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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 16th edition of the successful symposium and expert forum featuring leading retina and glaucoma specialists took place Oct 12-13, 2018 at the former plenary chamber of Germany's Parliament, World Conference Center Bonn. The 17th International SPECTRALIS Symposium (ISS) will take place on October 18-19, 2019 at SIGNIEL Seoul, South Korea. The focus of the meeting will be on the knowledge transfer about all applications of the SPECTRALIS product family. Scientific Course Director will be Professor Seung-Young Yu from Kyung-Hee University Hospital, Seoul.

Over the years, Heidelberg Engineering Academy events have become known for their atmosphere of vibrant scientific exchange. The scientific program includes a broad spectrum of presentations and interactive sessions from experienced users. Participants interested in the latest developments in ophthalmic imaging will be able to take home new ideas and concepts for clinical practice. Free papers are welcome! Experience high level scientific lectures in South Korea's vibrant capital city.

Course Directors
Hakyoung Kim, Seung-Young Yu (Kyung-Hee University Hospital, Seoul)

Faculty 2019
Balwantray Chauhan (Canada), K. Bailey Freund (USA), Damien Gatinel (France), Don-Il Ham (South Korea), Wilson Heriot (Australia), Frank G. Holz (Geramany), Alex Huang (USA), Adrian Koh (Singapore), Hideki Koizumi (Japan), Ji Eun Lee (South Korea), Tock Han Lim (Singapore), Kyu Hyung Park (South Korea), Cynthia Roberts (USA), SrinVas R. Sadda (USA), Giovanni Staurenghi (Italy), Kyung Rim Sung (South Korea), Sebastian Wolf (Switzerland), Hyeong Gon Yu (South Korea), Suyin Yu (China), Linda Zangwill (USA)

Honorary Lecture
Won Ki Lee (South Korea)

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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.

Optional: Image Interpretation Workshop
Oct 17, 2019: 3.00-6.00 p.m.
(only bookable in combination with the 17th ISS - included in the registration fee)

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Registration Fee
240,00 EUR Early bird fee by May 31, 2020
265,00 EUR regular registration fee after May 31, 2020 (including meals and handouts)

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

Travel the world with ISS!ISS Worldmap 2018

Video recorded lectures


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

International SPECTRALIS Symposium 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Video impressions of ISS 2018 in Bonn, Germany:

Photo impressions of ISS 2018 in Bonn, Germany:
ISS 2018 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