Schedule Overview

Unless otherwise noted, all meeting events take place at the TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Date Time Event Location
Wednesday
May 15
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
Thursday
May 16
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS) VSS Satellite Horizons
Friday
May 17
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
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 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
9:00 – 11:00 am Improving the precision of timing-critical research with visual displays VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
11:00 – 11:45 am Psychophysics Toolbox Forum VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
11:30 am – 2:30 pm Grab and Go Lunch (cash) Garden Courtyard
12:00 – 2:00 pm Symposium 1: Reading as a visual act: Recognition of visual letter symbols in the mind and brain Talk Room 1
12:00 – 2:00 pm Symposium 2: Rhythms of the brain, rhythms of perception Talk Room 2
2:00 – 2:30 pm Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
2:30 – 4:30 pm Symposium 3: What can be inferred about neural population codes from psychophysical and neuroimaging data? Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:30 pm Symposium 4: Visual Search: From youth to old age, from the lab to the world Talk Room 2
4:30 – 5:00 pm Coffee Break Garden Courtyard
5:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium 5: What Deafness Tells Us about the Nature of Vision Talk Room 1
5:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium 6: Prefrontal cortex in visual perception and recognition Talk Room 2
7:00 – 9:30 pm Opening Night Reception Beachside Sun Decks
Saturday
May 18
7:30 am – 6:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
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: Eye Movements: Perception Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Spatial Vision: Crowding, eccentricity, natural image statistics, texture 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: 3D Perception Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Attention: Animacy, attentional blink Talk Room 2
11:30 am – 2:30 pm Grab and Go Lunch (cash) Garden Courtyard
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch Break (on your own)
12:45 – 1:45 pm Student/Postdoc Workshop: Peer-networking for Students and Postdocs Jasmine/Palm
12:45 – 1:45 pm VSS Workshop on Funding in the US Sabal/Sawgrass
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Perception and Action: Locomotion, wayfinding Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Attention: Shifting, tracking 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: Neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
5:15 – 6:45 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Development Talk Room 2
7:15 – 8:15 pm Keynote Address: William T. Freeman Talk Room 1-2
8:30 – 10:30 pm Large-scale datasets in visual neuroscience VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
Sunday
May 19
7:30 am – 6:45 pm Registration Open Grand Palm Colonnade
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
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: Shape, Motion, Color and Depth: Integration Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Visual Memory: Neural mechanisms 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: Faces: Dynamics, convolutional neural networks Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Perceptual Organization Talk Room 2
11:30 am – 2:30 pm Grab and Go Lunch (cash) Garden Courtyard
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch Break (on your own)
12:45 – 1:45 pm Student/Postdoc Workshop: How to Spend Your Time Well Jasmine/Palm
12:45 – 1:45 pm VSS Workshop on Funding Outside the US Sabal/Sawgrass
2:00 – 3:00 pm Public Lecture: Peter Thompson (offsite) St. Petersburg Main Library
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Objects and Scenes: Shape categorization, scene perception Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Binocular Vision 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: Visual Search: Models, neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Visual Memory: Working memory Talk Room 2
7:30 – 9:00 pm FoVea (Females of Vision et al) Workshop VSS Satellite Horizons
Monday
May 20
7:30 am – 12:30 pm VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
Banyan/Citrus
Glades
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: Attention: Models, neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
8:15 – 9:45 am Morning Talk Session 1: Object Recognition: Models, neural mechanisms 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: Object Recognition: Reading, domain-specific expertise Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Multisensory Processing Talk Room 2
11:30 am – 2:30 pm Grab and Go Lunch (cash) Grand Palm Colonnade
12:30 – 1:45 pm VSS Awards Session:
Davida Teller Award
Ken Nakayama Medal
Young Investigator Award
Student Travel Awards 
NEI Postdoctoral and Early Career Travel Grants
Talk Room 1-2
1:45 – 6:00 pm Open Afternoon
2:00 – 3:30 pm Aesthetics Social VSS Satellite Sabal/Sawgrass
2:00 – 4:00 pm A hands-on crash course in reproducible mixed-effects modeling VSS Satellite Glades
2:00 – 4:00 pm WorldViz VR/AR Workshop: Virtual Reality Displays Break New Ground for Research Purposes VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
2:00 – 4:00 pm VISxVISION Workshop: Novel Vision Science Research Directions in Visualization VSS Satellite Royal Tern
3:30 – 4:30 pm Undergrad Meet & Greet Banyan/Citrus
4:30 – 5:45 pm Meet the Professors Banyan Breezeway
6:00 – 8:00 pm Demo Night Beach BBQ Beachside Sun Decks
Limited Seating in Banyan Breezeway
7:00 – 10:00 pm Demo Night Demos Talk Room 1-2,
Jacaranda Hall, Royal Tern, Snowy Egret, Spotted Curlew
Tuesday
May 21
7:30 am – 9:30 pm VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
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: Object Recognition: Convolutional neural networks 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 – 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: Spatial Vision: Models, neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
10:45 am – 12:30 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Attention: Cues, context Talk Room 2
11:30 am – 2:30 pm Grab and Go Lunch (cash) Garden Courtyard
12:30 – 1:00 pm VSS Business Meeting Talk Room 2
12:30 – 2:30 pm Canadian Vision Social VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
1:00 – 2:30 pm Connect with Industry Sabal/Sawgrass
1:00 – 2:30 pm Lunch Break (on your own)
1:00 – 2:30 pm VSS Committees Lunch (by invitation only)
Horizons
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Objects and Scenes: Cortical category selectivity Talk Room 1
2:30 – 4:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 1: Color and Light 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: Eye Movements: Models, neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
5:15 – 7:15 pm Afternoon Talk Session 2: Visual Search: Space, time Talk Room 2
8:30 – 10:00 pm Visibility: A Gathering of LGBTQ+ Vision Scientists and friends VSS Satellite Jasmine/Palm
10:00 pm – 2:00 am Club Vision Talk Room 1
Wednesday
May 22
7:30 am – 12:45 pm VSS Social Lounge
VSS Quiet Lounge
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: Perception and Action: Decision making, neural mechanisms Talk Room 1
8:15 – 10:00 am Morning Talk Session 1: Visual Memory: Long term memory 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: Perceptual Learning Talk Room 1
11:00 am – 12:45 pm Morning Talk Session 2: Motion Perception Talk Room 2
1:00 – 3:00 pm MacGyver-ing in vision science: interfacing systems that are not supposed to work together VSS Satellite Chart