Programme 2020

Friday September 18th

08:45-09:00 | Presidents’ welcome

09:00-10:00 | Current treatment paradigm for keratoconus

09:00-09:15 | Crosslinking versus stop rubbing
Farhad Hafezi, Zürich (Switzerland)

09:15-09:30 | Specialty lenses for keratoconus
Elke Kreps Antwerp & Ghent (Belgium)

09:30-09:45 | Surgery for ectasia: tailoring the technique to the patient
Alfonso Ioveno, Vancouver (Canada)

09:45-10:00 | Round table

10:00-10:30 | Free paper session 1

10:30-11:00 | Morning coffee

11:00-12:00 | Scleral lenses trouble shooting interactive session
In collaboration with Eef van der Worp, Maastricht (The Netherlands) and Muriel Schornack, Mayo Clinic (USA)

12:00-12:30 | Major sponsor symposium

12:30-13:30 | Lunch

13:30-15:00 | Ocular surface disease symposium

13:30-13:50 | Keynote lecture: Exploring the ocular surface from the basics to the more sophisticated
Christophe Baudouin, Paris (France)

13:50-14:10 | Dry eye and allergy
Andrea Leonardi, Padua (Italy)

14:10-14:30 | New treatments for Dry Eye Disease
José Benitez del Castillo, Madrid (Spain)

14:30-15:00 | Round table

15:00-15:15 | Sponsor symposium

15:15-15:45 | Afternoon tea

15:45-16:15 | Highlights from international meetings and award of the Fick-Kalt-Muller medal

16:15-18:00 | Free paper session 2

 

Saturday September 19th

08:30-09:00 | AGM

09:00-10:30 | Myopia management Session 1

09:00-09:30 | Myopia progression - A Review of current fundamental research
Frank Schaeffel, Tübingen (Germany)

09:30-09:45 | Clinical forms and complications of myopia
David Gaucher, Strasbourg (France)

09:45-10:00 | Myopia correction and management with spectacles
Dominique Bremond-Gignac, Paris (France)

10:00-10:30 | Free paper session 3

10:30-11:00 | Morning Coffee

11:00-12:00 | Myopia management Session 2

11:00-11:15 | Effectiveness of Ortho-K for myopia management
Dr. Matthieu Leconte, Rouen (France)

11:15-11:30 | Effectiveness of Soft contact lenses for myopia management
Keith Tempany, Broadstone,  (United Kingdom)

11:30-11:45 | Low Dose Atropine Treatment strategies and effectiveness in myopia management
Ian Flitcroft, Dublin (Ireland)

11:45-12:00 | Round table

12:00-12:30 | Major sponsor session

12:30-13:30 | Lunch

13:30-14:30 | Myopia management Session 3

13:30-14:00 | Keynote lecture: White papers of the International Myopia Institute
Wolffsohn James, Aston (United Kingdom)

14:00-14:30 | Round table and / or free papers

14:30-15:00 | Rapid fire by companies on innovations

15:00-15:15 | Sponsor symposium

15:15-15:45 | Afternoon tea

15:45-16:15 | Kersley lecture
Prof. dr. Ebru Toker, Istanbul (Turkey)

16:15-18:00 | Free paper session 4

18:00 | Best free paper and free poster award