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CAVEA: Center for Advanced Visualization and Experiential Analysis

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

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 Jordan 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 in convening complex, multi-perspective conversations.


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 2020 Senate Candidates (Jan 2020)

CAVEA Event Spotlight

January Fireside Chats with 2020 U.S Senate Candidates 

Jan 28, 2020 | 11:30-1:00pm
Jan 29, 2020 | 10:30-12:00pm

Join Dr. Davidson in welcoming Stephany Rose Spaulding and Michelle Ferrigno to campus this month in MSU Denver's ongoing series of fireside-style chats about the future of Colorado. RSVP

CAVEA Event Highlight

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.

Strategic Enrollment Management - Nov 14 2019: Photo of students walking on campus

CAVEA Event Highlight

Strategic Enrollment Management

Nov 14, 2019 | 2:30-3:30pm
CAVEA welcomed the MSU Denver Community to the latest presentation in the SEM Data Series, a continuing look at enrollment trends. This session explored the process of student college choice, including insights on leading resources in the recruitment of new students.

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.



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