Defense Research and Development Canada (DRDC)

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is the national leader in defence and security science and technology. As an agency of Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND), DRDC provides DND, the Canadian Armed Forces and other government departments as well as the public safety and national security communities, the knowledge and technological advantage needed to defend and protect Canada’s interests at home and abroad.


Qualcomm Inc. is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services.



VESA is an international non-profit corporation led by a Board of Directors, which represents a voting membership of more than 200 corporate members worldwide. VESA’s vision is continual growth in technical standards development and evolution into an international trade association, with a world-wide membership driving standards initiatives, product implementations, and market implementation.


Robert Allison, York University

Robert is an Associate Professor at York University's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. His research focuses on human perceptual responses in virtual environments and basic study of stereoscopic vision. He is also interested in the measurement and analysis of eye movements and the applications of this technology.


Deborah Giaschi, UBC & B.C. Children's Hospital

Deborah is a Professor at the University of British Columbia's Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and an Associate Member in the Department of Psychology, a Staff Scientist at B.C. Children's Hospital, as well as a Scientist Level 3 and Director of Operations at the Child and Family Research Imaging Facility.


Ross Goutcher, University of Stirling

Ross is a lecturer at the University of Stirling in Scotland, UK. His research interests lie in understanding human perception and the perceptual processes involved in decision-making. He is interested in 3D vision, multisensory perception, and action-planning. 

Ali Kazimi, York University

Professor Ali Kazimi (pronounced Ka-Zim-E) is filmmaker, writer, and visual artist whose work deals with race, social justice, migration, history, memory and archive. His critically acclaimed films have been shown at festivals around the world, winning national and international honours and awards.