Schedule of Events

Display  sessions

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS)

Satellite

Blue Heron

Thursday, May 16, 2024

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS)

Satellite

Blue Heron

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

Friday, May 17, 2024

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Quiet Lounge

Lounge

Compass

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Social Lounge

Lounge

Snowy Egret

8:00 - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

Break

Garden Courtyard

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Vision Science of Digital Readability: Community-Building Workshop

Satellite

Royal Tern

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS)

Satellite

Blue Heron

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Neurodiversity in visual functioning: Moving beyond case-control studies

Symposium

Talk Room 1

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Large-scale visual neural datasets: where do we go from here?

Symposium

Talk Room 2

12:00 - 2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)
Lunch Available for Purchase in Garden Courtyard

Break

Garden Courtyard

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard

2:30 - 4:30 pm

The temporal evolution of visual perception

Symposium

Talk Room 1

2:30 - 4:30 pm

Attention: accept, reject, or major revisions?

Symposium

Talk Room 2

4:30 - 5:00 pm

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard

5:00 - 7:00 pm

The Multifaceted effects of blindness and how sight might be restored

Symposium

Talk Room 1

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Using deep networks to re-imagine object-based attention and perception

Symposium

Talk Room 2

7:00 - 9:30 pm

Opening Night Reception

Social

Beachside Decks

8:30 - 10:00 pm

Visibility: A Gathering of LGBTQ+ Vision Scientists and Friends

Satellite

Garden Courtyard

Saturday, May 18, 2024

7:30 am - 6:45 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Quiet Lounge

Lounge

Compass

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Social Lounge

Lounge

Snowy Egret

7:45 - 8:45 am

Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibits

Pavilion

8:15 - 9:45 am

Perceptual Organization

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

8:15 - 9:45 am

Object Recognition: Models

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday Morning Posters
Scene Perception: Miscellaneous
Spatial Vision: Neural mechanisms
Development: Clinical and high-level
Plasticity and Learning: Models, neural mechanisms
Face and Body Perception: Bodies
Face and Body Perception: Neural mechanisms of social cognition
Multisensory Processing: Neural coding
Multisensory Processing: Development, clinical
Motion: Higher-order

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday Morning Posters
Visual Search: Attention, phenomena 1
Attention: Capture
Attention: Neural mechanisms
Attention: Inattention, attentional blindness, suppression
Decision Making: Decision making and actions
Decision Making: Perceptual decision making 1

Poster Session

Pavilion

9:45 - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

10:45 am - 12:30 pm

Eye Movements: Neural mechanisms

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

10:45 am - 12:30 pm

Color, Light and Materials: Neural mechanisms, models

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)
Lunch Available for Purchase in Garden Courtyard

Break

Garden Courtyard

12:45 - 2:15 pm

Revolutionizing Conferences: A Glimpse into the Future and Strategies for Enhanced Accessibility through Technology
Organized by the VSS Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPC)

Workshop

Royal Tern

12:45 - 2:15 pm

A Multispectral Projector for Advanced Vision Science
Organized by VPixx Technologies

Satellite

Banyan/Citrus

12:45 - 2:15 pm

VSS Diversity Event

Networking

Sabal/Sawgrass

1:00 - 2:00 pm

VSS Public Lecture given by Arthur Shapiro

Other

Offsite

2:30 - 4:15 pm

Attention: Selection, modulation, resource competition

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

2:30 - 4:15 pm

Face and Body Perception: Development, disorders, models, neural mechanisms

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

2:45 - 6:45 pm

Saturday Afternoon Posters
Motion: Optic flow
Temporal Processing: Neural mechanisms, models
Eye Movements: Learning, expertise, context and faces
Eye Movements: Saccades
Visual Memory: Working memory and neural mechanisms

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

2:45 - 6:45 pm

Saturday Afternoon Posters
Multisensory Processing: Audiovisual behavior
Multisensory Processing: Illusions, recognition
Object Recognition: High-level features
Object Recognition: Visual preference
Color, Light and Materials: Surfaces, materials
Color, Light and Materials: Art, cognition
3D Perception: Depth cue integration, neural mechanisms
Scene Perception: Neural mechanisms

Poster Session

Pavilion

4:15 - 5:00 pm

Afternoon Coffee and Snack

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

5:15 - 6:45 pm

Perception of Relations, Intuitive Physics

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

5:15 - 6:45 pm

Visual Search 1

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

7:15 - 8:15 pm

Keynote Lecture given by Dora Biro
Eye in the sky: visually-guided navigation in birds

