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Preliminary Programme

Pre-conference Satellite Meeting of APMVEAC
Wednesday May 17th, 2017
Registration via apmveac@apmveac.pt


Continuing Education Day
Thursday May 18th, 2017
“Vision and Blindness”
10.30-12.30 BLINDNESS: BRAIN OR EYE?
C Heinrich and J Penderis
12.30-13.30 Lunch break and industrial exhibition
13.30-14.45 THE VISUAL WORLD OF OUR PATIENTS
P Miller
14.45-15.15 Coffee break and industrial exhibition
15.15-17.30 DECIDING WHEN CHANGES IN PUPIL FUNCTION AND GLOBE POSITION ARE NEUROLOGICAL
C Heinrich and J Penderis
Main Programme
The main programme on Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th, 2017 will consist of free communication lectures and poster presentations.
It will be published in March 2017.

As a part of the main programme on Saturday, Prof. Eberhart Zrenner from the University of Tübingen, Germany will give a State of the Art Lecture on PRESENT APPROACHES TO PREVENT BLINDNESS OR RESTITUTE VISION IN RETINAL DISEASE

There will also be a session on Hereditary Eye Diseases on Friday.

MasterClass
Sunday May 21st, 2017
“Vision and Blindness”
08.00-09.15 HEREDITARY RETINAL DISEASE - RECENT DISCOVERIES AND THE PATH TO THERAPIES
S Peterson-Jones
09.15-09.45 Coffee break
09.45-10.45 DEALING WITH BLINDNESS IN THE HORSE
R McMullen
10.45-12.00 RETINOSCOPY
P Miller
MasterClass Workshop
Sunday May 21st, 2017
„Retinoscopy“
Kindly supported by     an   eickemeyer
13.00-15.00 This workshop will cover the basics steps in retinoscopy, evaluation of retinoscopic reflexes, and emphasize how to neutralize a wide variety of refractive errors using schematic eyes.
Instructors:
Michael Davidson, DVM, Dipl. ACVO
Richard J. McMullen Jr., Dr. med. vet., Cert Eq Ophthal (Germany), Dipl. ECVO, Dipl. ACVO
Paul Miller, DVM, Dipl. ACVO



Responsible for the Scientific Programme – Continuing Education, Masterclass, State of the Art Lecture (Invited Speakers):
Katrin Trost (Member of the ECVO Scientific Committee)

Responsible of the Scientific Programme – Main Programme (Free Communications and Posters):
Charlotte Keller (Chair of the ECVO Scientific Committee)