VSS Workshops

Town Hall on Diversity, Inclusion and Respect 2020

Sunday, June 21, 1:00 – 3:00 pm ET, on Zoom

 
The Vision Sciences Society and FoVea co-sponsored a Town Hall on DiversityInclusion and Respect, as part of V-VSS 2020.
 
The Town Hall follows on the commitments VSS and FoVea made in their recent statements to work towards making VSS and vision science a more diverse and inclusive community, and to work with its members to fight anti-Black racism and discrimination in all its forms.
 
Organizers and Moderators: Diane Beck, Eileen Kowler, Mary A. Peterson, Ruth Rosenholtz, Karen Schloss, Allison Sekuler, Jeffrey Schall, and Laurie Wilcox.

 

FoVea Workshop and Social 2019

Panel Discussion on Navigating a Life in Science as a Woman

Panel Discussants: Lynn Kiorpes (New York University), Ruth Rosenholtz (MIT), Preeti Verghese (Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute), Emily Ward (University of Wisconsin – Madison)

Organizers: Diane Beck, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Mary A. Peterson, University of Arizona; Karen Schloss, University of Wisconsin – Madison; Allison Sekuler, Baycrest Health Sciences

 

FoVea Workshop and Social 2018

Thank you to all for making our workshop and social a great success, but especially to Dr. Virginia Valian, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Hunter College and Director of The Gender Equity Project  for her thought-provoking talk on “Remedying the (Still) Too Slow Advancement of Women.”

Thank you also to Katie Foley and Shannon Sibrel for their help at the event.

Organizers: Diane Beck, University of Illinois; Mary A. Peterson, University of Arizona; Karen Schloss, University of Wisconsin – Madison; Allison Sekuler, McMaster University

 

FoVea Workshop and Lunch 2017

The topic of the 2017 workshop (Saturday, May 20 at VSS) was Negotiation: When To Do It and How To Do It Successfully. Thank you to all for making it a successful workshop, especially panelists Marisa Carrasco and Allison Sekuler who gave an excellent presentation.

  • Marisa Carrasco, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University who served as the Chair of the Psychology Department for 6 years.
  • Allison Sekuler, Vice-President Research and Sandra A. Rotman Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, Baycrest Health Sciences; Senior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute; Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto; Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University.

Marisa and Allison’s Slide Presentation is available along with an accompanying Lesson Sheet  by Linda Ginzel.

Thank you also Madeline Parker and Rachel Skocypec for their help at the event.

Organizers: Diane Beck, University of Illinois; Mary A. Peterson, University of Arizona; Karen Schloss, University of Wisconsin – Madison; Allison Sekuler, McMaster University