[visionlist] Second Call for Abstracts: The Eye and The Auto International Conference

Cynthia Owsley owsley at uab.edu
Fri Mar 20 07:25:51 PDT 2009

Second Call for Abstracts:  The Eye and the Auto International  
September 16-18, 2009
Detroit, Michigan
Abstract Submission Due Date: April 30, 2009
The Eye and The Auto, sponsored by the Detroit Institute of  
Ophthalmology, is an international research conference dedicated to  
improving our understanding of the relationship between vision and the  
safe operation of motorized vehicles. Sessions will be devoted to a  
variety of topics including but not limited to:  visual processing,  
visual attention, and driving tasks; human factors and design issues  
relevant to the driver, roadway, and/or vehicle design; vision  
impairment, eye conditions, and driver safety; policies that address  
vision and driving; driver assessment and rehabilitation strategies  
for the visually impaired driver.  This meeting will be of keen  
interest to many types of professionals from the field of driver  
safety and performance including scientists, engineers, clinicians,  
designers, and policy specialists.  A highlight of the meeting will be  
a tour of the GM Driving Simulator and Human Machine Interface  
Laboratory.  The conference will take place at the GM Technical Center  
Campus, Warren, Michigan. There will be several invited presentations  
by experts in the field, including:
Karlene Ball PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ann M. Dellinger, PhD, MPH, National Center for Injury Prevention and  
Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Michael Flannagan PhD, University of Michigan Transportation Institute
Gerald McGwin Jr. MS, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jonathan Hankey, PhD, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Cynthia Owsley PhD, MSPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Eli Peli M.Sc., OD, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard University
Bryan Reimer PhD, AgeLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Matthew Rizzo MD, University of Iowa
Janet Szlyk, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jeremy Wolfe PhD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard University
Joanne Wood PhD, MCOptom, Queensland University of Technology
We welcome Abstract Submissions for either a 15-minute paper or poster  
presentation formats.  For more information on the conference and the  
guidelines for submitting abstracts go to: www.eyeson.org (and then  
follow the link for The Eye and the Auto).  We look forward to your  
participation and encourage you to share this Call for Abstracts  
announcement with your colleagues.  Should you have any questions  
about the Eye and The Auto, please feel free to contact any of members  
of the Conference Organizing Committee (see below).  Looking forward  
to seeing you there -
Cynthia Owsley, owsley at uab.edu

Philip C. Hessburg MD
President, Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology
pchessburg at eyeson.org
Co-Chair, The Eye and The Auto

Cynthia Owsley PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
owsley at uab.edu
Co-Chair, The Eye and The Auto

Edward R. O'Malley MD
Henry Ford Health System
Grosse Pointe Ophthalmology
eromalley at comcast.com
Research Committee Chairman
Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology

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