Keynote

Talk Room 1-2

Sunday, May 19, 2024

7:30 am - 6:45 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Quiet Lounge

Lounge

Compass

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Social Lounge

Lounge

Snowy Egret

7:45 - 8:45 am

Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibits

Pavilion

8:15 - 9:45 am

Motion

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

8:15 - 9:45 am

Scene Perception: Behaviour, psychophysics

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday Morning Posters
Plasticity and Learning: Electrophysiology, brain stimulation
Decision Making: Perceptual decision making 2
Binocular Vision: Eye dominance and rivalry
Color, Light and Materials: Neural mechanisms, models, disorders
Development: Natural experience and eye movements

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday Morning Posters
Object Recognition: Neural mechanisms
Attention: Features, objects 1
Attention: Features, objects 2
Attention: Spatial selection 1
Attention: Spatial selection 2
Eye Movements: Fixational eye movements

Poster Session

Pavilion

9:45 - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Visual Memory: Working and behavior

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Spatial Vision

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Canadian Vision Science Social
Sponsored by the York Centre for Vision Research and VISTA

Satellite

Sabal/Sawgrass

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)
Lunch Available for Purchase in Garden Courtyard

Break

Garden Courtyard

12:45 - 2:15 pm

Virtual Reality + Eye Tracking for Research
Organized by WorldViz VR

Satellite

Blue Heron

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Career Transitions Workshop
Organized by the VSS Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPC)

Workshop

Royal Tern

1:00 - 2:00 pm

US Funding Workshop

Workshop

Banyan/Citrus

2:30 - 4:15 pm

Attention: Tracking, shifting, capture

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

2:30 - 4:15 pm

Color, Light and Materials: Materials, integrated perception

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

2:45 - 6:45 pm

Sunday Afternoon Posters
Object Recognition: Reading
Object Recognition: Acquisition of categories
Scene Perception: Virtual environments, intuitive physics
Spatial Vision: Models
Visual Search: Cueing, context, scene complexity, semantics
Visual Search: Eye movements, suppression

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

2:45 - 6:45 pm

Sunday Afternoon Posters
Face and Body Perception: Neural mechanisms 2
Face and Body Perception: Neural mechanisms 1
Face and Body Perception: Development, experience
Visual Memory: Working memory and neural mechanisms, models, decision making
Visual Memory: Imagery
Visual Memory: Working memory and objects, features
Action: Reach, grasp, track

Poster Session

Pavilion

4:15 - 5:00 pm

Afternoon Coffee and Snack

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

5:15 - 7:15 pm

Plasticity and Learning

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

5:15 - 7:15 pm

Eye Movements: Early visual processing

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

7:15 - 9:15 pm

VISxVISION Workshop: Vision Science and Data Visualization Research

Satellite

Banyan/Citrus

Monday, May 20, 2024

7:30 am - 12:30 pm

VSS Quiet Lounge

Lounge

Compass

7:30 am - 12:30 pm

VSS Social Lounge

Lounge

Snowy Egret

7:45 - 8:45 am

Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

7:45 am - 1:30 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibits

Pavilion

8:15 - 9:45 am

Eye Movements: Perception and timing

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

8:15 - 9:45 am

Object Recognition: Neural mechanisms

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Monday Morning Posters
Motion: Illusions
Visual Memory: Encoding, retrieval
Visual Memory: Working memory and development, individual differences, capacity, resolution
Visual Memory: Capacity, long-term memory
Color, Light and Materials: Appearance, categories

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Monday Morning Posters
Data Visualization
Visual Search: Neural mechanisms, clinical, applied
Spatial Vision: Crowding, eccentricity
Scene Perception: Categorization
Attention: Tracking, shifting
Attention: Temporal selection
Attention: Divided, resource competition
Plasticity and Learning: Disorders, atypical vision

Poster Session

Pavilion

9:45 - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

3D Perception

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Development

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

12:30 - 2:00 pm

VSS Awards Session
Davida Teller Award, Ken Nakayama Medal, Young Investigator Talks

Award

Talk Room 2

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)
Lunch Available for Purchase in Garden Courtyard

Break

Garden Courtyard

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Psychophysics Software with MATLAB
Organized by MathWorks

Satellite

Jasmine/Palm

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Paths for Vision Scientists to Drive Societal Impact

