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Specialty: , Ophthalmology
Dates: From Dec, 12, 2013 to Dec, 14, 2013
Location: Dubai, UAE
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 200 to 550 USD
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Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) *

Dubai, UAE
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 15th Emirates Ophthalmology Congress (EOC 2013). This annual International Conference will focus on Updates and innovations in Ophthalmology, from 12 – 14 December 2013 in Dubai, UAE.

The 2013 meeting will provide a forum for the latest advancements, reviews of current theory and practice, and hands-on problem-based learning. Participants will gain insight into the most effective advances in the diagnosis and management of eye disease and prevention of blindness. Subspecialty sessions will cover the topics of Retina, Glaucoma, Cataract and Refractive surgery. A comprehensive poster program will be featured and will be digitally available at all times. Companies will hold lunch symposia.

Start planning your visit to EOC 2013, and take advantage of the attractive early online registration and booking offers. Make your trip to Dubai a memorable one for the whole family to enjoy. In addition to the scientific program, you will have a lot of time to explore and enjoy Dubai, the 'City of Gold'. Enjoy the star of the Middle East with its cultural events, unique landscape, spectacular shopping venues, and much more. During the EOC 2013, Dubai will host many exciting events such as the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), with the participation of many international film stars and celebrities, and the Meydan Winter Season at the Dubai Racing Club. And much more.

We look forward to seeing you in Dubai,

On behalf of the EOC Board,

Manal Taryam, MD
Congress Chairperson



Mr Brian Little
Dr. Randy Craven
Prof. Herminder Dua
Prof. Borja Corcostegui
Dr. Paolo Vinciguerra
Dr. Stuart Seiff
Dr. Jamal Bleik
Emeritus Prof A D N Murray
Prof. Dr. Seyhan B. Özkan
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Jumeirah Emirates Towers


Jumeirah Emirates Towers is one of the most stunning architectural highlights on the Dubai skyline. The spectacular views from the hotel itself are complemented by the stellar accommodation and business services you'll find within. Jumeirah Emirates Towers redefines the business hotel experience; seamlessly combining high technology, efficiency and unparalleled luxury. And with our unique and prestigious shopping destination, The Boulevard, you'll find shopping, dining and nightlife opportunities to rival any luxury destination in the world. The 400 spacious, beautifully appointed rooms and suites, paired with state-of-the-art meeting and business facilities, make Jumeirah Emirates Towers one of the most popular choices for the corporate traveller.

The hotel is 15 mins walking distance from the DWTC and 5 mins driving disctance.

Room Type Single Room (rate per night) Double Room (rate per night)
Standard USD 247 USD 261

Novotel World Trade Centre


Novotel World Trade Centre is located just off Sheikh Zayed Road. The hotel is a part of the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre, and is only minutes from Dubai Mall, DIFC, Bur Dubai and Deira. Offering an outdoor swimming pool, gym, beauty salon, freevalet parking and a choice of restaurants and bars. Scheduled complimentary shuttles to all major malls and Jumeirah Beach are provided, and World Trade Centre Metro Station is on our doorstep.

This hotel is located in the conference venue

Room Type Single Room (rate per night) Double Room (rate per night)
Standard USD 192 USD 206

Fairmont Dubai


A unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, Fairmont Dubai hotel is an icon in the financial heart of the city. Designed with business in mind, this multi-use complex is just minutes from Dubai's key attractions, shopping facilities, golf clubs and beaches and is directly linked to the Dubai International Convention Centre by a dedicated covered walkway, as well as linked to the metro system with direct service to the Dubai International Airport (Terminal 1 and 3).

Modeled after an Arabic wind tower (barajeel), this 34-storey luxury Dubai hotel features 394 guestrooms (including 128 suites and penthouses), residential apartments and offices, as well as Fairmont Gold - an exclusive 'hotel within a hotel' product.

This hotel is 10 mins walking distance and 20 mins driving

Room Type Single Room (rate per night) Double Room (rate per night)
Standard USD 261 USD288


Hotel ibis World Trade Centre Dubai


Ibis World Trade Centre is located off Sheikh Zayed Road, and offers you a central location with modern and practical rooms. The hotel is a part of the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre, and is only minutes from Dubai Mall, DIFC, Bur Dubai and Deira.A choice of restaurants and bars, complimentary shuttles to all major malls and Jumeirah Beach as well as World Trade Centre Metro Station on their doorstep.

This hotel is located in the conference venue

Room Type Single Room (rate per night) Double Room (rate per night)
Standard USD 96 USD 110
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Submission Info

Topics include:

  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Retina
  • Ocular Pathology & Inflammation
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint
  • Orbit &Oculoplastics
  • Prevention of Blindness
  • Optometry
Editorial Guidelines for Presented Content:
  • Deadline for Abstract submission is August 30th 2013.
  • All submissions must be online.
  • All submissions must be in English only
  • Abstracts submitted as hard copies or via e-mail will not be processed.
  • Follow all the instructions on the abstract submission form. Failure to complete all the required fields will result in the abstract not being successfully submitted.
  • Submission of an abstract includes a commitment by the author to present at the EOC.
  • All presenters are required to register for the EOC and pay all applicable fees.
  • The EOC does not pay honoraria or travel/housing expenses for any presenters.
  • The scientific committee holds the right to accept or reject any submission.
  • The presenter (1st author) will be contacted by the scientific committee regarding the acceptance of the abstract.
  • Each presenter is allowed to submit a maximum of 2 papers, 4 posters, 1 course, 2 videos.
  • Courses and Workshops should not exceed 2 hours, if the course or workshop will exceed the time required a 15 min. break must be incorporated in the schedule.
  • Videos on any aspect of ophthalmic surgery will be considered.
  • Courses and Workshops will be considered in all aspects of ophthalmology.
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Platinum Sponsor

Jamjoom Pharma has in a very short span of time emerged, as one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the Afrasia region. The geographical focus of the company is on countries in the Middle East, Africa and CIS regions. Strategic focus on selected therapeutic categories has contributed to the rapid growth, market acceptance and overall success of the company.

Jamjoom Pharma located in the port city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities which encapsulates the latest in manufacturing technology, systems and business practices.

Jamjoompharma has a large ophthalmic portfolio cover most of therapeutic areas for eye diseases.

Gold Sponsor

About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals 
Science for a better life - Health Through Medical Progress

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals is the pharmaceutical division of Bayer HealthCare AG. We market our products in more than 100 countries, and in 2012 generated sales of €10,803 million. 37,700 members of staff currently work for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals worldwide - 7,500 in research and development alone.

We aim to improve people's quality of life with our products. To achieve this, we concentrate on the research and development of innovative drugs and novel therapeutic approaches. At the same time, we are constantly improving established products. In this context, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals uses experience it has gained from over a century in the business.

We concentrate on five big therapeutic groups in which we make essential contributions to medical progress:

  • Cardiovascular and blood diseases
  • Oncological diseases
  • Ophthalmology
  • Women's healthcare
  • Imaging techniques

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Contact: EOC 2013 , PCO , MCI Middle East

Phone: 011-97-1-4311-6300

Fax: 011-97-1-4311-6301

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