[visionlist] FINAL NOTICE: ECEM'19 abstract submission deadline on Monday, April 22nd!

Susana Martinez-Conde smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Fri Apr 19 10:27:14 -04 2019

Dear Colleagues,


The abstract submission deadline for the 2019 European Conference on Eye
Movements (ECEM) is on Monday, April 22nd!

You still have time to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation
in beautiful Alicante, Spain! Full details at:


Accepted abstracts will be published as a special issue in the Journal of
Eye Movement Research (Editor: Rudolf Groner, Bern). 

ECEM 2017’s abstracts are available at:


Don’t forget to register for ECEM’19 by the early registration deadline
(June 17th) and save on fees:


ECEM 2019 will feature six world-renowned keynote speakers:

Jennifer Groh (Duke University)

Hamutal Slovin (Bar Ilan University)

Martin Rolfs (Humboldt University of Berlin)

Janet Rucker (New York University)

Enkelejda Kasneci (University of Tübingen) 

Antje Nuthmann (University of Kiel)



ECEM 2019 will include nine symposia:


What Eyes Tell Us About Child Sensorimotor and Cognitive Development

Chair: Nadia Alahyane (Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada)

Eye Movements During the Reading of Narrative and Poetic Text

Chairs: Jana Lüdtke and Arthur M. Jacobs (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

Eyes Wide Shut: gaze dynamics without vision

Chair: Susana Martinez-Conde (State University of New York, Downstate
Medical Center, NY, USA) 

Eye Movements in Developing Readers: from basic research to classroom

Chair: Alexandra Spichtig (Reading Plus, USA) 

>From Lab-Based Studies to Eye-Tracking in Virtual and Real Worlds:
conceptual and methodological problems and solutions

Chair: Roy Hessels (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)

Recent Advances in Research on the “Looking at Nothing” Phenomenon

Chair: Agnes Rosner and Roger Johansson (University of Zurich, Switzerland,
and Lund University, Sweden)

3-D Binocular Motor Control and Health

Chair: Zoï Kapoula (CNRS FR3636, UFR Biomédicale, University Paris
Descartes, France)

Word Processing Across Space and Time During Reading: insights from eye
tracking, electrophysiology, and computational modeling

Chair: Elizabeth Schotter and Brennan Payne (University of South Florida and
University of Utah, USA)

Progress in Neurophysiology and Oculomotor Psychophysics:  contributions and
influence of Jan van Gisbergen (1943-2019)

Chair: John van Opstal (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)


ECEM 2019 will be in Alicante, Spain (August 18-22)

Alicante, with more than 320,000 inhabitants, is a traditional maritime city
located on the Mediterranean Sea. The old part of the city encompasses
Postiguet Beach, two marinas and a large commercial port. The city embraces
an imposing 166-meter rocky hill right next to the sea, Monte Benacantil,
crowned by The Castillo de Santa Bárbara (Santa Barbara Castle). This is one
of the largest castles on the Mediterranean, and the conference dinner will
take place within its premises, with breathtaking views over the city and
the Mediterranean. The slopes of Monte Benacantil surround the old city of
Alicante (El Barrio) like a shield. El Barrio is well known for its vibrant

The local organizing team has secured a large block of hotel rooms at
special discounted rates for the conference. Specific hotel information will
be made available on the website in March 2019. Lodging in the area is
reasonably priced, but accommodations can become limited in the high summer
season. We advise early hotel reservation.


On Behalf of the Local Organization Committee 

Please share this information with your colleagues. We look forward to
welcoming you to Alicante!!

Luis Martinez-Otero (chair), Albert Compte, and Susana Martinez-Conde


Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD

Author, Champions of Illusion and  <http://www.sleightsofmind.com/> Sleights
of Mind
Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Physiology & Pharmacology
State University of New York (SUNY)
Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn NY 11203, USA
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