Online ophthalmologists’ conference a great success

For the first time in its 163-year history, DOG the German Ophthalmological Society hosted its conference as a virtual event. Held October 9 through 11, the new format, DOG 2020 online, drew a large number of participants: 2.668 attended scientific online sessions from their home screens, including 2.211 professional attendees.

Access to the DOG 2020 online until 6.12.2020














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Keynote Lecture: Adrian Hopkins – Vision beyond 2020

Over the past 20 years, the initiative Vision 2020: The Right to Sight has been highly successful in battling avoidable sight loss. With glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and myopia, developing countries are now facing the same challenges as their industrialized counterparts. In his keynote lecture, Dr. Adrian Hopkins (London, UK) will talk about ways to tackle these challenges on a global scale. A simultaneous translation into German will be available.

Compact and practice-oriented – DOG Update State of the Art

On all three days of the conference, experts share concise overviews of the last twelve months’ key publications. The DOG Update sessions cover topics of all subspecialties in ophthalmology ranging from AMD to glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology and dry eye syndrome. In addition to practice-oriented recommendations for diagnostics and therapy, these 30-minute sessions provide opportunities for questions and discussions. For the DOG Update sessions a simultaneous translation in English will be available.

Complex cataract surgery: video session with Ridley and Binkhorst lecturers

A young patient presents with traumatic cataract. After the procedure, the pupil is not round and the Capsular Tension Ring (CTR) has changed position. How would you proceed? In this ophthalmo-surgical video session, three top international cataract surgeons discuss complex cases – Professors David Chang and Rudy Nuijts, Ridley Lecturers 2020 and 2018, and Professor […]

Stiftung Auge charity actions: EyeRun and DOG in Concert

A charity run in these pandemic times? Definitely! All DOG 2020 Online participants have to do to take part is run a 5k course of their choice and report their times via email. Fotos are optional, but welcome. Runs must be completed and reported between October 9th and 11th. In a similar vein, everyone will […]

Old school – new school – students interpreting von Graefe

Albrecht von Gaefe was not only a role model for ophthalmologists. Young people are also following his timeless values: Pupils at the Albrecht von Graefe school in Berlin-Kreuzberg have designed cool T-shirts with expressive von-Graefe motifs. You can order the casual t-shirts online.

Register now for DOG 2020 online

Registration for DOG 2020 online is still possible and will remain possible even during the congress. The conference fee for DOG members is 120 Euro and includes the sessions of the joint ISOT (International Society of Ocular Trauma) meeting. As usual, there will also be reduced fees for residents, students and retired members.

Program of DOG 2020 online

The program overview of the virtual conference is available online as an iPlanner.  The program consists of four parallel session threads with symposia, update sessions and freepaper oral sessions offering a compact and exciting combination of new elements and established formats. 

Stiftung Auge charity actions: EyeRun and DOG in Concert

A charity run in these pandemic times? Definitely! All DOG 2020 Online participants have to do to take part is run a 5km course of their choice and report their times via email. In a similar vein, everyone will be able to enjoy the musical program of DOG in Concert (2019) as video stream.

DOG 2020 online – FAQ

Exploring new online options, may be exciting – but may also raise a number of questions. To answer these, we have extended the FAQ on our website to include specific topics in connection with DOG 2020 online.

DOG 2020 online – follow us on Facebook!

The DOG Facebook page now provides information on the congress and offers an entertaining glimpse of the “making of”. Check out DOG 2020 online on Facebook to find out more about the latest developments.