2014 Summer Symposium Program

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2014 Scientific Program Outline 

Thursday, August 7, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 pm      Registration Open - Guest Services Lobby
4:00 - 5:00 pm Yoga - Pavillion
6:00 - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception - Pavillion
Friday, August 8, 2014
7:30 - noon    Registration Open - Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 1:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open - Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 8:00 am Poster Session - Lansdowne B, C, D
8:00 - 8:05 am Welcome & Introduction
Lama Al-Aswad, MD, Summer Symposium Chair
Bonnie Henderson, MD, Summer Symposium Co-Chair
Mildred M.G.Olivier, MD, WIO President
8:05 - 9:30 am Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Pamela Palanque-North, PhD, Palanque & Associates (US)
9:30 - 10:15 am Ophthalmic Women Leaders Leadership Panel: Raising our Voices: Expanding Women's Presence at the Podium in Ophthalmology
10:15 - 10:45 am Poster Session - Lansdowne B, C, D
10:45 - 11:45 am Cultural Communications: Patients and Colleagues from Other Cultures
Pamela Palanque-North, PhD, Palanque & Associates (US)
11:45 - 12:30 pm Laurel Schwartz Presentation: Experience, Creativity & Solutions 
Mervat Meroud, MD, Ain Shams University (Egypt)
Golnaz Moazami, MD, Columbia University (US)
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital (India)
Christine Franzese, MD, DePaul/Eastern Virginia Medical School (US)
12:30 - 1:00 pm Prevent Blindness.org
Alan Crandall, MD, University of Utah Health Care (US)
Renna Sethi, MD, Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital (ADEH) (India)
1:00 - 1:50 pm Luncheon Lecture - Bernice Z. Brown Memorial Lecture
Lisa B. Arbisser, MD, Eye Surgeons Associates, P.C. (US)
2:00 - 5:00 pm Networking Activities
2:00 - 5:00 pm
2:00 - 5:30 pm
Small Incision Extracap Wet Lab - Lansdowne B,C,D
Phacoemulsification Wet Lab - Lansdowne B, C, D 
6:00 - 9:00 pm Dine Around

Saturday, August 9, 2014
7:30 - noon    Registration Open - Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 1:30 pm    Exhibit Hall Open - Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 8:00 am Poster Presentations - Lansdowne B, C, D
8:00 - 8:05 am Welcome & Announcements - Lansdowne A
8:05 - 8:35 am Complex Cataract Cases: Glued Capsule Hooks for Subluxated Cataracts and IOLs
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital (India)
Capsulorrhexis in White Cataracts, without Trypan 
Reena Sethi, MD, Arunodaya Deseret Eye Hospital (ADEH) (India)
8:35 - 9:00 am Glaucoma Surgery in Oz: 10 Tips from Down Under
Catherine Green, MBChB, FRANZCO, MMedSc, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (Australia) 
Clinical Decision Making in Glaucoma Surgery? What Works and What's New
Regine Pappas, MD, Pinnacle Eye Center (US)
9:00 - 9:15 am Update on Corneal Surgery
Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (US)
9:15 - 9:40 am Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): An Underappreciated Etiology of Ocular and Orbital Trauma
Erin Shriver, MD, University of Iowa Health Care (US)
Orbital Cases
Femida Kherani, MD, FRCSC, University of Calgary (Canada)
Oculoplasty Making Peace
Amal Al-Sayyed, MD, JOB, AOB, FRCSCF, Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon Head and Owner at MC (
Jordan)
9:45 - 10:00 am Advances in Vitreoretinal Surgery
Jennifer Lim, MD, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (US)
10:00 - 10:30 am Poster Session - Lansdowne B, C, D
10:40 - 11:10 am AAO Panel: Medicine in Areas of Conflict & Disaster
Moderator: Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD (US)
Panelists: Mike Brennan, MD, Almanace Eye Center (US); Ruth Williams, MD, Wheaton Eye Clinic (US); Ciku W. Mathenge, MD, PhD, RIIO, Dr. Agarwal's Hospital (Rwanda)
11:10 - 11:25 pm Eye Tracking for Brain Injury
Uzma Samandani, PhD, MD, FACS, FAANS, New York University (US)
11:25 - 11:45 am How to Capture your Audience, the Magic of Communication!
Ridwan Shabsigh, MD, FACS, St. Barnabas Hospital (SBH), Bronx; Weill-Cornell School of Medicine of Cornell University (US)
11:45 - 12:15 pm WIO Honorary Lecture - Retinopathy of Prematurity: The Role of VEGF in Pathogenesis and Health
Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, University of Utah (US)

12:30 - 1:05 pm
1:05 - 1:40 pm
Lunch Presentations:
OMIC: Anne Warn, MD, Dean McGee Eye Institute
Avenue Solutions: Yvette Fontenot, MD
1:45 - 2:00 pm WIO Group Photo
2:00 - 5:30 pm Networking Activities
2:00 - 5:00 pm  Ahmed Valve Wet Lab - Lansdowne A
2:00 - 5:00 pm Glaucoma Wet Lab - Express Shunt - Lansdowne A
2:15 - 5:30 pm Glaucoma Wet Lab - Trabectome - Lansdowne A
6:00 - 9:00 pm Reception & Banquet - Ballroom Terrace & Lansdowne B,C,D
 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 
7:30 - 8:00 am Breakfast - Lansdowne B, C, D
8:00 - 9:30 am Perfecting Presentations
Marsheila DeVan, Communication Specialist
9:30 - 12:00 pm Complicated Case Presentation & Discussion
Moderators: Susan MacDonald, MD, Lahey Clinic (US); Carolyn Anderson, MD, Lahey Clinic (US)