figure in New Media Art Since 1960’s

Jeffrey Shaw (Melbourne 1944) has been a leading figure in new media art since its emergence from the performance, expanded cinema and installation paradigms of the 1960s to its present-day technology-informed and virtualized forms. Shaw will be speaking on the “Present, Past and Present Future – The Embodied Practice of Digital Media Art”.