2017 Pocket Guide

Schedule (subject to change)

Friday, August 11, 2017

1:00-6:00 PM  Instructional Courses   
7:00 PM Opening Reception (Boston Public Library)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

8:00-8:10 AM 

Welcome - John S. Pollack, MD  

8:10-9:10 AM      AMD 1 Neovascular Symposium
9:10-9:40 AM 

Navigating the Gray Area: Medical Retina     

9:40-10:20 AM  Break
10:20-11:00 AM  Macular Holes Symposium
11:00-11:30 AM  Macular Holes Expert Panel
11:30 AM-12:10 PM Macular Pucker Symposium
12:10-1:25 PM General Lunch, Fellows-in-Training (FIT) Section Lunch,
and Fellowship Directors' Section Lunch   
1:25-2:15 PM       Pediatric Symposium
2:15-3:00 PM       Break
3:00-4:15 PM  Medical Case Conference
4:15-5:30 PM  Surgical Case Conference

Sunday, August 13, 2017

8:00-9:00 AM  Ocular Oncology Symposium
9:00-9:30 AM 

Inflammatory & Infectious Diseases Symposium               

9:30-10:00 AM  Non-proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy 1
10:00-10:45 AM Break    
10:45-11:50 AM  Awards Ceremony: Pyron and Founders Awards
11:50 AM -1:05PM  General Lunch & Early Career Section (ECS) Lunch
1:05-1:50 PM       Non-proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy 2
1:50-2:30 PM       Innovation in Retina Panel
2:30-3:10 PM  Break    
3:10-5:10 PM  Instructional Courses
5:15-6:15 PM Poster Q&A and Reception

Monday, August 14, 2017

8:00-9:25 AM  AMD Neovascular 2 Symposium   
9:25-10:05 AM  Break
10:05-10:35 AM  Imaging Expert Panel
10:35-11:10 AM  Retinal Detachment Symposium 
11:10-11:40 AM  Navigating the Gray Area: Surgical Retina     
11:40 AM - 12:55 PM  General Lunch & Women in Retina (WinR) Section Lunch
12:55-1:15 PM  Business Meeting - ASRS Members Only 
1:15-1:20 PM  PAT Survey Presentation 
1:20-1:25 PM  Global Trends in Retina
1:25-1:30 PM  Retina PractiCare: National Coding Patterns for 
Retina Specialists, John Thompson, MD
1:30-2:00 PM

Governmental Healthcare Regulations: Making Silk Out of Sows’ Ears

2:00-2:10 PM Awards Ceremony: Retina Young Investigators Award
2:15-3:45 PM  Instructional Courses
3:45-4:25 PM  Break
4:25-5:55 PM  Instructional Courses  
6:00-8:00 PM WinR Case Conference 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

8:00-8:40 AM  Hereditary Retinal Disease & Genetics Symposium
8:40-9:10 AM  Stem Cell Therapy: The good, the bad, and the ugly
9:10-9:50 AM  Break
9:50-11:10 AM  Retinal Vascular Symposium
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM  Instrumentation & Devices Symposium
12:00-1:15 PM  Lunch    
1:15-1:35 PM  Surgical Techniques & Maneuvers Symposium   
1:35-2:05 PM  Dislocated IOL Expert Panel         
2:05-2:45 PM 


2:45-4:25 PM  Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
6:30 PM

Gala Dinner (Boston Park Plaza)


The American Society of Retina Specialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council
forContinuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Retina Specialists designates this live activity for a maximum of
30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate
with the extent of their participation in the activity.