This year’s forums will be hybrid, allowing for greater global exposure, while allowing us to meet in-person. We look forward to welcoming you virtually or in-person on the day.



Principe di Savoia, Milan, Italy (website)

Thur. 15 Sept.  2022



08:20 - 08:30

Welcome from the Co-chairs


Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

08:30 - 08:40

Market overview


Michael Giaquinto
SVB Leerink
New York

08:40 - 09:10

Drug Delivery for Ocular Disease: Has there been Progress?

09:10 - 10:40

Company Presentations 1

10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break

11:10 - 11:40

Will Corneal Endothelial Cell Implantation and Other Novel Approaches Make Keratoplasty Procedures Obsolete?

11:40 - 12:10

Combination Canal-based MIGS Procedures - Are they the Future?

12:10 - 12:50

Company Presentations 2

12:50 - 13:40

Networking Lunch

13:40 - 14:10

Is the Emergence of the Ophthalmologist Investor in Eye Companies Good for Meaningful Innovation within the Ecosystem?

14:10 - 14:40

The Impact of Inflation and Market Correction on Ophthalmic Innovation

14:40 - 15:40

Company Presentations 3

15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break

16:10 - 16:40

The Global Public Health Problems of Uncorrected Refractive Error - Is Surgery a Serious Competitor to Non-Surgical Options?

16:40 - 17:10

CEO spotlights

17:10 - 17:40

Investment Panel - Biotech versus Medtech Return on Investment in Ophthalmology

17:40 - 18:10

Phaco Instrumentation - Has the Technology Peaked or Will be see Disruptive Change in the 2020's

18:10 - 19:05

Company Presentations 4 - The Shark Tank

19:05 - 19:15

Summary and Concluding Remarks from the Co-Chairs


Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

19:15 - 20:00

Networking Cocktail Reception

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Wed. 31 Aug. 2022

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