CoM 2018: Programme

Delegates in a session at CoM 2017

Access the full programme for IAPB Council of Members 2018 below (you can read about the Committee and WorkGroup meetings here). There are many exciting opportunities for members, including work groups for in-depth discussions and Key Opinion Leaders to lead the sessions. You can download PDFs from the links below, or view the full programme (scroll down).

IAPB Council 2018 – Programme Overview
IAPB Council 2018 – Breakout Session Programme
IAPB Council 2018 – Early Bird, Breakfast and Lunch Sessions

Board of Trustees, Committees and Work Group Meetings 

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

Schedule to be confirmed soon and will be published shortly. 

IAPB Board of Trustees – Schedule TBC
The board of trustees is the key governing body of IAPB, setting strategic priorities and overseeing the implementation of IAPB’s strategic plan.

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IAPB Work Groups – Schedule TBC
By coming together in an IAPB Work Group, members will leverage IAPB’s brand and networks to maximise the impact and reach of their shared knowledge. Participating in work groups is also a great opportunity to learn new ideas from respected peers and deepen personal and organisational networks.

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Board of Trustees and Work Group Meetings

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

Schedule to be confirmed soon and will be published shortly. 

IAPB Board of Trustees – Schedule TBC
The board of trustees is the key governing body of IAPB, setting strategic priorities and overseeing the implementation of IAPB’s strategic plan.

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IAPB Work Groups – Schedule TBC
By coming together in an IAPB Work Group, members will leverage IAPB’s brand and networks to maximise the impact and reach of their shared knowledge. Participating in work groups is also a great opportunity to learn new ideas from respected peers and deepen personal and organisational networks.

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IAPB Council of Members Meeting – Day 1

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

07h30-08h45
Early Bird Session: Introduction to IAPB Membership: So what can IAPB do for me?
Victoria M. Sheffield, VP IAPB / International Eye Foundation

Drawing Room 1, Lower Level

07h30-08h45
Breakfast Session (sponsored by Our Children’s Vision/BHVI): Our Children’s Vision: Advocating for Child Eye Health Globally
Courtenay Holden, Our Children’s Vision / BHVI

Drawing Room 2, Lower Level

08h00-09h00
Registration

Ballroom Foyer

09h00-09h15
Opening of the CoM

Ballroom

09h15-10h30
Plenary Session 1 – Address from Dr Alarcos Cieza, Coordinator Disability & Rehabilitation, WHO and Peter Holland, CEO IAPB

Ballroom

10h30-11h00
Coffee/Tea Break

Ballroom Foyer

11h00-12h30
National and Global UHC agendas: Maximising opportunities in Eye Health Financing. (Sponsor: The Fred Hollows Foundation)
Debbie Muirhead, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Ballroom 2&3, Lobby Level

11h00-12h30
WHO Patient Safety and Treatment Outcomes: Where are we?
Dr Ivo Kocur, WHO and Dr Rohit Khanna, LVPEI

Ballroom 1, Lobby Level

11h00-12h30
Connect and Build: Creating and Maintaining Successful Partnerships. (Sponsor: Lions Club International Foundation)
Emily Johnson, Lions Club Interational Foundation

Drawing Rooms, Lower Level

12h30-13h45
Lunch

Drawing Room Foyer, Lower Level

12h45-13h15
Lunch Session: Rohingya Refugees Situational Analysis Panel Discussion
Suzanne Gilbert, Seva

Drawing Rooms, Lower Level

12h45-13h15
Lunch Session: USAID Child Blindness Grant Programme Review and Funding Opportunities
John M. Barrows, International Eye Foundation and Munir Ahmed, Orbis International

Ballrooms 2&3, Lobby Level

13h45-15h15
Emerging Technologies in Eye Care – Doorstep to Boardroom
Dr Anthony Vipin Das, LVPEI

Ballrooms 2&3, Lobby Level

13h45-15h15
Training: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Suzanne Gilbert, SEVA

Ballroom 1, Lobby Level

13h45-15h15
Gender Equity: Development of a Gender Responsive Toolkit for IAPB and its members
Jennifer Gersbeck, The Fred Hollows Foundation and Amanda Davis, BHVI

Drawing Rooms, Lower Level

15h15-15h45
Coffee/Tea Break

Ballroom Foyer

16h00 onwards
Buses / Groups walk together from Hyatt to LVPEI from 16:00 onwards for Inaugural Ceremony

15h45-16h45
Annual General Meeting (IAPB Members only)
Ballroom

17h30-22h00
Networking Event – Celebrating LVPEI’s ICARE 20th Anniversary
Groups walk together from 16:00 onwards

LVPEI

IAPB Council of Members Meeting – Day 2

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

07h30-08h45
Breakfast Session (sponsored by the Lions Club International Foundation): Best Practices in the Field: Working with Lions on Eye Care Projects
Emily Johnson, Lions Club International Foundation

Drawing Room 1, Lower Level

07h30-08h45
Breakfast Session (sponsored by the Fred Hollows Foundation): Partnering for Gender Equity
Jennifer Gersbeck, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Drawing Room 2, Lower Level

09h00-09h15
Opening of the CoM – Day 2

Ballroom

09h15-10h30
Plenary Session 2 – Plenary 2 Diabetic Retinopathy in India, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust

Ballroom

10h30-11h00
Coffee/Tea Break

Ballroom Foyer

11h00-12h30
Standard Guidelines for School Eye Health Programme in the Middle and Low-income Countries. (Sponsor: BHVI)
Hasan Minto, BHVI

Ballroom 2&3, Lobby Level

11h00-12h30
Principles and Practices of Inclusive Programming for Eye Health.
RN Mohanty, Sightsavers

Ballroom 1, Lobby Level

11h00-12h30
Sustainability: Practices today for tomorrow.
Heidi Chase, Seva

Drawing Rooms, Lower Level

12h30-14h00
Lunch

Drawing Room Foyer, Lower Level

12h45-13h45
Lunch Session: IAPB West Pacific Session
Drew Keys, IAPB & Amanda Davis, Brien Holden Vision Institute

Drawing Rooms, Lower Level

12h35-13h45
Lunch Session: EHH Presentations
Hugh Taylor, International Council of Ophthalmology and Clare Gilbert, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Ballrooms 2&3, Lobby Level

12h45-13h15
Lunch Session: See to Earn: Accelerating the Uptake of Eyeglasses for Workers
Ella Gudwin, VisionSpring

Ballroom 1, Lobby Level

13h15-13h45
Lunch Session: Eliminating Corneal Blindness in India: How we get to 100k transplants by 2025
Josie Noah, Sightlife

Ballroom 1, Lobby Level

12h45-13h45
Lunch Session: Seeing is Believing through 2020
Julie Wallace, Standard Chartered Bank

The Boardroom, Lower Level

14h00-15h30
Ensuring access to eye care: Primary Eye Health Care Strategies and Success Stories
Sara Varughese, CBM

Ballroom 2&3, Lobby Level

14h00-15h30
Low Vision Care: Why low vision services struggle to deliver expected outcomes? What can be done to improve the outcomes?
Jill Keefe, IAPB Low Vision WG, LVPEI

Ballroom 1, Lobby Level

14h00-15h30
Partnership & Collaboration: Joint-funding for Social Enterprise Eye Hospitals across the world
Victoria M. Sheffield, IEF

Drawing Rooms, Lower Level

15h30-16h00
Coffee/Tea Break

Ballroom Foyer

16h00-17h00
Plenary Session 3 – IAPB Eye Health Heroes Celebration & CoM 2018 Close

Ballroom