The Visual Snow Conference
The Cure Of Understanding
Saturday May 5th, 2018 | San Francisco, CA
Shining A Light On Visual Snow
The mission of the Visual Snow Conference is to provide those who have Visual Snow, as well as their family and friends, with the most current and accurate data.
This is also an opportunity for the medical community to gain knowledge and insight about Visual Snow. Too many medical professionals are unaware of this issue, the result of which can be very damaging to those who seek answers.
Experts & Guests
Master of Ceremonies
Kirk Scott is a strategic social impact advisor, educator and passionate advocate for underserved communities with over 25 years of experience in education and philanthropy. Kirk works to create community change with projects from South Los Angeles to Southern Africa.
Dr. Peter Goadsby
Professor of Neurology
Professor Peter Goadsby is Professor of Neurology, King’s College London, and Director, NIHR-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, King’s College Hospital, London.
Victoria Susan Pelak, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Dr. Pelak sub-specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, which focuses on the diagnosis and management of patients with neurologic disorders that affect vision and eye movements.
Owen White MD PhD FRACP
Professor of Neurosciences
Director of Neuro-ophthalmology and the Ocular Motor Research Laboratory at Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has a continuing interest in neuro-ophthalmology and the cognitive control of eye movements.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Professor Joanne Fielding is a cognitive neuroscientist, and co-director of the Ocular Motor Research Laboratory at The Alfred Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
Dr. Yasser Khan
Associate Clinical Professor
Dr. Yasser Khan is the Associate Clinical Professor in Health Sciences at McMaster University Department of Surgery. He is also the Program Coordinator for Undergraduate Medical Ophthalmic Education.
Data Science Consultant
Matthew is a data science consultant, author, and international public speaker. In recent years, he has been working to raise awareness about visual snow. He’s presented on this topic at medical conferences, written articles in peer-reviewed journals, and created online videos providing information about visual snow.
Jim Fulton has been analyzing and describing the performance of the human eye for over 30 years primarily for the military and industrial vision markets. Mr. Fulton authored “Processes in Biological Vision” and has an academic background in a wide variety of disciplines found in the visual system.
Founder, Visual Snow Conference
Sierra is currently a student at University of Miami, majoring in Communications Studies. She has been the host of her own radio show and is writer/reporter, who has had her articles and photographs published in The Miami Herald. Sierra is an award-winning public speaker, photographer, and professional voice actor.
Mission Bay Conference Center
Located in the William J Rutter Center
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94143
The Mission Bay Conference Center is located on the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) campus in downtown San Francisco.
Who Should Attend
Medical Professionals & Those Affected By Visual Snow
People with Visual Snow, their family and friends, the medical community including but not limited to neurologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, ophthalmologists and optometrists as well as anyone in the medical profession who treat any eye conditions or visual anomalies.
About The Conference
The objective of this conference is to bring together people with Visual Snow, their families and friends, as well as, the medical community. This one day conference offers a comprehensive overview providing current issues and answers relating to Visual Snow and the opportunity for all in attendance to interact and collaborate before, during and after the presentation has concluded.
Understanding Visual Snow Starts Here
Join us in San Francisco and let's start working together to build awareness, education, and support for those dealing with Visual Snow. We can bring this issue to the wider medical community and public. Then and only then can we move forward towards a cure.