[visionlist] ISCEV 2008

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International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV)

46th Annual Symposium:  July 10 - July 15, 2008


     ISCEV Teaching Course:  July 8 - July 10, 2008

     ISCEV Animal Course: July 8 - July 10, 2008

Morgantown, West Virginia

ISCEV 2008 Location

The Annual ISCEV Symposium provides an exciting 
venue to share the latest in clinical and 
research findings with those devoted to all 
aspects of clinical electrophysiology of vision.

In 2008, the 46th Annual ISCEV Symposium will be 
held in downtown Morgantown, WV.  Morgantown is 
the home of West Virginia University with the WVU 
Eye Institute and a rapidly growing visual 
neuroscience research community. The symposium 
hotel, the Waterfront Place Hotel, is located 
along the Monongahela River and Caperton Trail.

Web site: <http://www.iscev2008.org/>www.ISCEV2008.org

Scientific Topics

l           Correlation of Structure and Function:

Paper and Poster Sessions

Invited Speakers

l        Paul Sieving, MD, PhD, USA

l        Aina Puce, PhD, USA

l           Low Vision and Electrophysiology:

Paper and Poster Sessions

Invited Speakers

l        Kenji Yanashima, MD, Japan

l        Frans Riemslag, PhD, Netherlands

l           Adachi Award Lecture

l        William W. Dawson, PhD, USA

l           Free Topics

Presenters may also submit papers on topics of their choice

Free Paper Sessions

Free Poster Sessions

l           The 50th Anniversary of ISCEV

In honor of the 50th anniversary of ISCEV a 
special poster session will reflect the history 
of clinical electrophysiology of vision and honor 
our leaders and founders

Genealogy of Electrophysiology

Social Program

For participants in the ISCEV Annual Symposium, 
the registration fee includes a welcoming 
reception, lunch and dinner most days, a farewell 
banquet and a tour of local sites.

There will be a full social program for accompanying persons.

Details of the Social program are provided on the 
conference website: 

For Information contact:

J. Vernon Odom, PhD                      Monique Leys, MD

<mailto:odomj at rcbhsc.wvu.edu>odomj at rcbhsc.wvu.edu 
<mailto:mleys at hsc.wvu.edu>mleys at hsc.wvu.edu

West Virginia University Eye Institute

1 Stadium Drive

P.O. Box 9193

Morgantown, WV 26506-9193

Phone: +1 (304) 598-6959

Fax:   +1 (304) 598-6928

January 10, 2008

Web site officially opens

All Registrations Open

Abstract Submission starts

March 10, 2008

Travel Grant Application Deadline

March 20, 2008

Abstract Submission Deadline

May 6,  2008

Abstract Acceptance Information

May 10,  2008

Early Bird Registration Ends

June 10, 2008

Hotel Booking Deadline for Special Rates

For updates and further information see: 

Preconference Activities

l   Courses:

July 8 - July 10, 2008

ISCEV Course: Human Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision

lCourse Director:  Graham Holder, PhD, UK with an 
outstanding international faculty of clinical 
scientists and physicians

Animal Electrophysiology:  From Laboratory to Clinic

lCourse Director:  Neal Peachey, PhD, USA with an 
outstanding international faculty of basic 
scientists and veterinarians.

l   Clinical Cases Session: July 10, 2008

lSession Coordinator:  Michael Marmor, MD, USA

A two hour session highlighting problem or 
unusual clinical cases. Presentations limited in 
time and number of slides.


Flights to Morgantown's Hart Field (MGW) from 
Washington, DC   Dulles Airport (IAD) are 
available on United Airlines.

Pittsburgh (PIT) is the closest major airport to 
Morgantown. Bus and shuttle service from the 
Pittsburgh Airport is also available (77 mi / 

When considering ISCEV 2008, remember the words 
from John Denver's song "Country Roads".

  "Almost heaven, West Virginia / Blue Ridge 
Mountains, Shenandoah River Š. Country roads, 
take me home / to the place, I belong."

ISCEV 2008 will provide a valuable educational 
experience and chance for the international 
exchange of scientific and clinical information.

J. Vernon Odom, Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Physiology
West Virginia University Eye Institute
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
West Virginia University
1 Stadium Drive
P.O. Box 9193
Morgantown, WV 26506-9193
Work Telephone          +1  304  598 6959  Beeper 0496
FAX                            +1  304  598 6928
Electronic-Mail              odomj at rcbhsc.wvu.edu
                                     jodom at wvu.edu

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