10th EURETINA Winter Meeting

Frank Holz 

Prof. Frank G. Holz, FEBO, FARVO 

University Eye Hospital Bonn
EURETINA President

Dear Colleagues,

It is my great honour and privilege to invite you to the 10th EURETINA Winter Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania from Friday 20th – Saturday 21st March. The meeting will take place in the welcoming surroundings of the Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, situated near the centre of old Vilnius.

Be sure to join us on these dates when we will be listening to expert presentations and discussing the latest updates on Vascular Disease, Retinal Dystrophies, Macular Disease, Imaging, Artificial Intelligence, VR Surgery, Tumours and Uveitis. We will also host a special session from our colleagues in YOURS, who will provide a young retina specialist perspective on the matters affecting the field of retina.

We will also have our hard copy poster presentations on display throughout the meeting so make sure to submit your abstract below before the submission closes on Friday 6th December. Finally, I would like to thank Prof. Vilma Jurate Balciuniene, President of the Lithuanian Ophthalmological Society for all her help in organising the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you in Vilnius on 20-21 March 2020!

Your sincerely

Prof. Frank G. Holz, FEBO, FARVO

Exhibition Information

The exhibition associated with 10th Winter Meeting of the European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA) will take place on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 March 2020 at:

Venue Address:
The Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Vilnius, Lithuania

Venue information: Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

Dates Times
*Please note all times are currently subject to change
Set-Up Thursday 19 March 2020 14.00 – 21.00
Opening Hours  Friday  20 March 2020 09.00 – 18.00
Saturday 21 March 2020 08.00 – 14.00

Rules & Regulations Priority Points Cancellations

New ERC account required for this meeting

Abstract Submission Vilnius (Now Closed)


Abstract Submission is Now Closed, Abstracts are currently being reviewed and all authors will be notified of abstract acceptance in January

» Free Paper (1 Submission Allowed)
» Posters (2 Submissions Allowed)

»  The deadline for editing your abstract is Friday 31st January

On completion of your abstract submission you will be sent an automated confirmation email. Please check your junk folder if you do not immediately receive this email.

»  If you choose to submit an abstract(s) we will use your personal details to keep you updated on its status including whether it has been accepted for presentation at the Winter Meeting. If your abstract(s) is accepted for presentation at the Winter Meeting your contact details (name and email address) will be sent to a third party Audio Visual Company in order for them to contact you in relation to uploading your presentation.

» Furthermore, please note that all sessions at the winter meeting will be recorded for social media and excerpts from selected presentations will be made available via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. If you do not consent to your presentation appearing on social media, please include the below notification on your first presentation slide:

“I do not consent to my presentation appearing on any social media platform”

»  The organisers will not accept any responsibility for abstracts that have been submitted incorrectly.

»  All abstracts will be reviewed, graded and accepted or rejected by the Programme Committee. The decision of the Committee is final.

»  If a free paper/poster is accepted for presentation/display, the designated presenter must undertake to present/display it.
The designated presenter must be a registered delegate at the 10th EURETINA Winter Meeting and pay all applicable fees.

»  Failure to present without prior notice to the Programme Committee may influence future acceptance of presentations.

»  All abstracts selected will be posted online at www.euretina.org. The abstract will appear exactly as submitted.


Young Retina Specialists (YOURS)

»  If you are 40 years of age or under you can also choose to submit your abstract for inclusion in the YOURS session at the 10th EURETINA Winter Meeting

»  In order to do so, simply answer the relevant YOURS question when submitting your abstract

»  Please note that abstract inclusion in the YOURS programme is entirely at the discretion of the YOURS committee

»  Consent for this will not be relevant when abstracts are being reviewed by the EURETINA Programme Committee

»  You must be 40 years of age or under to be eligible for inclusion in the YOURS programme



»  All submitted abstracts must be in English and follow the structured format below:

Title (250 characters max)
Purpose (100 words max)
Setting/Venue (50 words max)
Methods (200 words max)
Results (200 words max)
Conclusions (200 words max)

All abstracts MUST be submitted in the presenting author’s name.

Financial Disclosure: Please indicate Yes/No with details where applicable



»  The summary of results presented must be given in sufficient detail to support the conclusions. The Programme Committee will only accept abstracts with final results or conclusions.

»  References and credits cannot be included as part of an abstract.

»  Formulae should, in general, be avoided.

»  When using abbreviations or acronyms for the first time, care should be taken to spell them out in full, with the abbreviation in parentheses after the full word/s, the first time it appears in the text. The abbreviation should be used alone thereafter.

»  Indicate whether the presenting author or any co-author has a financial interest in the subject matter or receives money from any mentioned company.

»  Any financial interest must be declared in the first slide of the Free Paper and at the head of the graphical hardcopy poster.

»  Each author may submit a maximum of 1 Free Paper and 2 Poster abstracts.

»  Posters are to be presented on boards as hardcopy posters, NOT electronic posters

»  All Poster entries will be judged on-site by the EURETINA Programme Committee and prizes will be awarded for the best entries at the discretion of the judging panel.

Abstract Submission is Now Closed, Abstracts are currently being reviewed and all authors will be notified of abstract acceptance in January

Registration Information - Vilnius 2020

Do you have a Lithuanian VAT number?

If so, please contact registration@euretina.org for information on how to register.

Delegate – Available to EURETINA Members, Non Members, Trainees, Nurse/Technicians, Healthcare Professionals.

Corporate – Available to commercial representatives and corporate personnel of companies not exhibiting who have a legitimate educational or business reason for attending, but do not have a product or service to exhibit. No solicitation is permitted. Employees of exhibiting companies are not entitled to pay this fee and must register via the relevant contact from their company.

Prices are in Euro EARLY FEE
Register by 29 February
From 1 March
Registration €50 €75
Corporate €750 €750

To register a group, please contact registration@euretina.org

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