Instructional Course Abstract Submission
Deadline: Thursday 31 October 2019 (23.59 GMT)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You may only submit a maximum of 2 instructional course abstracts.
Courses will be of 1 or 2 hours duration. You will be asked to indicate the duration of your course in your submission. The committee reserves the right to amend the duration of your course.
The number of speakers permitted on a course is:
1 hour course: Course leader and 1–3 faculty members
2 hour course: Course leader and 2–5 faculty members
Note: There can only be 1 leader per course
If you wish to deviate from the permitted number of speakers you must explain the reasons why in your abstract. You can do this in the 'course schedule' section of the 'General Information' page.
Before submitting a course abstract, you must have already contacted all of the speakers and obtained their provisional agreement to participate in the course and to give the presentation as included in your submission.
All faculty members must register for the Congress.
It is only permitted to participate in a maximum of four courses including being a leader of two courses. If somebody has been selected to participate in more than four courses, they will be contacted and asked for their preference of courses they wish to participate in. This must be decided on prior to the course schedule being confirmed. Please note that in this instance they may choose not to participate in your course. We will contact you if this is the case.
Please use a short and scientific title for your Instructional Course abstract.
You must indicate whether the course leader or any of the faculty members has a financial interest in the subject matter or receives funds from any mentioned company. You must indicate if your course is focused on a single company or product.
The course leader is the “Presenter” on the abstract submission form and will be the primary contact for all correspondence with the Office.
The course leader is obliged to be present throughout the course and the faculty members should be present for as much of the course as possible.
Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by a minimum of three members of the Education Committee. The abstracts will be ranked according to their average score. For repeat courses, previous evaluation results and knowledge about the quality of the course will be considered. New courses will be judged on the quality of the abstract. Leaders of new courses will be asked to provide a CV and details of previous courses/publications on the topic. In addition, specific topics that need to be covered will be taken into account when making the final selection of accepted courses. The decision of the committee is final.
If your course is accepted, you will be informed of this and given a date and time for your course. It is not possible to cancel an accepted course. Instructional course presenters who fail to turn up or arrange replacement course speakers will not be permitted to present courses at future ESCRS Congresses. All course leaders and faculty members will be asked to provide a course handout for attendees at least 3 months prior to the Congress.
Course leaders and faculty may be asked to provide 3 to 4 multiple choice questions in relation to the course content.
• Cataract Surgery
• Electronic Medical Records
• Endophthalmitis/Ocular Infections/Inflammation/Uveitis
• Epidemiology of Ocular Diseases or Parameters
• External Eye Disease
• Femtosecond Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery
• Genetic Disorder
• Iris Surgery
• IT, Computers, Smartphones
• Laser Refractive Surgery
• Lens Refractive Surgery
• New complex IOL optics
• Ocular Pathology
• Oculoplastic Disorders for the Cataract and Refractive surgeon
• Paediatric Cataract
• Phakic IOLs
• Physiology of Accommodation
• Practice Management
• Presbyopia Correction
• Quality of Vision Evaluation Techniques
• Training and Innovation in Education
• Visual Rehabilitation
Copyright for speakers:
1. I confirm that I own all of the material used and/or obtained the right to include the third parties material in the presentation.
2. I guarantee that the presentation does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third parties.
If you choose to submit an abstract(s) we will use your personal details to keep you updated on its status including whether it has been accepted for presentation at the Annual Congress concerned.
If your abstract(s) is accepted for presentation at the Annual Congress your contact details (name and email address) will be sent to a third party Audio Visual Company (M Events) in order for them to contact you in relation to uploading your presentation.