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VPOptics 2015 Call For Papers

Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of up to 2 pages of content (including figures and referecnes). The selection of the best papers will be carried out by the VPOptics 2015 Scientific Committee.VPO 2015 Call For Papers

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The 2nd World Meeting in Visual and Physiological Optics will take place at the William O. Jenkins Convention Centre in the city of Puebla on September 2-4 preceded by the 1st Mexican School on Visual Optics on 31st August to 1st of September.
VPOptics aims to become the World’s leading and most comprehensive meeting gathering researchers, students, and clinical professionals from allied fields such as optics, optometry and vision sciences from all over the world. The meeting will feature world-class speakers, practical presentations and exhibits.

Place

Puebla is the capital of the state with the same name and the 4th largest city in Mexico. It is just 130km from México city. It was designated World Heritage by UNESCO. It is recognised as the safest city in Mexico. The city of Puebla besides its beautiful architecture, majestic Cathedral and exquisite cuisine is also known for the Battle of 5th of May that was held in 1862. Every year on the 5th of May it is celebrated the victory of the Mexicans over the French forces of Napoleon III.

Venue

William O. Jenkins Convention Centre at the heart of the Historic Centre of Puebla designated Humanity Heritage by UNESCO (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/416). It is within walking distance of a number of hotels and surrounded by excellent restaurants.

Reflections on VPOptics 2014 (and Proceedings)

We were honoured to host the 7th European coinciding with the 1st World Meeting in Visual and Physiological Optics in the beautiful city of Wroclaw and celebrate the 175 anniversary of creation of the world’s first Department of Physiology at the University of Breslau (now Wroclaw) by Jan Evangelista Purkyné.

The VPOptics 2014 Participants

We were proud to have a truly world representation including delegates from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Greece, France, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the USA. Continue reading

Denise Valente dos Santos and Benjamin Lochocki win Best Student Poster and Best Oral Presentation Awards

We are very pleased to to announce that the best student poster award went to Denise Valente dos Santos for the work “The role of defocus analysed with a waveguide-based retinal simulator”. Benjamin Lochocki who won the best oral student presentation with the work “The 1st Stiles-Crawford effect: a single beam flickering system”.

The two winners were selected after a rating of all student presentations who were each graded on four items: novelty, quality of contents, structure of presentation, and the student presentation/discussion quality. The awards were kindly sponsored by the OSA – Optical Society of America.

The award committee consisted of the four following judges:

  1. Prof. Larry Thibos, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
  2. Prof. David Atchison, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  3. Prof. Barbara Pierscionek, Kingston University, London, UK
  4. Dr. Norberto Lopez Gil, Universidad de Murcia, Spain

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