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 – 21:15

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
13:50 - 14:00

Welcome from the Co-chairs

Co-chairs: Keith Barton & Kuldev Singh

14:00 - 14:30

Panel 1: Can AI Help Us Beyond Retinal Imaging?

14:30 - 15:00

Panel 2: Anti-VEGF Drugs for Retinal Disease: Is There Room for More?

15:00 - 15:20

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

Marie-France Tschudin, Novartis Pharmaceuticals

15:20 - 16:10

Company Presentations 1

16:10 - 16:40

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

16:40 - 16:50

Investment Overview

16:50 - 17:20

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

Chair: Naveed Siddiqi, Novo Ventures

17:20 - 18:10

Company Presentations 2

18:10 - 18:40

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

18:40 - 19:10

Panel 6: Novel Drug Delivery Approaches for Posterior Segment Disease

19:10 - 19:30

A fireside chat with Dr Wiley Chambers, USFDA

Dr Wiley Chambers, USFDA

19:30 - 20:30

Company Presentations 3

20:30 - 21:00

Panel 7: The Impact of COVID-19 on Retina Discovery, Development and Business

21:00 - 21:10

Summary: Adnan Tufail

21:10 - 21:15

Concluding Remarks from the Co-chairs

Co-chairs: Keith Barton & Kuldev Singh

European Forum Provisional Programme

01 October 2020

12:30 – 22:10

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
12:30 - 12:40

Welcome from the Co-chairs

Co-chairs: Keith Barton & Kuldev Singh

12:50 - 13:20

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

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?

14:50 - 15:20

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

15:20 - 15:50

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

15:50 - 16:50

Company Presentations 2

16:50 - 17:20

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

17:20 - 18:00

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

Introductory talk and Discussion Panel

Chair: Dr Malvina Eydelman, USFDA

18:00 - 19:10

Company Presentations 3

19:10 - 19:40

Panel 7: Femto a Decade Later: Was it Worth the Investment?

19:40 - 20:10

Panel 8: Will Endothelial Damage Restrict Glaucoma Device Progression?

20:10 - 20:40

Panel 9: Investment panel

Chair: Nanna Luneborg, Novo Ventures

20:40 - 21:10

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

Chair: James Mazzo

Panellists: Jag Dosanjh, Warren Foust , Sherwin Korangy, Caren Mason, Ludwin Monz, Chris Calcaterra

21:10 - 22:05

The Shark Tank

22:05 - 22:10

Summary and Concluding Remarks from the Co-chairs

Co-chairs: Keith Barton & Kuldev Singh

 

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2021

Forum sponsorship opportunities offer organisations of all sizes a unique platform to promote their organisation, products and services to prominent business and scientific leaders. For further information on sponsoring future events, please contact us.

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.