31st CVS Symposium, Frontiers in Virtual Reality

June 1-3, 2018 at Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY

The Symposium will start with the evening welcome reception on Thursday, May 31 (Strathallan Hotel), and end mid-day on Sunday, June 3. Full schedule coming soon.

Opening Keynotes

Invited speakers

  • Wendy Adams, University of Southampton
    Material perception
  • Kaan Akşit, NVIDIA
    Computational near eye display optics
  • Amir Amedi, Hebrew University
    Sensory substitution, sensory augmentation and brain plasticity
  • Benjamin Backus, Vivid Vision Inc. and SUNY College of Optometry
    Mobile VR for vision testing and treatment
  • Sarah Creem-Regehr, University of Utah
    Space perception in VR and AR
  • Arne Ekstrom, UC Davis Center for Neuroscience
    Neural basis of human navigation and memory in VR
  • Stephen Engel, University of Minnesota
    Inducing visual neural plasticity using VR, including clinical applications
  • Mary Hayhoe, University of Texas Austin
    Spatial memory and visual search in immersive environments
  • Roberta Klatzky, Carnegie Mellon University
    Haptic rendering of material properties
  • Matthew Noyes, NASA Johnson Space Center
    Hybrid reality, AR/VR, training, haptics, space, human factors and performance
  • Flip Phillips, Skidmore College
    The uncanny valley
  • Bas Rokers, University of Wisconsin
    Processing of sensory signals in VR
  • Jannick Rolland, University of Rochester
  • Aman Saleem, University College London
    Vision during locomotion and navigation: using rodent VR to study neural processing
  • Yon Visell, UC Santa Barbara
    Haptics: From real to virtual
  • Laurie Wilcox, York University, Centre for Vision Research
    Depth perception in virtual environments
  • Marina Zannoli, Oculus VR
    Perception-centered development of VR displays