Satellite

Blue Heron

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Computational Neuroimaging of the Visual Cortex

Satellite

Banyan/Citrus

2:15 - 3:15 pm

Undergraduate Meet & Greet

Student

Pirate Island

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Meet the Professors

Student

Banyan Breezeway

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Demo Night Beach BBQ

Social

Beachside Decks

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Demo Night

Social

Talk Room 1-2

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Quiet Lounge

Lounge

Compass

7:30 am - 9:30 pm

VSS Social Lounge

Lounge

Snowy Egret

7:45 - 8:45 am

Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

7:45 am - 6:45 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibits

Pavilion

8:15 - 9:45 am

Object Recognition: Categories and features

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

8:15 - 9:45 am

Attention: Neural mechanisms

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday Morning Posters
Color, Light and Materials: Lightness, brightness
Scene Perception: Ensembles, natural image statistics
Visual Memory: Working memory and attention
Visual Memory: Working memory and encoding, retrieval
Visual Memory: Working memory and behavior, models
Plasticity and Learning: Properties
Binocular Vision: Clinical
Action: Representation

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday Morning Posters
Eye Movements: Natural world and VR
Motion: Detection
Visual Search: Attention, phenomena 2
Decision Making: Perceptual decision making 3
Temporal Processing: Duration, atypical, timing perception
3D Perception: Size, shape, distance
3D Perception: Virtual and augmented reality

Poster Session

Pavilion

9:45 - 10:30 am

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Face and Body Perception

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Visual Search 2

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

12:15 - 1:00 pm

VSS Business Meeting

Business

Talk Room 2

12:30 - 2:30 pm

phiVis: Philosophy of Vision Science Workshop

Satellite

Banyan/Citrus

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)
Lunch Available for Purchase in Garden Courtyard

Break

Garden Courtyard

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Connect with Industry

Networking

Spotted Curlew

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Connect with Industry

Networking

Royal Tern

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Connect with Industry

Networking

Blue Heron

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Negotiation: When To Do It and How To Do It Successfully
Organized by Females of Vision et al (FoVea)

Satellite

Jasmine/Palm

2:30 - 4:15 pm

Visual Memory: Working and neural mechanisms

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

2:30 - 4:15 pm

Temporal Processing

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

2:45 - 6:45 pm

Tuesday Afternoon Posters
Face and Body Perception: Emotion
Face and Body Perception: Wholes, parts configurations, features
Visual Search: Memory, search templates
Visual Search: Mechanisms, models
Perceptual Organization: Neural mechanisms, models
Perceptual Organization: Parts, wholes, groups

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

2:45 - 6:45 pm

Tuesday Afternoon Posters
Action: Locomotor, flow, steering
Action: Clinical, neural
Eye Movements: Clinical
Object Recognition: Basic features
Binocular Vision: Disparity, stereopsis and suppression
Object Recognition: Structure of categories
Spatial Vision: Machine learning, neural networks

Poster Session

Pavilion

4:15 - 5:00 pm

Afternoon Coffee and Snack

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

5:15 - 7:15 pm

Multisensory Processing

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

5:15 - 7:15 pm

Decision Making

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Club Vision

Social

Talk Room 1-2

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

7:30 am - 12:30 pm

VSS Quiet Lounge

Lounge

Compass

7:30 am - 12:30 pm

VSS Social Lounge

Lounge

Snowy Egret

7:45 - 8:45 am

Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

7:45 am - 12:45 pm

Registration Open

Registration

Grand Palm Colonnade

8:15 - 10:00 am

Action

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

8:15 - 10:00 am

Visual Memory

Talk Session

Talk Room 2

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Wednesday Morning Posters
Perceptual Organization: Segmentation, shapes, objects
Spatial Vision: Image statistics, neural mechanisms
Motion: Neural mechanisms
Eye Movements: Perception, cognition and memory
Eye Movements: Accuracy, pursuit and eccentricity

Poster Session

Banyan Breezeway

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Wednesday Morning Posters
Object Recognition: Models
Face and Body Perception: Models
Face and Body Perception: Disorders, individual differences
Face and Body Perception: Social cognition
Attention: Reward, motivation, emotion
Attention: Exogenous, endogenous, gaze

Poster Session

Pavilion

10:00 - 10:45 am

Coffee Break

Break

Garden Courtyard & Pavilion

11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Scene Perception: Neural mechanisms, representations

Talk Session

Talk Room 1

11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Binocular Vision

Talk Session

Talk Room 2