Main Topics

The XXXII Annual Meeting of the European Eye Bank Association (EEBA) will take place in Hannover, Germany. The green capital of Lower Saxony is home to half a million people and hosts renowned international trade fairs as well as the world's biggest Marksmen's Fair. Visit Hannover Tourist Information for more information and highlights.

Right in heart of Herrenhausen gardens, you will find Herrenhausen Palace Congress Centre, the venue for the meeting.
(Schloss Herrenhausen, Herrenhäuser Straße 5, 30419 Hannover, Germany).

Please click here for further travel information.


The XXXII Annual Meeting of the European Eye Bank Association, Hannover, Germany, 16/01/2020 - 18/01/2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 11 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).EACCME logo
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that she/he actually spent in the educational activity.

16.01.2020:   3 CME credits            
17.01.2020:   5 CME credits
18.01.2020:   3 CME credits



Important dates

Start of Photo & Art Contest

6 May 2019

Opening date for early bird registration
& abstract submissions

3 June 2019

Abstract submission deadline - EXTENDED

13 October 2019

Abstract notifications

October 2019

Deadline for early bird registration and applications for the Photo & Art Contest

31 October 2019

Start of Late Registration

1 November 2019

XXXII Annual Meeting

16 - 18 January 2020             


Main topics

  • The impact of Vision 2020 in eliminating avoidable blindness
  • Establishing self-sufficiency in corneal donation systems worldwide
  • Ethics in tissue donation
  • Programs & standards in donation & banking trainings
  • Ways to promote corneal tissue donation
  • Workshops on donation and banking
  • Influence of donor characteristics on graft outcome
  • Lamellar grafts, corneal storage methods and microbiological safety
  • Clinical outcomes of cornea transplantation


Abstract submissions

Click here to access the external online Abstract Submission and Management System or go directly to the portal at: https://www.eventclass.org/contxt_eeba2020/


Photo & Art Contest

EEBA and DGFG invite all conference attendees to participate in a photo and art contest. Find further information here.


Insurance and liability

Neither the organizers, nor the venue take any responsibility for injury or damage involving persons or property during the conference. Participants are advised to provide for their own health and travel insurance.


Language of the Meeting

The official language of the meeting is English.

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