[visionlist] Call for Nominations: 2023 Boynton Lecture @ Optica FVM
rjonnal at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 16:26:04 -04 2023
The Optica Fall Vision Meeting <https://opticafallvisionmeeting.org>
planning committee is now accepting nominations for the meeting's biennial
Robert M. Boynton Lecture. The committee is hoping to receive nominations
that reflect the full diversity of the vision community. Nominations
received on or before February 28, 2022 will be considered.
The lecture was created in honor of Professor Boynton’s contributions to
the Optica vision community, and will be presented at the 2023 OSA Meeting
(location and dates TBA soon).
Professor Boynton (1924-2006) was the recipient of numerous awards
including the Ives and Tillyer awards, and was elected to the National
Academy of Sciences and Society of Experimental Psychologists. As a young
professor at the University of Rochester, he founded the Center for Visual
Previous Boynton Lecturers include Rhea Eskew (2001), Russell De Valois
(2003), Joel Pokorny and Vivienne Smith (2005), Gerald Jacobs (2007), David
Williams (2009), Dennis Dacey (2011), Jack Werner (2013), David Brainard
(2017), Christine Curcio (2019), and Andrew Stockman (2022).
Nominations may be made by any member of the vision community. Previously
considered nominees are eligible to be re-nominated. The nomination should
consist of an email briefly highlighting the nominee’s impact on the field
of vision science. The nomination email can be co-signed.
Nominations will be reviewed by the Optica Fall Vision Meeting planning
Please submit nominations to Ravi Jonnal and Alex Wade, chair and
chair-elect of the Optica FVM Planning Committee, no later than February
28, 2023, with subject line “Boynton lecture nomination”: (rjonnal at gmail.com
+ wade at wadelab.net).
The Optica Fall Vision Meeting Planning Committee
Ravi Sankar Jonnal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Center for Human Ophthalmic Imaging Research (CHOIR)
University of California at Davis
+1 812 391 0588 (cell)
+1 916 734 5839 (office)
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