VisionScienceList: International Conference on Vision and Attention

James Zacher (zacher@hpl.crestech.ca)
Wed, 10 Mar 1999 18:50:01 -0500

Greetings,

I would greatly appreciate it you could post the following conference
announcement.

Thanks,

Jim

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James Zacher
Project Scientist - System Administrator
Human Performance Laboratory HPL
Centre for Research in Earth and Space Technology CRESTech
Telephone (416) 736-5659 FAX (416) 736-5857
Email zacher@hpl.crestech.ca Cell: (416) 712-7080
Website http://www.hpl.crestech.ca/jz.html

"If something seems worthwhile but impossible, do it anyway!
Because it is only the impossible that is worthwhile."

Jim Floyd - AVRO Engineer
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Conference on Vision and Attention
Centre for Vision Research, York University
June 22 -26, 1999

Tuesday June 22
18:00-22:00 p.m. Buffet and Registration

Wednesday June 23
Attention and the Perception of 3-D Space
09:00 Top-down influences on depth perception H. Bülthoff
09:45 The coastline and the interior D. Regan
10:30 Coffee break
11:15 Perceiving surface orientation M. Banks
12:00 LUNCH

14:00 Distance scaling of perceived size, depth and shape M. Landy
14:45 ?? B. J. Rogers
15:30 Coffee and laboratory tours

Thursday June 24
Attention and Signal Processing
09:00 Global processes in form vision H. Wilson and F. Wilkinson
09:45 Visual Attention: From Theory to a Computational Model J. Tsotsos

10:30 Coffee and Posters
11:30 Visual Attention and Signal Strength M. Morgan
12:15 LUNCH

14.00 Attention and Multiplicative Noise C. Tyler
14:45 ?? G. Sperling
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 The Intergalactic Web
18:00 BANQUET

Friday June 25
Change Blindness
09:00 ?? J. K. O’Regan
09:45 Seeing, Sensing, and Scrutinizing R. A. Rensink
10:30 Coffee and Posters
11:30 Change Blindness and Inattentional Blindness D. Simons
12:15 LUNCH

Physiology of Attention
14:00 ?? M. Hawken
14:45 ??
15:30 Coffee break
16:15 ?? J. Wallman
17:00 SOCIAL EVENING

Saturday June 26

09:00 ?? ?
09:45 ?? R.S. Turner
10:30 Coffee break
11:15 ?? N. Wade
12:00 LUNCH

For complete conference information please visit:
http://www.hpl.crestech.ca/icva99/index.htm

POSTERS:
Please submit a title and abstract (about 100 words) before May 31st,
1999.

CONFERENCE FEE STRUCTURE:
FACULTY & OTHERS $80 CDN ($60 US)
STUDENTS $30 CDN ($23 US)
BANQUET (June 24th) $35 CDN ($26 US)

You may DEDUCT $5.00 from the REGISTRATION FEE if it is paid before MAY
15TH, 1999.