XIIIth Biennial Meeting of the
Child Vision Research Society

The Child Vision Research Society is most welcome at Royal Visio in Huizen,
The Netherlands!

Registration is now CLOSED!


Royal Visio
Amersfoortsestraatweg 180
1272 RR Huizen
The Netherlands

The Institute for the Education of the Blind, founded in 1808 in Amsterdam, moved to its current location in 1932.
Dates
Wednesday June 15: 13.00 - 17.00
(Drinks and dinner included for delegates, €25 for accompanying persons)
Thursday June 16: 9.00 - 17.00
(Dinner at a local restaurant, €55 per delegate or accompanying person)
Friday June 17: 9.00 - 15.00


A poster walk will be part of the program.

Conference costs
(including Wednesday drinks & dinner)
€250 (students, €200 )
Deadlines

Meeting Program: Released 24, March 2011

Wednesday

 

 

10:00

12:45

Registration

 

 

12:00

13:00

Buffet Lunch

 

 

 

 

Paediatric ophthalmology

speaker

moderator

13:00

13:30

Opening

Marjolein Dik

 

13:30

13:50

Ophthalmologic results of the NEDROP-study

Arlette van Sorge

Nicoline Schalij-Delfos

13:50

14:10

Refractive development in albinism

Julie McClelland

14:10

14:30

Visual acuity in early onset nystagmus

Maria Theodorou

 

14:30

14:50

Ocular abnormalities and systemic disease in Down syndrome

Branka Stirn Kranjc

 

14:50

15:10

Low contrast acuity measurements in Down syndrome & cerebral palsy

Julie-Anne Little

 

15:10

15:40

Break

 

 

15:40

16:00

Startup of a desinvestment study of preverbal screening

Huibert Jan Simonsz

Hélène Verbunt

16:00

16:20

Comparison of non cycloplegic autorefractors performed by a lay-screener with cycloplegic retinoscopy performed by a professional for the screening of refractive errors in children

Nicoline Schalij-Delfos

16:20

16:40

High and low contrast Lea acuity: age norms for school-age children

Sara McCullough

 

16:40

17:00

Relations between ex-cyclotorsion and vestibular system in children with idiopathic scoliosis

Dominique Rousie

 

17:00

18:00

Drinks

 

 

17:30

17:35

Welcome by Peter Beijers, vice-chairman, Board of Directors Royal Visio

 

 

17:35

18:00

Concert: Mozart KV 526 Sonate for Violin + Piano

 

 

18:00

End

Buffet

 

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

Development and plasticity of the visual system

speaker

moderator

9:00

9:40

Seeing the unpredicted, the unpredicted of seeing

Maarten Kamermans

Oliver Braddick

9:40

9:50

Discussion

 

9:50

10:10

Evaluation of visual function in two six-year-olds in a trial of gene replacement therapy for inherited retinal disease

Marko Nardini

 

10:10

10:30

Development of a new eye-tracking task to measure visual acuity in infants

Eliza Burton

 

10:30

10:50

Break

 

 

10:50

11:10

Development of audio-visual integration for saccadic eye movements and manual response

Jennifer Bales

 Janette Atkinson

11:10

11:30

Does exposure to maternal substitute methadone in utero affect an infant’s vision at 6 months of age?

Jane R MacKinnon

 

11:30

11:50

Development of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity in children: comparison of sweep VEP and psychophysics

Susan Leat

 

11:50

12:10

Fully accommodative esotropes use disparity less, and blur more.

Anna Horwood

 

12:10

12:30

High density VERP assessment of the organization and reorganization of the infant and adult visual brain

John Wattam-Bell

 

12:30

13:30

LUNCH

 

 

13:30

14:10

Enrich the environment to promote visual system plasticity

Nicoletta Berardi

Meindert de Vries

14:10

14:20

Discussion

 

14:20

14:40

Visual brain plasticity in infants preterm born: comparison across VERPs, functional vision and attention

Janette Atkinson

 

14:40

15:00

Timing of VERP in typical and atypical development:  a new approach comparing transient and phase-based measures.

Oliver Braddick

 

15:00

15:20

Break

 

 

15:20

15:40

Magnocellular processing and reading ability: The role of test sensitivity

Rachael Sperring

Marjolein Dik

15:40

16:00

Proprioceptive information processing for visuo-motor control in preterm born children

Koen van Braeckel

16:00

16:20

Visual perception and visual-motor integration in very preterm/very low-birth-weight children, a meta-analysis

Christiaan Geldof

 

16:20

16:40

The dynamic landscape of exceptional language development

Annemarie Peltzer

 

16:40

17:00

The international master of research in visual impairment

Paul Looijensteijn

 

19:00

end

Diner Restaurant "Rust Wat"

 

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

"CVI" and intervention

speaker

moderator

9:00

9:20

CVI: an ICF-based multidisciplinary approach with a neuropsychological core

Sander Zuidhoek

Christiaan Geldof

9:20

9:40

A retrospective logitudinal view at children with visual impairments in rehabilitation

Marjolein Dik

9:40

10:00

Cerebral visual impairment in children with good visual acuity; a practical approach

