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.

 



Where:

Principe di Savoia, Milan, Italy (website)

When:
Thur. 15 Sept.  2022

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07:45 - 08:20

Registration

08:20 - 08:30

Welcome from the Co-chairs

Co-Chairs

Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

08:30 - 08:40

Market Overview

Chair

Michael Giaquinto

08:40 - 09:10

Drug Delivery for Ocular Disease: Has there been Progress?

Co-Chairs

Eugene de Juan
Keith Barton

Panellist

Colin Francou
Doug Hubatsch
George Ousler
Marcos Rivas
Michael Goldstein
Parisa Zamiri

 

09:10 - 10:10

Company Presentations 1

• Polyactiva | Russell Tait
• EYE-GO A/S | Henrik Nagel
• Eyenovia | Beth Scott
• Max Biology | Beth Scott
• Ocuphire Pharma | Mina Sooch
• Tarsier Pharma | Ruti Friedel
• IVERIC Bio | Dhaval Desai
• Novartis Pharma AG | Michela Montecchi-Palmer

 

10:10 - 10:40

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

Co-Chairs

Jodhbir Singh Mehta
Mor Dickman

Panellist

Almog Aley-Raz
Greg Kunst
Laura de Benito-Llopis
Nahum Ferera
Shigeru Kinoshita

10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break

11:10 - 12:20

Company Presentations 2

• EyeYon Medical | Sharon Bakalash
• CorNeat Vision | Almog Aley-Raz
• Nicox Ophthalmics, Inc. | Doug Hubatsch
• Vialase, Inc. | Shawn O’Neil
• ELIOS Vision | Cameron Hudson
• iStar Medical | Michel Vanbrabant
• Sanoculis Ltd | Nir Israeli
• Ciliatech | Olivier Benoit

 

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?

Co-Chairs

Sheraz Daya
Elizabeth Yeu

Panellist

Andrew Chang
Ehsan Sadri
Laurent Attias
Richard Lindstrom

14:10 - 14:40

The Impact of Inflation and Market Correction on Ophthalmic Innovation

Co-Chairs

Kuldev Singh
Stuart Raezman

Panellist

Charles Hess
Jeannette Bankes
Warren Foust
William Link

14:40 - 15:40

Company Presentations 3

• Medevise Consulting | Kristine Morrill
• Thea open Innovation | Colin Francou
• Overture | Duncan Welling
• Inifinte Medical Ventures | Sheraz Daya
• Machine MD | Dominc Senn
• Dive Medical | Alejandro Noceda
• Novasight Ltd. | Ran Yam
• Blink Energy | Yariv Baron

 

15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break

16:10 - 16:50

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

Co-Chairs

Arthur Cummings
Mark Bullimore

Panellist

Ashiyana Nariani
Charles Willamson
Dirk Muehlhoff
Franck Leveiller
Olga Prenat
Osama Ibrahim
Xiao-Yu Song

16:50 - 17:30

Company Presentations 4

• Dopavision | Mark Wuttke
• Allotex, Inc. | Michael Mrochen
• Photon Therapeutics Ltd. | Sunil Shah
• Acufocus, Inc. | Yari Mitchell
• Excel-Lens, Inc. | David Mordaunt

 

17:30 - 18:00

Investment Panel - Biotech versus Medtech Return on Investment in Ophthalmology

Chair

Nik Economopoulos

Panellinst

Alex Pasteur
Dmitrij Hristodorov
Florian Muellershausen
Katya Smirnyagina
Michael Giaquinto
Tiziana Rossetti

18:00 - 18:30

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

Co-Chairs

David Chang
Gerd Auffarth

Panellist

David Spalton
Leonard Borrmann
MK Raheja
Samuel Masket
Seba Leoni
Sunil Shah
Thorsten Tritschler

18:30 - 19:25

Company Presentations 5 - The Shark Tank

Moderator

Keith Barton

Sharks

Florian Muellershausen
Laurent Attias
Nik Economopoulos
Tiziana Rossetti

Prey

Greg Kunst|Aurion Biotech
Lisa Kleintjens | IMCustomeye
Pablo Artal | Voptica S.L.

19:25 - 19:30

Summary and Concluding Remarks from the Co-Chairs

19:30 - 20:30

Networking Reception

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where:
The Fontenay Hotel, Hamburg, Germany (website)

when:
Wed. 31 Aug. 2022

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