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CAVEA: Center for Advanced Visualization and Experiential Analysis

CAVEA is a unique, staffed venue supporting complex decision-making. The CAVEA venue and services are available to clients internal and external of the university.

Located on the fourth floor of MSU Denver’s Student Success Building on the Auraria Campus, the CAVEA is available to support groups and organizations in business, education, government, community, and not-for-profit sectors convene complex, multi-stakeholder conversations.


An immersive multimedia theater
A decision-making venue
A partner in co-creating experiences to optimize learning and collaboration

CAVEA is well-suited for applications including:

Community Development

Transportation Planning

Design Charrettes

Globally-Networked Presentations

Management Analysis

Testing and Research

3D Simulations

Immersive Environments

Workshops, Retreats, and Summits

Infrastructure Initiatives

Collaborative Decision-Making

Focus Groups and Investor Pitches

Product Development

Forensic Accounting

What do you have in mind?

Townhall - Provost Search

CAVEA Event Spotlight

Town Hall: Provost Search

September 24-25, 2019 | 1-2pm
Before MSU Denver begins its official search for a new Provost, the search committee is inviting all members of the University community to Town Hall sessions in the CAVEA. This will be an opportunity to generate ideas and provide space for suggestions and feedback. RSVP

Process Improvement Showcase: Photo of students walking on campus

CAVEA Event Highlight

Process Improvement Showcase

September 19, 2019 | 9:00-1:00pm
The MSU Denver community was invited to a day of recognition and innovation at the inaugural Process Improvement Showcase. The event gave opportunity to learn from one another and celebrate successful improvements and positive impacts made by faculty and staff.

The future of Europe and transatlantic partnership

CAVEA Event Highlight

The Future of Europe and What It Means for the Transatlantic Partnership

Sep 17, 2019 | 2:00-3:00pm
The Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry hosted a panel discussion of distinguished leaders regarding the future of the European Union and recent challenges with populism, election security and Brexit.

Photo of Vicente Fox, Former President of Mexico

CAVEA Event Highlight

Fireside Chat with Vicente Fox and Marta Sahagún

June 13, 2019 | 2:00-3:00pm
Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, and his wife, Marta Sahagún, visited MSU Denver and participated in a moderated conversation with Dr. Davidson about a valuable University partnership and culturally responsive health services.

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