Following the success of previous years, this year’s forums are again hybrid, allowing for greater global exposure, while allowing us to meet in-person.

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Retina Forum 2023

Wednesday 18 September 2024
The Esferic, Barcelona

The Ophthalmology Futures Retina Forum brings together clinicians, scientists, regulators, and business leaders to discuss the latest developments and trends in Retina.
The discussions and insights generated from the forum have the potential to shape the future of retinal disease management.


09:00 - 09:50


09:50 - 10:00


10:00 - 10:30

Panel 1: Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors & Other Novel Mechanisms for the Treatment of Neovascular AMD: Is There Unmet Need?

10:30 - 11:00

Panel 2: The Impact of Extended Duration with Injections on Novel Drug Delivery Approaches for Neovascular AMD

11:00 - 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 - 12:00

Panel 3: Drugs versus non pharmacologic therapies for Slowing Myopia Progression

12:00 - 12:30

Panel 4: When will AI Guided Therapy for Retinal Disease Evolve from Interesting to Essential?

12:30 - 13:00

Panel 5: Surgery & Robotics

13:00 - 13:50

Networking Lunch

13:50 - 15:20

Company Presentations 1

15:20 - 15:30

Investment Perspective

15:30 - 16:00

Panel 6: The Retina Business: Do the Few Wins Justify the Many Losses?

16:00 - 16:30

Panel 7: A View from the Top - Senior Industry Leaders Discuss the Retina Space

16:30 - 16:50

Networking Break

16:50 - 18:30

Company Presentations 2

18:30 - 19:00

Panel 8: Gene & Cell Therapy Outlook for Back of the Eye Diseases: Is this Really a Business?

19:00 - 19:30

Panel 9: GA & Other Dry AMD Therapies: What Lies Ahead in Europe & Beyond?

19:30 - 19:40


19:40 - 19:45

Concluding Remarks

19:45 - 21:00



*Panel titles and content may be subject to change.

Our 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.


Sponsorship Opportunities

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.