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Kongsberg Vision Meeting 2017

Welcome to Kongsberg Vision Meeting! This years topic is Vision, Light and Learning.


24 Oct

Practical information

  • Date: 24. October 2017 - 26. October 2017
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Campus Kongsberg, Hasbergsvei 36, 3616 Kongsberg.

  • Registration deadline: 1. October 2017
  • How to get here.

Registration

Deadline for early registration is October 1st.

Registration fee NOK 600.- per day. This includes lunch and coffee breaks. Additional cost for dinner after the meeting NOK 300.- per day.
The fee/s must be paid upon arrival (at the National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care’s Reception). 

Click here to register

Program


Clinical Optometry Day (Oct 24)

08:30 Registration at the National Centre for Optics Vision and Eye Care
Coffee is served on 2nd floor where Exhibits are.

09:00 Welcome (in the Cinema Oksen, 2nd floor)
Bente Monica Aakre, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University College of Southeast Norway.

09:05 Development of refractive error from birth to school age.
Rowan Candy, Indiana University, School of Optometry, Visual Development Lab, Bloomington, IN, USA

10:00 Hypermetropia and development of strabismus, anisometropia and amblyopia, from birth to school-age.
Rowan Candy, Indiana University, School of Optometry, Visual Development Lab, Bloomington, IN, USA

11:00 Lunch In Café Haspa

12:15 Evaluation of visual function - 3 Clinical workshops: 

i. Retinoscopy techniques for young children.
Rowan Candy, Indiana University, School of Optometry, Visual Development Lab, Bloomington, IN, USA

ii. Basic testing techniques for young children: cover test and visual acuity.
Trine Langaas and Cecilie O. Bjørset

iii. Cycloretinoscopy to identify pseudomyopia in children and adolescents.
Gro Horgen Vikesdal.

14:30 Coffee
Served on 2nd floor where Exhibits are.

15:00 What turns children into patients? Why do some children get into ocular trouble while others don't?
Anna Horwood  University of Reading, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Science, Reading, UK.

16:00 Concluding remarks.


Vision Research Day (Oct 25)

09:00 Registration at the National Centre for Optics Vision and Eye Care
Coffee is served on 2nd floor where Exhibits are.

10:00 Welcome (in the Cinema Jacob, 2nd floor)
Dean Heidi Kapstad, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University College of Southeast Norway.

10:05 The relationship between accommodation and vergence in the context of binocular function, from birth to school-age.
Rowan Candy, Indiana University, School of Optometry, Visual Development Lab, Bloomington, IN, USA

11:00 Eye movements and dyslexia: Saccade latency, fixation stability and the relationship with optometric measures.
Gro Horgen Vikesdal. University College of Southeast Norway, National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Kongsberg, Norway.

11:30 Lunch & Posters
In the Drone Laboratory (1st floor)

12:30 AC/A - CA/C - or neither? Why we should re-think some theoretical models.
Anna Horwood, University of Reading, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Science, Reading, UK.

13:30 Contributed talk.

13:45 Contributed talk.

14:00 Coffee
Served on 2nd floor where Exhibits are.

14:30 Uncorrected refractive errors and academic performance in Norwegian adolescents.
Lene A. Hagen, University College of Southeast Norway, National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Kongsberg, Norway.

15:00 Contributed talk.

15:15 Contributed talk.

15:30 Concluding remarks.


Lighting Day (Oct 26)

09:00 Registration at the National Centre for Optics Vision and Eye Care
Coffee is served on 2nd floor where Exhibits are.

10:00 Welcome (in the Cinema Oksen, 2nd floor)
Are Røysamb, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University College of Southeast Norway.

10:05 How to illuminate learning environments well? A lighting designers' perspective.
Imke Wies van Mil, Henning Larsen Architects A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark.

11:00 Visual comfort and lighting quality in educational spaces/classrooms.
Veronika Zaikina, University College of Southeast Norway, National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Kongsberg, Norway

11:30 Lunch & Posters: In the Drone Laboratory (1st floor)

12:30 Lighting in the school - The impact of light on learning.
Thorbjörn Laike, Department of Architecture and the Built Environment, Environmental Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

13:30 Optimal vision and lighting for digital learning.
Randi Mork and Hanne Mari Schiøtz Thorud. University College of Southeast Norway, National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Kongsberg, Norway.

14:00 Coffee
Served on 2nd floor where Exhibits are.

14:30 What we know and what we think about light in learning environments.
Thor Husby and Knut-Inge Fostervold, Luminator AS, Skjetten, Norway and University of Oslo, Department of Psychology, Oslo, Norway.

15:00 Contributed talk.

15:15 Contributed talk.

15:30 Urban light spaces.
Are Røysamb, University College of Southeast Norway, National Centre for Optics, Vision and Eye Care, Department of Optometry, Radiography and Lighting Design, Kongsberg, Norway

16:00 Concluding remarks.


Posters (Oct 25th and 26th)

Presented in the Drone Laboratory (1st floor)

TBA after October 10 2017