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.

Program and Abstracts

The latest schedule and all abstracts are available in the Abstract book.


Please check the venue map for the most relevant places.


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Registration and Abstract submission

The registration is closed now. The registration fee of 57 EUR includes all sessions, coffee breaks on both days, lunch on March 21 and the dinner on March 20.

Please transfer the registration fee to the following bank account (IMPORTANT: provide the Reference!):


Universitaet Goettingen

IBAN: DE28 2505 0000 0106 0326 18


Bank: NordLB Hannover

Reference: Auftrag 670555001 | Beleg 1563103122


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

Please register and send your abstracts here.

Travel, Accommodation and Local Organization


Goettingen is located in central Germany and the closest airport is Hannover (~45 minutes train ride). The airports in Frankfurt (~2 h train ride), Hamburg (~2,5 h train ride) and Berlin (~3 h train ride) have many flight options and are well-connected by train. You can book train tickets with the German Railway (Deutsche Bahn) here.


Goettingen offers plenty of low to high end accommodation. The ones with the best public transport connection to the venue are highlighted in the workshop map


Venue: GZMB, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, 37077 Goettingen


The venue, the restaurant for the workshop dinner, relevant bus stops and additional interesting places are listed in the workshop map as well. Note that this map will be updated regularly. Therefore, check it from time to time.