14th EGS Congress 2020

1000 Brussels, Belgien
Kongress

14th EGS Congress 2020

European Glaucoma Society Congress

Datum:
14.12.2020, 08:30 - 16.12.2020, 16:45
Veranstalter:
European Glaucoma Society (EGS)
Kurzbeschreibung:
The next EGS Congress will be held from May 30 to June 2, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. In terms of both content and attendance, this Congress is expected to be the largest glaucoma meeting in Europe.
We expect that our glaucoma industry colleagues will be pleased by our plans for EGS 2020. The congress will be open to all glaucoma care providers including: glaucoma specialists, general ophthalmologists, optometrists, researchers, nurses, technicians, leaders of glaucoma patient organizations etc.
Fortbildungspunkte: beantragt
Hinweis:
The 14th EGS Congress 2020 will submit the application form in order to be accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists.

The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, contact the AMA.

Fachärzte

Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 850,00 EUR
EarlyBird bis 28.02.2020: 480,00 EUR

Hinweis:
FEES - VAT included:

EGS Members
Before February 28th , 2020: € 420,00
From February 29th to April 30th , 2020: € 615,00
From May 1st 2020 and onsite: € 775,00

Delegates non members
Before February 28th , 2020: € 480,00
From February 29th to April 30th , 2020: € 690,00
From May 1st 2020 and onsite: € 850,00

Orthoptisten/-innen

Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 500,00 EUR
EarlyBird bis 28.02.2020: 280,00 EUR

Hinweis:
FEES - VAT included:

COT (certified ophthalmic technician), orthoptist, certified nurse
Before February 28th , 2020: € 280,00
From February 29th to April 30th , 2020: € 380,00
From May 1st 2020 and onsite: € 500,00

Sonstige

Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 425,00 EUR
EarlyBird bis 28.02.2020: 220,00 EUR

Hinweis:
FEES - VAT included:

Resident in training(*)
Delegates in need of financial assistance (^)
Before February 28th , 2020: € 220,00
From February 29th to April 30th , 2020: € 315,00
From May 1st 2020 and onsite: € 425,00

* Application for the resident fee should be certified by a letter from the head of the department to be up-loaded in the on-line platform directly (pdf format is required), stating that the applicant is an ophthalmology resident at the time of registration.

^ Application for special financial assistance must be made in writing to the EGS Secretariat, no later than 15 January 2020.

für Referenten

Abstract: 15.12.2019
Hinweis:
Call For Abstracts:
Do not miss the opportunity to present your work in Brussels!

The Call for Abstracts closes on December 15.
Please carefully review the following guidelines prior to submitting an abstract.

Registration for the Congress is mandatory for presenting authors.
The presenting author of an abstract must be registered by March 15, 2020

Abstract Preparation:
Experiments and data must be completed at the time of the abstract submission.
Abstracts for papers already published or accepted before the 14th EGS congress deadline will not be accepted. Scientific material submitted to the 2019 ARVO meeting are exempted from this rule; however this fact must be clearly indicated in the abstract.

The following subdivision of abstract is mandatory:
Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusions.
Abstracts lacking a description of study methodology and a quantitative description of data will not be accepted.

Abstracts without a topic category indicated will not be reviewed.
The Scientific Programme Committee aims for 'to the point' informative abstracts.
Extensive presentations overloaded with details should be avoided.
Multiple submissions of the same topic on different abstracts will be rejected.
The Abstract must be written in English.

Rules for abstract submission:
Abstracts should be unpublished work at the time of presentation.
Abstracts submission is possible on-line through the website only. Abstracts submitted by email, fax or post will not be accepted.
The online abstract submission is available from September 30, 2019 through December 15, 2019, 11:00 p.m. local time (CET) on the congress website.
Abstract length is limited to 350 words (tables and graphics included).
The submitting author creates a personal account with email address and password and can submit, edit or delete abstracts until the submission deadline. At no time the Organizing Secretariat Staff can make any changes to abstracts.
An individual may be first author (i.e. presenting author) of only one abstract.
The presenting author's name must be the first name on the author’s list. It is permitted to be a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts. Presenting authors (first authors) are expected to attend the congress and present their poster. Authors who are unable to attend and give the presentation as scheduled, must notify the Organizing Secretariat OIC and withdraw their abstract at abstractEGS@oic.it.
All accepted abstracts will be assigned to poster or oral presentation at the discretion of the EGS Scientific Committee.
Do not submit an abstract if you do not intend to present it at the Congress.
Once programmed, abstract presentation times and locations cannot be changed.
The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject abstracts.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The reviewing process is strictly confidential and all reviewers have agreed to the following: "I understand the confidential nature of the abstracts, and I will not discuss their contents with any individual, nor will I make copies of abstracts for my own or others' use. In addition, I will not review any abstracts where conflict of interest may be perceived, i.e., work on which I have authored or co-authored or work completed in laboratories where I work."

