ASRS 2022: Retina revelations in NYC

The 40th annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists is scheduled for July 13-16, 2022, in New York City, New York, United States.

The 40th annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists is scheduled for 13-16 July 2022, in New York City, New York, United States. The venue is the Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre located at 429 11th Avenue.

Registration remains open for both the live meeting and the virtual component of the meeting.

Registration for the in-person event includes mobile app access with a live stream feed and access to recording for 1 month after the meeting, paper and poster sessions, paper on demand offerings, film festival, exhibit hall tradeshow, the Welcome Reception, refreshment breaks, daily lunch, and the Gala Dinner.

Registration for the virtual component includes mobile app access with a live stream feed and access to recording for 1 month after the meeting of the scientific symposia in the General Session Room only and papers on demand, films, and e-posters.

The following is a sampling of the offerings for attendees. All events occur in Eastern standard time.

Wednesday, 13 July

Programming kicks off with a Retina Case Conference from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Wednesday’s events will wrap up with an opening reception at Cipriani 42nd Street from 6:30 pm to 10 pm.

Thursday, 14 July

The proceedings gear up with Opening Comments from 8-8:05 am, followed by a Wet AMD Symposium (8:05-9 am) and Dry AMD Symposium (9-9:30 am).

The day’s programming will continue with a Diabetic Retinopathy 1 Symposium (10:10-11:10 am) and Surgery Symposium 1 (11:10 am-12:05 pm).

The afternoon’s sessions kick off with the Instructional Course: ASRS Research and Therapeutics (ReST) Committee Symposium - Clinical Trials "Unplugged" - Real, Practical Questions and Answers (12:05-1:20 pm). An instructional course titled Vitreoretinal Surgical rounds will be held simultaneously.

The afternoon programming includes the following offerings:

Surgery Symposium 2 (1:20-2:25 pm)

Imaging, Digital, Angiography Symposium (2:25-3 pm)

ASRS Grassroots Advocacy (3:35-3:40 pm)

Transformative Technology in Retina (3:40-4:10 pm)

Inflammatory & Infectious Diseases Symposium (4:10-5:00 pm)

Surgery Symposium 3 (5:00-5:55 pm)

Scientific Poster Q&A and Exhibit Hall Reception (6:00-7:00 pm)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee All-Welcome Reception: A Celebration of Our Diversity (6:00-6:45 pm)

Fellows-in-Training & Resident Reception (7:00-8:00 pm)

Friday, 15 July

The scheduled events include:

Wet AMD 2 Symposium (8:00-9:00 am)

Dry AMD 2 Symposium (9:10-10:05 am)

JVRD "Best of the First 6 Years" Panel (10:05-10:35 am)

Honour Awards Ceremony (11:15 am-12:40 pm)

Instructional Course: OCT Angiography in Clinical Practice (12:40-1:55 pm)

Instructional Course: How Imaging Helped Me Nail the Diagnosis - Cases From The Experts (12:40-1:55 pm)

Business Meeting (1:55-2:05 pm)

PAT Survey and Global Trends (2:05-2:15 pm)

Diabetic Retinopathy 2 Symposium (2:15-3:10 pm)

Surgery Symposium 4 (3:10-4:05 pm)

Ocular Oncology Symposium (4:45-5:30 pm)

Surgery Symposium 5 (5:30-6:00 pm)

Technology Symposium (6:00-6:20 pm)

WinR Case Conference (6:20-7:50)

Saturday, 16 July

The final full-day program features:

Retinal Vascular Disease Symposium (8:00-9:35 am)

Dry AMD 3 Symposium (10:15-11:20 am)

Surgery Panel (11:20-11:50 am)

Instructional Course: Running the Gauntlet: Innovations in the Surgical Management of Uveitis (11:50 am-1:05 pm)

Instructional Course: RETINAWS: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going, Challenging Cases in Vitreoretinal Surgery (11:50 am-1:05 pm)

Diabetic Retinopathy 3 Symposium (1:05-1:55 pm)

Surgery Symposium 6 (1:55-2:55 pm)

Surgery Symposium 7 (3:35-4:15 pm)

Wet AMD 3 Symposium (4:15-5:05 pm)

Poster and Film Awards (5:05-5:15 pm)

Gala: American Museum of Natural History (6:30-10:30 pm)

Awards Program

The Awards Program is a meeting highlight that recognizes ASRS members for their time and contributions to the scientific programs of the Annual Meeting. The 2022 awards and honorees are:

The 2022 Pyron Award to Dr Mary Elizabeth Hartnett

The 2021 Founders Award to Dr Stanislao Rizzo

The 2022 Founders Award to Dr Maria Berrocal

The Early Career Second Crystal Apple Award to Dr Sharon Fekrat

The ASRS Presidents’ Retina Young Investigators Award to Dr Justis Ehlers

The Packo Award to Dr Suber Huang

The Retina Hall of Fame Award to Dr Tarek Hassan

2023 Annual Meeting

Seattle will host next year’s annual meeting scheduled from 27 July to 1 August.