Welcome to the 5th Congress of the Swiss Academy of Ophthalmology (virtual)

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Programme

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The 5th Congress of the Swiss Academy of Ophthalmology will deliver interactive sessions to offer unique and dynamic learning opportunities.

Programme Key Features:

  • Clear time structure: Each session starts on the hour and lasts 45 minutes.
  • Sessions are delivered in German, French or English. The language abbreviation in the title indicates the original language of the session. Sessions in German will be simultaneously translated into French, and vice versa.
  • Optimal knowledge transfer maintained by using a voting system, panel discussions, possibility to post questions and communicate directly with speakers and exhibitors.
  • Access for three months to all congress contents (until 6 June 2021, 23:59 CET)

Please see below a short description of each type of session:

Keynote Session

State of the art lectures, followed by two supporting talks, a panel discussion and opportunity for questions and answers.

Rapid Fire Session

Fast-paced and interactive oral presentations on research highlights.

Interactive Session

These are highly interactive sessions which includes various oral presentations followed by multiple choice questions and a moderated panel discussion.

Satellite Symposia

Sponsored sessions organized by industry partners to showcase their latest products and research.

Please see below the overview of the preliminary live programme*:

All sessions will be recorded and available on-demand for 3 months.

You can download the Programme at the Glance (PDF) in German here.
You can download the Programme at the Glance (PDF) in French here.

All live sessions are in in Swiss Local Time (CEST)

Online timezone converter: click here

Wednesday 3 March
Thursday 4 March
Friday 5 March
Wednesday 3 March
08:45 - 09:00
Opening - Welcome Words

09:00 - 09:45
Scientific Session
09:45 - 10:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

10:00 - 10:45
Scientific Session
10:45 - 11:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

11:00 - 11:45
Scientific Session
11:45 - 12:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

12:00 - 12:45
Satellite Symposia
12:45 - 13:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

13:00 - 13:45
Scientific Session
13:45 - 14:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

14:00 - 14:45
Scientific Session
14:45 - 15:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

15:00 - 15:45
Scientific Session
15:45 - 16:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

16:00 - 16:45
Scientific Session
16:45 - 17:00
Highlights of the day
Thursday 4 March
08:45 - 09:00
Welcome Words

09:00 - 09:45
Scientific Session
09:45 - 10:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

10:00 - 10:45
Scientific Session
10:45 - 11:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

11:00 - 11:45
Scientific Session
11:45 - 12:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

12:00 - 12:45
Satellite Symposia
12:45 - 13:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

13:00 - 13:45
Scientific Session
13:45 - 14:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

14:00 - 14:45
Scientific Session
14:45 - 15:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

15:00 - 15:45
Scientific Session
15:45 - 16:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

16:00 - 16:45
Scientific Session
16:45 - 17:00
Highlights of the day
Friday 5 March
08:45 - 09:00
Welcome Words

09:00 - 09:45
Scientific Session
09:45 - 10:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

10:00 - 10:45
Scientific Session
10:45 - 11:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

11:00 - 11:45
Scientific Session
11:45 - 12:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

12:00 - 12:45
Satellite Symposia
12:45 - 13:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

13:00 - 13:45
Scientific Session
13:45 - 14:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

14:00 - 14:45
Scientific Session
14:45 - 15:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

15:00 - 15:45
Scientific Session
15:45 - 16:00
Break - Virtual Exhibition

16:00 - 16:45
Scientific Session
16:45 - 17:00
Highlights of the day -
Closing

*Subject to change

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