[Comp-neuro] ECVP 2007 Call for papers
stefano at ecvp2007.org
Wed Dec 20 06:28:35 CET 2006
European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP)
Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy
27-31 August 2007
1st Call for Papers
The 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, ECVP 2007, will
take place from Monday August 27th through to Friday August 31st 2007
in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy.
ECVP welcomes contributions on all topics of visual and perceptual
· Visual Psychophysics
· Visual Cognition
· Visual Physiology & Anatomy
· Computational Vision
· Artificial Vision
· Brain Imaging
· Eye movements
· Multisensory integration
Abstract (max length 170 words) will be published in a special issue
of Perception. In order to submit an abstract, participants should
complete the Conference Registration from the website and proceed to
payment, via a secure Credit Card system (accepting Visa and
Mastercard) provided and guaranteed by the official bank of the
The deadline for submitting an abstract is March 31st, 2007. No
further extension will be granted.
Free communications will be either 15 minute oral presentations in
parallel sessions, or posters. Several symposia with invited speakers
have also been organized, as well as various satellite events before,
during and possibly after the core conference.
Travel fellowships will be granted with priority to research groups
from Africa, South America and some parts of Asia.
The conference will begin in the afternoon of August 27th with the
Perception lecture, the traditional plenary lecture. This year's
Perception lecture will be delivered by Christopher Tyler (Smith-
Kettlewell, San Francisco, USA) in St. Francis's church, home of the
famous Renaissance frescoes “The Legend of the True Cross” by Piero
della Francesca. An opening Ceremony and Banquet will follow in the
wonderful Piazza Grande, the core of the historic old town.
The remainder of the conference will be held at the Centro Affari e
Convegni of Arezzo. On Wednesday August 29th, a series of scientific
and social events will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the ECVP,
including the 1st Rank Lecture to be held by Anthony Movshon (New
York University, New York, USA). On that evening a traditional,
medieval dinner will be organized in one of the historic squares of
the city. Reservations for the dinner are available online.
The area features many tourist attractions, from art to nature, from
fine wines and traditional Tuscan tourism, to fashion and gold
shopping outlets (Arezzo is one of the world capitals for gold
jewelry and for fashion brands). Half- and full-day trips, kitchen
classes and wine tastings will be available from the desk of our
official tour operator, Colori Toscani.
We hope you will join us in an ECVP edition featuring a great mixture
of science, art, nature, tradition, wine and Tuscan food!!!
For additional information, visit our website (www.ecvp2007.org) or
email info at ecvp2007.org.
Thanks for your attention,
ci vediamo ad Arezzo!
Stefano Baldassi & Francesca Pei
Chairs of ECVP 2007 Arezzo
Stefano Baldassi, PhD
Executive Chair of ECVP 2007 Arezzo
c/o University of Florence, Department of Psychology
Via di San Niccolò, 93
50125 Florence, Italy
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