The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers studying the eyes of invertebrates from developmental, functional and evolutionary perspectives to share current knowledge and discuss future avenues of interdisciplinary research to better understand the amazing diversity in the visual systems of these animals. 


Confirmed keynote speakers: 

Isabel Almudi, Barcelona

Fernando Casares, Sevilla

Emily Baird, Stockholm


Workshop on “Predicting vision from morphology”:

Pablo Currea, UCLA



Alex Buffry

Nico Posnien

Maike Kittelmann

Alistair McGregor

Lauren Sumner-Rooney 



Supported by German Zoological Society.

Preliminary Program (all CET times)

Mo, March 20               
13:00 Registration
  Morphology and Evolution
14:00 Isabel Almudi, Barcelona
14:30 - 15:30 contributed talks & flash talks

15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00 contributed talks & flash talks
17:00 - 18:00 Pablo Currea, UCLA
  Workshop: Predicting vision from morphology
 ~19:00 Dinner (organized)
Tue, March 21             
  Genetics and Development
9:00 Fernando Casares, Sevilla
9:30 - 10:30 contributed talks & flash talks
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 12:30 contributed talks & flash talks
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
  Function and Behaviour
14:00 Emily Baird, Stockholm
14:30 - 15:30 contributed talks & flash talks
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
16:00 - 17:30 contributed talks & flash talks
17:30 Closing remarks

Registration and Abstract submission

The registration is open until February 20, 2023. The registration fee of 57 EUR includes all sessions, coffee breaks on both days, lunch on March 21 and the dinner on March 20. Note that all registered participants will receive an email with payment instructions in due time.

We offer 15 minutes contributed talks (12 +3) and short 3 minutes flash talks.  

Please register and send your abstracts here.

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