Student and Postdoc News

New this Year: “Connect with Industry Reps Who Are Hiring”

VSS would like to help facilitate interactions between industry reps and VSS members seeking industry jobs in vision science. Representatives from Meta Co., Exponent, SR Research and Oculus will be on hand during the Saturday and Sunday morning coffee breaks to discuss open positions for vision scientists in their companies. The reps are happy to answer questions about working in industry as a vision scientist.
“Connect with Industry Reps Who are Hiring” will take place in Banyan/Citrus (Jacaranda Hall) on both Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 from 9:45 – 10:30 am. There is no need to register in advance.

Coffee and refreshments will be available


2017 VSS PhD Student and Postdoc Workshops

VSS is pleased to offer the following PhD Student and Postdoc Workshops this year:

Reviewing and Responding to Review
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Sabal/Sawgrass (Jacaranda Hall)
Moderator: Jeremy Wolfe
Panelists: David H. Foster, Isabel Gauthier, Cathleen Moore, Jeremy Wolfe

Careers in Industry and Government
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Jasmine/Palm (Jacaranda Hall)
Moderator: David Brainard
Panelists: Kurt Debono, Kevin MacKenzie, Alex Smolyanskaya, Cheri Wiggs, David Brainard

To learn more about each workshop, please see Student Workshops.


Second Annual “Meet the Professors”

Students and postdocs are invited to the second annual “Meet the Professors” event, Monday afternoon from 4:45 to 6:00 pm, immediately preceding the VSS Dinner and Demo Night. This is an opportunity for a free-wheeling, open-ended discussion with members of the VSS Board and other professors. You might chat about science, the annual meeting, building a career, or whatever comes up.
Participants must pre-register by clicking the button below. This year, the event will consist of two 30-minute sessions separated by a 15-minute snack break. Please select a different professor for each session. Space is limited and is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information about the event, please go to Meet the Professors.

Register for “Meet the Professors”

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