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Specialty: Neurology
Dates: From Sep, 10, 2017 to Sep, 13, 2017
Location: budapest, HUNGARY
Type: Meeting
Registration Cost: From 400 to 600 EUR
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Danubius Health Spa Resort Helia

Budapest, HUNGARY Visit the Venue to read more
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleague, 

It is my great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 13th European Neuro-Ophthalmological Society conference. The members of the organizing committee are very proud to be hosting the conference in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.

Undoubtedly, Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and is well known for its stunning views from the banks of the river Danube and its famous Széchenyi Chain Bridge.

The conference will be held at the Danubius Health Spa Resort Hélia, which is located on the East bank of the Danube River, and within short distances are famous attractions, such as the Hungarian Parliament and the Heroes Square.

Our aim is to provide you with the latest information in the field of brain and vision science with a focus on pathophysiology and therapy, introduced by internationally renowned experts.

Beside the scientific program and exhibition, there will be a number of exciting social activities to make your stay in Budapest pleasurable and memorable.

We look forward to hosting you in Budapest on September 10, 2017.

Conference Chair,

Gabriella Szatmáry, MD, PhD


Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD 

Director, Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss


He is the Director of Neuro-ophthalmology at The University of Iowa and has been an active clinician scientist for over 25 years. Additionally he is Director of the Iowa City VA Center for Prevention and Treatment of Vision Loss, funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, which organizes a group of over 20 scientists and clinicians towards studying and researching optic nerve and retinal disorders that have relevance to the military population, especially in relation to traumatic brain injury (TBI). He has expertise in the physiology of the melanopsin containing retinal ganglion cells (MGC) in humans and in animals. Most recently, he has obtained funding and has published articles on using the pupil light reflex to measure the rod, cone, and melanopsin mediated pupil responses in humans and animals. Recently, they have extended their measurements to recording the EMG of the eye's squinting muscles and skin conductance in response to increasing intensities of red and blue light to objectively characterize photosensitivity in patients. Clinically, he also diagnose and works with patients and veterans with photophobia and headache following TBI. He has been collaborating with colleagues over the last few years on light mediated responses of the visual system. He also has a great deal of clinical expertise in photophobia and testing of visual function, including the pupil, besides my research and translational interests.


Laszlo L. Mechtler 

Dent Neurologic Institute, Buffalo, NY

State University of New York at Buffalo, USA


Dr. László Mechtler is board certified in Neurology, Neuro-Oncology, Headache Medicine and Neuroimaging. He is a Professor of Neurology and Oncology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, the director of the Dent Headache and Neuro-Oncology Center and Chief of Neuro-Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Dr. Mechtler's training includes institutions such as MD Anderson and the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is currently the Medical Director of the Dent Neurologic Institute (DNI) which is one of the largest neurological centers in the United States. He is the past President of the American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN) and the Hungarian Medical Association of America (HMAA). He has authored numerous publications and was the Editor of the 2009 and 2014 edition of Neurology Clinics. Dr. Mechtler is the current Associate Editor of Neuroimaging and Board Member of Continuum. He was appointed to sit on the State Athletic Medical Advisory Board by Governor Cuomo (2012-Current) and is on the Neuro-Expert Panel for the American College of Radiology (ACR). He was also recently appointed to sit on the executive committee for BrainPACs for the AAN. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and is presently the course director of Neuroimaging at the annual AAN Meeting.


Balázs Rózsa 

Two-Photon Imaging Center, Institute of Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (IEM HAS), Budapest, Hungary


Balazs Rozsa is the leader of the Computational Neuroscience group at The Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (IEM HAS). He is the leader of The Laboratory of 3D Functional Network and Dendritic Imaging, which is a multidisciplinary research team having laboratories at the IEM HAS Institute of Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sciences - classified as a Center of Excellence by the European Commission and Pazmany Peter Catholic University (PPCU). 

Two-Photon Imaging Center


Botond Roska 

Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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Botond Roska is the senior group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Researchin Basel Switzerland, and project-leader for the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Molecular Systems Engineering, is a renowned expert in the structure and function of retinal circuits in health and disease. He is a graduate of Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, and received his PhD from Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley. His work has contributed in both a fundamental and highly original manner to our understanding of the function of retinal circuits. In addition, he has used his knowledge of retinal processing and the newly available optogenetic tools to reactivate retinal function, at least partially, in mouse models of blinding retinal diseases. Together with scientist from around the world, but particularly the Vision Institute in Paris, he currently tries to bring this method of vision restoration to patients with retinitis pigmentosa, and other late-onset adult blindness diseases. Professor Roska is the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Cogan Award from the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology .

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Late Registration From: 2017-07-26 To: 0--
On site Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

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Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Danubius Health Spa Resort Helia****



H-1133 Budapest, Kárpát str. 62-64.

Conference Hotel, with Spa- and Wellness facilities, on the Danube bank, only 15 minutes from downtown. In front of the hotel is located the biggest island, which name is Margaret Island, where you can find beautiful parks, walking-, cycling-, running trails. Bus and metro station are just a few steps from the hotel. The hotel is especially suitable for meetings, conferences, syposiums, exhibitions and other events with the most modern technical. There is a beautiful view to the Danube from most of the rooms and exhibition area. The hotel's experienced and qualified staff will always provide high-quality services. The entire hotel is non-smoking.




