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Programme

 

Overall Theme – Future Vision

 

XXXIII Annual Meeting of the European Eye Bank Association

Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th, Saturday 5th March 2022

All times are in UK time zone

 

Pre-programme:

Wednesday 2nd March 2022

16.00 – 18.00 - EEBA Committee meeting (closed)

16.00 – 18.00 - Virtual Guided City Tour of Liverpool

19.00 – 20.00 - Virtual Welcome Reception

Main programme – two afternoon sessions running from 13.30 to 18.00 and one morning session from 09.00 to 13.00.

 

Thursday 3rd March 2022

13.30 – 13.45 – Opening address from LOC Chair

13.45 – 14.00 – Welcome from Liverpool City council and “Hello from
                             Liverpool video" (TES staff)

14.00 – 15.30 – Workshops (Donor case workshop and others)

15.30 – 15.45 – Break

15.45 – 16.00 – Virtual sponsors / trade show booth

16.00 – 16.45 – Niels Ehlers Annual Memorial Lecture
                             (Francisco Figueiredo, with introduction
                             by John Armitage)

16.45 – 18.00 – Session 1, Theme 1

18.00 - Close

 

Friday 4th March 2022

13.30 – 14.45 – Session 2, Theme 2

14.45 – 15.30 – Poster presentations

15.30 – 15.45 – Break

15.45 – 16.45 – Roundtable of invited experts to discuss
                             Central meeting theme (Future Vision)
                             chosen for EEBA 2022

16.45 – 18.00 – Session 3, Theme 3

18.00 – Close

18.00 – 19.00 – Standing Meeting :
                             Eye Bank Corresponding Members

 

Saturday 5th March 2022

09.00 – 10.45 – EEBA Business meeting / Presentation from
                             Aachen for EEBA 2023

10.00 – 11.00 – Session 4, Theme 4

11.00 – 12.00 – Session 5, Theme 5

12.00 – 13.00 – Session 6, Theme 6

13.00 – 13.15 – Prizes, Handover of EEBA flag to Aachen

13.15 – Closing remarks and end of conference.

 

Themes

Overall – Future Vision

Theme 1 – COVID 19: Challenges for (or impact on) eye banking
                     and corneal transplantation

Theme 2 – Donation and procurement

Theme 3 – Corneal storage and microbiological safety measures
                     (before / after transplant)

Theme 4 – New topics in eye banking / surgical procedures

Theme 5 – Paediatric corneal transplants

Theme 6 – Clinical outcome monitoring and transplantation registries

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