[visionlist] ECVP 2006 Call for Papers

yshelepin yshelepin at yandex.ru
Thu Feb 2 18:52:50 GMT 2006


The website of the 29th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP2006) is now open.  Please go to http://www.ecvp2006.ru to sign up!

The conference will take place in St-Petersburg, Russia, on the banks of the river Neva, August 20-25th, 2006. Registration of attendants will be going on in Main Conference Hall of the Military Medical Academy from 10.00 Sunday morning 20 of August 2006.

The same day, on Sunday 20th August, opening session will be held 3 miles dawn the river in Academy of Sciences as well historic building, which has stood on the bank of the river Neva since the Eighteenth Century. 

There the Perception Lecture will be given by Professor J. D. Mollon of Cambridge University.  The lecture will be followed by a visit to the Monument and Museum of M. V. Lomonosov (1711-1765) the founder of the trichromatic theory of vision and wave theory. 

On the same evening, a reception will be held near the palace of the first Russian member of the Royal Society of London and first Governor of St. Petersburg, Duke Aleksander Danilovich Menshikoff (1673-1729), and near the St-Petersburg University (1725).

The next day scientific meetings, sessions and symposia from 21 to 25 of August which cover the full range of visual science will take place in Main Conference Hall of the Military Medical Academy. This Hall is only 100 m far from Hotel St-Petersburg. 

The final symposium will devote to
Art and Imagination in Human and Computer Vision.

On the Wednesday, a Banquet will be organized.

Tourist attractions will include: an excursion to the Hermitage and Russian Museum, Famous Peterhoff fountains and Pavlovsk landscape park, Russian Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic classical music. 

A boat trip along the famous St-Petersburg rivers and canals will reveal to you the charm of the Northern capital of Russia!

We hope to see you with us!

Please book the hotel as soon as possible. The St-Petersburg hotels in August are fulfilled by tourists. The simplest way is http://www.ecvp2006.ru

On behalf of ECVP2006's Executive Committee,

Yuri Shelepin

Yuri Shelepin, MD, PhD, DS, Professor
Executive Chair, European Conference on Visual Perception 2005
Director of the Laboratory of Visual Physiology
I.P.Pavlov  Institute of Physiology
Makarova emb.6,
199034, St-Peterburg, Russia
Phone: +7 (812) 3284571
Fax: +7 (812) 3280501
Email: ecvp at yandex.ru

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