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41st Meeting: Paris, March 2012





The 41st Meeting of the OOG was held in Paris, France on the 7th March- 10th March 2012.


Click HERE for the minutes of the business meeting.



A special thank you to Dr. Rana'a Al-Jamal for the wonderful photography taken during the meeting.


Click HERE to view and download photographs from the Paris meeting (log in details oog2012).




Sponsored by ALCON, Eckert & Ziegler and FCI, the meeting was run  for the first time in conjunction with the Institut Curie Hospital’s international course on uveal melanoma, and focussed on uveal melanoma biopsies.


The meeting also held its first official Young Investigators Meeting (YIN) charied by Dr Daniel Briscoe and Dr's Sarah Lake and Helen Kalirai.



Young Investigators Network (YIN)


 Click HERE to download the full programme from the meeting.


Wednesday 7th March, 2012


11:00- 13:00

Registration/ Welcome
Session 1- Uveal melanoma imaging, diagnosis, and pathology

14:30- 17.30

Session 2- Local treatments for uveal melanoma
Challenging clinical cases

12:00- 17:00

OOG Young Investigators' Network Meeting
Parallel Session
Presentations with questions
Open discussion


Thursday 8th March, 2012


Session 3- New techniques in the management of uveal melanoma

10:30- 15:10
Session 4- Biology of Uveal Melanoma I
Biology of Uveal Melanoma II

15:40- 17:30
Session 5- Oncology
Interactive clinical case


Delegates from the OOG

Friday 9th March, 2012

08:30 – 10:15
Welcome by the Local Organizers and the OOG President
Session 1- Ophthalmology
Coffee Break and Posters

10:45 - 12:30
Session 2- Ophthalmology
Lunch and Posters

13:30 - 15:30
Session 3- Biology 1
Coffee Break and Posters

16:00 – 17:45
Session 4- Biology 2

19:30 – 24:00
Dinner- River Cruise


OOG Members enjoying the River Cruise Dinner


Saturday 10th March, 2012


08:30 – 09:00
OOG Business Meeting

09:00 – 10:15
Parallel Session 1- Oncology Session

09:00 – 10:15
Parallel Session 2- Intraocular Tumours
Coffee Break and Posters

10:30 – 12:00
Parallel Session 3- Conjunctiva and orbit

10:30 – 12:00
Parallel Session 4- Oncology discussion

12:00 – 13:00
End of Meeting