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  • Writer's pictureAtanas Bogoev M.D. and Maria Cholakova

Upcoming Deadlines for Ophthalmology Professionals in April 2023

Updated: Mar 24, 2023

As ophthalmology professionals, it is important to stay up-to-date with deadlines and requirements for upcoming ophthalmology conferences, annual meetings and congress events. Here are some of the upcoming abstract submission deadlines in April 2023 that eye care professionals should be aware of:

Abstract Submission Deadlines in April 2023

1. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO 2023)

The AAO 2023 is an annual meeting bringing together ophthalmologists, researchers, and industry leaders from around the world to share the latest advances in the ophthalmology field. The conference will feature keynote speeches, scientific presentations, and educational sessions covering a wide range of topics. Including new treatments for common eye diseases, advances in technology and surgical techniques, and updates on clinical trials and research studies.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues, explore the latest products and services from industry partners, and participate in hands-on training sessions. The AAO 2023 conference promises to be a valuable event for anyone involved in the field of ophthalmology, providing a unique opportunity to learn, share, and collaborate with peers and experts from around the world.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 11 April 2023

2. German Ophthalmological Society Congress (DOC 2023)

The German Ophthalmological Society Congress (DOC) is an annual event that brings together ophthalmologists, scientists, and industry professionals from across Germany and around the world. The DOC 2023 will offer attendees a comprehensive program of lectures, symposia, and hands-on workshops covering all aspects of ophthalmology, from basic science to clinical practice.

Key topics to be covered at the conference include new treatments for eye diseases, the latest advances in diagnostic technology, and updates on clinical trials and research studies. In addition, the conference will feature presentations on ophthalmic surgery, including cataract surgery, refractive surgery, and corneal transplantation.

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  • Conference Dates: 15 June - 17 June 2023

  • City: Nuremberg, Germany

  • Venue: Nuremberg Convention Center (NCC East Exhibition Center)

Abstract Submission Deadline: Extended to 16 April 2023

3. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS 2023)

The European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a professional society with dedication to the study and advancement of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. The ESOPRS 2023 congress will bring together ophthalmic surgeons, researchers, and ophthalmology professionals to exchange knowledge and explore the latest developments in the field.

The congress will feature a diverse program covering a wide range of topics, including eyelid and orbital surgery, lacrimal surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and reconstructive surgery. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues, share their experiences and insights, and learn about the latest products and technologies from industry partners.

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  • Conference Dates: 14 September - 16 September 2023

  • City: Naples, Italy

  • Venue: Stazione Marittima

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 April 2023

4. Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (DOG 2023) The DOG (Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft) Congress 2023 accepts abstract submissions for free papers, poster sessions, and videos until April 3rd, 2023. The congress is one of the largest ophthalmology meetings in Europe. It is the place where ophthalmologists, scientists, and industry partners exchange knowledge and explore the latest developments in the field. There is a great DOG Young Ophthalmology session!

The scientific program will be diverse, there will be as usual a lot of practical sessions for skills exchange, including Wetlabs, hands-on training, and practical clinical courses. The main language is German and English, but the congress is mostly aimed at German ophthalmologists. If you visit, make sure not to miss the international partner sessions from other societies, visit the huge exhibition center, as well as use the opportunity for networking with amazing colleagues!

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  • Conference Dates: 28 September - 01 October 2023

  • City: Berlin, Germany

  • Venue: Estrel Congress Center

Abstract Submission Deadline: 03 April 2023

Did we miss an important event in the ophthalmology field that has a deadline in April 2023? Let us know in the comments so we could add it. Stay tuned for more upcoming deadlines each month on Ophthalmology24.

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