Schedule Overview

VSS 2017, May 19-24, TradeWinds Island Resorts, St. Pete Beach, Florida

Preliminary Schedule – Some times and locations may change.
All meeting events take place at the TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Date Time Event Location
Wednesday
May 17
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
Thursday
May 18
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Implicit Guidance of Attention: Developing Theoretical Models VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
4:00 – 7:00 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
Friday
May 19
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Cyber Lounge
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Blue Heron
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
8:30 – 9:15 am Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast Grand Palm Colonnade and Garden Courtyard
9:00 – 11:30 am In the Fondest Memory of Bosco Tjan
Memorial Symposium
Talk Room 1-2
9:00 – 11:30 am Bruce Bridgeman Memorial Symposium Pavilion
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision  (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
12:00 – 2:00 pm Symposium 1: A scene is more than the sum of its objects: The mechanisms of object-object and object-scene integration Talk Room 1-2
12:00 – 2:00 pm Symposium 2: The Brain Correlates of Perception and Action: from Neural Activity to Behavior Pavilion
2:00 – 2:30 pm Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
2:30 – 4:30 pm Symposium 3: How can you be so sure? Behavioral, computational, and neuroscientific perspectives on metacognition in perceptual decision-making Talk Room 1-2
2:30 – 4:30 pm Symposium 4: The Role of Ensemble Statistics in the Visual Periphery Pavilion
4:30 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
5:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium 5: Cutting across the top-down-bottom-up dichotomy in attentional capture research Talk Room 1-2
5:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium 6: Virtual Reality and Vision Science Pavilion
7:00 – 9:30 pm Opening Night Reception Beachside Sun Decks
Saturday
May 20
7:30 am – 6:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Cyber Lounge
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Blue Heron
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
7:45 – 8:30 am Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast Grand Palm Colonnade and Courtyard
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Perception and Action: Arm movements Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Face perception: Experience and disorders Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibits Open Banyan Breezeway
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Courtyard and Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Connect with Industry Reps who are Hiring
Coffee & refreshments available
Banyan/Citrus
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Object Recognition: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Perceptual Learning Talk Room 2
11:00 am – 12:00 pm VSS Public Lecture Museum of Fine Arts Offsite
12:30 – 2:00 pm How Immersive Eye Tracking Tools and VR Analytics Will Impact Vision Science Research
VSS Satellite
Jasmine/Palm
12:30 – 2:30 pm VSS FoVea (Females of Vision et al) Workshop
VSS Satellite
Horizons
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Attention: Features Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Motion: Flow, biological, and higher-order Talk Room 2
2:45 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
5:15 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Visual Search: Other Talk Room 1
5:15 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Color and Light: Material perception Talk Room 2
7:15 – 8:15 pm Keynote Address: Katherine J. Kuchenbecker Talk Room 1-2
Sunday
May 21
7:30 am – 6:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Cyber Lounge
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Blue Heron
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
7:45 – 8:30 am Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast Grand Palm Colonnade and Garden Courtyard
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Attention: Selection and modulation Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Color and Light: Color vision Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibits Open Banyan Breezeway
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Connect with Industry Reps who are Hiring
Coffee & refreshments available
Banyan/Citrus
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Spatial Vision: Crowding and statistics Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: 3D Perception Talk Room 2
12:30 – 2:00 pm Social Hour for Faculty at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs) VSS Satellite Royal Tern
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00 – 2:00 pm Student & Postdoc Workshop: Reviewing and Responding to Review Sabal/Sawgrass
1:00 – 2:00 pm Student & Postdoc Workshop: Careers in Industry and Government Jasmine/Palm
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Object Recognition: Mechanisms and models Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Binocular Vision: Rivalry and bistability Talk Room 2
2:45 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Spatial Vision: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Multisensory Processing Talk Room 2
7:30 – 10:00 pm Vanderbilt-Rochester Vision Centers Party
VSS Satellite
Beachside Sun Decks
Monday
May 22
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
7:30 am – 9:30 pm
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
VSS Cyber Lounge
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
Blue Heron
7:45 – 8:30 am Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast Grand Palm Colonnade and Garden Courtyard
7:45 am – 1:30 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Eye Movements: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Perceptual Organization Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Exhibits Open Banyan Breezeway
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Attention: Mostly temporal Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Binocular Vision: Stereopsis Talk Room 2
12:30 – 1:30 pm VSS Awards Session
Young Investigator Award
Davida Teller Award
Ken Nakayama Medal
Student Travel Awards
Talk Room 2
1:30 – 6:00 pm Afternoon Off Go have fun!
2:00 – 3:00 pm Applicational needs reinvent scientific views
VSS Satellite
Jasmine/Palm
2:00 – 4:30 pm Tutorial in Bayesian modeling
VSS Satellite
Sabal/Sawgrass
2:15 – 3:15 pm The Experiential Learning Laboratory
VSS Satellite
Citrus/Glades
4:45 – 6:00 pm Meet the Professors Tables on the Beach
6:00 – 8:00 pm Demo Night Beach BBQ Beachside Sun Decks
7:00 – 10:00 pm Demo Night Demos Talk Room 1-2
Jacaranda Hall, Royal Tern, Snowy Egret, Compass
Tuesday
May 23
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Cyber Lounge
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Blue Heron
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
7:45 – 8:30 am Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast Grand Palm Colonnade and Garden Courtyard
7:45 am – 6:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Face Perception: Emotion and models Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Eye Movements: Fixation and perception Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibits Open Banyan Breezeway
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Visual Search: Attention Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Motion: Neural mechanisms and models Talk Room 2
12:30 – 1:15 pm Business Meeting Talk Room 2
1:00 – 2:30 pm WorldViz VR Workshop VSS Satellite Sabal/Sawgrass
1:15 – 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15 – 2:30 pm VSS Committees Lunch Horizons
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Scene Perception Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Attention: Neural manipulation and mechanism Talk Room 2
2:45 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Development Talk Room 1
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Visual memory: Working memory and persistence Talk Room 2
10:00 pm – 2:00 am Club Vision Talk Room 1
Wednesday
May 24
7:30 am – 12:45 pm VSS Cyber Lounge
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Blue Heron
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
7:45 – 8:30 am Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast Grand Palm Colonnade and Garden Courtyard
7:45 am – 12:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
8:15 – 10:00 am Morning Talk Session 1: Face Perception: Neural mechanisms and models Talk Room 1
8:15 – 10:00 am Morning Talk Session 1: Perception and Action: The basis of decisions and actions Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Pavilion
10:00 – 10:45 am Coffee Break Grand Palm Colonnade, Courtyard and Pavilion
11:00 am – 12:45 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Eye Movements: Saccades and pursuit Talk Room 1
11:00 am – 12:45 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Visual Memory: Capacity and integration Talk Room 2
3:00 – 5:00 pm Honoring Al Ahumada – Al-apalooza! Talks
VSS Satellite
Horizons
7:00 – 10:00 pm Honoring Al Ahumada – Al-apalooza! Dinner
VSS Satellite
Beachside Sun Decks