YO Events at the SOE2013 Congress, Copenhagen, June 8-11 2013!


YO Events at the SOE2013  Congress, Copenhagen, June 8-11 2013!

Calling all young ophthalmologists attending the SOE Congress in Copenhagen next month!  The SOE YO committee invite you to participate in events specially tailored for ophthalmologists in training, or in early independent practice.  There are 2 YO symposia, a YO night out and a YO reception.  Also, there is an exclusive YO Lounge for your use during the congress.  We look forward to meeting you.


Saturday 8th June

YO Night Out!

From 9.30pm at the Karrier Bar, Flaesketorvet 57-67, dk – 1711 Copenhagen V


Join us on a night out, escaping the confines of the congress centre.  Get to know your international colleagues whilst sampling some Copenhagen night-life.  Come and meet us on Saturday night at this lovely cocktail bar and nightclub in the meat packing district in Copenhagen. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Sunday 9th June

YO Reception

Meet and greet with your international peers and SOE leadership over a drink or two at the YO Lounge on Sunday 9th from 18.00hrs – 20.00hrs.  This will also be a good opportunity to meet or get details of your country’s SOE YO representative, and to find out how to get involved in future SOE YO activities.


Monday 10th June

Making the transition to independent cataract surgerya video based session for young ophthalmologists.  Monday 10th June 16.30 – 18.00 Room C1

This interactive, video-based session is designed specifically for YOs.  Get tips on how to operate safely in difficult situations, and how to smoothly make the transition to operating independently.  The session will be chaired by a YO, ensuring the level remains relevant and your questions are answered.

Tuesday 11th June

Young Ophthalmologists in International ophthalmologymodern issues facing YOs.  Tuesday 11th June 08.15 hrs – 09.45hrs Room 18

We have teamed up with the AAO YO committee to bring you a symposium covering many aspects of global education, including exams, fellowships, training and volunteering abroad and learning, practising and sharing in the digital age.  A must-attend session for any internationally minded and progressive YOs!


YO Lounge

Come to the YO Lounge to relax with a complimentary coffee, make connections with other YOs, use complimentary Wi-Fi, Universal chargers

The YO Lounge is located on the 1st floor of Bella Centre and is open at the following times

Saturday 9.30 until 17.30hrs

Sunday 9.30 until 20.00hrs

Monday 9.30 until 17.30hrs

Tuesday 9.30 until 13.00hrs


We are very grateful to Allergan for their Educational Grant supporting SOE YO educational activities.

To keep up to date with all SOE YO activities visit https://soevision.org/yo/ and register your interest.