ADaPT was originally developed under the auspices of the
Institute for Studies in the Arts
in December 1999 when
researchers and information technology professionals from five
institutions met at
Arizona State University to discuss opportunities
performances using high speed networks.
The five original institutions included: Arizona State University,The
Ohio State University,The
University of California, Irvine, The University of Utah, and The
University of Wisconsin, Madison. Over the years ADaPT has expanded to include partners in other
countries on on four continents.