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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?

Fireside Chat with John Hickenlooper: Photo of Davidson and John Hickenlooper on stage

CAVEA Event Spotlight

Fireside Chat with Senate Candidate - John Hickenlooper

Nov 21, 2019 | 2:00-3:30pm
The MSU Denver community joined Dr. Davidson in welcoming former Gov. John Hickenlooper to our campus for a fireside chat, the first in a series of conversations with 2020 U.S. Senate Candidates about the future of Colorado.

CAVEA Event Highlight

The Aaron Harber Show

Oct 4, 2019
The Aaron Harber Show hosted a special program in CAVEA, featuring guest panelists who represented views for and against Propositicn CC (the effort to “de-bruce” Tabor), an impactful decision on Colorado's ballot in the November 5th Coordinated Election.

D-Phi - Can the Sharing Economy Help Combat Climate Change and Promote Sustainable Societies?

CAVEA Event Highlight

D-Phi: The Sharing Economy

October 31, 2019 | 12:30-1:45pm
The Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry hosted a discussion on the sharing economy, presented by D’Maris Coffman, Ph.D., professor of Economics and Finance of the Built Environment and Head of Department, University College London.

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.



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