There are 254 air-conditioned rooms and 8 suit rooms at the hotel. They are equipped with bathroom, balcony, bathrobe, hair dryer, mini bar, safe, television, Pay-TV, WiFi, telephone, coffee and tea making facilities. Connecting rooms and rooms for disable guests. WIFI is available in the entire hotel. Section of the sauna, wellness and fitness are free for the guests



Business center, room service, laundry and dry cleaning, gift shop, shuttle.



Water wold, indoor pool, thermal pool, jacuzzi, steam bath, sauna, solarium, sun terrace. Wellness and fitness services: relaxing effects of the natural resources used in the spa treatments for recreation, regeneration, beauty care and on prevention: Relaxation, wellness massages, spa baths, Salt cave, Ayurveda treatments.



Helia Cosmetics and hair salon, manicure, pedicure, solarium, massage.



Danubius Premier Fitness: Fitness room, cardio and strength equipment, group classes (aerobics, spinning, stretching, pilates, yoga, aqua gym).



Jupiter resteurant waiting for the guests with national and international cuisine. The range includes organic, friendly, and diabetic options on the Danubius Healthy Choice for the guests who would like to follow the healthy lifestyle. Café in the lobby and next to the pool.



Free Wifi is available in the whole hotel.



Your car will be in safe in the hotel car-park. Secured parking for hotel guests: EUR 10 / day.


Check in: from 14.00

Check out: until 12.00

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Submission Info

In order for your abstract to be published in the Neuro-Ophtalmology journal, you should fill in the following form: 


Please note that it is necessary to download the form, print it out, fill it in and sign.

The last step is that you send us back the filled form electronically onto the following address:


Mobile Application of the Congress


All participants will have access to the Congress, including the Scientific Program, the Abstracts, as well as the Lecturer's circle, via the mobile application system, which is up-to-date, communicative, interactive, comfort functions deploying, creates an active opportunity ensuring participation, and provides a real-time availability.


In order to provide the best service, please provide the following documentation:

1 picture of you

availability (e-mail address, phone number – in case of you wish to make it available for the participants)

exact name of workplace, address

SHORT CV (4-5 sentence, if you wish)

Abstract Submission

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. Abstracts must be written in English. All contributions will be subject to an independent, anonymous review process. Accepted abstracts will be published online the Official Abstract Book, in Neuro-Ophthalmology and our website as well.

Abstracts should contain up to 3000 Charachters.

Each presenting author submit up to 2 (two) abstracts.

We ask the authors to register and submit the abstracts electronically via the congress website where you will be taken step-by-step through the submission process. An acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your electronic address after the submission is successfully completed together with an access key, that will enable you to edit or change your paper, up to the submission deadline.

Figures, tables and other illustrations may not be included in abstracts.

The organisers will publish only the abstracts submitted by authors, who will settle their registration fee by 05 June, 2017.

It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. 

 Abstracts must be submitted by the presenting author who should complete all fields on the online submission form.

If the first author (presenting author) is unable to present, he or she must immediately inform the Congress secretariat in writing form which of the co-authors will be responsible for presentation. Only as a last resort the presenting author should send a written withdrawal to the Congress secretariat. Enter the authors in the order (with the presenting author) that they should appear in the abstract.

Extended deadline for submission of abstracts is 05 June, 2017.


Information for speakers and poster presenters

Presentation Formats

The Scientific Committee will ultimately decide whether a submitted paper will be selected for an oral or a poster presentation. A considerable part of the invited talks will be selected based on scientific merit of submitted abstracts. Please make sure to indicate the preferred presentation type on the abstract submission website.

Technical information

Technical organizer offers a high-performance network between all different presentation rooms. The technical organizer will give you an additional instructions concerning your session and the presentation of your paper in the Viewing room. Congress staff will make sure that your presentation will be downloaded on the computer in your specific session room. Please make sure that your computer presentation is fully operational before your talk. Only Power Point presentations, CDROM, USB Memory cards will be accepted. Version MS PowerPoint 2010 is recommended. We suggest that your computer presentation be installed and tested at least two hours before your talk. A technician and a room attendant will be in every room to provide assistance when needed.

We do not allow the use of personal laptops for presentations except in rare circumstances (for example, when the presentation has been created with Corel, Apple Keynote or movie creating software). If you bring your laptop to the congress, the technician will copy the files on your hard disk of the laptop into the central congress network, so the laptop will no longer be needed.

At the end of the congress, all presentations will be deleted so no copyright issues will arise.


Instructions for Poster Preparation

Posters must be brought to the Conference by the presenting author and should not be mailed in advance. The required dimensions are 90 cm (width) by 120 cm (height). At the top of poster, please provide the title of the paper, names of the authors and their affiliations, all in bold lettering of about 2.5 to 3 cm size. Artwork and lettering should be large and clear enough so that the poster is readable from a distance of 1.5 m. 


Abstract submission deadline 2017-06-16
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