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25th Annual Meeting of the Vision Health Research Network

The 25th Annual Meeting on November 9, 2022, held at the Amphitheatre Pierre-Péladeau of the CHUM in Montreal, was a great success thanks to the participation of more than 210 students, post-doctoral fellows, researchers, physicians, specialists, etc.

In total, more than 105 presentations (oral and poster) took place throughout the day.

Thank you very much for your great participation!

PICTURES: You can follow this link to view some of the pictures taken during the day.

Thank you very much for your great participation!

The Network took the opportunity to recognize the scientific career and involvement of three VHRN researchers. Dr. Christian Salesse was honoured by Dr. Stéphanie Proulx form Université Laval, Dr. Christian Casanova was honoured by Dr. Jean-François Bouchard from the École d’optométrie – University of Montreal School and Dr. Pierre Lachapelle was honoured by the VHRN Director, Dr. Michel Cayouette and Dr. Jacqueline Orquin. Dr. Lachapelle was also named « VHRN Emeritus Member ».


Membre émérite

We were honored to attend the presentation of our keynote speaker, Dr. Michele Rucci from the University of Rochester (New York, USA) entitled « Seeing space through time ».  Dr. Rucci is a leading researcher in the field of computational mechanisms of visual function and cognitive neuroscience. He has implemented novel head-eye tracking systems and the design of efficient computer vision systems.


At the end of the day, the Network awarded 14 certificates and scholarships to the best student oral and poster presentations.

Winners of the day

Winners picture

In order to know your appreciation of the Annual Meeting, an evaluation form is available online here:

⇒     EVALUATION FORM (please complete before December 9)    ⇐

« VISION » JournalVision

All presenters who wish to do so will be shortly invited to participate in the special edition of the Vision Journal in conjunction with the 25th Annual Meeting. As presented at the meeting, all members of the RRSV will receive a 50% discount on the cost of publication for an original or review article.

Guest editors of the special issue: Dr. Dave Saint-Amour and Alexandre Reynaud


This activity was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the following companies:

  • GOLD category: Alcon, Abbvie

  • SILVER Category: Hoffman-La Roche, Santen, Sun Pharma

  • BRONZE Category: Glaukos


A certificate of attendance will be provided to participants upon request.

CLINICIANS: We invite you to complete the evaluation form and add comments related to your practice – see the section « Continuing Specialty Education »

The Network would like to thank all the participants, volunteers, evaluators and organizers who made this day possible.

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