Paper Format



Original unpublished papers of up to 8 pages (two-column, single-spaced, 9 point font for main text, including figures, tables and references) are invited. Reviewing will be double blind, so please remove all author and affiliation information from submissions and supplemental files. Please provide supplemental videos in QuickTime MPEG-4 or DivX version 5 or greater, and use TIFF, JPEG, or PNG for supplemental images. Manuscripts must be written in English, and follow the formatting guidelines here:

Poster Format



Posters of up to 2 pages (two-column, single-spaced, 10 point font, including figures, tables and references) are invited. Manuscripts must be written in English, and follow the formatting guidelines. DOC and LaTeX templates are available at

  • http://www.cs.sfu.ca/~vis/Track/pacvis.html
  • News

    • Feb 24th 2013. A PDF version of program is now available !
    • Feb 24th 2013. Final Program is now available!
    • Feb 24th 2013. The conference banquet is organized at Zilver Restaurant. Maps and details can be found from here.
    • Feb 24th 2013. PacificVAST final program is available at here.
    • Feb 24th 2013. The second keynote speaker is changed to Prof. Charles (Chuck) Hansen .
    • Feb 8th 2013. Tutorial Program is now available!
    • Feb 2nd 2013. Early bird registration is extended to February 5th (Midnight Sydney Time UTC+10).
    • Jan 28th 2013. Copyright form - All authors are required to submit a copy right form for their papers to be published and presented before the conference.
    • Dec 22nd 2012. Registration is now open.
    • Dec 10th 2012. New Workshop/Tutorial day added at 26th February

    Keynote Speakers

    Giuseppe Di Battista

    Department of Engineering,
    The UniversitÓ Roma Tre, Italy


    Charles (Chuck) Hansen

    School of Computing,
    University of Utah, USA


    Important Dates

    Paper submission September 26, 2012, 11:59pm (PDT)
    Paper notification November 21, 2012
    Camera ready papers due December 7, 2012
    Poster submission December 17, 2012, 11:59pm (PDT)
    Poster notification January 8, 2013
    Camera ready poster due January 21, 2013
    Workshop/Tutorial February 26
    Symposium February 27-March 1