Optica
Fall Vision Meeting

1 October – 18 November, 2021

All events are online, free, and open to all, but you must register for each event you attend.


2020 Edgar D. Tillyer Award Lecture

18 November 2021 // 12:00 - 14:00 ET (register)


Wilson S. Geisler, University of Texas at Austin: Visual search in noise and natural backgrounds

Dr. Geisler is being recognized for pioneering theories of optimal visual processing that bring together scene statistics, physiological constraints, and task requirements to gain a new understanding of perceptual functions and eye movements.


This event will include an introduction to the speaker, a pre-recorded (or live) lecture, a moderated live Q&A and a brief virtual congratulation ceremony.


2019 Robert M. Boynton Lecture

11 November 2021 // 12:00 - 14:00 ET (register)


Christine Curcio, The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Cone resilience, rod vulnerability - how precise retinal topography will help beat age-related macular degeneration

Dr. Curcio is being recognized for seminal contributions to our understanding of human retinal neuroscience, including the effects of aging and age-related macular degeneration.


This event will include an introduction to the speaker, a pre-recorded (or live) lecture, a moderated live Q&A and a brief virtual congratulation ceremony.


Optica-FVM Seminar series

October 2021 // 12:00 - 14:00 ET


Each seminar consists of four invited speakers followed by Q&A.



Fall Data Blasts


Each Data Blast will feature a series of 7-minute talks followed by lots of time for questions and discussion. As in previous OSA-FVM meetings, Data Blast abstracts will be archived in the Journal of Vision as a citable abstract. OSA Young Investigator Awardees will be from eligible Data Blast submissions.