2017 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

17th EVRS Meeting

September 14-17, 2017

Teatro della Pergola / FLORENCE, ITALY

RETINA UNLIMITED – EVRS ENDOPHTHALMITIS STUDY

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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Scientific Programme Committee: Dr. Ron Adelman (USA) & Dr. Giampaolo Gini (Italy/UK)


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

09:00 – 20:00 Booth Installation

16:00 – 18:00 Speaker Ready Room Opens

16:00 – 20:00 Registration Opens

19:30 Welcome Cocktail at the Central Courtyard of Palazzo Vecchio



Friday, September 15, 2017

06:30 Registration Opens

07:30 – 08:40 ARC Vitreoretinal Surgery Rounds by Dr. Lisa J. Faia, USA & Dr. Jeremy Wolfe, USA

08:45 – 10:15 Papers

IMAGING Moderated by Zofia Michalewska (Poland) & Hassan Mortada (Egypt)

DISCUSSION

MYOPIC MACULOPATHY Moderated by Zofia Michalewska (Poland) & Hassan Mortada (Egypt)

DISCUSSION

10:15 – 10:45 Morning Break

10:45 – 12:00 Papers

AMD Moderated by Giacomo Panozzo (Italy)

DISCUSSION

UVEITIS Moderated by Ahmed Sallam (USA)

DISCUSSION

12:05 – 12:40 EVRS Award Lecture – Birdshot by Dr. C. Stephen Foster, Waltham, MA, USA

12:45 – 13:05 Lectures given by Carl Glittenberg

Affiliations:
Vice Chairman, Karl Landsteiner Institute for Retinal Research and Imaging
Senior Clinical Advisor, Topcon Europe Medical B.V.
Senior Manager, Global Medical Affairs, Eye Care Global Marketing Department, Sales & Marketing Division, Topcon Corporation

  • Advances in Swept Source OCT and OCT Angiography
  • Swept Source Enface Choroidal Vasculography: Imaging the Choroid in Swept Source OCT-A Data Sets

13:05 – 14:05 Lunch

14:05 – 16:15 Papers

MACULAR SURGERY Moderated by Makoto Inoue (Japan) & Barbara Parolini (Italy)

DISCUSSION

VITREOMACULAR TRACTION & MACULAR HOLE Moderated by Mariano Iros (Argentina) & Sengul Ozdek (Turkey)

DISCUSSION

16:15 – 16:45 Afternoon Break

16:45 – 18:45 AIMO (Associazione Italiana Medici Oculisti) / GIV (Gruppo Italiano Vitreo) / GIVRE (Gruppo Italiano di Chirurgia Vitreoretinica) / SOI (Societa Oftalmologica Italiana) Symposium

19:30 Welcome Dinner at the Palazzo Borghese



Saturday, September 16, 2017

06:30 Registration Opens

07:30 – 08:25 Vitreoretinal Interface Disorders by Dr. Hassan Mortada, Egypt & Dr. Jerzy Nawrocki, Poland

  • Pathogenesis of Vitreoretinal Disorders (The Anomalous PVD) by Hassan Mortada
  • Epimacular Membranes by Hassan Mortada
  • Lamellar Macular Hole by Jerzy Nawrocki
  • Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome by Hassan Mortada
  • Idiopathic Macular Hole by Jerzy Nawrocki
  • Discussion

08:30 – 10:50 Papers

MISCELLANEOUS Moderated by Tarek Hammam (UK) & Jean-François Le Rouic (France)

DISCUSSION

TRAUMA Moderated by Ferenc Kuhn (USA)

DISCUSSION

10:50 – 11:20 Morning Break

11:20 – 12:35 Papers

RETINAL DETACHMENT Moderated by Niels Crama (The Netherlands) & Stephen Lash (UK)

DISCUSSION

12:40 – 13:05 Relja Zivojnovic Award Lecture – Vitrectomy and Endophthalmitis by Dr. Harry W. Flynn, Jr., Miami, FL, USA

13:05 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:55 Papers

STEM CELLS, GENE THERAPY & RETINAL PROSTHESIS Moderated by Ninel Z. Gregori (USA) & Lucian V. Del Priore (USA)

DISCUSSION

DIABETIC RETINOPATHY Moderated by Hussain A. Khaqan (Pakistan) & Mahmoud Soliman (Egypt)

DISCUSSION

15:55 – 16:25 Afternoon Break

16:25 – 17:40 Review of Uveitis for Retina Specialists by Dr. C. Stephen Foster, Waltham, MA, USA

17:40 – 18:20 General Assembly

19:30 Gala Dinner at the Ammannati Courtyard in Palazzo Pitti



 

Sunday, September 17, 2017

07:00 Registration Opens

08:00 – 09:30 Young EVRS Course by Dr. Gerhard Kok, South Africa & Dr. Otto Fricke, Sweden

09:30 – 11:00 Papers

ENDOPHTHALMITIS Moderated by Silvia Bopp (Germany) & Giampaolo Gini (Italy/UK)

DISCUSSION

11:00 – 11:30 Morning Break

11:30 – 12:00 What Retinal Specialists Should Know About Intracameral Antibiotics During Cataract Surgery by Dr. Harry W. Flynn, Jr., Miami, FL, USA

12:00 – 12:40 Papers

ENDOPHTHALMITIS – Additional Considerations Moderated by Ron Adelman (USA) & Silvia Bopp (Germany)

DISCUSSION

12:40 – 13:30 EVRS Endophthalmitis Study Presented by Giampaolo Gini (Italy/UK)

13:30 – 14:00 Discussion EVRS Endophthalmitis Study Animated by Giampaolo Gini (Italy/UK)

11:30 – 20:00 Booth Dismantling



EDITED FILMS – Cesare Forlini’s Film Festival

Film Award Committee: Perfecto Cagampang III (Philippines), Hassan Mortada (Egypt), Murat Oncel (Turkey) & Susana Teixeira (Portugal)

The three Best Edited Film Awards will be given during the Gala Dinner on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Ammannati Courtyard in Palazzo Pitti. 

EDITED FILMS COMPETITION JUDGEMENT CRITERIA



RETINA PHOTOS

Retina Photo Award Committee: Natalia Ferreira (Portugal), Rino Frisina (Italy), Eleonora Beatriz Lavaque (Argentina) & Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt)

The Best Retina Photo Award will be given during the Gala Dinner on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Ammannati Courtyard in Palazzo Pitti. 

PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION JUDGING CRITERIA



SCIENTIFIC POSTERS

Scientific Poster Award Committee: Nur Acar (Turkey), Ivan Fiser (Czech Republic), Giacomo Panozzo (Italy) & Ahmed Sallam (USA)

The Best Scientific Poster Award will be given during the Gala Dinner on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Ammannati Courtyard in Palazzo Pitti. 

POSTER COMPETITION JUDGING CRITERIA/GUIDELINES