Satellite 1: Vision and Movement Order and Disorder: From Bench to Bedside

CAN-ACN 2015 Satellite Symposium 1 – “Vision and Movement Order and Disorder: From Bench to Bedside”

View the Final Program – Full program including poster and presentation abstracts.

Keynote presentation will be given by Dr. Kathleen Cullen, McGill University

Date: Sunday May 24th, 9 am to 4:30 pm
(Presidential Lecture by Dr. Melvyn Goodale, Western Univ., London, ON, following at 6 pm)

Venue: CAN-ACN Conference HQ, the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, BC: Meeting Room: Salon 1

This one-day satellite symposium focuses on the sensorimotor processes underlying the control of vision and movement in healthy and clinical populations.

It is organized jointly by the Canadian Action and Perception Network (CAPnet), a neuroscience research consortium that focuses on sensation, perception, and movement control, and the Canadian Physiological Society (CPS).

The satellite is open to everyone and will highlight presentations from neuroscientists across Canada in four talk sessions, a poster session, and a keynote lecture given by the recipient of the 2015 CPS Sarrazin Lectureship .

Presentation format: talks (15 minutes, including discussion) and posters

Session chairs: Dr. Melvyn Goodale (Western U.), Dr. Doug Munoz (Queen’s U.), Dr. Dinesh Pai (UBC), Dr. Jennifer Steeves (York U.)

Abstract submission
Abstracts submission is now closed


Registration will be through the CAN registration webpage. The fees are:

  • $25 if combined with CAN Meeting registration
    Register for the CAN Meeting + satellite here
  • $50 for those wishing to register for the satellite only Register here

Program and Organizing Committee:

  • Miriam Spering (UBC; Chair)
  • Eric Accili (UBC)
  • Gunnar Blohm (Queen’s)
  • Doug Crawford (York)
  • Jody Culham (Western)
  • Andrea Green (Université de Montréal)
  • Kurt Haas (UBC)
  • Chris Pack (McGill University)
  • Paul van Donkelaar (UBCO)