The NIH/NSF Visualization Research Challenges Jarke J. van Wijk Technische Universiteit Eindhoven What I like in the report There’s more than algorithms & pictures Let’s shift focus to: • Collaboration with domain experts • Integration with other techniques • Perception, cognition, exploration The report in one phrase • The report sets out the right directions for our field • The report reflects our opinions • The organizers have inspired us to rethink what we’re doing and what we should do – Many thanks, Terry & Chris! • Our field is healthy and vital! What can be improved? What have 18 years of Vis brought us? Success stories are needed! Spectacular and quantitative results: • Thanks to vis I won a Nobelprize • Thanks to vis I save 10 lives per day • Thanks to vis I have saved $100,000,000 Where are they?!?!