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Year 2000

Foundation of the EURETINA – European Retina, Macula and Vitreous Society as a non-profit organization in June 2000

Founders: August Deutman (The Netherlands)
  Jean-Jacques DeLaey (Belgium)
  Gisbert Richard (Germany)
  Gisèle Soubrane (France)
  Krystyna Pecold (Poland)
Year 2001

Official registration of the Society as EURETINA – Europäische Netzhaut-, Makula- und Glaskörper-Gesellschaft (EURETINA - European Retina, Macula and Vitreous Society) e.V. with the Societies' Register at the district court of Hamburg ( Germany ) in early 2001,

Founding president: Gisbert Richard (Germany)

EURETINA - European Meeting on Macular and Vitreoretinal Diseases Hamburg, GERMANY from 25 to 27 May 2001
PARTICIPANTS: 200

Election of a new EURETINA Board

President:
August Deutman (THE NETHERLANDS)
Vice President:
Rosario Brancato (ITALY)
General Secretary:
Gisbert Richard (GERMANY)
Other Board members:
Peep Algvere (SWEDEN)
George W. Aylward (UK)
Borja Corcóstegui (SPAIN)
José Cunha-Vaz (PORTUGAL)
Jean-Jacques De Laey (BELGIUM)
Krystyna Pecold ( POLAND )
Gisèle Soubrane (FRANCE)
Year 2002

EURETINA Symposium „New therapeutic strategies for Macular Diseases”
Barcelona, SPAIN from 31 May to 1 June 2002
PARTICIPANTS: 200

EVER-EURETINA Joint Symposium on “New and experimental laser treatment of the retina”
Alicante, SPAIN on 5 October 2002
Year 2003

3rd EURETINA Congress
Hamburg, GERMANY from 15 to 17 May 2003
PARTICIPANTS:350

Recipient of the 2003 EURETINA Lecture:
John Marshall (London, UK)

First General Assembly of the EURETINA Society on 17 May 2003

Decision to change the name of the society to

EURETINA – Europäische Gesellschaft für Netzhautspezialisten

(EURETINA – European Society of Retina Specialists e.V.)

Election of the new EURETINA President and the new Vice President:

Rosario Brancato (Italy) and Borja Corcóstegui (Spain)

EVER-EURETINA Joint Symposium “Experimental treatment in retinal diseases”
Alicante, SPAIN on 10 October 2003

Year 2004

4th EURETINA Congress
Milano, ITALY from 13 to 15 May 2004
PARTICIPANTS:600

Recipient of the 2004 EURETINA Lecture:
Rosangela Lattanzio (Milan, ITALY)

EVER-EURETINA Joint Symposium “New therapeutic options in AMD ” Vilamoura, PORTUGAL on 26 September 2004

Year 2005

5th EURETINA Congress
Barcelona SPAIN from 19 to 21 May 2005
PARTICIPANTS: 850

Recipient of the 2005 EURETINA Lecture:
Claus Eckardt (Frankfurt, GERMANY)

Recipient of the 2005 Kreissig Award:
Stanley Chang (New York, USA)

Second General Assembly of the EURETINA Society held on 21 May 2005

Election of a new EURETINA Board

President:
Borja Corcóstegui (SPAIN)
Vice Presidents:
George W. Aylward (UK)
José Cunha-Vaz (PORTUGAL)
General Secretary:
Gisbert Richard (GERMANY)
Other Board members:
Peep Algvere (SWEDEN)
Rosario Brancato (ITALY)
August Deutman (THE NETHERLANDS)
Jean-Jacques De Laey (BELGIUM)
Krystyna Pecold (POLAND)
Gisèle Soubrane (FRANCE)
Einar Stefánsson (ICELAND)

EURETINA Symposium “Current therapies for AMD” during the 15th SOE Congress/ 103rd DOG Congress Joint Meeting
Berlin, GERMANY on 27 September 2005

ESCRS-EURETINA Joint Course “Fundamentals of medical and surgical retina for cataract and refractive surgeons”
Lisbon PORTUGAL on 11 September 2005

EVER-EURETINA Joint Symposium “Update on Therapies for AMD” Vilamoura PORTUGAL on 8 October 2005

Year 2006


6th EURETINA Congress

Lisbon PORTUGAL from 18 to 21 May 2006
PARTICIPANTS: 863

Recipient of the 2006 EURETINA Lecture:
Gabriel Coscas (Creteil, FRANCE)

Recipient of the 2006 Kreissig Award:
Carol Shields (USA)

 

Year 2007


7th EURETINA Congress

Monte Carlo from 17 to 20 May 2007
PARTICIPANTS: 973

Recipient of the 2007 EURETINA Lecture:
Anselm Kampik (GERMANY)

Recipient of the 2007 Kreissig Award:
Yasuo Tano (Osaka, JAPAN)

Third General Assembly of the EURETINA Society held on Saturday 19 May

Election of a new EURETINA Board

President:
José Cunha-Vaz (PORTUGAL)
Vice President:
George W. Aylward (UK)
General Secretary:
Gisbert Richard (GERMANY)
Other Board members:
Rosario Brancato (ITALY)
  Borja Corcóstegui (SPAIN)
August Deutman (THE NETHERLANDS)
Jean-Jacques De Laey (BELGIUM)
Krystyna Pecold (POLAND)
Gisèle Soubrane (FRANCE)
Einar Stefánsson (ICELAND)

 

 

Year 2008


8th EURETINA Congress

Vienna, Austria from 22 to 25 May 2008

 
   

EURETINA 2008