PREVIOUS CONFERENCES

 

BIPOSA 2013 Summary – Leeds

 

The BIPOSA Annual Conference took place on 02nd-04th October 2013 at the Met Hotel in Leeds.  It was organised by Vernon Long, Lorna Pankethman & Tess Garretty (St James’s University Hospital, Leeds). The social program included a guided tour of leeds “dirty old town”, and a gala dinner and disco premier events venue “Aspire”.

 

THE WORTH LECTURE 2013

 

Prof Michael Repka – professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

“Ophthalmological Issues and Complications Associated with Brain Tumor”

 

ROGER TRIMBLE LECTURE 2013

 

Dr Anna Horwood – Research Fellow, Reading University

Moving away from the Folklore – how do vergence and accommodation really interact?”

 

PAEDIATRIC DAY GUEST SPEAKERS

 

Susmito Biswas – Manchester

“Allergic Eye Disease- a holistic approach”

 

James Ball – Leeds

“Amniotic Membrane- when and how?”

 

Jane Ashworth – Manchester

“Cataract surgery in JIA”

 

Katriona Kirwan – Dublin

“Avastin for ROP?”

 

Ayad Shafiq – Newcastle

“The treatment of severe ROP and the Newcastle experience of Avastin”

 

John Ainsworth – Birmingham

“Retinal vasculopathies- a practical guide”

 

CK Patel – Oxford

“Specialist commissioning of paediatric vitreoretinal surgery”

 

Ian Simmons – Leeds

“Ophthalmology screening for NF-1″

 

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

 

303 attendees over the three days

 

Posters:

 

38 e-posters

 

Free Papers:

 

74 free papers

 

BIPOSA 2012 Summary – Bournemouth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The BIPOSA Annual Conference took place on Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st September 2012.  It was organised by James Kersey (Bournemouth General Hospital).  The social program this year included a 5K run along Bournemouth beach, a barbecue and a gala dinner at West Beach Restaurant.

 

THE WORTH LECTURE 2012

 

Prof Alex Levine - Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA

 

“Retinal haemorrhages: do they mean this baby was shaken?”

 

PAEDIATRIC DAY GUEST SPEAKERS

 

Georgina Burke - Southampton General Hospital

“Paediatric Myaesthenia”

 

Richard Bowman - Great Ormond Street Hospital

“Paediatric optic neuropathies”

 

Tony Tyres - Salisbury General Hospital

“The blepharophimosis syndrome and its management”

 

David Robinson - Wessex Genetic Centre, Salisbury

“A search for the gene for congenital isolated ptosis”

 

ROGER TRIMBLE LECTURE 2012

 

Prof Richard  Hertle - Akron Children’s Medical Centre, Ohio USA

“Nystagmus and eye movement disorders”

 

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

 

Alison Davies - “Specialist Commissioning”

A discussion opportunity to consider the re-alignment of service provision across the UK.

 

Deborah Marsh – “Anaesthesia in Paediatric Ophthalmology – is it safe?”

Queen Alexandria Hospital, Portsmouth

 

Strabismus Grand Round - Chaired By Gill Adams, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Controversies Debate - Chaired by Mike Clarke, Newcastle

 

BIPOSA LEEDS 2013

BIPOSA BOURNEMOUTH 2014