Vision Science Forum 2023


Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 16:00 to Friday, October 27, 2023 - 17:00


OIST Conference Center


The Vision Science Forum Japan is characterized by high-density discussions among researchers from various academic fields on visual functions. This year's Forum will be a hybrid face-to-face & online meeting at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST). There will be 7 invited lectures. We would like to invite Abstract submissions. The abstracts will basically be poster presentations. The abstracts will be reviewed by the organizing committee based on the abstracts submitted, and we would like to request oral presentations for outstanding research. Please consider registering and making a presentation.

Forum Chairman: Kowa Koida (Toyohashi University of Technology)
Local Organizer: Yukako Yamane  (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)

Invited Speakers:
Ko Sakai (University of Tsukuba)
"Construction of surface representation in V4 — determination of figure regions in natural scenes by a neural population."
Masataka Sawayama (The University of Tokyo) Online

Yu Takagi(Osaka University)
Ichiro Masai (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)
"Mechanism underlying microglial colonization of the retina and their role in neural regeneration"
Tomonari Murakami (The University of Tokyo)
"Developmental process for the formation of hierarchical and parallel pathways in the mouse visual system"
Yuko Yotsumoto (The University of Tokyo)

Sam Reiter  (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)
 "Visual texture matching in camouflaging cuttlefish"

Important dates:
Poster presentation Registration Deadline: October 4, 2023
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 4, 2023
Registration for participation Deadline: October 18, 2023

Poster presentation Registration:
Please register from HERE.
Onsite attendance is required for all poster presenters.

Registration for onsite and online participation:
Please register from HERE.

To all participants:
For onsite participants, please visit the "Access" page.
For online participants, you will receive a Zoom meeting ID and password after the registration deadline. The meeting ID and password cannot be shared. If multiple people from the same organization are participating, please use one device per person. Saving screen captures, making audio and video recordings, etc. is strictly prohibited.  

Program (tentative):
Thursday, October 26 (Day 1)   
15:30-16:00   Registration
16:00-18:00   Invited Speaker's talk
18:30-20:00   Dinner

Friday, October 27 (Day 2)    
  9:30-11:30  Invited Speaker's talk
11:30 -13:30  Poster session & Lunch
13:30-15:00  Invited Speaker's talk
15:00-16:00  OIST campus tour (Applicants only)
16:00-17:00  Lab tour (Applicants only)

Sponsor: Vision Science Forum
Co-sponsor: Japan Society of Kansei Engineering

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