Hosted Symposia

Please see below for the hosted symposia to be held at the RANZCO Congress. Please register your attendance via the registration form (Bookings for the Alcon event must be made directly with Alcon). Places are limited. These sessions are only suitable for Fellows, registrars and other medically qualified delegates.

Bayer Hosted Morning Symposium

Date: Sunday 29 October 2017

Time: 6:45am – 8am

Venue: Bellevue Ballroom 1, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Topics: Hot Topics in wAMD

Chairperson: Professor Ian McAllister

Panellist: Dr Chandra Balaratnasingam

Speakers: Prof Diana Do and Prof Quan Dong Nguyen

 

Novartis Breakfast Symposium: The evolution of AMD treatment

Celebrating a decade of anti-VEGF treatment for AMD, this symposium reflects on the achievements of the last 10 years and how treatment with anti-VEGFs has evolved to optimise patient outcomes. We will share the impact of AMD on patients and will also look towards what the future holds.

Date: Monday 30 October 2017

Time: 6:45am – 8.00am

Venue: Bellevue Ballroom 1, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Speakers and topics:

  • Professor Paul Mitchell: Using the past to guide the future
  • Associate Professor Bamini Gopinath: AMD through the eyes of the patient 
  • Associate Professor I-Van Ho: Eyes towards the future

 

Alcon Hosted Evening Symposium

Date: Monday 30 October 2017

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Argyle Ballroom, Parmelia Hilton

Topics and Speakers: We have an all-star cast of Phaco pioneers and innovators including Australia’s ‘Father of Phaco’ Dr Jim Peters, moderated by Dr Rick Wolfe, one of Australia’s most accomplished and experienced eye surgeons. Relive the challenges of introducing phacoemulsification as a cataract surgical technique, the technological & surgical innovations which advanced the procedure to what it is today, and glimpse what’s on the horizon for future development.

**Bookings for this event must be made directly with Alcon by Friday 20 October 2017 via this link: http://www.seeuthere.com/RANZCO2017

Any queries can be sent to: rsvp.auff-event@alcon.com

 

Allergan Hosted Morning Symposium

Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017

Time: 6:45am – 8am

Venue: Bellevue Ballroom 1, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Topics and Speakers: New Advances in Glaucoma – Prof Bill Morgan and Prof Herbert Reitsamer

 

ANZGS (Formerly ANZGIG) Glaucoma Symposium Sponsored by Allergan

Date: Wednesday 1 November 2017

Time: 6:45am – 8am

Venue: MR 1 & 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Topic and Speaker: Big data and Iris Registry – Dr Anne Coleman