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 […]

2021 Reunion: Visual Neuroscience From Spikes to Awareness

Monday, May 24, 2021, 8:45 – 10:45 AM EDTTuesday, May 25, 2021, 2:30 – 4:30 PM EDT Organizer: Arash Akbarinia, Vivian Paulun, Guido Maiello, Kate Storrs, University of Giessen Since 2004, the European Summer School, Visual Neuroscience From Spikes to Awareness, has taught many neuroscientists with a broad background. This event aims to reunite all […]

2021 Canadian Vision Science Social: Hosted by Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA)

Friday, May 21, 2021, 8:00 – 10:00 PM EDT Organizers: Caitlin Mullin, VISTA; Doug Crawford, York UniversitySpeakers: Caitlin Mullin, VISTA; Doug Crawford, York University This social event is open to any VSS member who is, knows, or would like to meet a Canadian Vision Scientist! Join us for casual discussions with students and faculty from […]

2021 Virtual VPixx Hardware with the LabMaestro Simulator

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT Organizers: Dr. Lindsey Fraser, VPixx Technologies; Dr. Sophie Kenny, VPixx TechnologiesSpeaker: Dr. Lindsey Fraser, VPixx Technologies Over the past year, VPixx Technologies has developed the LabMaestro Simulator, a software tool that simulates VPixx’s data acquisition hardware. The Simulator can record button presses from a virtual button […]

2021 Run MATLAB/Psychtoolbox Experiments Online with Pack & Go

Friday, May 21, 2021, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EDTSunday, May 23, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 AM EDT Organizers: Dr. Sophie Kenny, VPixx Technologies; Dr. Lindsey Fraser, VPixx TechnologiesModerator: Dr. Lindsey Fraser, Staff Scientist at VPixx TechnologiesSpeaker: Dr. Sophie Kenny, Staff Scientist at VPixx Technologies Pack&Go is a remote experiment testing and data collection solution under […]

2021 An introduction to TELLab 2.0 – A new-and-improved version of The Experiential Learning LABoratory, a web-based platform for educators

Monday, May 24, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 PM EDTWednesday, May 26, 2021, 2:30 – 3:30 PM EDT Organizers: Jeff Mulligan, Independent contractor to UC Berkeley; Jeremy Wilmer, Wellesley CollegeSpeakers: Ken Nakayama, Jeremy Wilmer, Justin Junge, Jeff Mulligan, Sarah Kerns This satellite event will provide a tutorial overview of the new-and-improved version of The Experiential Learning […]

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 […]

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, […]