Past Conferences

2012 UFVA Conference

Columbia College Chicago
August 6 - 11, 2012

Conference Theme - "Imagination is the 21st Century Technology"
Keynote speaker, Peter Sims, explored the concept of incremental, accumulative ideation and helped us understand the value of making what Sims calls "Little Bets." More info on Peter Sims:

Go HERE for more information about the conference!
Go HERE for a list of the conference award winners.

2011 UFVA Conference

Emerson College
Boston, MA
Aug 3-6, 2011

Keynote by Holly Willis: PDF | PowerPoint
Conference Schedule: Searchable | PDF

Archived site of the 2011 Conference in Boston
Download 2011 Conference Program
2011 Conference Site

2010 UFVA Conference

Champlain College
Burlington, VT
August 11-14, 2010
Download 2010 Conference Program
2010 Conference Site

2009 UFVA Conference

University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Aug. 5-8, 2009
Download 2009 Conference Program

2008 UFVA Conference

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
August 12-16, 2008
Download 2008 Conference Program

2007 UFVA Conference

University of North Texas
Denton, TX
August 7-11, 2007
Download 2007 Conference Program

2006 UFVA Conference

Chapman University
Orange, CA
Aug 1-5, 2006

2005 UFVA Conference

Columbia College
Chicago, IL
August 2-6, 2005
(included the public New Media exhibition Photon Flow)
Dan Gunn, 'UFVA exhibition shows the risks and rewards of technology-driven art', fnews magazine, Sep 17, 2005

2004 University of Toledo
2003 University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, July 22-26, 2003
2002 Ithaca College
2001 Kodak Headquarters
2000 Colorado College
1999 Emerson College
1998 North Carolina School of the Arts
1997 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh