Best Talk and Poster Awards

This year we will be offering awards to recognize the best research presented at OPAM, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Visual Cognition. Every presenter will be automatically eligible for these awards. Throughout the day, presentations will be judged by a panel of Associate and Consulting Editors from the Visual Cognition Editorial Board. We will announce the winners after the keynote address. The Best Talk will receive $300 and the Best Poster will receive $200.

Travel Awards

We are accepting nominations for twenty travel awards to attend the 2017 meeting. Everyone submitting an abstract to this year’s meeting is eligible to apply for this award. Faculty advisors are asked to nominate a trainee/student for this award by filling out a recommendation form, which describes:

  • How the nominee will benefit from attending OPAM
  • How the nominee will contribute to advance understanding of visual cognition
  • Any funding limitations for travel that the nominee may have

The award result will be contingent upon the quality of the submitted abstract and summary
as well as the content of the recommendation form. The travel award is open to postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate trainees. Nominations of undergraduate and masters students are greatly encouraged. There is no citizenship requirement.

Download the nomination form

For OPAM 2017, applications (and any questions) should be e-mailed to by August 15. Travel award winners will receive notice by Sept 15 and be announced at OPAM.