Note:
When selecting an abstract Category, please choose carefully. The abstract Category you select will determine which Scientific Section your abstract will be destined.
For abstracts withdrawn after January 15, 2020, the entire abstract will appear in the Congress publications.
Full text of all abstracts selected for presentation and publication will be available on the EGS Website from April 20, 2020.
Bemerkungen:
Diese Veranstaltung findet 2-jährlich statt und bietet Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten für Fachärzte, Orthoptisten/-innen und Sonstige.
Die Zertifizierung wurde bei der European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) beantragt.
Veranstaltungsnummer: 32220
Zertifizierung: beantragt
Gebühren ab: ab 220,00
Frühbucher: bis 28.02.2020
220,00 EUR
verfügbare Plätze: unbegrenzt
Sprache: Englisch
 
Abstract: 15.12.2019
Vom Veranstalter gemeldetes Programm:

Monday December 14th

08:30 - 09:45
Session 1
Welcome to the 40th anniversary of the EGS

08:40
08:50

The EGS from 1998 to 2020. Showcases

08:50
09:00

New EGS initiatives

09:00
09:10

The EGS in Brussels

09:15
09:45

The Jules Francois lecture
The crucial role of randomized glaucoma trials - and the need for relevant and effective outcome criteria

09:50 - 11:00
Session 2

40 years into the future... 

09:50
10:02

Glaucoma diagnostic over the next 40 vears

10:04
10:16

Tell me your genome and I´ll tell you about your risk of glaucoma

10:18
10:30

The future of medical therapy

10:32
10:44

The future of glaucoma surgery

10:46
11:00

Discussion

11:00
11:50

Poster session
Rapid fire

12:00
13:30

Educational Partner Lunch Symposium

13:35 - 14:50
Session 3

Precision medicine: Beyond signs and symptoms

13:35
13:47

Why do we need precision medicine?

13:49
14:01

What will be the role of IOP in the era of precision medicine?

14:03
14:15

Will optic nerve head biomechanics help personalised management?

14:17
14:29

Glaucomics

14:31
14:50

Discussion

15:00
16:00

EGS Courses I

16:10
17:10

EGS Courses II

17:15
18:15

EGS Courses III

18:30 - 20:30

Welcome reception

 

Tuesday December 15th

08:00
08:30

General Assembly of the EGS

08:40 - 10:00
Session 4

Joint EGS-AGS session: New advances in glaucoma medical therapy

08:40
08:52

Unmet needs in medical therapy: The right drug for the right patient

08:54
09:06

The US experience with new approved drugs

09:08
09:20

New targets for new treatment

09:22
09:34

Doctor, will you be able to restore my vision?

09:36
10:00

Discussion

10:00
10:45

Poster session

10:50 - 12:00
Session 5

Have pivotal studies impacted on my patient´s management?

10:50
11:02

The EAGLE and ZAP studies

11:04
11:16

Laser versus Medications: The LIGHT Study

11:18
11:30

The EMGT and the UKGT Study

11:32
11:44

The New EGS Guidelines

11:45
12:00

Discussion

12:10
13:40

Educational Partner Lunch Symposium

13:45
14:45

EGS Courses IV

15:00 - 16:15
Session 6

Is the glaucoma world ready for Artificial Intelligence?

15:00
15:12

What do we need to do pave the way for Artificial Intelligence?

15:14
15:26

Planning ahead: How to keep up with advancing Artificial Intelligence

15:28
15:40

Real World Data and Artficial Intelligence

15:42
15:54

Clinics in 40 years from now - humans or robots?

15:55
16:15

Discussion

16:20
17:20

EGS Courses V

17:25
18:15

Poster session
Rapid fire

08:00
09:00

EGS Courses VI

 

Wednesday December 16th

 

09:15 - 10:45
Session 7

Surgery: Which patient, which intervention and when?

09:15
09:36

Clinical case No. 1
Clinical case No. 2
Clinical case No. 3
Clinical case No. 4

09:38
09:50

Can we personalize glaucoma surgery?

09:52
10:04

What are risks of surgery today?

10:06
10:18

What is the best initial treatment for patients with qadvanced glaucoma?

10:20
10:45

Audience interaction and discussion

10:45
11:30

Coffee break
Poster exhibition
Rapid fire

11:30 - 12:45
Session 8

Have pivotal studies impacted on my patient´s management?

11:30
11:42

Can better phenotyping help in earlierer diagnosis of glaucoma?

11:42
11:54

Is angle closure in Europe more common than we think?

11:54
12:06

Are there lifestyle changes I can suggest to my patient?

12:06
12:18

Who should we treat aggresively?

12:18
12:30

How do I know wheter I am doing any good to my patients

12:30
12:45

Discussion

13:00
14:30

Industry sponsored lunch symposium (EGS educational partner)

14:40 - 16:15
Session 9

MIGS: Hype or hope

14:40
14:52

Redefining MIGS

14:54
15:06

What is driving the use of MIGS?

15:08
15:20

Adding MIGS to Phaco: solution or illusion?

15:22
15:34

Safety of MIGS: myth and facts

15:36
15:48

What have we learned from MIGS?

15:48
16:15

Discussion

16:30

Close of meeting

16:45

Farewell reception
Veranstaltungsort:
SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre

Anschrift:
Mont des Arts
1000 Brussels, Belgien
Veranstalter:
European Glaucoma Society (EGS)
Organisation:

OIC Organizzazione Internazionale Congressi Srl.
Viale G. Matteotti, 7
IT - 50121 Florenz
Tel.: +39 055 50 351
Fax: +39 (0)55 50 019 12

 
Hinweis:

For further information please contact the organizer.