PROGRAM

DAY 1: 07th FEBRUARY 2020 | FRIDAY

07:00 Onwards Registration
08:00 – 08:10 Greetings from Dr. Pichi
08:10 – 08:15 Greetings from the Vice President of the ESO
08:15 – 09:15 Session I: VR surgery - Instrumentation and Imaging Moderator: Mohammad Abdul-Nabi
08:15 – 08:30 Novel instrumentation in VR surgery Sunil Srivastava
08:30 – 08:45 Surgical techniques for submacular hemorrhage and the Nano Subretinal Gateway Device Tamer Mahmoud
08:45 – 09:00 Intraoperative OCT in 2020 - useful or not? Justis Ehlers
09:00 – 09:15 Questions
09:15 – 10:15 Session II: VR surgery - Macular Surgery Moderator: Ahmed El Khashab
09:15 – 09:30 Lamellar Holes - should we operate on them? Francesco Pichi
09:30 – 09:45 ILM flaps for macular holes. When and how? Tamer Mahmoud
09:45 – 10:00 Autologous retinal transplant for primary and refractory macular holes Tamer Mahmoud
10:00 – 10:15 Subretinal surgery for gene and stem cell-based therapy Emad Abboud
10:15 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Session III: VR surgery - Management of complex retinal detachments Moderator: Ahmed El Barky
10:45 – 11:00 Tractional Retinal Detachment repair - tips and tricks Tamer Mahmoud
11:00 – 11:15 RD repair after trauma Ibraheem El Ghrably
11:15 – 11:30 PVR in 2020 Tamer Mahmoud
11:30 – 12:00 Panel Discussion: VR surgery
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Session IV: AMD Moderator: Noura Al Mansoori
14:00 – 14:15 The new kids on the block in NVAMD – Brolucizumab and Abicipar - what we should know Francesco Pichi
14:15 – 14:35 Comparative Studies in NVAMD – how frequent should we treat? Daniel Martin
14:35 – 14:45 The Fluid Story in Wet AMD: Detection, Definition, and Management Justis Ehlers
14:45 – 16:00 Session V: DM Moderator: Mohammad Abdul-Nabi
14:45 – 15:00 DRCR Diabetes Protocols - the top 10 things to know Daniel Martin
15:00 – 15:15 Steroid therapy in Diabetes - when to pursue Piergiorgio Neri
15:15 – 15:30 Should we treat non-proliferative DR with anti-VEGF? Amani Fawzi
15:30 – 16:00 Panel Discussion: AMD/DM
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break & Networking Session at the Exhibition Area
16:30 – 17:00 Session VI: Genetics Moderator: Daniel Martin
16:30 – 16:45 Treatable retinal dystrophies Arif Khan
16:45 – 17:00 Genetic testing for retinal dystrophies: lessons I have learned Arif Khan

DAY 2: 08th FEBRUARY 2020 | SATURDAY

07:00 Onwards Registration
08:00 – 08:15 Opening remarks
08:15 – 10:15 Session I: Artificial Intelligence and Automated Imaging Moderator: Ahmed El Khashab
08:15 – 08:30 Novel concepts in OCT angiography Amani Fawzi
08:30 – 08:45 Wide field imaging - how it can impact management of retinal diseases Justis Ehlers
08:45 – 09:00 En face OCT imaging and FAF? Francesco Pichi
09:00 – 09:15 AI in retinal diseases – is it for real? Amani Fawzi
09:15 – 09:30 Advanced OCT analysis in Retinal diseases Justis Ehlers
09:30 – 09:45 Automated imaging in Uveitis Sunil Srivastava
09:45 – 10:15 Panel Discussion
10:15 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Session II: Uveitis Moderator: Sheikha Noura Al Qassimi
11:00 – 11:15 Work up of the Uveitis Patient in 2020 Careen Lowder
11:15 – 11:30 Imaging of the Uveitis patient Francesco Pichi
11:30 – 11:45 Infectious Uveitis - what to look out for Careen Lowder
11:45 – 12:00 Novel therapies in Uveitis Piergiorgio Neri
12:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 17:00 Cases Presentation Moderator: Ahmed El Barky
14:30 – 15:30 Surgical Case Panel – How would you manage this
15:30 – 17:00 Medical Retina/Imaging/Uveitis Case Presentations