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University of Potsdam, College of Human Sciences, Department of Psychology 14th European Conference on Eye Movements
14th European Conference on Eye Movements
19-23 August 2007 in Potsdam, Germany



History of European Conferences on Eye Movements


In the early 1980s, under the initiative of Rudolf Groner (Bern), Dieter Heller (at that time in Bayreuth) and Henk Breimer (Tilburg), a transdisciplinary network was founded with the informal name of "European Group of Scientists active in Eye Movement Research." It was joined by numerous scientists from various research areas, all using eye movement registration as a research tool and developing models based on oculomotor data over the whole range of phenomena, from the neurophysiological over the perceptual to the cognitive level.

The group's goals have been to facilitate exchanging information about current research, equipment, and software, and to organize a conference every two years at a different location around Europe.


Previous Conferences

ECEM 1, 1981, September 16-19, Bern, Switzerland
ECEM 2, 1983, September 19-23, Nottingham, United Kingdom
ECEM 3, 1985, September 24-27, Dourdan (Paris), France
ECEM 4, 1987, September 21 - 24, Göttingen, Germany
ECEM 5, 1989, September 10-13, Pavia, Italy
ECEM 6, 1991, September 15-18, Leuven, Belgium
ECEM 7, 1993, August 31-September 3, Durham, UK
ECEM 8, 1995, September 6-9, Derby, UK
ECEM 9, 1997, September 23-26, Ulm, Germany
ECEM 10, 1999, September 23-25, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
ECEM 11, 2001, August 22-25, Turku, Finland
ECEM 12, 2003, August 20-24, Dundee, Scotland
ECEM 13, 2005, August 14-18, Bern, Switzerland



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