[visionlist] 2019 Annual Optical Society Vision Meeting

Ravi Jonnal rjonnal at gmail.com
Thu May 2 18:35:58 -04 2019

The 19th Annual Optical Society Vision Meeting is scheduled to take place
at the Headquarters of the Optical Society of America in Washington, DC,
from the 19th to the 22nd of September, 2019. Details about the meeting can
be found at the following link: www.osa.org/vision

The abstract submission is now open. Please submit your 250-word abstract
at the following site by June 21, 2019:


The online registration will open soon.  Registration details can be found


The early-bird registration deadline is 13 August, 2019. Information about
registration and hotels are available on the meeting website at

Finally, as in previous years, attendees of the Fall Vision Meeting will
receive one day of complimentary attendance at OSA’s  Frontier in Optics
(FiO) meeting (Sept 16-19 in DC) and vice versa. For details please see

This year’s Fall Vision Meeting includes a keynote lecture by this year's
Tillyer Award winner,  5 invited sessions, 3 contributed talk sessions, and
contributed poster presentations.

Professor Pablo Artal <https://lo.um.es/member/pablo-artal/> from the
University of Murcia, Spain will be presented with the 2019 Tillyer Award
for distinguished work in the field of vision and his Tillyer lecture will
kick off the Fall Vision Meeting at 4 pm, Thursday September 19th. The 2019
Boynton Lecturer will be Professor Christine Curcio
<https://www.uab.edu/medicine/ophthalmology/faculty/curcio> from the
University of Alabama, Birmingham. However, due to schedule conflict, the
Boynton lecture will be presented next year in 2020.

The invited talk sessions include: (1) Aberrations and vision: the limits
of visual performance studied with adaptive optics; (2) Biological
development of the visual system; (3) Understanding color; (4) Non-visual
effects of light in development and disease; and (5) Perceptual learning
and video games: new ways to learn. Confirmed invited speakers for these
talk sessions include:

Ben Backus
Vivid Vision

Daphne Bavelier <https://www.unige.ch/fapse/brainlearning/>, University of

Bevil Conway <https://irp.nih.gov/pi/bevil-conway>, NIH

Timothy Gawne
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Jesse Gomez <https://cnl.berkeley.edu/people/jesse-gomez/>, University of
California, Berkeley

Robert Johnston
Johns Hopkins University

Del Lindsey <https://psychology.osu.edu/people/lindsey.43>, Ohio State

Susana Marcos
Instituto de Optico, CSIC

Ania Majewska <https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/26772783-anna-majewska>,
University of Rochester

Anna Matynia, University of California, Los Angeles

Maria Olkkonen <https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/staff/profile/?id=14131>,
Durham University

Shadab A. Rahman
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jordan Renna
University of Akron

Aaron Seitz <http://faculty.ucr.edu/~aseitz/>, University of California,

Hannah Smithson <https://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/team/hannah-smithson>, Oxford

Michael Terman
<https://www.columbiapsychiatry.org/profile/michael-terman-phd>, Columbia

William S. Tuten <https://optometry.berkeley.edu/people/william-tuten-phd/>,
University of California, Berkeley

Geunyoung Yoon
<https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/22230140-geunyoung-yoon>, University
of Rochester

Krista Kelly
<https://retinafoundation.org/studies/binocular-vision-research/>, Retina
Foundation of the Southwest

We look forward to welcoming you in Washington, DC.


Local Organizer Representative, Laura Spencer, The Optical Society (OSA)

Stacey Choi, Chair of OSA FVM Planning Committee

Ravi Jonnal, Co-chair of OSA FVM Planning Committee

Vicki Volbrecht, OSA Division Chair (Vision and Color)

Ravi Sankar Jonnal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of California at Davis
+1 812 391 0588 (cell)
+1 916 734 5839 (office)
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