International Guest Speakers

Theo Seiler, MD, PhD

Teaching in general ophthalmology Specialist, Corneal and Refractive Therapy, Physiologic Optics, Laser in Ophthalmology and Anterior Segment Surgery Senior Clinical Monitor in many FDA-Studies (for Wavelight and Summit) Geneva, Switzerland

Christopher J. Rapuano, MD

Director and Attending Surgeon, Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB, MNAMS

Director and Chief at Dr. Agarwal’s Refractive and Cornea Foundation (DARCF), Senior Consultant, Cataract and Glaucoma Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals, Chennai, India

Celia Chen, MD, MPHC, MBBS

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University Director, Vision SA,  Australia

 Dion Paridaens, MD, PhD

Oculoplastic, Lacrimal, and Orbital Surgeon Department of Ophthalmology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam,  Netherland

Tamara R. Fountain, MD

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL Clinical Instructor, Division of Surgery University of Chicago, USA

Hunter Yuen Kwok Lai, MD, MBChB, FRCOphth, FRCSEd, MRCSEd, FCOphthHK, FHKAM

Head of the Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery Service Hong Kong Eye Hospital , Hong Kong

Robert Maclaren, MB, ChB DPhil, FRCOphth, FRCS, FACS, FMedSci

Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford Consultant, Vitreoretinal Surgeon Fellow of Merton College, United Kingdom


Ophthalmologist & Clinical Geneticist Head of Ophthalmology Department Ghent University Hospital, Professor of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Genetics & Visual Electrophysiology Ghent University, Belgium

James Rosembaum, MD

Chair, Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, Professor of Ophthalmology, Medicine and Cell Biology Director, Inflammation Research Oregon Health and Science University Casey Eye Institute Chief of Ophthalmology, Devers Eye Institute Richard Chenoweth Chair Clinical Vice-President, Legacy Hospitals, USA

Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, FARVO

Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Group Leader, Laboratory of Ocular Cell Biology, University of Zurich.  Medial Director, The ELZA Institute, Zurich, Switzerland. Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, USC Los Angeles, USA, Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Geneva, Switzerland

Lizbeth Anne Barclay

Liz Barclay, M.A., Coordinates Low Vision Services UC Berkeley School of Optometry, USA

Miguel Teus MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology, University of Alcalá School of Medicine, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid. Head of the Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Universitario, Príncipe de Asturias, Alcalá de Henares Madrid, Spain

Shady Awwad, MD

Head, Cornea & Refractive Surgery Division, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) Beirut, Lebanon

Sheraz M. Daya, MD, FACP, FACS FRCS (Ed)

Chairman /Medical Director Centre for Sight East Grinstead and Oxshott, London UK