SICV&GIS 2018

Scientific Programme

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Sunday 13 December
08.30 - 09.45 Session 1: Welcome to the 40thanniversary of the EGS
08.40 - 08.50 The EGS from 1980 to 2020. Showcase
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 roleof 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 diagnostics over the next 40 years
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
Monday 14 December
08.00 - 08.30 General Assembly of the EGS
08.40 - 10.00 Sessions 4: Joint EGS-AGS session: New advancesin 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 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 to 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 Word Data and Artificial 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
Tuesday 15 December
08.00 - 09.00 EGS Courses VI
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
09.38 - 09.50 Can we personalize glaucoma surgery?
09.52 - 10.04 What are the risks of surgery today?
10.06 - 10.18 What is the best initial treatment for patients with advanced 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: Key questions for your everyday glaucoma management
11.30 - 11.42 Can better phenotyping help in earlier 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 whether 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: myths and facts
15.36 - 15.48 What have we learned from MIGS?
15.48 - 16.15 Discussion
16.30 Close of the meeting
16.45 Farewell reception