Applications of Visual Science (VA)

Applications of Visual Science (VA)

This group is interested in encoding and display of visual information, new technologies for visual displays, the understanding and treatment of diseases affecting the visual system, and ophthalmic optics.

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Name Affiliation Title
Brian Vohnsen University College, Dublin, Ireland Steering Committee Advisor & Chair
Laura Walker-Renninger Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, USA Steering Committee Vice- Chair
Alfredo Dubra Medical College of Wisconsin, USA Steering Committee Member
Jennifer Hunter  University of Rochester, USA Steering Committee Member
Sabine Chiesa National University of Ireland, Ireland Steering Committee Member
Marco Lombardo IRCCS Fondazione G.B. Bietti, Italy Steering Committee Member
Steve Gruppetta City University London, UK Steering Committee Member

Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference (LAOP)

November 16 - November 21 2014
Paradisus Cancun Resort, Cancun, Mexico

Optics & Photonics Taiwan, the International Conference

December 04 - December 05 2014
Taichung City, Taiwan

Photonics 2014: 12th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics

December 13 - December 16 2014
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India

Bio-Optics: Design and Application (BODA)

April 12 - April 15 2015
Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, Vancouver, Canada

Optics and the Brain

April 12 - April 15 2015
Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
LinkedInApplications of Visual Science LinkedIn Subgroup.
The Applications of Visual Science Technical Group will be hosting a networking event at FIO 2014:

Wednesday, 22 October, 18:30 -19:30
Arizona Ballroom Salon A

This technical group is hosting a social gathering at the end of the last visual optics session on Wednesday, allowing members and non-members interested in visual sciences to interact and exchange ideas and views. Please check the website and update sheet for updates on this event.

While RSVPs are NOT required for entry, for food and beverage purposes, if you are interested in attending this event, please contact Jasmine Pridgen at


Congratulations to Denise Valente dos Santos & Benjamin Lochocki  on winning Best Student Poster & Best Oral Presentation Awards this year!

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Denise Valente Dos Santos 
Denise Valente Dos Santos

Benjamin Lochocki

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