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Programme

VISION 2020 - How has Eye Banking contributed to this global initiative?

 

Scientific Programme

Download of Full Programme (17 December 2019)

 

16 January 2020

11.30

Registration open

14.30 - 16.00

Guided City Tours

12.00 - 18.45

Workshops & Wetlabs

19.00

Welcome Reception and Art Exhibition

 

17 January 2020

07.30

Registration open

08.15  

Committee Meeting (closed session)

10.00

Opening Ceremony - The impact of Vision 2020

in eliminating avoidable blindness

10.30

Niels Ehlers Memorial Lecture

10.50

Session I: Banking - Quality assurance, microbiological safety, corneal storage

11.50

Short Break

12.10

Session II: Banking - lamellar transplants & cell preparation

13.00

Lunch

13.30

Guided Poster Tour I

14.00

Session III: Transplantation - Lamellar grafts, donor characteristics and challenges

15.00

Coffee Break

16.00

Session IV: Ophthalmological therapies - new methods & applications

19.30

Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony of the Photo & Art Contest

 

18 January 2020

08.00

Registration open

08.30

EEBA Business Meeting (Open)

09.30

Session V: Innovation

10.20

Session VI: Donation and related processes

11.00

Coffee Break

11.15

Guided Poster Tour II

11.45

Session VII: VISION 2020 I - International Development Charity vs. self-sufficiency: challenges in establishing donation systems, cornea banking and transplantation in developing countries

12.30

Roundtable: Corneal transplantation and tissue management in Africa

13.30

Session IIX: VISION 2020 II - Ethics

14.00

Closing Ceremony

14.15

Farewell (Lunch to go)

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