VIS Preliminary Program

Program Week at a Glance

Below is a draft schedule the conference. Additional details for the events are available on their webpages, and more detailed information will be available the VIS attendee content website as the conference nears. Note: details and specific times may change as we adjust for late-breaking conflicts and constraints.

Daily sessions are (generally) four blocks per day, each 75 minutes. In addition:

  • Breakfast begins one hour before the sessions for the day (7:45am on Tuesday, 8:00am all other days).
  • There are breaks for coffee/tea from 10:15-10:45am and 3:15-3:45pm between the first/second and third/fourth block.
  • A lunch break runs from 12:00-2:00pm each day between the second/third block.

Tuesday is a full plenary day, which a slightly shifted schedule for breaks. Regular day programming ends at 5:00pm, with after hours programming beginning after short breaks.


The following pocket program will be provided to all attendees at the registration desk:


Download the program (PDF)

Details about individual Paper sessions, including the session chairs and which papers are in each session can be found on the Paper Sessions page.

See these pages for a schedule and details for Meetups and Community Events.


Saturday, October 21, 2023

9:00 AM-5:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)
Doctoral Colloquium (Invite only event)


Sunday, October 22, 2023

9:00 AM-12:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Room 101-102: Visualization Analysis and Design (Tutorial)
  • Room 103: EnergyVis 2023: 3rd Workshop on Energy Data Visualization (Workshop)
  • Room 104: Visualization for Pandemic and Emergency Responses Workshop (Vis4PandEmRes) (Workshop)
  • Room 105: MERCADO: Multimodal Experiences for Remote Communication Around Data Online (Workshop)
  • Room 106: A Hands-on TTK Tutorial for Absolute Beginners (Tutorial)
  • Room 110: NLP4Vis: Natural Language Processing for Information Visualization (Tutorial)

2:00 PM-5:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Room 101-102: VizSec: 20th IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (Associated Event)
  • Room 103: 5th Workshop on Urban Data Visualization (CityVis) (Workshop)
  • Room 104: VAHC: 14th Workshop on Visual Analytics in Healthcare (Workshop)
  • Room 105: Sixth Workshop on Visualization for Communication (VisComm) (Workshop)
  • Room 106: TopoInVis: Topological Data Analysis and Visualization (Workshop)
  • Room 110: NLVIZ Workshop: Exploring Research Opportunities for Natural Language, Text, and Data Visualization (Workshop)
  • Room 111-112: Demystifying Color in Your Data Visualizations (Tutorial)

6:00 PM-8:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Munich Brauhaus: VIS23 Welcome Function / Reception (6:00pm-8:00pm)

Monday, October 23, 2023

9:00 AM-12:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

2:00 PM-5:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Room 101-102: TAURUS: a unified framework for creating graph layouts (Tutorial)
  • Room 103: Transparent Practices for Quantitative Empirical Research (Tutorial)
  • Room 104: Design Sprints for Visualization (Tutorial)
  • Room 105: VIS4DH: 8th Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities (Workshop)
  • Room 106: VDS: Visualization in Data Science Symposium (Associated Event)
  • Room 109: VisxVision: Workshop on Novel Directions in Vision Science and Visualization Research (Workshop)
  • Room 110: alt.VIS 2023 (Workshop)
  • Room 111-112: SciVis Contest (Contest)

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

8:45 AM-10:30 AM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Plenary 1: VIS Welcome (8:45am-9:00am)
  • Plenary 1: VGTC Awards (9:00am-9:45am)
  • Plenary 1: Test of Time Awards (9:45am-10:30am)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Plenary 1: VIS Keynote, Dr. Drew Berry and Professor Anders Ynnerman (11:00am-12:00pm)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

2:00 PM-3:10 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Plenary 1: VIS Opening (2:00pm-2:20pm)
  • Plenary 1: ACC Summary (2:20pm-2:30pm)
  • Plenary 1: Best Papers 1 (2:30pm-3:10pm) (VIS Full Papers)
    • Sponsored by KAUST

3:40 PM-4:30 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

4:45 PM-6:15 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

6:00 PM-8:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Library at the Docks VISAP Opening Reception (6:00pm-8:00pm)

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

8:00 AM-9:00 AM AEDT (UTC+11)

9:00 AM-10:15 AM AEDT (UTC+11)

10:45 AM-12:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

2:00 PM-3:15 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

3:45 PM-5:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

5:00 PM-6:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

6:00 PM-8:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Grazelands: VIS Banquet (6:00pm-8:00pm)
    • Sponsored by Norrk√∂ping Visualization Center
    • includes Screenings (6:00, 6:45, and 7:30 PM) at the Melbourne Planetarium. Transport on your own / via Public Transport Victoria (PTV) using your Myki card (provided at registration)

Thursday, October 26, 2023

9:00 AM-10:15 AM AEDT (UTC+11)

10:45 AM-12:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Room 103: VISxAI Meetup (12:00pm-1:00pm)
  • Room 105: VIS24 Kickoff (12:00pm-12:30pm)

2:00 PM-3:15 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

3:45 PM-5:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

5:00 PM-6:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)


Friday, October 27, 2023

9:00 AM-10:15 AM AEDT (UTC+11)

10:45 AM-12:00 PM AEDT (UTC+11)

  • Room 105-106: VIS Capstone, Professor Matt Duckham (10:45am-11:45am)
  • Room 105-106: VIS Closing (11:45am-12:00pm)

Program Co-Chairs

  • Gautam Chaudhary, Alcon
  • Joshua A. Levine, University of Arizona
  • Lane Harrison, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Kate Isaacs, University of Utah

Email: program@ieeevis.org