International symposium on visual physiology, environment, and perception (VisPEP 2016)

Duration of the project

01.07.2016. - 31.10.2016.

Countries and institutions involved in the project

University of Latvia
Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
University of Tartu

Aim of the project

The main aim of this Symposium was to promote cooperation and communication between researchers and research fields, as well as an exchange of information on the state-of-the-art of research and equipment in various topics of vision science.

Main activities of the project

  1. Preparation for the conference – abstract review, technical preparation, website and videoconference preparation etc.
  2. Opened lecture in doctoral school.
  3. International symposium on visual physiology, environment, and perception with lectures covering various topics, poster presentations, and discussions.
  4. Peer review of manuscripts and preparation for publication.

The venue of activities: Academic Center for Natural Sciences, Univeristy of Latvia, Jelgavas Street 1, Riga, LV-1004, Latvia

Target group and number of persons involved

Students including PhD students, researchers, optometrists, ophthalmologists:

  • 60 participants at the doctoral school,
  • 167 participants at the Symposium venue,

5 participants taking part via videoconference.