Parallel Symposiums

Wednesday 3.00 pm-4.30 pmRoom 203 & 204

Controversies in angle closure treatment

Chair(s): Shamira Perera (Singapore); Yaxing Wang (China); Paul Foster (United Kingdom);

Wednesday 3.00 pm-4.30 pmPlenary 2

New frontiers in glaucoma

Chair(s): Peng Khaw (United Kingdom); Janet Serle (United States);

Wednesday 3.00 pm-4.30 pmRoom 210 & 211

The Many Pressures of Glaucoma

Chair(s): John H. K Liu (United States); Arthur Sit (United States); Yvonne Buys (Canada);

Thursday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 203 & 204

Update on Imaging: Seeing is Believing

Chair(s): Alex Huang (United States); Christopher Leung (Hong Kong);

Thursday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 210 & 211

Now you see it, now you don't: progression or not?

Chair(s): Ki Ho Park (South Korea); David Garway-Heath (United Kingdom);

Thursday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 212 & 213

Dilemmas in glaucoma surgery

Chair(s): Stefano Gandolfi (Italy); Leon Au (United Kingdom);

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 203 & 204

The gene hunters in glaucoma: finding nemo

Chair(s): Hari Jayaram (United Kingdom); James Craig (Australia);

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 212 & 213

How glaucoma affects our patients

Chair(s): Ryo Asaoka (Japan); Fatima Kyari (Nigeria);

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 210 & 211

Congenital Pediatric Glaucoma

Chair(s): Ching Lin Ho (Singapore); Cecilia Fenerty (United Kingdom); Alana Grajewski (United States);

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 220

Spotlight on Glaucoma in Africa

Chair(s): Eddie Kgao Legodi (South Africa); Neeru Gupta (Canada); Keith Martin (United Kingdom);

  • 1.45-1.48
    Opening Remarks
    Neeru Gupta (Canada)
  • 1.48-1.56
    A Call to Action in Africa
    Eddie Kgao Legodi (South Africa)
  • 1.56-2.04
    The Magnitude and Burden of Glaucoma in Africa
    Olusola Olawoye (Nigeria)
  • 2.04-2.12
    Is Glaucomatous Disease Different in Africa? Unique Clinical characteristics
    Susie Williams (South Africa)
  • 2.12-2.20
    Challenges and Opportunities of Medical and Surgical Management
    Dan Kiage (Kenya)
  • 2.20-2.28
    The Role of Laser Surgery in Africa
    Tony Realini (United States)
  • 2.28-2.32
    My journey - reducing blindness from glaucoma in South Africa
    Philip Phatudi (South Africa)
  • 2.32-2.36
    My journey - reducing blindness from glaucoma in Cameroon
    Martin Tchouyo (Cameroon)
  • 2.36-2.40
    My journey reducing blindness from glaucoma in Nigeria
    Farouk Garba (Nigeria)
  • 2.40-3.15
    Panel/Audience Discussion

Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 203 & 204

The Future of Glaucoma Assessment

Chair(s): Da-Wen Lu (Taiwan); Linda Zangwill (United States);

Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 210 & 211

Data: If a little bit is good, a lot of it is better

Chair(s): Lingam Vijaya (India); David Mackey (Australia);

Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 212 & 213

New Potions from the Hogwarts Cauldron for Treating Glaucoma

Chair(s): Viney Gupta (India); Francesca Cordeiro (United Kingdom); Leonard Levin (Canada);

Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 219

Collaborative care symposium

Chair(s): Zhichao Wu (Australia); Michael Coote (Australia); Cathy Green (Australia); Bang Bui (Australia);

    Friday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 210 & 211

    Lasers in glaucoma: a critical review

    Chair(s): Sonya Bennett (New Zealand); Lingling Wu (China);

    Friday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 212 & 213

    Normal Tension Glaucoma Symposium

    Chair(s): Chan-Yun Kim (South Korea); Ingrida Januleviciene (Lithuania);

    Friday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 203 & 204

    ANZGS Symposium - The Gillies Lecture, and A Showcase of Glaucoma Research from Australian and NewZealand Universities

    Chair(s): Anne Brooks (Australia); Ivan Goldberg (Australia); Keith Martin (United Kingdom);

    Friday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 219

    WGA AAB Symposium - Hot Topics that will change the future of Glaucoma

    Chair(s): Tanuj Dada (India); Carlos Gustavo de Moraes (United States);

    Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmPlenary 2

    Updating the evidence on MIGS

    Chair(s): TBA; Paul Healey (Australia); Chelvin Sng (Singapore);

    Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 203 & 204

    Getting care to those who need it

    Chair(s): Anja Tuulonen (Finland); Ronnie George (India);

    Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 210 & 211

    A holistic view on glaucoma: A case based approach

    Chair(s): TBA; Michael Coote (Australia);


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