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Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (SEO)

Co-hosted by

European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE)

Spanish Society of Implant-Refractive Ocular Surgery (SECOIR)

In Partnership with

Catalan Society of Ophthalmology (SCO)

Barraquer Institute (BI)


Organizing Committee

WOC2018 President
Rafael Barraquer, MD, PhD

SEO President
José Luis Encinas Martín, MD, PhD

ICO Officers
Hugh Taylor, AC, MD
Neeru Gupta, MD, PhD, MBA
   Vice President
Kgaogelo “Eddie” Legodi, MD,
   Vice President
Peter Wiedemann, MD
William Felch
   Chief Executive Officer

ICO WOC2018 Committee Chairs
Clement Tham, BM BCh, FRCS, FCSHK, FCOphthHK
   Scientific Program Committee
Frank Martin, MD
   Industry Advisory Committee

Local Organizing Committee
José Manuel Benitez del Castillo, MD, PhD
José Alfonso, MD, PhD
Ramon Lorente Moore, MD, PhD
Alfonso Arias Puente, MD, PhD
José García Arumí, Md, PhD
Maribel Canut, MD
José Lamarca, MD
Jeroni Nadal, Md, PhD

Honorary Committee

H.M. King Felipe VI
The Spanish King

Hon. Prof. Luis Fernández-Vega Sanz
Ex-President of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (SEO) and President of the National Commission of Ophthalmology

Hon. Prof. Julián García Sánchez
Ex-President of SEO

Hon. Prof. Juan Murube del Castillo
Ex-President of SEO

Hon. Prof. Manuel Sánchez Salorio
Ex-President of SEO

Hon. Prof. Alfredo Adan Civera
Chair Professor of Ophthalmology at Barcelona University (UB)

Hon. Prof. José García - Arumí
Chair Professor of Ophthalmology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)

Hon. Prof. Francesc Cardellach López
Dean of the Medicine School at UB

Hon. Prof. Vicent Fonollosa Pla
Dean of the Medicine School at UAB

Hon. Prof. Alberto Balaguer Santamaría
Dean of the Medicine School at the International University of Catalonia (UIC)

Scientific Program Committee

Scientific Program Committee Chair
Clement Tham, BM BCh, FRCS, FCSHK, FCOphthHK

Jan Tjeerd de Faber, MD (SOE)
José Manuel Benítez Del Castillo, MD, PhD (SEO)
Paul Roux, MBBS, FRCOphth (OSSA)

Immediate Past Chair
Peter Wiedemann, MD

Convener, Submitted Program Subcommittee
Martine Jager, MD, PhD, FARVO

Invited Program Coordinators

Submitted Program Coordinators
Lourdes Arellanes, MD
Anat Loewenstein, MD, MHA
Jorge Alio, MD, PhD
Colin Chan, MD

Program Format Development Subcommittee
Sally Atherton, PhD
Karl Golnik, MD, MEd
Marko Hawlina, MD, PhD
Jost Jonas, MD
Eduardo Mayorga, MD
Ana Gabriela Palis, MD
Robert Ritch, MD



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