Schedule of Events

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Friday, May 21, 2021

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Symposium - Early Processing of Foveal Vision

Talk Room 1

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Symposium - Wait for it: 20 years of temporal orienting

Talk Room 2

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

10:30 am - 10:35 am

President's Welcome
Laurie Wilcox, VSS President

Talk Room 1-2

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Visual Search

Talk Room 1

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Plasticity and Learning

Talk Room 2

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Attention: Models and mechanisms

Talk Room 1

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

3D Perception and Stereopsis

Talk Room 2

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Mentoring Envisioned
Organizers: Charisse Pickron, Alejandro Lleras

Sea Turtle

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Symposium - What we learn about the visual system by studying non-human primates: Past, present and future

Talk Room 1

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Symposium - What has the past 20 years of neuroimaging taught us about human vision and where do we go from here?

Talk Room 2

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Run MATLAB/Psychtoolbox Experiments Online with Pack & Go
Organizers: Sophie Kenny, Lindsey Fraser

Sea Turtle

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Open Science Symposium
Organized by Student Postdoc Advisory Committee

Talk Room 1

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet the Professors

Sandpiper

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Canadian Vision Science Social: Hosted by Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA)
Organizers: Caitlin Mullin, Doug Crawford

Sea Turtle

Saturday, May 22, 2021

8:00 am - 9:00 am

An introduction to TELLab - The Experiential Learning LABoratory, a web-based platform for educators
Organizers: Jeff Mulligan, Jeremy Wilmer

Sea Turtle

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session A
Visual Memory: Working, long-term 1; Visual Memory: Encoding; Temporal Processing

Osprey

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session A
Eye Movements: Cognition, neural mechanisms; Scene Perception: Neural mechanisms; Object Recognition: Features and parts

Manatee

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session A
Visual Search: Categories, cues; Perceptual Organization 1; Binocular Vision: Rivalry and competition

Dolphin

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session A
Face Perception: Individual differences 1; Perception and Action: Decision making, models, neural mechanisms; Perception and Action: Action and body perception 1

Egret

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Measuring and Maximizing Eye Tracking Data Quality with EyeLinks
Organizer: Sam Hutton

Sea Turtle

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Attention: Features, objects, salience

Talk Room 1

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Face Perception: Models and mechanisms

Talk Room 2

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Keynote Lecture: Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Talk Room 1

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Development

Talk Room 2

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Spatial Vision

Talk Room 1

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Awards Session 2020

Talk Room 1

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Attention, Search, Memory, Crowding

Talk Room 1

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

Sunday, May 23, 2021

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Run MATLAB/Psychtoolbox Experiments Online with Pack & Go
Organizers: Sophie Kenny, Lindsey Fraser

Sea Turtle

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session B
Spatial Vision: Crowding; Spatial Vision: Models; Visual Memory: Imagery, drawing, scenes; Visual Memory: Neural mechanisms

Osprey

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session B
Attention: Objects; Attention: Inattention and lapses; Plasticity and Learning 1

Manatee

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session B
Perception and Action: Navigation; Attention: Spatial, features; Attention: Neural; Perception and Action: Virtual environments 1; Perception and Action: Reaching, pointing and grasping 1

Dolphin

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session B
Face Perception 2; Eye Movements: Saccades, cognition, neural mechanisms; Object Recognition: Dynamics

Egret

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Visual Memory: Working and long-term

Talk Room 1

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Perception and Action

Talk Room 2

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Eye movements: Saccades, pursuit, vergence

Talk Room 2

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Motion Perception

Talk Room 1

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Awards Session 2021

Talk Room 1

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

phiVIS: Philosophy of Vision Science Workshop
Organizers: Kevin Lande, Chaz Firestone

Sea Turtle

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Poster Session C
Face Perception: Features and configurations; Face Perception: Individual differences 2

Osprey

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Poster Session C
Color, Light and Material: Lightness and brightness; Scene Perception: Cognitive processes 1; Color, Light and Material: Color 1; Color, Light and Material: Cognition and preference 1

Manatee

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Poster Session C
Attention: Divided, models, objects and cues; Binocular Vision: Stereopsis

Dolphin

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Poster Session C
Visual Search: Attention, individual differences

Egret

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An introduction to TELLab - The Experiential Learning LABoratory, a web-based platform for educators
Organizers: Jeff Mulligan, Jeremy Wilmer

Sea Turtle

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poster Session D
Face Perception 1; Multisensory Processing 1

Osprey

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poster Session D
Color, Light and Material; Eye movements

Manatee

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poster Session D
Motion Perception 1; Spatial and Temporal Vision

Dolphin

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

Monday, May 24, 2021

8:45 am - 10:45 am

Reunion: Visual Neuroscience From Spikes to Awareness
Organizer: Arash Akbarinia

Sea Turtle

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Symposium - Feedforward & Recurrent Streams in Visual Perception

Talk Room 1

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Symposium - What's new in visual development?

