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International SPECTRALIS Symposium (ISS)

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Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday ISS!
15th Anniversary of the International SPECTRALIS Symposium

Let's look back together…
…and look forward to ISS 2020 in Heidelberg!

ISS 2019 in Seoul, South KoreaThe 18th International SPECTRALIS® Symposium (ISS) will take place on Oct 30-31, 2020 in conjunction with the 3-day International Imaging Symposium to celebrate Heidelberg Engineering's 30th anniversary.

This time the knowlege transfer will embrace besides Retina diagnostic Anterior Segment, Glaucoma and Healthcare-IT.

The ambitious scientific program is targeted at ophthalmologists includes a broad spectrum of presentations and interactive sessions about the latest and future developments in opthalmic imaging. Free papers are welcome! Experience high level scientific lectures in in picturesque Heidelberg.

Further information will follow beginning of 2020:

Invitation Flyer Invitation with Topic List
Registration Information Registration Information
Scientific Program Scientific Program 
Abstract Book Abstract Book
(from 17th ISS Seoul)

Intended Audience

Clinicians and photographers

Oct 30-31, 2020, Print Media Academy, Heidelberg, Germany
Registration will be opened beginning of 2020!

Schedule of the Scientific Program
Oct 30, 2020:   9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., followed by an evening event
Oct 31, 2020:   9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Combine symposium with the interdisciplinary Competence Day
Oct 29, 2020: 9:50 a.m.-6:00 p.m., followed by an evening event

The Competency Day is targeted at ophthalmologists and covers the latest developments in ophthalmic imaging for clinical practice from an interdisciplinary viewpoint. The faculty will cover updates in modern imaging, partnering with specialist in the fields of human genetics, cardiology, diabetology, microbiology as well as neurology to present integral therapeutic approaches. In german language - simultaneous translation in english will be provided!

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Registration Fee
265,00 EUR including meals, handouts, evening event* and VAT
300,00 EUR Combi-Fee 3 days International Imaging Symposium
*The optional evening event is included for registered participants. Please confirm your participation within the registration. Companions can be registered for 40,00 EUR / person additionally.

Hotel Accommodation
Registered participants are requested to make their own hotel reservation. Further information will follow shortly here.

Abstract Submission
To foster scientific exchange, participants are encouraged to contribute to the program with their own study reports and case presentations. Presentations for the Free Paper Sessions will be 5 minutes plus 3 minutes discussion. Please use the following abstract template to submit your 20 line abstract (ARVO format) as a MS Word document.

Submission Deadline: date to be confirmed
Notification of Acceptance: date to be confirmed

Video recorded lectures


Recorded lectures of past scientific programs provide more insight into the Symposium:

International SPECTRALIS Symposium 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Photo impressions of ISS 2019 in Seoul, South Korea:
ISS 2019 Picture Gallery

“Thank you so much for this brilliant and so beautifully organized and very interesting symposium!!”
“Excellent hospitality & excellent academic content.”
“Excellent meeting, as before, and as expected from Heidelberg Engineering! Thank you, well done.”
“So professional. Academy Team is fantastic.”
“Very well organized and catered symposium. There was a good depth and breath of topics touched upon.”
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Upcoming sessions

18th ISS: Heidelberg

Print Media Academy

Registration will be opened beginning of 2020!

Hotel Reservation (Link will follow)

30 October 2020, 31 October 2020
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM , 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AuditoriumPrint Media AcademyKurfürstenanlage 52-60, 69115 Heidelberg