Maria M. van Genderen

 

10:00

10:20

Screening for cerebral visual impairment: value of a CVI questionnaire

Els Ortibus

 

10:20

10:40

Break

 

 

10:40

11:00

Profile of visual functioning as a bridge between education and medicine in assessment of impaired vision

Lea Hyvärinen

Sander Zuidhoek

11:00

11:20

Towards a school-protocol for children with visual processing impairments

Eric E Hermans

11:20

11:40

Central visual information processing: from research to clinical and rehabilitation practice

Hans van der Steen

 

11:40

12:15

Forum discussion: M. van Genderen, M. Dik, C. Geldof, E. Ortibus, L. Hyvärinen

diverse

 

12:15

13:15

LUNCH

 

 

13:15

14:00

poster session

 

Mathijs Vervloed

14:00

14:20

Visual rehabilitation of children with visual impairment

Mathijs Vervloed

Hélène Verbunt

14:20

14:40

Enhancement of visual abilities of multi-disabled children with CVI

Marloe den Hartog-Bosch

 

14:40

15:00

Reading additions for children and young adults with low vision - effect on reading performance

Susan Leat

 

15:00

15:20

Training with a magnifier, observations from a camera built in the magnifier

Nienke Boonstra

 

15:20

15:50

Presentation of next CVRS location

Susan Leat

 



Poster presentations:
Fleur Boot Visual Processing Dysfunctions in Children with Intellectual Disabilities: Form and Motion
Susan Cotter Risk Factors Associated with Childhood Esotropia: The Multi-ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study and the Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Study
Ralf Cox Training Young Visually Impaired Children to Use a Magnifier
Dominiek DG Despriet Recognizability of Equally Sized and Spaced Optotypes from Amsterdam Picture Chart, Tumbling-E, Lea Symbols, EDTRS and Landolt-C in Healthy Individuals
Ozlem Engin Recognizability of Equally Sized and Spaced Optotypes from Amsterdam Picture Chart, Tumbling-E, Lea Symbols, EDTRS and Landolt-C in Amblyopic Children
Bianca Huurneman Crowding in Visually Impaired and Normally Sighted 4 to 8 Year Old Children: Absolute vs. Proportional Spacing Effects
Arnulf Myklebust Developmental Trajectories of Selected Visual Functions
Florine Pilon Crowding Ratio in Children
Jan-Roelof Polling Visual Acuity Data in an Unscreened Rural Population with Little Pre-School Screening
ProVisIoN Project Supporting children best possible in developing their potential
Joyce Schurink Relation Between Motor Skills and LVAs Use in Visually Impaired Children
Marieke Steendam Intervention Methods to Promote Visual Skills and Behaviours for Children with Visual Impairment Due to Disorders of the Visual Brain

"About the Netherlands"   (click '+' to expand)
Travel
Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol airport.
You may rent a car and drive about 35 kilometres to Huizen, or take a direct train connection every half hour from Schiphol to Naarden-Bussum railway station. From the airport it takes 40 minutes by train to get to Naarden-Bussum where there are taxis available for a 10 minutes drive to Visio in Huizen. You’ll find the taxis if you go down the stairs and up again into the central hall; take the exit at your righthand side. Taxi price about €10.

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Google Earth Coordinates of Main Building: 52°16'38.10"N  5°11'15.77"E

Accommodation
After registrating you will have to book your hotel yourself!!!!!!

In the area you will find the following hotels:
o Hotel Bastion
The Bastion hotel is next to a smaller railway station named Bussum-Zuid (only stop-trains). You’ll need a car, a taxi or a bike to go to the congressite or you may walk for 35 minutes.
o Hotel Naarden (You will need a car or bike)
o Hotel Jan Tabak (Walking distance from Visio)
o Hotel de Witte Bergen (Only by car!)
Hotel de Witte Bergen is offering a congress discount of 15%, so mention you are taking part in the conference. Standard room €73,95 and room with a garden €78,20 (single/double same price). Breakfast €9


There is also a campsite: De Fransche Kamp in Bussum

It is possible to rent a bicycle to cycle from your hotel to commute to the conference area or to do some shopping in the villages of Bussum or Laren (€9 a day).
Local Map


3 Koninklijke Visio
Amersfoortsestraatweg 180
1272 RR Huizen
+31 35 697 42 00
Website
2 NH Jan Tabak Hotel
Amersfoortsestraatweg 27
1401 CV Bussum
+31 35 695 99 11
Website
1 Station Naarden Bussum
Stationsweg 3
1404 AN Bussum
Bus stop nr: 111 or 109
Get off at: Nachtegaallaan.
4 Hotel Bastion Bussum-Zuid
Struikheiweg 4,
1406 TK Bussum
+31 35 6920558
Website
5 Station Bussum Zuid
Struikheiweg 5
1406 TK Bussum
Bus stop nr: 111
Get off at: Nachtegaallaan.
6 Restaurant Rust Wat
Schapendrift 79
1261 HP Blaricum
+31 35 5383286
Website
7 Hotel De Witte Bergen
Rijksweg 2
3755 MV Eemnes
+31 35 5395800
Website