Future Meetings

VSS 2022 – May 13-18 St. Pete Beach, Florida VSS 2023 – May 19-24 St. Pete Beach, Florida

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, […]

2021 New Tools for Conducting Eye Tracking Research

Saturday, May 22, 2021, 12:00 – 12:30 PM EDT Monday, May 24, 2021, 9:00 – 9:30 AM EDT Organizer: Chase AndersonSpeaker: Chase Anderson, Eyeware Until recently, eye tracking research has been limited due to intrusive headgear or expensive sensors. This has restricted the ability of vision researchers to conduct studies at scale and within their […]

2021 Teaching Vision

Monday, May 24, 2021, 4:15 – 6:15 PM EDTWednesday, May 26, 2021, 8:30 – 10:30 AM EDT Organizer: Dirk Bernhardt-Walther, University of TorontoSpeakers: Jessica Witt, Colorado State University; Benjamin Balas, North Dakota State University; Michelle Greene, Bates College; Michael Cohen, Amherst College; Dirk Bernhardt-Walther, University of Toronto The Covid-19 pandemic has catapulted instructors at universities […]

2021 Measuring and Maximizing Eye Tracking Data Quality with EyeLinks

Saturday, May 22, 2021, 9:15 – 10:15 AM EDT Organizer: Dr. Sam Hutton, SR Research LtdSpeaker: Dr. Sam Hutton, SR Research Ltd Understanding the key determinants of eye tracking data quality is critical for researchers who want to maximize their ability to detect significant effects in gaze metrics and generate and report high quality, replicable […]

2021 Mentoring Envisioned

Friday, May 21, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EDT Organizers: Charisse Pickron, University of Minnesota; Alejandro Lleras, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The Mentoring Envisioned project is being developed by the members of FoVea, Visibility, and SPARK, to facilitate networking and mentoring opportunities for all members of the VSS community. The first half of the […]

2021 Performing Eye Tracking Studies in VR

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 9:15 – 10:15 AM EDTTuesday, May 25, 2021, 5:15 – 6:15 PM EDT Organizers: Belle Lin, WorldViz VR; Matthias Pusch, WorldViz VRSpeakers: Sado Rabaudi, Dan Tinkham, Matthias Pusch, Andrew Beall WorldViz VR will teach participants how to set up and perform eye tracking studies in VR using Python and a GUI […]

2021 Visibility: A Gathering of LGBTQ+ Vision Scientists and Friends

Monday, May 24, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT Organizers: Alex White, Barnard College; Michael Grubb, Trinity College LGBTQ students are disproportionately likely to drop out of science early. Potential causes include the lack of visible role models and the absence of a strong community. This virtual gathering is one small step towards filling […]