Ophthalmology Futures Retina & European Virtual Forums

Retina – Wednesday 30 September 2020

European – Thursday 01 October 2020

Keith Barton and Kuldev Singh are pleased to announce that our 2020 forums will be going completely virtual this year to maximise participation.

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Ophthalmology Futures Forums are clinician-driven innovation meetings focusing on new technology, entrepreneurial ventures, market access and other aspects of commercialisation in the ophthalmic healthcare sector. They cover all aspects of global innovation in ophthalmic devices, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals by connecting scientists, physicians, regulators, reimbursement specialists, corporate leaders, venture capitalists and other investors who support the advancement of eye care.

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Our 2020 Virtual Forum Sponsors

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, there is no fee for company presentations and delegate registration is complimentary for everyone.

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Retina Forum Provisional Programme

30 September 2020

13:50 – 21:35

ALL TIMINGS IN CENTRAL EUROPEAN STANDARD TIME

Virtual Forum

PLEASE NOTE: Times listed below are local Amsterdam times.
Please allow for the time difference in your location, for example:
-1 hour London, – 6 hours Eastern, – 9 hours Pacific

Currently confirmed chairs and panellists

 

13:50 - 14:00

Welcome from the Co-chairs

Chairs:
Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:20

A one to one with Marie-France Tschudin, President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Kuldev Singh
Marie-France Tschudin

15:20 - 16:20

Company Presentations 1

16:20 - 16:50

Panel 3: Gene and Cell-based Therapy for Retinal Disease: Opportunities and Challenges

Chairs:
Bart Leroy
José-Alain Sahel

Panellists:
James Bainbridge
Dominik Fischer
Keith Lane
Ram Palanki
Rich Small

16:50 - 17:00

Investment Overview

Naveed Siddiqi

17:00 - 17:30

Panel 4: The Dream Versus the Reality: Making Investments in Retina, an Investor Perspective

Chair:
Naveed Siddiqi

Panellists:
Begoña Carreño
Mike Giaquinto
Chau Khuong
Thierry Laugel
Geert-Jan Mulder
Alex Pasteur

17:30 - 18:30

Company Presentations 2

18:30 - 19:00

Panel 5: Surgical Instrumentation and Microscopy: A Real Business or a Revenue Rounding Error

Chairs:
Steve Charles
Stanislao Rizzo

Panellists:
Andy Chang
Paul Hallen
Eugene de Juan
Rob Niemietz
Ron Schnieder
Paulo Stanga

19:00 - 19:30

Panel 6: Novel Drug Delivery Approaches for Posterior Segment Disease

Chairs:
Reinier Schlingemann
Einar Stéfannson

Panellists:
Chris Brittain
James Cunningham
Eugene de Juan
Sobha Sivaprasad
Parisa Zamiri

19:30 - 19:50

A fireside chat with Dr Wiley Chambers, USFDA

Wiley Chambers
Kuldev Singh

19:50 - 20:50

Company Presentations 3

20:30 - 21:00
21:20 - 21:30

Summary: Adnan Tufail

Adnan Tufail

21:30 - 21:35

Concluding Remarks from the Co-chairs

Chairs:
Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

European Forum Provisional Programme

01 October 2020

12:30 – 22:15

ALL TIMINGS IN CENTRAL EUROPEAN STANDARD TIME

Virtual Forum

PLEASE NOTE: Times listed below are local Amsterdam times.
Please allow for the time difference in your location, for example:
-1 hour London, – 6 hours Eastern, – 9 hours Pacific

View the confirmed chairs and panellists

12:30 - 12:40

Welcome from the Co-chairs

Chairs:
Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

12:40 - 12:50

Market Overview: Michael Giaquinto (SVB Leerink)

Mike Giaquinto

12:50 - 13:20

Panel 1: The Global Dry Eye Opportunity: Will it Ever be Realised?

Chairs:
Christophe Baudouin
Shigeru Kinoshita

Panellists:
Mayssa Attar
Ashley Brissette
George Ousler
Karl Stonecipher
Nikolaos Tripodis

13:20 - 14:20

Company Presentations 1

14:20 - 14:50

Panel 2: Big idea and No Money: Who Do I Call in a Big Company?

Chairs:
Leonard Borrmann
Baldo Sforzolini

Panellists:
Laurent Attias
Doug Faunce
Chuck Hess
Jane Rady
Naveed Shams
Euan Thomson

14:50 - 15:10

Leadership Perspective: Shigeo Taniuchi (Santen)

Kuldev Singh
Shigeo Taniuchi

15:10 - 15:40

Panel 3: Drug Delivery for Eye Diseases: Simply Cool Technology or also a Commercial Success?

Chairs:
Eugene de Juan
Ingeborg Stalmans

Panellists:
Fred Guerard
Greg Kunst
Sabri Markabi
Michael McCleerey
Mike Robinson

15:40 - 16:10

Panel 4: Cataract and Other Elective Surgery in the Era of COVID-19

Chairs:
Arthur Cummings
Matteo Piovella

Panellists:
Aylin Kiliç
Todd Pinkney
Karlheinz Rein
David Spalton

16:10 - 17:10

Company Presentations 2

17:10 - 17:40

Panel 5: Refractive Outcomes after Cataract Surgery: IOL Adjustment Vs Enhancement

Chairs:
Gerd Auffarth
Damien Gatinel

Panellists:
Ike Ahmed
Marcus Ang
Mikhail Boukny
Alex Long
Michael Mrochen
MK Raheja

17:40 - 18:20

Panel 6: Premium IOL Patient-reported Outcomes and Regulatory Processes

Introductory talk and Discussion Panel

Chair:
Malvina Eydelman

Panellists:
Jorge Alio
Ron Hays
Kendra Hileman
Flora Lum
Scott Macrae
Sam Masket
Marie-José Tassignon

18:20 - 19:20

Company Presentations 3

19:20 - 19:50

Panel 7: Will Endothelial Damage Restrict Glaucoma Device Progression?

Chairs:
Keith Barton
Don Budenz

Panellists:
Ike Ahmed
Victor Chan
Greg Kunst
Chelvin Sng
Ingeborg Stalmans
Brett Trauthen
Vanessa Vera

19:50 - 20:20

Panel 8: Opportunities in Ophthalmology - Investors' Perspective

Chair:
Nanna Luneborg

Panellists:
Mike Giaquinto
Joseph Gilliam
Wende Hutton
Michel Keyoung
Andrew Murray-Lyon
Katya Smirnyagina

20:20 - 21:10

Company Presentations 4

21:10 - 21:40

Panel 9: Femto a Decade Later: Was it Worth the Investment?

Chairs:
David Chang
Boris Malyugin

Panellists:
Jorge Alio
Laurent Attias
Soon-Phaik Chee
Sheraz Daya
Sunil Shah
Troy Wu

21:40 - 22:10

A View from the Top: The Long-term Impact of COVID-19 on the Business of Ophthalmology

Chairs:
James Mazzo

Panellists:
Chris Calcaterra
Jag Dosanjh
Warren Foust
Shervin Korangy
Caren Mason
Ludwin Monz
Michael Onuscheck

22:10 - 22:15

Summary and Concluding Remarks from the Co-chairs

Chairs:
Keith Barton
Kuldev Singh

 

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2021

Our forum sponsorship opportunities offer organisations of all sizes a unique platform to promote their organisation, products and services to prominent business and scientific leaders.

If your organisation would be interested in presenting at one of our Forums, please submit your application via the Apply to Present page.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for our European, Asian and Retina Forums or special rates are available for combined sponsorship. Please contact us for further information or for a sponsorship prospectus.