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Program

We hope you are able to join us in Atlanta. Kindly note that the program is in development and speakers are subject to change.

Access the complete Global Ophthalmology Summit program.

Thursday, 7 September 

8:00 to 4:00 

5:00 to 5:30 

Fellows Retreat (by invitation only)

GO Ambassador Welcome Reception

5:30 to 7:00

Summit Welcome Reception (Open to All)

Friday, 8 September 

7:00 to 8:00 

8:00 to 8:15

8:15 to 9:30

9:30 to 10:00

10:00 to 11:00

11:00 to 12:00

12:00 to 1:00

1:00 to 1:50

1:50 to 2:00

2:00 to 2:50

2:50 to 3:00

3:00 to 3:50

4:00 to 5:30

Breakfast and Registration

Welcome

Inequities in Eye Care at Home and Abroad

Break

Learning from the Field: Celebrating Our Successes and Failures

Learning from the Field: Audience and Panelist Discussion

Lunch

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Referral Networks and Models of Care

  • "How To" Fund Global Health Work

  • Emerging Solutions in Special Populations

Break

Concurrent Sessions: 

  • Leadership Development and Capacity Building

  • "How To" Practice Global Ophthalmology in Private Practice

  • Ethics in Global Ophthalmology

Break

Concurrent Sessions: 

  • Economic Stability and Social Enterprise

  • "How To" Run a Clinical Trip (Funding, Equipment, Supplies)

  • Partnerships: How to Support Bidirectionality 

The YO Intro to NGOs

Saturday, 9 September 

7:00 to 8:00

8:00 to 8:45

8:45 to 9:45

9:45 to 10:00

10:00 to 11:00

11:00 to 12:00

12:00 to 1:00

1:00 to 2:00

2:00 to 2:30

2:30 to 3:30

3:30 to 3:45

3:45 to 4:45

5:00 to 6:30

Breakfast

Case Work

Updates on Public Health and Policy

Break

Hot Topics in Subspecialties

Future of GO: Technology and Sustainability

Lunch

Innovations: Technology and Environment - Poster Presentations

Break

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Translation of Research to Policy

  • US Education in Global Ophthalmology

  • "How To" Partner with Industry

Break

Concurrent Sessions: 

  • Research: From Inception to Publication

  • Ophthalmology Education Across the Globe

  • "How To" Partner with NGOs and Local Partners

IAPB and Global Ophthalmology Summit Co-Sponsored Reception

Sunday, 10 September 

7:00 to 8:00

8:00 to 9:00

9:00 to 9:45

9:45 to 10:30

10:30 to 11:00

Breakfast

Group Work

Set-Up Presentations

Hackathon: Winning Pitches Presentation

Closing Session

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