ECVP 2002 -- Events
Don't forget to book your ticket for the social dinner and a night you will never forget! Buy your tickets when you register.

There will be a couple of art exhibitions both at the conference site and in other art galleries in Glasgow. Finally, a few satellite meetings will be organized before and after the conference.

Provost Invitation:
Sunday 25 August, 18:15-19:15 at the City Chambers, George Square

Come and enjoy a glass or two of wine in the sumptuous surroundings of the Glasgow City Chambers. During the course of this reception there will be a formal welcome from the Lord Provost of Glasgow. The City Chambers is just a short walk from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Entrance is free, but please bring your invitation which will be provided at the registration desk.

Monday, 26th August, 20:00-22:00, Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay (

Retinal image to public image - a workshop at the new Glasgow Science Centre.

Tickets are 10 and include:
*A workshop on ideas for hands-on perception exhibits with an introduction from Professor Richard Gregory and Ben Craven (Glasgow Science Centre) with two-minute presentations from the floor.
*A tour of the perception hands-on and (eyes-on) exhibits
*A free glass of wine and buffet supper (There will be a cash bar as well)
*A reduced-price visit to the Glasgow Science Centre during the course of ECVP

Do bring a demo. Overhead projection and Powerpoint facilities will be provided. Do come and contribute ideas for experiments and explanations.

The journal Perception will publish short contributions on presenting perception for Science Centres as a regular feature.

All welcome, but it is essential to book a place by 20th August if you want to come as food etc must be ordered in advance. Please e-mail David Simmons ( to book a place. Payments will be made at the ECVP registration desk.

Art Exhibition by Calum Colvin Tuesday 27 August, 13:00-14:00 at the Island Bar in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Calum Colvin will provide a brief introduction to his work which will be exhibited throughout the conference (

Social Dinner and Ceilidh Tuesday, 27th August, 19:30-late, at the Hilton Hotel, 1 William Street, Glasgow

The event of the conference! Following on from a welcome drink, enjoy a three-course meal followed by a traditional Scottish Ceilidh (i.e. music and dancing). Everyone is expected to join in! Dress is smart/casual, but the keenest of you may wish to hire traditional costumes (contact Moss Bros Glasgow, 25 Renfield Street, +44 141 248 7571 for more details).

Please make sure we know you're dietary requirements.

Group Picture
Wednesday 28 August, 13:00 meeting at the South Entrance of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

ECVP Party
Wednesday 28 August, 19:00-late at The Slug and Lettuce, 23-25 St. Vincent Street
Party time at this fantastic venue just a few minutes walk down the Concert Hall. Organised by Helena Paterson, Vaia Lestou, Lizann Bonnar, Julian Wallace, Ross Goutcher, Paul Warren, Erich Graf, Wendy Adams, Liza Paul, Maxine McCotter and Becky Champion.

Art Exhibition at the Lighthouse
Thursday 29 August, 19:15-22:15 at the Lighthouse (3rd Floor), 11 Mitchell Lane
"Having the courage of your perceptions" - Art Exhibition coordinated by John Jupe with presentations by Norbert Krueger, Nick Wade, Michael Newbury, Rainer Wolf, John Jupe and Jan Koenderink. Special exhibits by artists John Jupe, Dorle Wolf and Norbert Kruger.

Visual Olympics
Monday am- Thursday noon, Clyde and Lomond Foyers

The Visual Olympics will be part of the exhibits of SR Global Research Inc. and Cambridge Research Systems exhibition stands. See if you have the best stereoacuity, or the best visual search ability at ECVP. Prizes will be free subscriptions to Trends in Cognitive Sciences, donated by Elsevier Science.