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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 2019 in Seoul!

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 Tower in 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 Director
Seung-Young Yu (Kyung-Hee University Hospital, Seoul)

Will follow soon:
Invitation Flyer Invitation with Topic List
Registration Information Registration Information
Scientific Program Scientific Program 2018
Abstract Book Abstract Book 2018

Intended Audience

Clinicians and photographers

Oct 18-19, 2019, SIGNIEL Tower Seoul, South Korea

Schedule of the Scientific Program
Oct 18, 2019:   9.30 a.m.-6.00 p.m., followed by an evening event
Oct 19, 2019:   9.30 a.m.-4.00 p.m.

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

Registration Fee
240,00 EUR Early bird fee by May 31, 2019
265,00 EUR regular registration fee after May 31, 2019 (including meals and handouts)
The registration will be opened beginning of 2019!

Hotel Accommodation
Registered participants are requested to make their own hotel reservation. We will arrange special event rates with several hotels near the venue. Further details will follow as soon as possible 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: Aug 16, 2019
Notification of Acceptance: Sep 2, 2019

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

17th ISS: Seoul

Seoul, South Korea

Registration will be opened beginning of 2019!

18 October 2019, 19 October 2019
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM , 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
SIGNIEL TowerSeoul, South Korea