DOG 2019 – with record particpation

“We need research to shape our future”
Artificial intelligence (AI), data registries and enhanced knowledge transfer between clinical ophthalmologists and basic researchers will continue to improve ophthalmological healthcare.

With this key conclusion ended the latest edition of the DOG Conference 2019, “Ophthalmology: Our Field and Its Future”, on Sunday in Berlin. Over 5.100 visitors attended the conference at the Estrel Hotel, including 3.169 expert participants – a record for the DOG, at the age of 162 years the oldest ophthalmological society in the world. “The increase in expert visitors is proof that our strategy of continued evolution for the Conference and its formats is successful,” says DOG President Professor Claus Cursiefen. Event highlights included not only the keynote lectures but also the new formats “Highlights in Translational Science” and “DOG International Experts Day”. 

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