[visionlist] OSA Fall Vision Meeting October 13-15, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 17th Annual Optical Society of America Fall Vision Meeting, scheduled to take place at the Katzen Art Center at American University in Washington, DC, from the 13th to the 15th of October 2017. 


The abstract submission is now open:


Please note that the abstract submission deadline is July 15, 2017. 

The online registration is now open:


Since 2001, the OSA Fall Vision Meeting has grown as a high-quality, low-cost conference focused on all aspects of the visual system. This year, we are excited to host the meeting in Washington, DC, for the first time.  We are fortunate to have generous support from OSA. 

This year’s meeting includes five invited sessions, three contributed talk sessions, and a variety of contributed poster presentations. We are also pleased to announce two special events this year: Prof. Ken Nakayama from Harvard University will be presented with the 2017 Tillyer Award for distinguished work in the field of vision; and Prof. David H. Brainard from University of Pennsylvania will present the annual Boynton Lecture. 

The confirmed invited speakers includes:

Lorne Whitehead, University of British Columbia

Anya Hurlbert, Newcastle University

Mark Fairchild,, Rochester Institute of Technology

Bei Xiao, American University

Shin’ya Nishida, NTT Japan

David Huang, Oregon Health and Science University 

Don Miller, Indiana University

Stephen Burns, Indiana University

Rigmor Baraas, Buskerud University 

Brian Wandell, Stanford University

Noah Benson, New York University

Kendrick Kay, University of Minnesota

Ione Fine, University of Washington 

Andrew Pucker, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Greg Schwartz, Northwestern University

David Troilo, SUNY College of Optometry

Machelle Pardue,  Georgia Tech 

Manuel Spitschan, Stanford University

We look forward to welcoming you in Washington, DC. 

Arthur Shapiro (Co-Chair, DC 2017 Local Organizing Committee)

Bei Xiao (Co-Chair, DC 2017 Local Organizing Committee) 


Arthur G. Shapiro Professor of Psychology and Computer Science

Chair, Department of Computer Science

Director, Collaboration for Applied Perceptual Research and Innovation (CAPRI)American University|4400 Massachusetts Ave NW | Washington, DC  20016 

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