[visionlist] One week left to submit your AVA abstract! - Now with visit to wonderlab and hotel info

Marina Bloj M.Bloj at bradford.ac.uk
Thu Mar 1 05:18:11 -05 2018


We will be holding the AVA (Applied Vision Association) Spring and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Bradford on Monday 26 of March 2018.


his is a friendly one-day meeting to be held at the new Optometry and Vision Sciences<https://www.bradford.ac.uk/the-eye-clinic/how-to-find-us/> facilities at the University of Bradford<http://internal.bradford.ac.uk/>. We welcome submissions from all areas of applied research in human and animal vision such as clinical, computational, perceptual and occupational. Registration and posters will open at 10:30 am with the first keynote at noon. The meeting will end at around 5pm with a drinks reception afterwards followed by a visit to the amazing sensory exhibit wonderlab<https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/whats-on/wonderlab> at the National Science and Media Museum<https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/about-us> and optional dinner in one of the excellent local curry restaurants. See here</perch/resources/bradford-hotels.pdf> for a list of local hotels.

We have two distinguished keynote speakers: Professor Jenny Rea<https://www.jennyreadresearch.com/>d will give the Geoffrey J Burton Memorial Lecture<http://www.theava.net/awards/gjburton.php> and Professor Andrew Stockman<https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=ASTOC88> the CRS Lecture<http://www.crsltd.com/>.

The College of Optometrists<https://www.college-optometrists.org/> is supporting the meeting by sponsoring two best presentation prizes (poster or talk, £200 ea), one being specifically for the best presentation by an early career researcher.

Abstracts are now being accepted via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=avaspring2018meeting . Submission will remain open until Friday 09 March 2018 at 5pm. Instructions available here</perch/resources/submitting-your-abstract-via-easychair-2.pdf>.

Registration includes an option for having your abstract published in i-perception<http://journals.sagepub.com/home/ipe>.

We look forward to seeing you on March 26th in Bradford!


Marina Bloj PhD FHEA FRSB MInstP
Professor of Visual Perception
Bradford School of Optometry and Vision Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford
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