[visionlist] 2012 VSS Meeting Information

Vision Sciences Society vss at visionsciences.org
Thu May 3 06:30:31 GMT 2012

Here are some last minute reminders about the upcoming VSS 2012 meeting.


PDFs of the Printed Program and Abstract books are now available to download
from the VSS home page (www.visionsciences.org).


VSS at ARVO - Every year, VSS and ARVO collaborate in a symposium. This year's
symposium, "Visual Rehabilitation" will be presented at ARVO, on Wednesday,
May 9th, 12:00 - 1:30 pm at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.  More
information can be found at:


Registration - Avoid the lines this year and pick up your meeting materials
on Thursday.  New this year - Onsite Registration will open at 3:00 pm on
Thursday, May 10th. 


The official VSS meeting opens with an NSF Grantsmanship Workshop
(http://www.visionsciences.org/2012_funding_workshops.html) at noon,
followed by six Member-Initiated Symposia (session one from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
and session two from 3:30 to 5:30 pm)
(http://www.visionsciences.org/symposia.html).  A second funding workshop,
NIH Grantsmanship Workshop,
(http://www.visionsciences.org/2012_funding_workshops.html) is offered
immediately following the second symposium session.


Friday Night Poster Session and Exhibits - Following the Symposia, the first
poster sessions begin at 6:45 pm in both the Vista and Orchid Ballrooms.
Exhibits will also be open during the Reception and Poster Sessions.  The
Opening Night Reception begins at 7:00 pm on the Sunset and Vista Decks and
the Mangrove Pool. 


Don't forget to book Airport Shuttle for transportation from the Ft. Meyers
Airport to the meeting hotels.  The one-way VSS fare is $30/person each way
plus 15% driver gratuity ($34.50 total), and will be available every day of
the VSS meeting beginning on Wednesday, May 9th. For more information and to
reserve a shuttle, go to:


VSS Trolley Shuttle - An evening shuttle will run between the Waldorf
Astoria Naples Hotel and downtown (with several stops in between).  The
shuttle will be complimentary to VSS attendees and guests, and will run
approximately every hour on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings.
The shuttle will also run on Monday afternoon.   


Childcare - The Waldorf Astoria Naples Hotel will offer a children's program
during the VSS meeting; 1/2 day, full day and evening programs are
available. See  <http://www.visionsciences.org/daycare.html>
http://www.visionsciences.org/daycare.html for prices and reservation



VSS 2012 Annual Meeting
Naples, Florida
May 11 - 16, 2012 Waldorf Astoria Naples
Naples, Florida

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