2024 Keynote – Dora Biro

Dora Biro Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester. Dora Biro received her undergraduate and PhD degrees from the University of Oxford and subsequently held a JSPS postdoctoral research fellowship and a visiting professorship at the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University, Japan, before […]

Satellite Events

Planning a Satellite Event for VSS 2024 A satellite is an event originated by VSS members or conference attendees that require venue facilities, publicity in VSS media, or coordination with VSS staff. Examples include special interest groups, user groups, committee meetings, workshops, tutorials, social events, or scientific meetings. A Satellite Event can be open to […]

Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for VSS 2024. Date Deadline August 15 Call for Graphics for Website Banner September 18 Website Banner Competition Opens October 12 Membership Opens October 12 Abstract Submissions Open October 12 Symposium Submissions Open November 9 Symposium Submissions Deadline November 15 Satellite Event Applications Open November 20 T-shirt Design Competition Opens November […]


Airport Information Tampa International Airport (TPA) is about 30 miles from the TradeWinds Island Resorts. See Ground Transportation from Tampa International Airport. St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is 20 miles from the TradeWinds Island Resorts, however there are very few flights servicing this airport. See Ground Transportation from St. Pete Clearwater International Airport. Orlando International […]

Hotel FAQ

Does the TradeWinds require a deposit to book a reservation?Yes, a one-night room and tax guarantee is required to secure your room. Is the hotel deposit refundable if I have to cancel my room reservation?Yes, your hotel deposit is fully refundable until 5 days prior to arrival. Is there a waiting list if the hotel […]


VSS 2024 Hotel Reservations The 24th annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society will be held at the Tradewinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach, Florida. VSS has negotiated special room rates for the TradeWinds Island Grand and the RumFish Beach Resort hotels for the 2024 meeting. All rates are for single or double occupancy. […]

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