Inter-Society Color Council

Upcoming events

    • 17 Mar 2019
    • 20 Mar 2019

    The ISCC Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the TAGA Annual Technical Conference in Minneapolis, MN on March 17-20. Registration and other conference management will be handled by the folks at Printing Industries of America (who runs the TAGA conference each year).

    Check the TAGA site for conference details, including registration once it is available.

    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

    Michael Webster - Adaptation and color perception


    Visual perception is continuously regulated by adaptation processes that adjust sensitivity to match the current visual stimulus. These adaptations compensate for both changes in the environment and changes in the observer (e.g. as we age). This webinar will provide an overview of how adaptation adjusts to both the average color and the gamut of colors in scenes, how these adjustments can be used to study the neural mechanisms of color vision, and some of the proposed consequences and benefits of these adjustments. 


    Michael Webster is a Foundation Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno where he serves a Director of the Institute for Integrative Neuroscience (an NIH COBRE grant) and as co-Director of both the BS and PhD programs in Neuroscience. He began studying color as an undergraduate at UCSD and then as a doctoral student at UC Berkeley, receiving his PhD in 1988. From there he spent six years as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge before moving to Nevada in 1994. His research focuses on color and form perception and how vision is shaped by adaptation to both natural and unnatural visual environments. 

    Register here:

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    • 21 Oct 2019
    • 25 Oct 2019

    ISCC is pleased to again acts as a Cooperating Society for the 2019 Color and Imaging Conference, to be held October 21-25, 2019, in Paris, France. The Call for Papers is now available. As in the past, there will be a great series of short courses leading up to the conference, and then three days of cutting edge technical presentations. 

    Visit the IS&T page for all the details about this, and we hope to see you in Paris this fall.

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