Previous Cornea Evenings

NIIOS USA San Diego 2019

The NIIOS USA Cornea Evening in San Diego was the best attended NIIOS event in the US to date. Approx. 200 participants joined us at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego to attend presentations about DMEK pearls and disasters and new techniques in lamellar keratoplasty. A new feature in the program was the Global Grand Rounds session. The tradition of a musical opening of the evening continued with a performance of the San Diego Symphony and soloists Shannon Fitzhenry (violin), Robert Kaufman (cello) and Felix Peijnenborgh (horn) who played compositions of Gerrit Melles and John Gottsch.

NIIOS Vienna 2018

The NIIOS Cornea Evening in Vienna was held at the Billrothhaus, the beautiful home base of the Vienna Medical Association. The high-quality program and excellent presentations were well received by the audience. With the overall commitment of the sponsors and a highly responsive audience, it was an evening well received. The start of the evening was marked by a musical performance by Tobias Haunhorst and the Peabody Monument String Quartet that featured compositions of John Gottsch and Gerrit Melles.

NIIOS USA Washington 2018

The NIIOS USA Cornea Evening in Washington, DC, was held at the prestigious venue of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Over 100 participants attended a top-level program with plenty of opportunities to share the latest innovations and developments in lamellar keratoplasty with colleagues and experts. The event was rated excellent from a scientific point of view as the level of speakers was high. With the overall commitment of the sponsors and a highly responsive audience, it was an evening well received. The start of the evening was a beautiful musical performance by Tobias Haunhorst and the Peabody Monument String Quartet that featured compositions of John Gottsch and Gerrit Melles.

NIIOS Lisbon 2017

The NIIOS Cornea Evening in Lisbon, with over 300 participants, was a great opportunity to share the latest innovations and developments in lamellar keratoplasty with colleagues and experts. The event was rated excellent from a scientific point of view as the level of speakers was high. With the overall commitment of the sponsors and a highly responsive audience, it was an evening well received. The evening was completed with a musical intermezzo by Tobias Haunhorst and the young, talented singer Leonie Stoiber.

 

NIIOS USA Los Angeles 2017

The annual NIIOS Cornea Evenings prior to the summer ESCRS are a great opportunity to share knowlede and experience and to discuss latest developments and hot topics in corneal transplantation with colleagues and experts with special interest in this field (program). Given the increasing interest in and success of these evenings, we organized the first Cornea Evening in the USA (Los Angeles, Friday 5 May 2017) prior to the ASCRS. With over 160 participants, the event was full booked. For the traditional musical part of the evening we enjoyed the very talented singer Alyssa Jacey.

Copenhagen 2016

For the third consecutive year, we are looking back at a very successful NIIOS Cornea Evening. This event occurred on September 9th 2016, just prior to the Summer ESCRS, with more than 250 guests, a number of esteemed speakers and valued sponsors from all over the world. Everyone in attendance had in common an interest in the latest developments and insights in the field of corneal transplantation. After the scientific presentations were over, a piano concert concluded the event. This year’s Cornea Evening had a special touch since we also celebrated the 10-year DMEK jubilee. You can find the program of the evening here.

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Barcelona 2015

We thank our guests for joining our NIIOS DMEK meeting 2015 in Barcelona on September 4th. We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did. You can find the program of the evening here.

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London 2014

On September 12th 2014 we held our first NIIOS Cornea Evening on Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). You can find the program of the evening here.

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