DOG 2018 – Ophthalmology 4.0

Ladies and Gentlemen,
Dear colleagues,
It is my pleasure to invite you to the next DOG annual meeting, our 116th conference and the first in DOG history to be held in Bonn! The meeting will take place in the World Conference Center Bonn from September 27th through 30th, 2018.

Conference Venue of Sustainability

Over the past years, Bonn has developed into an attractive international conference venue. Modern congress facilities conforming to international state-of-the-art standards, competent service providers for successful conference management, a wide range of well-managed hotels in Bonn and the surrounding region testify to high competence in congress organisation.

Minimally invasive eye surgery – Keynote Lecture

Miniaturization of surgery achieved great results in the “small field” of ophthalmology. Many routine eye surgery procedures can be performed using tiny cuts of just a few millimeters. In 2018, the DOG annual meeting dedicates a whole keynote lecture, which is given by Prof. Dr. Daniel Mojon, to this crucial advancement.

DOG-Section International Ophthalmology – symposia and workshops

Preventing and curing blindness worldwide is the main goal of the DOG-section International Ophthalmology. Experts from all over the world are invited to discuss future perspectives for extensive and high-quality eye care for low-income countries.

Highly endowed award honors best German ICO graduates – reception for all ICO Fellows

Once again, the prestigious “Dr. Rolf M. Schwiete ICO Examination Award” will go to the best German candidates in the four exams. The awards, which are endowed with a cash prize of 5,000 Euros each, will be presented at the DOG. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 3.00 to […]

Attractive Travel Awards, Prizes, Funding

The DOG awards several prizes and funding for outstanding research achievements, which are to be presented at the congress in a special ceremony. Furthermore, this year the DOG will also present 25 Travel Awards to young scientists from Central and Eastern Europe.

DOG-Update – State of the Art 2018

With DOG-Update – State of the Art the DOG offers a training program for ophthalmologists in clinics and private practice. The program provides attendees a compact and effective means of up-dating on the latest scientific and research developments.

Charity concert: DOG in Concert

The concert is a traditional highlight of the DOG Congress and is performed each year by and for ophthalmologists. The evening’s performance will feature masterpieces from the classical music repertory.