[Comp-neuro] ECVP 2007 Call for papers

Stefano Baldassi 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  
sciences, including:

·      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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