2018 Visual Snow Conference
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.
Help Fund the Cure
Your donation, no matter the size, helps make a difference in the search for a cure. The Initiative’s focus is to raise Visual Snow awareness and provide an increased availability of research capital through the creation of a global research fund. We have partnered with experts around the world who are dedicated to helping our cause. Their fields of expertise include neuro-ophthalmology, ophthalmology, neuroscience, neurobiology, scientific research, and advanced technology. With your contribution, they gain the ability to collaborate on a global scale and work towards solutions that can help those suffering from Visual Snow Syndrome.