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Upcoming Deadlines for Ophthalmology Professionals in May 2023

For ophthalmologists, staying up to date on upcoming deadlines and requirements for grants and abstract submissions in the ophthalmology field is essential. To ensure you don't miss the time slots for annual meetings, conferences, and congresses, check out this Ophthalmology24 list.

Here are some important upcoming ophthalmology deadlines to note as eye care professionals in May 2023:

Abstract Submission Deadlines in May 2023

1. European Association for Vision and Eye Research Conference (EVER 2023)

The EVER Congress 2023 by the European Association for Vision and Eye Research, is an esteemed annual meeting that brings together leading ophthalmologists, researchers, and medical industry leaders. This highly anticipated conference will showcase advancements in ophthalmology through keynote speeches, scientific presentations, and educational sessions covering a wide range of topics.

The ophthalmology event offers a comprehensive platform for knowledge sharing and collaboration. Attendees have opportunities to network with other eye care professionals and participate in symposiums, lectures, and courses.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 20 May 2023

2. Women in Ophthalmology (WIO 2023 Summer Symposium)

The WIO Summer Symposium 2023 is a gathering of ophthalmologists with a focus on supporting and empowering women in the field of ophthalmology. The symposium provides a platform for female eye care professionals, educators, researchers, and industry experts. The event brings them together for educational sessions, workshops, and lectures on various topics related to ophthalmology and career development.

The event also offers opportunities for networking, mentorship, and collaboration among attendees. Overall, the WIO Summer Symposium aims to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in ophthalmology, and provide a supportive environment for women in the field to learn, connect, and thrive.

Scholarship Info: Women in Ophthalmology currently offers three URIM SCHOLARSHIP for women residents in ophthalmology. Applications for the scholarships are open until 3 May 2023, follow the link down below to see if you are eligible and to apply.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 9 May 2023


Ophthalmology Events Happening in May 2023

Make sure you are not missing out on these ophthalmology events and conferences in May 2023! Abstract submission is closed but registration for attendance is still open:

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting (ASCRS2023)

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ASCRS2023 is set to be an exceptional event that will shape the future of anterior segment surgery. The annual meeting opts to inspire ophthalmology professionals to continue delivering exceptional patient care.

  • Conference Dates: 5 May - 8 May 2023

  • City: San Diego, USA

  • Venue: San Diego Convention Center


Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress (RCOphth2023)

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The RCOphth Annual Congress is a significant ophthalmology event, gathering experts to discuss the latest advancements, research, and practices in eye care. The congress offers a unique platform for ophthalmologists to exchange knowledge, present their findings, and engage in networking opportunities.

  • Conference Dates: 22 May - 25 May 2023

  • City: Birmingham, UK

  • Venue: ICC, Birmingham



We are constantly looking to expand our list. Let us know in the comments below if we missed an important deadline or an ophthalmology event happening in May 2023!

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