Eyecelerator@AAO 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CT

 

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans

Bring the future of ophthalmology into focus. 
CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Breakfast + Registration

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast + Registration

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast + Registration

Welcome!

8:00 – 8:05 a.m.

Welcome and Overview of Eyecelerator @ AAO 2021

David W. Parke II, MD; Steve Speares; Gil Kliman, MD, Program Director

Program Co-Chairs:

  • Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac.

  • Allen C. Ho, MD

  • Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

2021 Advances in Ophthalmic Innovation: Clinical, Commercial, and Capital Markets

8:05 – 8:30 a.m.

2021 Advances in Ophthalmic Innovation: Clinical, Commercial, and Capital Markets

Moderators: Jim Mazzo and Tom Mitro

Panel:

  • Kristen Ingenito, MBA, Director of Ophthalmics, Market Scope 

  • Michael Giaquinto, Senior Managing Director, Medical Supplies & Devices, SVB Leerink 

Emerging Electrons: When, Where and How We'll See Big Successes in Digital Ophthalmology

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.

Join leading experts as they look ahead to the impending impact of the newest technology on patient care, clinical data and innovation​.
 

Moderators: Ranya G. Habash, MD and Gil Kliman, MD

 

Mini Keynote: Reed Welch, Managing Director, Raymond James 
What we've learned from the recent success stories of digital health “unicorns.”


Panel:

  • Jill Hopkins, Global Development Head, Novartis

  • Reginald J. Sanders, MD, The Retina Group of Washington

  • Euan S.Thomson, President, Zeiss USA

  • Reed Welch, Managing Director, Raymond James 

Cornea Spotlight
Will Cornea Transplantation Become Obsolete?

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

Will Cornea Transplantation Become Obsolete?

 

Moderators: Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD and Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac.

 

Current Treatments for Keratoconus
Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD and Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac.

Nazneen Aziz, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Avellino

Current Treatments for Fuchs Dystrophy

Panel Discussion  

Networking Break

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Meet you at the coffee bar...

The Intersection of Reimbursement and Innovation

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

The Intersection of Reimbursement and Innovation

Moderators: Leon W. Herndon, MD and Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

Panel:

  • Jeanette Bankes, Alcon, President and GM Surgical

  • Frank Burns, MD

  • Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD

  • George A. Williams, MD

Retina Spotlight
The Evolving Pathway to Creating Value for Patients in our Biomedical Ecosystem

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Evolving Pathway to Creating Value for Patients in our Biomedical Ecosystem
 

Moderators: Robert L. Avery, MD and Allen C. Ho, MD
 

Panel:

Wiley Chambers, MD, FDA 

Lunch and Networking Break

12:00  – 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a bite to eat with your colleagues.

Company Showcases: Retina and Anterior Segment

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Company showcases in breakout rooms​​

 

Moderators: Gil Kliman, MD and Jim Mazzo

 

Panel:

  • Wiley Chambers, MD, FDA

  • Bill Link, PhD, Flying L Ventures

  • Jeffry Weinhuff, Visionary Ventures

  • Ehsan Sadri, MD
     

Networking Break

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Introduce yourself to someone new...
 

New Category Spotlight
Myopia Prevention: Corrective Lenses, Drugs and Diagnostics

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Company presentations and panel discussion

Moderators: Michael X. Repka, MD and Gil Kliman, MD

Overview of the Myopia Pandemic
Gil Kliman, MD 

 

Overview of Companies and Products in the Myopia Prevention Marketplace

Michael Lachman, President, EyeQ Research

 

Panelists:

  • Thomas W. Chalberg, PhD, Founder and CEO, Sightglass Vision

  • Sean Ianchulev, MD, MPH, Founder and CEO, Eyenovia

What's Keeping Industry Leaders Up at Night 

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Moderator: Jim Mazzo

Panel:

  • Tom Mitro, President & COO, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

  • Jag Dosanjh, SVP, Specialty Therapeutics, Allergan

  • David Endicott, CEO, Alcon

  • Shervin Korangy, President and CEO, BVI Medical 

  • Anthony J. Wallace, VP& Head, US Ophthalmics, Novartis

Top 5 Company Presentations + Best of Show Award

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

The program committee will call out the day's best presentations and most promising innovations.

 

Closing Remarks and Networking Reception

5:15 – 6:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Networking Reception