OSA Fall Vision Meeting

University of Washington - Seattle, WA

30 September-3 October, 2021

UW has lifted distancing and COVID-19 capacity requirements. OSA FVM will take place in person!

The Optical Society of America's Fall Vision Meeting is a single-track, high-quality scientific conference focused on all aspects of the visual system. The 2021 meeting will be held at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, between 30 September and 3 October. This year's meeting will feature three award lectures, five sessions of invited speakers, three contributed paper sessions, and two contributed poster session.

Abstracts for contributed sessions may be submitted here.

Registration for the conference will open on 19 July, and will be accessible here.

Award lectures:

  • Christine Curcio (UAB), recipient of the 2020 Boynton Award

  • Bill Geisler (UT Austin), recipient of the 2020 Tillyer Award

  • David Brainard (Penn), recipient of the 2021 Tillyer Award

Invited session topics:

  • Artificial intelligence applications in ophthalmology and vision science

  • Top-down and bottom-up approaches to computational modeling of vision

  • Retinal mechanisms mediating color and spatial vision

  • Reawakening plasticity in the visual cortex

  • GABAergic function and dysfunction in visual perception