We are pleased to welcome you to the 1st International symposium on visual physiology, environment, and perception. This Symposium is collaborative project of scientists from three Baltic countries a Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia to make vision science more recognizable in Baltic region (see Organizers). We also have invited one additional country a this year it would be Germany a to join our organizing group specially promoting vision science work in their country. The Symposium will take place in Riga, Latvia, on 6-8 October 2016. Hosting institution: Department of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Latvia.