VISTA Innovation and Technology Symposium

VISTA Innovation and Technology Symposium 2020

About this Event

VISTA Innovation and Technology Symposium is a two-day virtual event (2 hours/day) that brings industry professionals and university researchers in the area of vision sciences together. The event comprises of keynote lecture, a panel discussion, an industry showcase and research showcase. The panelists will discuss the challenges and opportunities translating vision research into the market.


Monday, December 7th, 2020 @2pm

14:00 - 14:10: Welcoming

14:10 - 14:40: Keynote lecture: Dr. Allison Sekuler, VP Research at Baycrest

14:40 - 15:30: Panel discussion: "Translating vision research into the market: Challenges & Opportunities"

  • Dr. Shayna Rosenbaum, Professor, Department of Psychology, York University
  • Rob Bull, VP Finance, Technology & Innovation, Southlake Regional Health Centre
  • Dr. Roland Memisevic, Founder and CEO, TwentyBN
  • Sarah Howe, AVP Innovation and Research Partnerships, York University

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 @2pm

14:00 - 16:00

  • Research Showcase: Twelve 2-mins presentations by 12 researchers
  • Industry Showcase: Twelve 2-mins presentations by 12 industry professionals
  • Speed Networking and Virtual Exhibition
  • Prize announcement

Registration details

Date and time: December 7-8, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Please let us know you are attending by completing a RSVP form here

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