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

Upcoming Deadlines for Ophthalmology Professionals in June 2023

We are firm believers that eye care professionals should remain well-informed about upcoming deadlines for grants, abstract submissions, and forthcoming ophthalmology events. To guarantee you stay on top of the time slots for yearly meetings, conferences, and congresses, please refer to this Ophthalmology24 list.

Like every month, we are here to inform you about noteworthy ophthalmology deadlines to keep in mind in June 2023:

Conference Submission Deadlines in June 2023

The iNovation® Day 2023 by The European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), is a highly anticipated event in the ophthalmology field. It brings together a diverse group of clinical and business experts from Europe and around the world. The event focuses on exploring how the latest technological innovations can potentially overcome the barriers to clinical needs and challenges in anterior segment care within the next few years.

You can submit your inovation ideas to ESCRS iNovation® Day 2023 for a chance to receive mentorship, present on stage, and revolutionize the field with your unique solutions in the following categories:

  • sustainability

  • devices/techniques

  • pharmaceutical/therapeutic solutions

Apply to help shape the future of ophthalmology and make an impact!

Idea Submission Deadline: 9 June 2023

EPOS 2023 is an upcoming ophthalmology meeting with a focus on exploring the intricate relationship between the eye and systemic diseases. The event brings together leading experts, researchers, and practitioners in the field of ophthalmology. Attendees can gain valuable insights, exchange knowledge, and collaborate on innovative approaches to improve patient care.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 18 June 2023

The 2nd International Summit on Ophthalmology and Optometry will delve into the fascinating world of eye health and vision. With the theme of "Advanced Research and Techniques in Ophthalmology," this conference aims to provide a platform for ophthalmologists, optometrists, researchers, and allied healthcare professionals to exchange knowledge, share insights, and discuss the latest advancements.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 23 June 2023


Ophthalmology Events in June 2023

Don't miss out on the exciting ophthalmology events and congresses happening in June 2023! While the abstract submission deadline is past, there's still an opportunity to register and attend these gatherings. Secure your spot now and be part of the dynamic discussions, insightful presentations, and networking opportunities:

German Ophthalmological Society Congress (DOC 2023)

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DOC 2023 is a major event in the ophthalmology field in Germany. With its comprehensive scientific program and diverse range of topics, DOC 2023 offers a valuable platform for knowledge exchange, innovative research presentations, and professional networking opportunities for attendees.

  • Conference Dates: 15 June - 17 June 2023

  • City: Nuremberg, Germany

European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE 2023)

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Experience the excellence of comprehensive ophthalmology at SOE 2023, featuring a stellar scientific program with in-person sessions, workshops, live surgeries, and more. Join colleagues in the captivating city of Prague for valuable networking opportunities and engaging discussions on the latest advancements in the field.

  • Conference Dates: 15 June - 17 June 2023

  • City: Prague, Czech Republic

Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting (COS 2023)

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Discover one of the pinnacle ophthalmology events in North America. The Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting features a remarkable scientific program. Engage in in-person sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities while staying abreast of cutting-edge developments.

  • Conference Dates: 15 June - 18 June 2023

  • City: Québec City, Canada

World Glaucoma Congress (WGC 2023)

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Immerse yourself in the celebratory 10th-anniversary edition of the World Glaucoma Congress® (WGC2023). The congress program features over 70 sessions, including workshops, symposiums, and Q&As, where you can connect with fellow eye care professionals and glaucoma specialists.

  • Conference Dates: 28 June - 1 July 2023

  • City: Rome, Italy


Ophthalmology Grants in June 2023

APAO International Fellowship Program 2023-2024

If you're excited to take your education and clinical skills to the next level, check out Asian-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology International Fellowship Program. This amazing opportunity allows you to train at world-renowned centers, enhancing your surgical expertise and research abilities. The APAO support for up to 5 fellows annually, including airfare coverage and a monthly allowance. If you already have secured a fellowship position at an APAO Training Centre, you'll have an edge. Good luck!

APAO Fellowship Grant summary:

  • 5 Fellowship granst per year

  • 3- or 12 month fellowships

  • 1000 USD travel costs covered

  • 200 USD monthly allowance covered


  • Ophthalmologists must be from an APAO member nation;

  • Applicant must have completed residency training in ophthalmology;

  • At least 1 original scientific article publication in an indexed peer-reviewed journal;

  • Age 40 or younger.

Application Deadline: 30 June 2023

For questions contact APAO Secretariat at


Ophthalmology24 strives to provide a comprehensive list and appreciates your input. If there are any significant deadlines or ophthalmology events taking place in June 2023 that we may have overlooked, please kindly share them with us in the comments below. Your contribution is valuable to us in ensuring the accuracy and inclusiveness of our information.

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