Goals and Objectives
- To promote the diffusion of knowledge of perimetry and ocular imaging and its important place among other methods of visual testing.
- To promote the development of new methods and instruments.
- To develop guidelines for routine perimetric and ocular imaging techniques.
- To establish standards for recording, classification, equipment and nomenclature of perimetry and ocular imaging.
- To promote education of specialized visual field examiners and ocular imaging technicians through courses and handbooks.
Presentation of Papers and Attendance at the IPS Symposia
Groups and Task Committees
President: Chota Matsumoto, MD, Osaka-Sayama City, JAPANPast President: Chris Johnson, PhD, Iowa City, IA USAVice President: Mitch Dul, OD, MS, New York, NY, USAVice President: Aiko Iwase, MD, Tajimi, Gifu, JAPANSecretary: Allison M. McKendrick, BScOptom, MScOptom, PhD, Perth, AustraliaTreasurer: Lyne Racette, PhD, Birmingham, USANext IPS Symposium host: Dr Tony Redmond, BScOptom, PhD, Cardiff, UKAwards Committee Chair: Ryo Asaoka, MD, PhD Tokyo, JapanEducation Perimetry Committee Chair: Chota Matsumoto, MD, Osaka-Sayama City, JAPANEducation Imaging Committee Chair: Linda Zangwill, PhD, La Jolla, CA, USAIndustry Liaison and PR Committee: Paul Artes, OD, PhD, Plymouth University, UKOpen Perimetry Interface: Michael Wall MD, Iowa, USA; Andrew Turpin, PhD, Perth, AUSTRALIAMember at Large: Giovanni Montesano, MD, PhD London, UKMember at Large: Hiroki Nomoto, Osaka-Sayama City, JAPAN
Since then symposia have been held every two years: in Tubingen 1976, Tokyo 1978, Bristol 1980, Sacramento 1982, Santa Margherita Ligure 1984, Amsterdam 1986, Vancouver 1988, Malmo 1990, Kyoto 1992, Washington, D.C. 1994, Wurzburg, Germany 1996, Gardone Riviera, Italy 1998, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 2000, and Stratford, England in 2002, Portland, Oregon, USA in 2006, Nara, Japan in 2008, Tenerife in 2010, Melbourne in 2012, New York in 2014, Udine in 2016, Kanazawa in 2018 and Berkeley in 2022.