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2009
Thursday, June 4th
8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Introduction | Clinicians and Ergonomics

Jim Sheedy, Pacific University
Jeffrey Anshel, Corporate Vision Consulting

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

The Art, Technology and Science of Reading

Kevin Larson, Microsoft

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Sub-Pixel Text Rendering – Preference, Legibility and Reading Performance

Jim Sheedy, Pacific University
Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
Manoj Subbaram, University of Houston
Sowjanya Gowrisankaran, Ohio State University
John Hayes, Pacific University

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Character legibility; which details are important, and how might it be measured?

John Hayes, Pacific University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University
Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
Vinsunt Donato, Pacific University
David Glabe, Pacific University

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Break

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Text legibility: measurement methods and letter superiority

Jim Sheedy, Pacific University
Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
John Hayes, Pacific University

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

The effect of inter-letter spacing on reading

Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University
John Hayes, Pacific University

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Can color-fringed text help reduce transverse chromatic aberration? An investigation of peripheral reading with ClearType rendered-text

Shun-nan Yang, Pacific University

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

11:20 AM

Innovative approaches to displaying words

Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

12:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Blinking and squinting when reading: trade-off between cognitive and visual stress

Niru Nahar, Ohio State University
Sowjanya Gowrisankaran, Ohio State University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

1:50 PM

Blinks are not random events during reading

Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
John Hayes, Pacific University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

1:50 PM - 2:05 PM

2:05 PM

Dynamic Accommodation in Reading

Hannu Laukkanen, Pacific University
James Kundart, Pacific University
Scott Cooper, Pacific University

2:05 PM - 2:20 PM

2:20 PM

Relationship between vision stress and generalized body stress

Niru Nahar, Ohio State University
Sowjanya Gowrisankaran, Ohio State University
John Hayes, Pacific University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

2:40 PM

Break

2:40 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Vision and handheld displays

Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
James Kundart, Pacific University

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Viewing distance: a trade-off of reserves

Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

3:50 PM

The Effects of Visual Stress on Word Comprehension

Joshua Gietzen, Pacific University
Yu-Chi Tai, Pacific University
John Hayes, Pacific University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

3:50 PM - 4:05 PM

4:10 PM

Break

4:10 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Progressive Addition Lenses

Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Choosing progressive addition lenses

Padmapriya Ramamoorthy, Ohio State University
Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Occupational Progressive Lenses

Jim Sheedy, Pacific University

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM