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A truly comprehensive Ophthalmology meeting, delivering a world class scientific programme

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Dear Colleagues,

SOE 2019 is delighted to introduce the session iPlanner.

You can plan your congress using our interactive iPlanner, which allows you to choose and save the sessions/presentations you wish to attend. A ‘Congress iPlanner Guide’ is provided which includes some tips on how to use the iPlanner.

We are working hard on an outstanding scientific programme that combines current evidence and state of the art technology has been organised and will provide an excellent opportunity for learning and discussion.  From 13-16 June 2019 we will offer 4 Keynote sessions, 19 Courses and 65 Symposium.  In addition, we have 22 abstract oral sessions, talking poster sessions and electronic posters from abstracts submissions planned over these 4 days.

SOE look forward to welcoming you  to SOE 2019 in Nice 13- 16 June 2019 at the Acropolis venue.

SOE President

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Keynote Lecturers

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Béatrice Cochener, France
13/06/2019 @ 13:15 – 14:00
José Barraquer Lecture - From Premium to EDOF IOLs: Race for Progress

J Sebag, USA
14/06/2019 @ 13:15 - 14:00
The Inaugural Robert Machemer Lecture - Vitrectomy for Vision Degrading Myodesopsia

Fotis Topouzis, Greece
15/06/2019 @ 13:15 - 14:00
Theodor Axenfeld Lecture - A 20-year Journey Towards Gaining Insight into Glaucoma: The Thessaloniki Eye Study

Jonathan C. Horton, USA
16/06/2019 @ 11:45 - 12:30
Marcus Gunn Lecture - Vascular Supply of Human Striate Cortex Explains Visual Field Defects from Embolic Stroke

Please note: 
There are an increasing number of fraudulent websites that impersonate SOE 2019. We would like to alert all participants to be aware of possible scams and to strongly advise you to only use the official SOE 2019 Website www.soe2019.org as well as the official SOE 2019 accommodation agency A111.
Any other companies are in no way connected with SOE 2019, the European Society of Ophthalmology or A111 and we therefore cannot vouch for the services they are offering. We strongly advise you to not share any credit card details with them. Unfortunately, these fraudulent websites cannot be prevented and we sincerely regret any inconvenience caused.

Key Dates


Online Abstract Submission: October 2018

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 17 January 2019


Registration Open : October 2018

Early Bird Registration fee deadline: 9 March 2019

Mid Registration fee deadline: 25 April 2019

* These dates are correct at the time of printing and are subject to change


The SOE 2019 Congress will take place at the Acropolis Convention Centre, Nice, France. The Nice Acropolis Convention Centre is located at 1 esplanade Kennedy 06302 Nice cedex 4. More details concerning the location and facilities can be found on the Nice Acropolis website at

The city is popular for its ease of access: its airport, the 2nd largest in France, offers direct service to 90 destinations in more than 40 countries.   The Airport is just a 10 minute taxi drive from the city centre.  More information on the location of the Airport please visit: www.nice.aeroport.fr

Average weather for June 13th-16th

15.5 Hours

Low 17℃
High 23℃

36% Chance

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