[visionlist] [CVRS] Child Vision Research Society June 2017 – Registration & Abstract submission OPENPosted: October 17, 2016
***ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION FOR CHILD VISION RESEARCH SOCIETY CONFERENCE OPEN***
19-21st June 2017
The XVI Child Vision Research Society Conference will be held on 19-21 June 2017 at Ulster University Coleraine Campus. This conference brings together researchers across a broad range
of disciplines working in the area of paediatric vision.
This conference will have three main themes : childhood visual development, the impact of developmental/neurological problems on vision, and neural plasticity and visual rehabilitation.
We are delighted to confirm our three keynote speakers are Professor Marjean Kulp (USA), Dr Els Ortibus (Belgium) and Professor Anita Simmers (UK).
Prof Kulp will be speaking about the VIP-HIP study and its investigation of hyperopia in preschool children and its effect on educational and visual outcomes. Dr Ortibus
will talk about her work in the assessment and diagnosis of Cerebral Visual Impairment with the supplement of brain imaging technologies. Prof Simmers will speak about recent developments in the understanding of neural plasticity in amblyopia.
Abstract Submission deadline is 13th January 2017
Please see website for guidelines for submission
Details about the registration process are available on the CVRS 2017 website registration page To
register, please use the following Ulster CVRS Registration link
Details can be found on the CRVS 2017 webpage
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See you next year!
On behalf of the CVRS organising committee