• Global Ophthalmology Events at AAO 2019


    Global Ophthalmology is slowly being recognized as a distinct field with its own challenges and skill set. Not only must you be well versed in clinical and surgical ophthalmology but also in public health, politics, policy, and education. Learn more at these AAO 2019 events.

    Saturday, 12 October

    Special Meeting and Event – Global Ophthalmology: An Emerging Field, Challenges and Pathways to Impact (SPE23) | 09:00 – 12:00 | South 304

    Symposium – Closing the Gender Gap in Global Eye Care: Data and Solutions (SYM05) | 12:15 – 13:45 | South 152

    Symposium – The Current Evidence Guiding Global Ophthalmology Practices: Where Are We and How Should We Prepare to Advance the Global Evidence Basis? (SYM08) | 14:00 – 15:30 | South 152

    Learning Discussion – Global Ophthalmology – A Volunteer’s Perspective | 16:00 – 17:00 | Learning Lounge 3

    Sunday, 13 October

    Course – Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (LEC110)** | 09:00 – 11:15 | South 209-210

    Lab – Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (LAB110A)* | 11:30 – 13:00 | South 7

    Symposium – Addressing the Global Myopia Burden (SYM23) | 14:00 – 15:30 | West 3020

    Symposium – Incorporating New Technology Into My Practice: When, How and Why? A Perspective From Global Leaders (SYM26) | 15:45 – 17:15 | West 2002

    Monday, 14 October

    Symposium – Global Forum – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Promise and Purpose for Global Ophthalmology (SYM31) and Volunteer Fair | 08:30 – 11:00 | South 151

    Course – YOs in International Outreach and Training Opportunities (415)** | 09:00 – 10:00 | North 23

    Course – The Clinical Translation of Deep Learning Technologies for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening in the Primary Care Clinics and National Screening Programs (455)** | 11:30 – 12:30 | West 2018

    Symposium – Mobile Eye Technology: Top Apps, Innovations and Devices to Enhance Patient Care in the Digital Age (SYM41) | 12:15 – 13:45 | West 3014

    Symposium – Dr. Allan Jensen and Claire Jensen Lecture in Professionalism and Ethics, "Ethical Aspects of Global Ophthalmic Practice" (SYM48) | 15:15 – 16:15 | West 2002

    *Fee Applies | **Included in Pass

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