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Young Ophthalmologists Programme
'Learning from the Learners' – Interactive Session on Cataract Surgery for Trainees

The Young Ophthalmologists Programme in Athens will include video cases submitted by Young Ophthalmologists and discussed with the audience in a lively interactive session.

Terms & Conditions

  • You must send an abstract with your video including:
    - Full name
    - Affiliation (where the video case was recorded)
    - Topic (from the list below which your video relates to)
    - Brief description of your case

  • When describing the video in your abstract please highlight the most interesting part of your video keeping in mind the topic you have chosen to submit your video in

  • Please submit your videos for consideration on the following topics:
    1. One of my first operations
    2. Tackling more risky cases

  • You must ensure to choose a theme from the options given. All videos and abstracts will be reviewed, graded and accepted or rejected by members of the ESCRS Programme Committee. The decision of the committee is final. This year the most educational video will be awarded a bursary of €750 and complimentary registration for the Athens Meeting. The winner will be contacted in December.

  • The video footage should be one of your first 50-100 cases

  • All video submissions must be surgical

  • Only one video author per video submission is permitted

  • If your video is accepted for presentation, you are thereby giving permission for the video to be shown during the Young Ophthalmologists Programme at the 23rd ESCRS Winter Meeting Athens 2019.

  • You will also need to be a registered delegate and pay the appropriate fees for the Winter Meeting and be present during the Young Ophthalmologists Programme on Friday 15 February 2019. There are reduced registration fees for trainees

  • Failure to present without prior notice to the Programme Committee may influence future acceptance of videos in the Young Ophthalmologists Programme

All Submitted Videos must be edited as follows:

  • The video footage should be one of your first 50-100 cases
  • The high resolution video should be cut to maximum 3 minutes in duration highlighting your chosen topic
  • Once your video is cut to no more than 3 minutes there should be no editing to the section of video you have chosen to submit
  • The recommended resolution is: Full HD (1920x1080)
  • Presentation slides, sound, or grafts are NOT permitted in the video
  • Do not use fast forward in your video
  • Do not write anything on the video including titles or comments

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