Symposium

Optimising echolocation in orientation and mobility
Date: Friday February 5th, 13.15-17.00
Location: Grotius building, Radboud University
Montessorilaan 10, Nijmegen
Room: -1.070


Symposium programme


13.15-13.30 Arrival with coffee and tea


13.30-13.45 Opening by Prof Dr. Bert Steenbergen


13.45-14.30 Dr. Lore Thaler
“Echolocation and other sensory modalities”


14.30-15.00 Marina Ekkel, Dr. Rob van Lier, Prof Dr. Bert Steenbergen
“Learning echolocation in sighted people: attention as a key factor”


15.00-15.30 Coffee and tea break


15.30-16.00 Dr. Ir. Maarten Hornikx, Rick de Vos
“Human echolocation performance of object size and orientation: influence of frequency spectrum and location of the click signal”


16.00-16.30 Prof. Dr. Herbert Peremans, Marc Van Baelen
“The role of human echolocation in obstacle avoidance during walking”


16.30-16.50 Wim Pierik
“De omgeving reflecteert! Echolokalisatie in de praktijk”


16.50 Closing and drinks


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