OSA Fall Vision Meeting, Reno 2018
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Note: the following information will be updated as the program is finalized.

Sessions will be held on the UNR campus. The venue is roughly a mile north and a 15 to 25 min walk from the hotels, and is also connected by a frequent bus line. Directions will be provided.

September 20
2:00 - 4:00 Pre-conference seminars by Lynne Kiorpes (NYU), Colin Clifford (UNSW), and Irv Biederman (USC)
5:00 – 8:00 Reception at the National Automobile Museum

September 21
8:00 Conference opening
8:15 Symposium: Environmental influences on visual development and processing
10:30 Break
10:45 Contributed talk session 1
12:15 Lunch (provided)
1:15 Contributed talk session 2
2:45 Break
3:00 Tillyer lecture
4:15 Bus to Lake Tahoe
5:45 Tillyer Award Part II and conference dinner: Lake Tahoe cruise

September 22
8:00 Symposium: Progress and challenges for using high-resolution imaging in clinical trials
10:00 Poster session 1
11:45 Lunch (provided) and posters continued
12:30 MacLeod symposium: Part I
2:00 Break
2:15 MacLeod symposium Part II
3:45 Break
4:00 MacLeod symposium: Part III
5:45 Bus to Virginia City
7:00 MacLeod Symposium: Part IV and conference dinner: Delta Saloon

September 23
8:00 Contributed talk session 3
9:30 Poster session 2
11:45 Lunch and posters continued
12:30 Symposium: Sight restoration technologies
2:30 Business meeting and Young Investigator Award
3:00 Close of meeting

Invited Symposia
This year the meeting will include 4 invited symposia and 3 contributed talk sessions

1) Environmental Influences on Visual Development and Processing
    Moderator: Lynne Kiorpes (NYU)
    1. Steve Engel (U Minnesota)
    2. Rowan Candy (U Indiana)
    3. Ehud Zohary (Hebrew U Jerusalem)
    4. Johannes Burge (U Pennsylvania)

2) Progress and Challenges for Using High-Resolution Imaging in Clinical Trials
    Moderator: Jessica Morgan (U Pennsylvania)
    1. Cathy Cukras (National Eye Institute)
    2. Dan Hammer (Food and Drug Administration)
    3. Joseph Carroll (Medical College of Wisconsin)
    4. Jacque Duncan (UC San Francisco)

3) Sight Restoration Technologies
    Moderator: John Troy (Northwestern)
    1. Shelley Fried (Harvard)
    2. Serge Picaud (Institut de la Vision, Paris)
    3. Gislin Dagnelie (John Hopkins)
    4. Eli Peli (Harvard)

4) Don MacLeod symposium
   Moderators: Tony Movshon (NYU), Steve Shevell (U Chicago), Brian Wandell (Stanford)
    1. Stuart Anstis (UC San Diego)
    2. Jan Atkinson (Oxford)
    3. Ally Boehm (UC Berkeley)
    4. Jenny Bosten (U Sussex)
    5. Geoff Boynton (U Washington)
    6. Oliver Braddick (Oxford)
    7. Richard Brown (Impossible Foods)
    8. Steve Buck (U Washington)
    9. Patrick Cavanagh (Dartmouth)
    10. Alvin Eisner (Portland State)
    11. Ione Fine (U Washington)
    12. Sheng He (U Minnesota)
    13. Kimberly Jameson (UC Irvine)
    14. Suzanne McKee (Smith-Kettlewell)
    15. Jeff Mulligan (NASA Ames)
    16. Ken Nakayama (Harvard)
    17. Andrew Stockman (UCL)
    18. Ed Vul (UC San Diego)
    19. David Williams (U Rochester)

Local organizer contacts:
Organizing committee:
Michael Webster (mwebster@unr.edu)
Michael Crognale (mcrognale@unr.edu)
Fang Jiang (fangj@unr.edu)
Paul MacNeilage (pmacneilage@unr.edu)

Administrative contact:
Leann Kumataka (kumataka@unr.edu)

Technical contact:
Sean O’Neil (sfoneil@gmail.com)

 
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