ECEM2007: Call for Papers
The 14th European Conference on Eye Movements, ECEM2007, will take place from Monday, August 20th (9:00), to Thursday, August 23rd (13:00), in Potsdam, Germany. There will be a welcome reception on Sunday evening, August 19th.
ECEM2007 covers all aspects of the oculomotor system and its relation to perceptual and cognitive processes, including applications and measuring techniques. The website of the conference, http://www.ecem2007.org, is now operational and provides information about the conference. It also provides information about hotel reservation which should be done by the participants in direct contact with the hotels. We advise early hotel reservation.
Registration and abstract submission will start on March 15th, 2007.
The format of the conference will follow the format of the last conference in the ECEM series with oral talks and poster presentations in any area related to eye movements grouped into thematic sessions. Among the scientific conference highlights are:
A plenary symposium in honour of John M. Findlay (University of Durham, UK).
Invited lectures by Gerry Altmann (University of York, UK), Michael E. Goldberg (Columbia University, USA), Hans-Otto Karnath (University of Tuebingen, Germany), Susana Martinez-Conde (Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, USA), Keith Rayner (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA).
Symposia will cover diverse topics including "Natural scene perception", "Eye movements in reading", "Mathematical modeling", "Eye tracking and event-related potentials", "A modern view of the pursuit system", "The anti-saccade task", "Visual search and scanpath", "Binocularity", "Evaluation in patients with brain damage", "Usability research".
Abstracts for oral talks and poster presentations must be submitted before April 30, 2007. Notification of acceptance will be before May 30th, 2007. Before abstract submission, participants must register and pay the conference fee. The registration fee will be 150 EUR for delegates and 130 EUR for predocs. As of August 1st, the conference fee will be 200 EUR (180 EUR for predocs). The conference fee includes lunches, refreshment breaks, shuttle bus service from selected hotels, and the Barbeque Party on Tuesday evening, August 21st.
Looking forward to seeing you in Potsdam,
Reinhold Kliegl and Ralf Engbert