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  Thank you to all who helped to make VSS 2005 a big  success. We had over 1425 participants this year!

Many new things at VSS proved to be very popular this year and added to the success of the meeting. Some of the new things at VSS this year:

- Internet at the Municipal Auditorium and Hyatt

- Friday afternoon Satellite Workshops

- Demo Night at G.Wiz

- Free afternoon - no sessions Monday afternoon

- 2 Printed books: Abstracts separate from the Program Summary

- Food kiosk in the Hyatt open all day

If you have any suggestions for future meetings, or would like to give us feedback on this year's meeting, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact us at VSS feedback.

Thanks again to all participants and attendees. We look forward to next year. Meeting dates for 2006 are: May 5-11, 2006.

Look for information about the 2006 meeting beginning in August.

  Executive Committee changes for VSS

Tania Pasternak has been elected the new Executive Committee Chair for VSS; Randolph Blake will serve as Vice-Chair.

VSS would like to thank Ken Nakayama and Tom Sanocki for their dedication to VSS these past 5 years. They will remain on the board as Emeritus Members.

Three new committee members were also added to the board for the following year:

Mary A. Peterson, Professor, Psychology Department and Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona. Research areas: figure-ground segregation, perceptual organization, shape perception and recognition, attention.

Steven Shevell, University of Chicago, Professor in Psychology, Ophthalmology & Visual Science, and Computational Neuroscience. Chair, Perception Program. Research areas: Visual perception, especially color vision. Steven also serves as Senior Editor of Vision Research and Associate Editor of the Journal of Vision.

Allison Sekuler, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University. Research areas: Perceptual organization, face and object recognition, motion perception, aging and vision, neuroimaging.

We welcome Mary, Steven and Alison to the Executive Committee and look forward to their contributions to VSS in the coming years.



May 5 - 11, 2006

VSS 2006
Hyatt Sarasota


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