2000  |   Foundation of the Society

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

Founders:
August Deutman The Netherlands
Jean-Jacques DeLaey Belgium
Krystyna Pecold Poland
Gisbert Richard Germany
Gisele Soubrane France
Borja Corcostegui Spain

 

2001   |   1ST EURETINA Congress Hamburg, Germany

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

Participants: 211
Election of a new EURETINA Board | 27 May 2001, Hamburg

President: August Deutmann THE NETHERLANDS
Vice President: Rosario Brancato ITALY
General Secretary: Gisbert Richard GERMANY

Board: Peep Algvere SWEDEN, George W. Aylward UK Borja Corcostegui SPAIN
Jose Cunha-Vaz PORTUGAL, Jean-Jacques DeLaey BELGIUM, Krystyna Pecold POLAND
Gisele Soubrane FRANCE

 

2002   | 2nd EURETINA Congress  Barcelona, Spain

Participants: 200

Board Meeting of the EURETINA – European Retina, Macula and Vitreous Society Barcelona,
Spain, held on 30 May 2002
Board Meeting of the EURETINA – European Retina, Macula and Vitreous Society Montreux,
Switzerland, held on 1 September 2002

 

2003   |   3rd EURETINA Congress Hamburg, Germany 

Participants: 350

Board Meeting of the EURETINA – European, Macula and Vitreous Society Hamburg, Germany,
held on 15 May 2003
Recipient of the 2003 EURETINA Lecture: John Marshall (London, UK)

First General Assembly of the EURETINA Society, Hamburg, Germany held 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.)

1ST EURETINA Lecture Award

 

2004   | 4th EURETINA Congress Milan, Italy

Participants: 600
Board Meeting of the EURETINA – European Society of Retina Specialists, Milan,
Italy held on 13 May 2004
Recipient of the 2004 EURETINA Lecture: Rosangela Lattanzio (Milan, ITALY)

 

2005   | 5th EURETINA Congress Barcelona, Spain

Participants: 850
Recipient of the 2005 EURETINA Lecture: Claus Eckardt (Frankfurt, GERMANY)
Recipient of the 2005 Kreissig Award: Stanley Chang (New York, USA)

1ST Kreissig Lecture Award

 

2006  | 6th EURETINA Congress Lisbon, Portugal

Participants: 863
Recipient of the 2006 EURETINA Lecture: Gabriel Coscas (Creteil, FRANCE)
Recipient of the 2006 Kreissig Award: Carol Shields (USA)

 

2007   | 7th EURETINA Congress Monte Carlo, Monaco

Participants: 1300

Recipient of the 2007 EURETINA Lecture: Anselm Kampik (GERMANY)
Recipient of the 2007 Kreissig Award: Yasuo Tano (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

2008   | 8th EURETINA Congress Vienna, Austria

Participants:
Recipient of the 2008 EURETINA Lecture: J. Sahel (France)
Recipient of the 2008 Kreissig Award: J. Haller USA

 

2009  | 9th EURETINA Congress Nice, France

Participants: 1700
Recipient of the 2009 EURETINA Lecture: Eberhard Zrenner (Germany)
Recipient of the 2009 Kreissig Award: Harvey Lincoff (New York

1ST EURETINA Winter Meeting held in Vienna, Austria

 

2010  | 10th EURETINA Congress Paris, France

Participants: 2700
Recipient of the 2010 EURETINA Lecture: Anthony Moore UK
Recipient of the 2010 Kreissig Award: Martine Jager THE NETHERLANDS

 

2011  | 11th EURETINA Congress London, UK

Participants: 3000
Recipient of the 2011 EURETINA Lecture: Borja Corcostegui Spain
Recipient of the 2011 Kreissig Award: Lawrence A. Yannuzzi USA

 

2012  | 12th EURETINA Congress Milan, Italy

Participants: 3500
Recipient of the 2012 EURETINA Lecture: Alan Bird UK
Recipient of the 2012 Kreissig Award: Gisele Soubrane FRANCE

2nd EURETINA Winter Meeting held in Rotterdam

 

2013  | 13th EURETINA Congress Hamburg, Germany

Participants: 4060
Recipient of the 2013 EURETINA Lecture: Leonidas Zografos Switzerland
Recipient of the 2013 Kreissig Award: Gisele Soubrane FRANCE

World Retina Day is introduced, with collaboration from National Retina Societies around the globe.

3rd EURETINA Winter Meeting, Rome, Italy

 

2014  | 14th EURETINA Congress London, UK

Participants: 5447
Recipient of the 2014 EURETINA Lecture: Robert MacLaren UK
Recipient of the 2014 Kreissig Award: Johanna Seddon USA

The EURETINA Observership Programme is launched, offering 10 grants to European
Trainees who wish to observe a clinical practice.
4th EURETINA Winter Meeting, Rome, Italy

 

2015  | 15th EURETINA Congress Nice, France

Participants: 4800
Recipient of the 2015 EURETINA Lecture: Alain Gaudric FRANCE
Recipient of the 2015 Kreissig Award: Bill Aylward UK

5th EURETINA Winter Meeting, Oxford, UK

 

2016  | 16th EURETINA Congress Copenhagen, Denmark

Participants: 5122

Receipient of the 2016 EURETINA Lecture: Jose Cunha-Vaz PORTUGAL
Receipient of the 2016 Kreissig Award: Emily Chew USA
Receipient of the inaugural Gisbert Richard Lecture: Gisbert Richard GERMANY

6th EURETINA Winter Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2017 | 17th EURETINA Congress Barcelona, Spain

Participants: 4920

Receipient of the 2017 EURETINA Lecture: Francine Behar-Cohen FRANCE
Receipient of the 2017 Kreissig Award: DJ Coleman USA
Receipient of the 2017 Gisbert Richard Lecture: Borja Corcostegui SPAIN

The YOURS initiative for Young Retina Specialists is launched, offering incoming members
under 40 free EURETINA Membership for 3 years and including a tailored YOURS session at the Congress.

7th EURETINA Winter Meeting, Vienna, Austria

 

2018 | 18th EURETINA Congress Vienna, Austria

Participants: 5679
Receipient of the 2018 EURETINA Lecture: Tien Y. Wong SINGAPORE
Receipient of the 2018 Kreissig Award: Antonia Joussen GERMANY
Receipient of the 2018 Gisbert Richard Lecture: David Wong UK

8th EURETINA Winter Meeting Budapest, Hungary.

The Society have partnered with Township, an integrated social enterprise based in the township
communities of Cape Town to produce high quality, ethically sourced & eco-friendly congress bags.

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