Hull 2017

11th Annual Meeting of BIPOSA

20th – 22nd September 2017

BIPOSA took place in Kingston upon Hull

which is the 2017 City of Culture.

Annual Meeting Programme

Please view the programme and updates here

Claud Worth Lecture

Elias Traboulsi

Trimble Lecture

Irene Gottlob

Annual Meeting Venue

The 2017 Annual Meeting took place at the City Hall, Kingston upon Hull.  Thank you to our hosts, speakers, chairman, exhibitors and delegates.  Over 300 people attended over the three days of the conference.



BIPOSA Evaluation for Hull 2017

Annual Meeting Reception

The 2017 Annual Meeting welcome reception took place at the Ferens Art Gallery, which is currently hosting this year’s Turner Prize.

Walking Tour of the Old City

We meet at 6.25 pm at the Maritime Museum.  Paul Scholfield, a freelance English Heritage Accredited guide, took us on a whistle-stop tour of Hull’s “old town”, which covered everything from architecture to the abolition of slavery, the historic pubs to the part Hull played in the start of England’s civil war.  Over forty delegates had a fabulous time.  Thank you Paul!

BIPOSA Annual Dinner at The Deep

The annual dinner took place at The Deep one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world.

We had a lovely evening and were wowed by the stunning venue, welcoming staff and lovely food.

Abstract Submission

BIPOSA is pleased to announce that the winners of this year’s abstract prizes (free registration to attend BIPOSA and a grant towards travel and accommodation) were:

Siobhan Ludden of the University of Reading for her abstract entitled: “Reading and attention in relation to naturalistic accommodation responses in typical children”

Kathleen Vancleef of Newcastle University for her abstract entitled: “Validation of ASTEROID, an engaging glasses-free stereotest on a 3D tablet”

Free Paper Prizes

BIPOSA is pleased to announce that the winners of this year’s free paper prizes (£500 each) were:

The prognostic value of transient pattern VEPs recorded in infancy in predicting behavioural visual acuity in children with CVI – Miss Jessica Howes, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Can grading foveal hypoplasia in infants using handheld optical coherence tomography predict future visual acuity? A longitudinal cohort study – Mr. Sohaib Rufai, Leicester Royal Infirmary


Thursday morning saw twelve brave souls meet at 7.00 am at Ferens Art Gallery in Victoria Square for an early morning run of the marina and old town. Check out the route