digital sunday

Digitization is coming and with it new opportunities and challenges. On Sunday, the DOG will offer a completely new format digital sunday focusing on this extremely important topic.

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.

Clinical Applications of the IRIS Registry – Keynote Lecture Friday

One of DOG’s top priorities is the establishment of a centralized, nationwide German register capturing all data on ophthalmological surgeries performed by hospitals and independent clinics/ophthalmologists. The American Academy of Ophthalmology already has such a registry. In his keynote lecture, Prof. Dr. George Williams will present the IRIS registry (Intelligent Research in Sight).

Aurel-von-Szily Lecture – Multimodal Diagnostic of Uveitis

Uveitis, the inflammation of the uvea, represents a group of different diseases that can affect a patient’s eyesight seriously. Modern multimodal diagnostic provides new insights in the pathogenesis of uveitis and contributes to a better understanding of the progression of the disease and better assessment of therapies. Carlos Pavesio (London) will present an in-depth view […]

Posters in Unrivaled Sessions

The poster sessions will take place from Thursday to Saturday immediately after the lunch break and without competition from other ­scientific sessions. In order to devote appropriate attention to the posters, all posters will be presented and discussed in small groups, each of which will be facilitated by two ­moderators. Headsets will be issued.

Early Bird Deadline

We would like to remind you of the early bird deadline. Register until July 19, 2018 and benefit from reduced registration fees. Registration for the DOG 2018 is possible via the congress website.

Hotel Booking

You may book your hotel online either following your congress registration or by clicking on this link.


The DOG offers its participants a bus shuttle every morning and afternoon from various hotels to/from the congress venue. An overview on the shuttle’s schedule and hotels included will be shortly available at our congress website.

Workshops in English

In this workshops, experts will give an overview concerning physical principles, clinical application and technical equipment.

Charity Run: EyeRun – Register now

On Friday morning, the congress participants can once again take part in the five kilometer run for the benefit of the DOG Foundation “Stiftung Auge”. Register now online and secure yourself a participant T-shirt.