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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 Korea

The 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 programme for all ophthalmologists provides lectures and interactive articles on the present and future of diagnostics from all areas of ophthalmology. We look forward to the submission of your own study reports and case presentations!
Experience lectures at the highest level in beautiful 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
Due to the corona-pandemic this event will be possibly taking place virtual - further information will follow!

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
We contracted special rates for the International Imaging Symposium with three hotels in Heidelberg within walking distance to the venue Print Media Academy. Registered participants are requested to make their own hotel reservation.

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: Aug 21, 2020
Notification of Acceptance: Sep 7, 2020

Video recorded lectures


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

International SPECTRALIS Symposium 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016

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

Due to the corona-pandemic this event will be possibly taking place virtual - further information 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