European TFOS Ambassador Meeting

00186 Rome, Italy
Congress

European TFOS Ambassador Meeting

"Ocular surface disease: Unmet needs and future scientific/clinical solutions"

Date:
Sep 21, 2019, 08:00 - Sep 21, 2019, 18:00
Scientific Organization:
Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
Summary:
The European TFOS Ambassadors will present what they consider the unmet needs for the management (e.g. diagnosis & treatment) of ocular surface disease in their country, as well as what they perceive as short and long term scientific/clinical solutions. This unique TFOS Ambassador Meeting is the first of many that we will organize throughout the world.
Credits: 

physicians / medical specialists

max. no. of participants: unlimited
Min fee: 175,00 USD

Mind:
Registration includes:
Attendance at the all-day meeting
Access to lunch + 2 coffee breaks

industry employees

max. no. of participants: unlimited
Min fee: 5.000,00 USD

Mind:
Registration includes:
Attendance at the all-day meeting
Access to lunch + 2 coffee breaks
Comment:
This event takes place irregularly and offers the opportunity for continued medical education for physicians / medical specialists and industry employees.
Eventnumber: 32158
Min fee:
min of 175,00
Places available: unlimited
Language: Englisch
 
Published program by the organizer:

Program - European TFOS Ambassador Meeting 

 

Moderators

Stefano Barabino, Ocular Surface Center and Department of Ophthalmology, Sacco Hospital, Milan University, Milan
José AP Gomes, Deptartment of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Federal University of Sao Paulo/Paulista School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Piera Versura, Department of Specialized, Experimental, and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Mark DP Willcox, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

 

Opening Remarks

Amy Gallant Sullivan, Executive Director, Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society, Boston, MA, USA TFOS: Global mission. 
David A Sullivan, Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
TFOS Global Ambassador program: Clinical and scientific importance. 
Jennifer P. Craig
, Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
 


Northern Europe

Denmark. Hadi Kjaerbo, Scandinavian Eye Center in Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Finland. Niko Setälä, Department of Ophthalmology, Central Finland Central Hospital, Jyväskylä
IcelandGunnar Már Zoega, Department of Ophthalmology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavík
NorwayTor Paaske Utheim, Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic, Institute of Eye Health & University of Oslo, Oslo
SwedenFredrik Källmark, Källmarkskliniken, Stockholm

 

Southern Europe

Cyprus. Erol Dülger, Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology Near East University Hospital And VIP Health Clinic Nicosia
GreeceGeorgios Kontadakis, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, and in Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion
ItalyStefano Barabino, Ocular Surface Center and Department of Ophthalmology, Sacco Hospital, Milan University, Milan
ItalyEdoardo Villani, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Milan & Ocular Surface Service, San Giuseppe Hospital Eye Clinic, Milan
PortugalJosé Salgado Borges, Department of Ophthalmology, Private Hospital of Boa Nova & Prof. J. Salgado-Borges Clinic, Perafita
PortugalJosé Manuel González, Optometry and Vision Science, & Department of Physics, University of Minho, Braga
Turkey. Afsun Sahin, Department of Ophthalmology, Koc University Medical School, Istanbul
TurkeyOzlenen Omur Ucakhan, Cornea and Contact Lens Service & Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara University, Ankara
Vatican CityStefano Bonini, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Rome Campus Bio-Medico, Rome
 


Central & Eastern Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina. Enesa Begovic, Poliklinika Oko dr Karcic, Sarajevo
BulgariaChristina Grupcheva. Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Medical University of Varna, Varna.
GeorgiaNino Karanadze, Department of Ophthalmology, Tbilisi State Medical University, Tbilisi
MoldovaValeriu Cushnir, Ophthalmology Clinic, Saint Trinity Hospital, Chi?in?u
PolandMalgorzata Mrugacz, Department of Ophthalmology and Eye Rehabilitation, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok
PolandZbigniew Zagórsk, Department of Ophthalmology, Lublin Medical University, Lublin
RomaniaAdriana Stanila, Scientific Research Centre of Ocular Surface Diseases & Faculty of Medicine, University of Lucian Blaga Sibiu, Sibiu
RussiaVladimir Brzheskiy, Department of Ophthalmology, St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, St. Petersburg
RussiaSergey Golubev, Department of Ophthalmology, National Pirogov Medical and Surgical Centre, Moscow

 

Western Europe

AustriaJutta Horwath-Winter, Dry Eye Unit & Corneal and Cataract Section, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz
BelgiumPeter Raus, Department of Ophthalmology/Eye Surgery, Free University of Brussels, Brussels
France. Serge Doan, Ocular Surface Unit, Fondation A de Rothschild Hôpital Bichat, Paris
NetherlandsJelle Vehof, King?s College, London, UK, and Departments of Ophthalmology and Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen
SwitzerlandDavid Goldblum, Deparment. of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Basel University, Basel
United KingdomSarah Farrant, Earlam and Christopher Optometrists and Contact Lens Specialists, Taunton

 

Synopsis

James S. Wolffsohn, Ophthalmic Research Group, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom 

 

Closing Remarks

David A Sullivan, Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Note: The TFOS Ambassadors from Germany, Ireland and Spain, who are unable to participate in this meeting, will submit abstracts addressing the unmet needs topic for their countries. Summaries of all presentations will be submitted for publication in an article in The Ocular Surface.

Venue:
Auditorium Ara Pacis
Address:
Via di Ripetta 190
00186 Rome, Italy
Scientific Organization:
Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
Event-Organizer:

JAKA CONGRESSI s.r.l. 
Roma, Via della Balduina
88 - 00136
P.IVA: 04503321004 
Tel. 0635497114
Fax 0635341535 
CME Standard Provider n. 806

Organizer : 

Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
P.O. Box 130146
US - MA 02113 Boston

 
Mind:

 

Registration required. Please contact the organizer for further information.




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