YO Lounge and Sessions at SOE2019


Building on the success of the YO Lounge and activities at SOE 2017, SOE are expanding the YO activities at SOE 2019.

Open daily, the YO Lounge is for exclusive use by YO’s and will offer exciting and informal  sessions presented by international experts along with lunchtime specific YO sessions . Relax and enjoy complementary refreshments, Wi-Fi, universal chargers and the opportunity to network with your international peers, the SOE YO committee and your national representatives. Don’t miss the traditional Icebreaker the SOE-YO quiz Thursday! With your chance to win a Wet lab voucher.

YO Sessions

Four dedicated YO Symposia within the Congress Scientific programme will take place. Click on the title for a session overview

2 am in the Morning – An Ocular Emergency Survival Guide
Time to Become Grown Up
Essential Surgical Skills – Top Tips for Young Ophthalmologists
How to Become a Master in Ophthalmology?  Training Opportunities for All – International Ophthalmology in the European Region

 YO Lounge Sessions – This year we will explore the International perspective in the YO lounge with sessions on fellowship, global clinics, MSICS and ECCE step by step and the AAO One Network.

YO Night Out   – On Saturday night, join us on a night out, escaping the confines of the congress centre.  Get to know your international colleagues whilst sampling some Nice night-life. Location to be announced.


YO Reception – Meet and greet with your international peers and SOE leadership over a drink or two at the YO Lounge on Saturday 15th from 18.00hrs – 19.00hrs.  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.


Did we mention that SOE offers extensive Wet labs (paid) plus; Complimentary Dry Labs TBC  

YO Lounge opening times

(Times correct at time of publishing)

09.30 – 17.30    Thursday 13 June

09.30 – 17.30    Friday 14 June

09.30 – 17.30    Saturday 15 June Plus YO reception & YO Night out

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