March 22, 2016
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3rd Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress to be held in July

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The 3rd Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress is set to take place July 14 to 16 at Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand. The biannual congress brings together clinicians, scientists, students and other health practitioners from the ophthalmology field with a focus on glaucoma. We are pleased to announce registration for the congress is now open.

About the congress

The APGC is a 3-day program that provides a platform for delegates to collaborate and share experiences, knowledge and research results while also learning about the world’s best practices in clinical medicine and surgery. The program consists of more than 150 renowned speakers from across the ophthalmology field, discussing new innovations in glaucoma, medical treatment and adherence, regenerative medicine and many more topics. We are pleased with the number of abstracts being submitted and are looking forward to hearing more from the submitters in their field of expertise. Abstract submissions close Monday, April 11. If you are interested in submitting an abstract, more information can be found at http://apgc2016.apglaucomasociety.org/program/abstract-submissions/.

Venue

The city of Chiang Mai is the destination for this year’s congress, and we have the pleasure of holding the congress in the Shangri-La Hotel. The hotel is situated in a lush garden setting with first-class facilities and positioned in a convenient location to the airport and city. Congress attendees will be offered a special rate to stay in the Shangri-La Hotel or Holiday Inn, so be sure to book early for the best price and location.

Register

Follow this link to register: http://apgc2016.apglaucomasociety.org/registration/.

Complimentary membership to the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society is included for all non-member registrations.

For more information on the congress, follow this link: http://apgc2016.apglaucomasociety.org/.

Join us at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress this July!

Sincerely yours,

Makoto Araie, MD, President, Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society

Paisan Ruamviboonsuk, MD, President, Royal College of Ophthalmologists of Thailand

Prin Rojanapongpun, MD, President, Thai Glaucoma Society Chair, APGC 2016

Ki Ho Park, MD, Scientific Program Chair, APGC 2016