Conference Venue: Gatlinburg Convention Center ( in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park ( in Tennessee, U.S.A..

Please click "Conference Program" to download a full program that shows detail session information.

Attention! All the presentations will be made as regular stand-up technical presentations. No poster presentation.

!Announcement for Shuttle Passengers!

The driver will meet you inside the airport, in the baggage claim area. Please note that the Knoxville TYS airport has only one baggage claim area with a few carousels. Upon your arrival, you come out of the security check area and proceed straight to take an escalator to downstairs baggage claim area. The driver will be around the bottom of the escalator with a sign that says “ISFV-17”. Look for him there at  3:45 PMfor the 4 PM pick up or at 5:45 PM for the 6 PM pick up. The shuttle bus driver/company can be reached at 865-429-8687 in case that your flight is unexpectedly delayed.

What's New?

Scope of the conference

The International Symposium on Flow Visualization (ISFV) is a world unique forum focusing on flow visualizations. A wide variety of state-of-the-arts visualization techniques will be presented and discussed. Top Researchers around the world will come to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA to exchange advanced and fundamental information on Flow Visualization. Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Tennessee, USA and rests on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along U.S. Route 441.


The International Symposium on Flow Visualization originated in Tokyo (Japan) in 1977 and continued in Bochum (Germany/1980), Ann Arbor (USA / 1983), Paris (France / 1986), Prague (Czechoslovakia / 1989), Yokohama (Japan / 1992), Seattle (USA / 1995), Sorrento (Italy / 1998), Edinburgh (UK / 2000), Kyoto (Japan / 2002), Notre Dame, (USA / 2004), Goettingen (Germany / 2006), Nice (France / 2008), Daegu (Korea / 2010), Minsk (Belarus / 2012), and Okinawa (Japan/2014)

Important Dates (Revised)

Deadline for Entry Submission: Apr. 15, 2016
Notification of Entry Acceptance:        
Apr. 30, 2016
Early Online Registration Starts:Feb. 1, 2016
Last Date of Online Registration:June 15, 2016
The Symposium Starts:June 19, 2016

The entry submission deadline has been extended to February 29, 2016. Please also note that the conference requires only one-page entry following the template in "Entry Format" from the website.


English is the main language of this Conference.

VISA/Invitation Letter

If it is neccessary for you to obtain a visa, you can find the application process on the following website:

If you need a letter of invitation, please contact Dr. Kenneth D. Kihm (, Chair of this conference.

Contact Information

  • Kenneth D. Kihm (Chair):, 865-974-5292
  • C.K. Choi (Executive Secretary):, 906-487-1463

ISFV17 Website. Last update: June 15, 2016.