Submit Contributions Online Now

Abstracts for the scientific program can be submitted via the congress website. Deadline for the submission of free papers, posters and videos is 27 March 2015. Authors will be notified in June 2015.

New Program Format – Focus on Research

With the new format Focus on Research, the DOG wants to create a platform for young ophthalmologists from clinic and research for the discussion of specific and clearly defined research topics and questions in basic research.

DOG-Update – State of the Art 2015

With DOG-Update – State of the Art, in 2013 the DOG established a new training program for ophthalmologists in clinics and private practice. This program offers attendees a compact and effective means of up-dating on the latest scientific and research developments.

Hotel Booking

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

Awareness for Critical Events – Lecture

Manfred Müller is airline captain and General Manager Flight Safety Research of the Deutsche Lufthansa, one of the biggest airlines worldwide with over 1.000.000 employees and a turnover of about 30 billion Euro. Like in other airlines, the issues of air safety are of utmost importance to the Lufthansa.

Users and Manufacturers in Dialog

In this session manufacturers present the advantages and unique characteristics of ophthalmological equipment. Furthermore, ophthalmologist users report on their experience in clinical operation.

Poster of the Day – Exclusive exhibition

After each poster session, the moderators will choose one poster as “Poster of the Day” for each session. All selected posters will be relocated to a dedicated exhibition “Posters of the Day” by the congress staff. Unlike the other posters, all “Posters of the Day” will be presented during the entire congress.

DOG-Skill Building – Courses for Young Scientists

The curriculum DOG-Skill Building consists of three modules of 90 minutes each. It imparts knowledge and skills for scientific working, (self-) management, interaction and teamwork skills. Module 1 “Presentation”, Module 2 “Communication”, Module 3 “Team Building”

Medicine & Management – Course of Careers

In the course of their careers, many ophthalmologists will assume managerial responsibilities as team leaders, senior physicians or chief physicians – tasks for which they normally are not prepared by their studies of medicine.

Posters in Unrivaled Sessions

The poster sessions will take place from Thursday to Saturday immediately after the lunch break and without competition from other simultaneous events. 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.