Schedule Overview

NOT EDITED FOR 2019

VSS 2018, May 18-23, TradeWinds Island Resorts, St. Pete Beach, Florida

All meeting events take place at the TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Date Time Event Location
Wednesday
May 16
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
Thursday
May 17
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Eye Tracking in Virtual Reality VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
Friday
May 18
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Cyber Lounge
VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Blue Heron
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
8:30 am – 9:30 am Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
8:30 – 11:45 am Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision  (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
8:30 – 11:45 am Tutorial on Big Data and Online Crowd-Sourcing for Vision Research VSS Satellite  Jasmine/Palm
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
12:00 – 2:00 pm Symposium 1: Clinical insights into basic visual processes Talk Room 1
12:00 – 2:00 pm Symposium 2: Vision and visualization: Inspiring novel research directions in vision science Talk Room 2
2:00 – 2:30 pm Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
2:30 – 4:30 pm Symposium 3: Prediction in perception and action Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:30 pm Symposium 4: When seeing becomes knowing: Memory in the form perception pathway Talk Room 2
4:30 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
5:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium 5: Visual remapping: From behavior to neurons through computation Talk Room 1
5:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium 6: Advances in temporal models of human visual cortex Talk Room 2
7:00 – 9:30 pm Opening Night Reception Beachside Sun Decks
Saturday
May 19
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 Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Visual Search Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Perceptual Learning: Basic Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibits Open Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Connect with Industry Reps who are Hiring Banyan/Citrus
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Attention: Features and objects Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Spatial Vision: Modeling and physiology Talk Room 2
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own) cash lunch available in the Garden Courtyard
1:00 – 2:00 pm Student and Postdoc Workshop: Getting that Faculty Job Jasmine/Palm
1:00 – 2:00 pm VSS Workshop on Grantsmanship and Funding Sabal/Sawgrass
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Perception and Action: Performance Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Visual Working Memory Talk Room 2
2:45 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Afternoon Coffee & Snack Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
5:15 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Faces: Emotion and social cues Talk Room 1
5:15 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Eye Movements: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 2
7:15 – 8:15 pm Keynote Address: Kenneth C. Catania Talk Room 1-2
Sunday
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 Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Faces: Recognition and perception Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Color and Light: Lower level Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibits Open Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Connect with Industry Reps who are Hiring Banyan/Citrus
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Visual Memory: Cognitive neuroscience Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Eye Movements: Performance Talk Room 2
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own) cash lunch available in the Garden Courtyard
1:00 – 2:00 pm Student and Postdoc Workshop: The Public Face of Your Science Jasmine/Palm
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Attention: Models, methods and multiple targets Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Binocular Vision: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 2
2:45 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Afternoon Coffee & Snack Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Undergraduate Vision Researchers Mixer Jasmine/Palm
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Development and Disorders Talk Room 1
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Object Recognition: Categories Talk Room 2
7:30 – 8:30 pm FoVea (Females of Vision et al) Workshop
VSS Satellite
Horizons
Monday
May 21
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 Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
7:45 am – 1:30 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Faces: Development and disorders Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Temporal Processing Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Exhibits Open Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Morning Talk Session 2: 3D Perception: Objects and surfaces Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Attention: Temporal, tracking and divided Talk Room 2
12:30 – 1:30 pm VSS Awards Session:
Davida Teller Award
Ken Nakayama Medal
Young Investigator Award
Student Travel Awards
Talk Room 1-2
1:30 – 6:00 pm Afternoon Off Go have fun!
2:00 – 3:00 pm Psychophysics Toolbox Discussion
VSS Satellite
Talk Room 1
2:00 – 4:00 pm Social Hour for Faculty at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs)
VSS Satellite
Royal Tern
2:00 – 4:00 pm Canadian Vision Social
VSS Satellite
Jasmine/Palm
4:30 – 5:45 pm Meet the Professors Beach Tent
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 22
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 Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
7:45 am – 6:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Visual Memory: Encoding and recall Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Color and Light: Higher level Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
9:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibits Open Pavilion
9:45 – 10:30 am Coffee Break Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Attention: Spatial modulation Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Object Recognition: Neural networks Talk Room 2
12:30 – 1:00 pm VSS Business Meeting Talk Room 2
1:00 – 2:30 pm Virtual Reality as a Tool for Vision Scientists VSS Satellite Talk Room 1
1:00 – 2:30 pm Lunch (on your own) cash lunch available in the Garden Courtyard
1:15 – 2:30 pm VSS Committees Lunch (invite only)
Horizons
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Perception and Action: Decisions Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Perceptual Organization Talk Room 2
2:45 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway
and Pavilion
4:15 – 5:00 pm Afternoon Coffee & Snack Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Motion Talk Room 1
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Perceptual Learning: Applied Talk Room 2
10:00 pm – 2:00 am Club Vision Talk Room 1
Wednesday
May 23
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 Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
7:45 am – 12:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
8:15 – 10:00 am Morning Talk Session 1: Attention: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
8:15 – 10:00 am Morning Talk Session 1: Multisensory Talk Room 2
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Morning Poster Sessions Banyan Breezeway and Pavilion
10:00 – 10:45 am Coffee Break Garden Courtyard and Pavilion
11:00 am – 12:45 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Faces: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
11:00 am – 12:45 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Scene Perception Talk Room 2