VisionScienceList: International Conference on Vision and Attention - Toronto June 99

James Zacher (zacher@hpl.crestech.ca)
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 10:12:03 -0400

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 Distance scaling of perceived size, depth and shape M. Landy
10:30 Coffee break
11:15 Perceiving surface orientation M. Banks
12:00 LUNCH

14:00 ?? G.Sperling
14:45 Attention effects in the control of locomotion 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 The coastline and the interior D. Regan
10:30 Coffee and Posters
11:30 Visual Attention: From Theory to a Computational Model J. Tsotsos
12:15 LUNCH

14.00 "What does visual attention do to signal strength?" or
"Envelope discriminations and the Zollner illusion". M.
Morgan
14:45 Attention and Multiplicative Noise C. Tyler
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 The Intergalactic Web
18:00 BANQUET

Friday June 25
Change Blindness
09:00 Some thoughts on Change Blindness 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 ?? C. Colby
15:30 Coffee break
16:15 Attention, orienting, and neurons N.P. Bichot
17:00 SOCIAL EVENING

Saturday June 26

09:00 Adaptation of the gain of attentional shifts and saccades J.
Wallman

An excursion into history
09:45 The nativist-empricist controversy in Germany R.S. Turner
10:30 Coffee break
11:15 Porterfield and Wells on the motions of our eyes N.J. Wade
12:00 LUNCH

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

POSTERS:
Anyone attending may display a poster.
Please submit a title and abstract (about 100 words) before May 31st,
1999.
For information about registration and accommodation contact
ihoward@hpl.crestech.ca or Phone (416) 736 5659, Fax (416) 736 5857.

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.