David Sibbet of The Grove hosts a round of sorytelling by the founders of group graphics and the IFVP conference. Video of the founders of the graphic facilitation industry and the IFVP conference now on-line.
Geoff Ball describes the early days of visualizing data and the rise of the graphic user interface.
Fred Lakin, Sandra Florstedt and Jennifer Landau.
Kristina Woolsey, PhD on her exploration of the space where computing and learning.
Nancy Marguiles of MindScapes and author of "Mapping Inner Space" on her entry to the field of group graphics working with the deaf in St. Louis.
IFVP Conference originators, Lynn Kearny, Leslie Salmon-Zhu and Susan Kelly, on the evolution of the organization from "we should get together sometime" to "international gathering of practitioners".
Our panel of founders and early industry promoters express what they would like to see happen in the community.
Andrea Saveri has spent her career as a futurist, doing forecasting and probing ambiguities of things to come. In her keynote address, she speaks to IFVP members about the ambiguous and complex landscape that we are living in, populated by black swans, wicked problems and cognitive surplus.
She emphasizes that organizations are forced to plan for a future that they don't understand in a present that is influenced by vast, complex systems.