SOE YO Reception The YO reception was very well attended by YOs representing all corners of Europe. SOE and UEMS leadership also attended and mingled with the YOs. Anthony Khawaja, chair of the SOE YO committee addressed the attendees, as did Stefan Seregard, later to be announced as new SOE president. Also in attendance to
SOE YO Lounge The YO Lounge was a room exclusively for the use of YOs during the congress, to relax in comfortable surroundings, help themselves to food and refreshments, make use of the computers, and meet fellow YOs from across the globe. This was a huge success and, at busy periods, the lounge was
SOE YO Activities Geneva Think or Sink: avoiding complications in cataract surgery This symposium, organised by the SOE YO committee and directed at young ophthalmologists training in cataract surgery, was hugely popular. It was so well attended, there were many participants stood at the back and sides due to
It was announced at the SOE/AAO Joint Congress in Geneva that the new President for SOE is Stefan Seregard. Stefan Seregard is Professor of Ophthalmology, Karolinska Institutet, and Chairman of the Department of Vitreoretinal Diseases, St Eriks Eye Hospital Stockholm, Sweden. Stefan said ‘It is a great honour to become president of the European Society
Graduating participants from the class of 2009-2011 expressed their thanks at being part of the programme and highlighted that the programme had offered them insight into a range of subjects that they would not have necessarily had the opportunity to experience without the programme.