Talk Room 2

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Visibility: A Gathering of LGBTQ+ Vision Scientists and Friends
Organizers: Alex White, Michael Grubb

Sea Turtle

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Color, Texture and Material

Talk Room 1

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Scene Perception

Talk Room 2

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

VSS Business Meeting

Talk Room 1

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Measuring and Maximizing Eye Tracking Data Quality with EyeLinks
Organizer: Sam Hutton

Sea Turtle

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster Session E
Visual Memory: Working, long-term 2; Perception and Action: Action and body perception 2

Osprey

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster Session E
Perceptual Organization 2; Motion Perception: Models and neural mechanisms; Perceptual Organization: Contours and shape

Manatee

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster Session E
Attention: Individual differences, spatiotemporal; Multisensory Processing 2

Dolphin

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster Session E
Object Recognition: Categories 1; 3D Perception: Models, neural mechanisms; 3D Perception: Real and virtual environments

Egret

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Teaching Vision
Organizer: Dirk Bernhardt-Walther

Sea Turtle

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poster Session F
Attention; Visual Search

Osprey

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poster Session F
Scene Perception; Visual Memory; Perception and Action

Manatee

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poster Session F
Binocular Vision; Object recognition

Dolphin

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session G
Attention: Divided, models; Development; Attention: Individual differences, spatiotemporal, reward, social

Osprey

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session G
Color, Light and Material: Surfaces and materials; Color, Light and Material: Color 2; Color, Light and Material: Cognition and preference 2; Object Recognition: Neural mechanisms

Manatee

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session G
Visual Search: Spatial, temporal, memory; Decision Making

Dolphin

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session G
Face Perception: Neural mechanisms; Face Perception: Models and metrics; 3D Perception: Cue combination; 3D Perception: Shape; 3D Perception: Stereopsis, models and mechanisms

Egret

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Performing Eye Tracking Studies in VR
Organizers: Belle Lin, Matthias Pusch

Sea Turtle

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Perceptual Organization

Talk Room 1

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Eye Movements: Extra-retinal processes, scanpaths

Talk Room 2

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Public Lecture
Roland Fleming, "Big Data and the Brain: How we Learn to See ‘Stuff’ from Lots and Lots of Examples"

Sandpiper

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet the Professors

Sandpiper

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Virtual VPixx Hardware with the LabMaestro Simulator
Organizers: Lindsey Fraser, Sophie Kenny

Sea Turtle

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visual Memory: Capacity, models, neural and encoding

Talk Room 2

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Multisensory Processing

Talk Room 1

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Reunion: Visual Neuroscience From Spikes to Awareness
Organizer: Arash Akbarinia

Sea Turtle

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Poster Session H
Eye Movements: Neural mechanisms; Spatial Vision: Neural Mechanisms 1

Osprey

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Poster Session H
Scene Perception: Models and statistics; Plasticity and Learning 2

Manatee

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Poster Session H
Attention: Capture 1; Spatial Vision: Psychophysics 1

Dolphin

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Poster Session H
Perception and Action: Neural mechanisms 1; Perception and Action: Affordances; Perception and Action: Virtual environments 2; Perception and Action: Reaching, pointing and grasping 2

Egret

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Performing Eye Tracking Studies in VR
Organizers: Belle Lin, Matthias Pusch

Sea Turtle

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Face Perception

Talk Room 1

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session I
Attention: Capture 2; Visual Search: Attention, models, individual differences; Object Recognition: Categories 2; Object Recognition: Models

Osprey

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session I
Eye Movements: Perception, neural mechanisms; Motion Perception 2

Manatee

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session I
Spatial Vision: Psychophysics 2; Spatial Vision: Neural Mechanisms 2; Scene Perception: Cognitive processes 2; Perception and Action: Neural mechanisms 2

Dolphin

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Poster Session I
Visual Memory: Capacity and content; Multisensory Processing 3

Egret

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Teaching Vision
Organizer: Dirk Bernhardt-Walther

Sea Turtle

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Decision Making

Talk Room 2

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Objects and Scenes: Models and mechanisms

Talk Room 1

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Coffee Break

Talk Room 1

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Cortical Hierarchy and Computation

Talk Room 1

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Face Perception: Psychophysics

Talk Room 2

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Coffee Break

Gather.Town

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Club Vision

Talk Room 1