Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Free for RWC Main Program Attendees!

Thursday's Unplugged Program

Continental Breakfast │ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

7:00 am - 7:30 am
Continental Breakfast

RWC Unplugged* │ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

7:30 am – 7:35 am
Welcome & Introduction
Program Chairs: Pravin U. Dugel, MD; Peter K. Kaiser, MD; Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
7:35 am – 7:50 am
Keynote Lecture: Building a Platform Gene Therapy Company: The Last 10 Years
Ken Mills
7:50 am – 7:55 am
Questions & Answers
7:56 am – 8:19 am
Panel Discussion: Next Generation Anti-VEGF
Moderator: Pravin U. Dugel, MD
Panelists: Yan Cheng, MD, PhD; Tarek S. Hassan, MD; Ken Mills; Carl Romano, PhD; Andrew Stewart; J. Pablo Velazquez-Martin, MD
8:20 am – 8:43 am
Panel Discussion: New Pathways in Retinal Diseases: AMD
Moderator: Peter K. Kaiser, MD
Panelists: David R. Chow, MD, FRCSC; D. Scott Edwards, PhD; Andrea Gibson, PhD; William Greene, MD; Charles P. Semba, MD FACC, FACR
8:43 am – 8:48 am
Future Management of Diabetic Macular Edema
Michael S. Ip, MD
8:48 am – 9:08 am
Panel Discussion: New Pathways in Retinal Diseases: Diabetes
Moderator: Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Panelists: Remko Bakker; Jean Feyen, PhD; Theresa G. H. Heah, MD, MBA; Stephen Hoffman, MD, PhD; Michael S. Ip, MD; Hampar Karageozian, MSc, MBA; Brian Levy, OD; Riad Sherif, MD
9:08 am – 9:23 am
Keynote Lecture: Treatment vs. Cures: An FDA Perspective
Wiley Chambers, MD
9:23 am – 9:28 am
Questions & Answers
9:28 am – 9:38 am
Break
9:38 am – 9:43 am
Update on Future Treatments for Dry AMD
Sophie J. Bakri, MD
9:43 am – 10:03 am
Panel Discussion: Dry AMD Treatment
Moderator: Peter K. Kaiser, MD
Panelists: Sophie Bakri, MD; Jay S. Duker, MD; Reenie McCarthy; Ramiro Ribeiro, MD, PhD
10:04 am – 10:27 am
Panel Discussion: Gene and Cell Therapy
Moderator: Pravin U. Dugel, MD
Panelists: Eddy Anglade, MD; Richard L. Beckman, MD; Paul Bresge; Wiley Chambers, MD; Mehdi Gasmi, PhD; Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD; Ram Palanki, PharmD; Keith Westby, MBA
10:28 am – 10:43 am
Keynote Lecture: Investor Perspective
Eliot Lazar, MD, MS, MBA
10:43 am – 10:48 am
Questions & Answers
10:49 am – 10:54 am
Emerging Therapies in Uveitis
Sumit Sharma, MD
10:54 am – 11:09 am
Panel Discussion: New Therapies in Uveitis
Moderator: Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Panelists: Francine Behar-Cohen, MD, PhD; Nancy Lurker; Wendy Naimark, PhD; Baldo Scassellati Sforzolini, MD, PhD, MBA; Sumit Sharma, MD; Daniel White
11:10 am – 11:28 am
Panel Discussion: Changing Landscape of the Retina Practice and How it will Affect Drugs
Moderator: Pravin U. Dugel, MD
Panelists: Robert L. Avery, MD; Dixon Davis, MBA, MHA; Eliot Lazar, MD, MS, MBA; Scott C. Upton
11:29 am – 11:44 am
Keynote Lecture: Large Pharma Perspective
Joseph C. Papa
11:44 am – 11:50 am
Questions & Answers
11:50 am
RWC Unplugged Adjourns
Please note: RWC Unplugged is not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.