VSS 2022 Graphics Competition

VSS is seeking outstanding creative visual images for the 2022 meeting. There are two separate graphics competitions: the Program Cover and Website Banner Competition and the T-Shirt Design Competition. The winning image of the Program Cover and Website Banner Competition will be used for the program covers, website banner, onsite signage, PowerPoint slides, bulk emails, […]

V-VSS 2021 Graphics Competition Winner

Each year VSS solicits its membership to submit creative visual images related to the field of vision science, the Society, or the VSS meeting. Traditionally, the winning images are featured on the program, abstracts book, signage, and t-shirts. Due to the online format this year, the winning image appears as the banner throughout the VSS […]

Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee

The Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPC) advises the VSS  board and membership about how events, workshops, meeting structure, and activities can best target the needs of trainee members and attendees. The SPC reaches out to trainees to solicit opinions and ideas. Based upon feedback, the Committee organizes special events. Each year VSS will solicit nominations for […]

Undergraduate Just-In-Time Poster Presenter Instructions

Thank you for participating in VSS’s first-ever “Undergraduate Just-In-Time Poster session.” On this page, you will find instructions for creating, uploading, and presenting your poster. Please read them carefully. Your poster must be uploaded to your MyVSS account no later than May 7. All first authors must pay a Presenter Fee. The trainee rate is $75, […]

Using Screencast-O-Matic

VSS provides a free Screencast-O-Matic Team Premier license to all V-VSS presenters to help you create and caption your video presentation. Screencast-O-Matic provides tools for recording, uploading, and captioning your video. Prior to Screencast-O-Matic, we recommend you review their Training Videos. You are not required to use Screencast-O-Matic to create or caption your video. However, […]

Preparing Your V-VSS Presentation

Poster Presentations Your Poster PDF must be a one-page PDF that is less than 20MB in size. Creating Your PDF Your Poster PDF can be any aspect ratio or resolution. Landscape orientation is recommended because we expect most attendees will be viewing presentations on a computer screen. Resolution should be high enough that all details […]

2021 Young Investigator Award – Martina Poletti

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Martina Poletti with the 2021 Elsevier/VSS Young Investigator Award. The Young Investigator Award is an award given to an early-stage researcher who has already made a significant contribution to our field. The award is sponsored by Elsevier, and the awardee is invited to submit a review paper […]

2021 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Awards

VSS is grateful to Elsevier/Vision Research for their generous support of this year’s virtual meeting. Congratulations to the following VSS student and postdoc members who received a V-VSS 2021 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Award, which allows them to present at V-VSS at no additional cost: Graduate Students Etienne Abassi, CNRS, France Zoha Ahmad, York University, Canada […]

Submission Policies for Undergraduate Just-in-Time Poster Session

The student submitting the abstract is the sole author and presents the poster at the session. Information about advisors and mentors must be provided. The student must be a current VSS member (for 2021). Payment of the presenter fee at the “trainee” level is required. Those who already have an abstract accepted for V-VSS 2021 […]