WELCOME MESSAGE

Dear Colleagues,

 

The Hellenic Society for the Study of Ocular Inflammation and Infections (HSSOII) is pleased to make the 1st Announcement for the “10th Panhellenic Congress of Ocular Inflammations and Infections”, which this year will have an anniversary character.

The thematic sessions of the Congress will cover the entire spectrum of ocular orbital and adnexal inflammations, within the context of round tables, clinical symposia, workshops and lectures presented by distinguished Greek and foreign speakers.

HSSOII invites all young Ophthalmologists to actively participate with their oral presentations, which will enrich the Congress covering a large field of Opthalmology.

 

Yours truly,

The President of HSSOII

Chris Kalogeropoulos
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Ioannina

Committees

BOARD MEMBERS-ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT
Chris Kalogeropoulos

VICE-PRESIDENT
Sofia Androudi

GENERAL SECRETARY
Marilita Moschou

TREASURER
Alexandros Charonis

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  Chris Kalogeropoulos

 Sofia Androudi

  Nikolaos Markomihelakis

  Marilita Moschou

  Alexandros Haronis

Invited Lecturers

Registration

You are kindly requested to read carefully the information and instructions listed below before proceeding with your Registration

REGISTRATION

Interested parties can register by filling in the electronic Registration Form. Participation is confirmed only upon paying the registration fee and by sending the relevant proof of payment to the Conference Secretariat.

Please note that the registration will be valid provided that the Registration Form and the corresponding proof of payment have been sent to the Congress Secretariat no later than November 23, 2018.

Registrations from November 23, 2018 and after will not be accepted through the website.

Applicants will be able to register on-site at the Congress Secretariat at the Congress.

Company Registration:

Companies that wish to participate with registration in the Congress (individual and / or group), please contact the Organizational Co-ordination Office / Secretariat directly (no registration form is required) by sending their request via e-mail to: (conference2@premium-events.gr), in order to receive further instructions on the process and the relevant confirmation.

REGISTRATION COST

Participants’ Category 

Specialists                                170,00 €

Residents                                  80,00 €

Members of HSSOII                 100,00 €

Nurses                                     Free

Students                                  Free

 

The registration includes:

  • Attendance to all scientific sessions of the Conference
  • Visiting the Exhibition Area
  • Printed Conference Material
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Participation in Coffee Breaks and Light Meals
  • Participation in the Welcome Reception

Online Registration:

Immediately after submitting the online registration, you will receive by e-mail an automated message confirming the proper submission of your registration.

If you do NOT receive this Confirmation e-mail, your registration has NOT been submitted successfully and you will have to re-file the Registration Form or contact the PCO to settle the situation.

Note:

Your registration will be completed only until proof of payment is received by the Secretariat.

Modes of payment

A. BANK ACCOUNT

Piraeus Bank

Account: 6867-135502-117

IBAN: GR23 0171 8670 0068 6713 5502 117

SWIFT CODE: PIRBGRAA

Beneficiary: ELENI MAKROKANI

When depositing the fee do not forget to mention:

  • Participant’s full name
  • Reason for payment (OCULAR)

All bank charges are borne by the depositor.

B. CREDIT CARD (MASTERCARD, VISA)

Note: Paypal credit payment is 3.5%, (Paypal charges)

 

Registration Cancellation Policy

Requests for registration cancellation must be submitted in written form to the Congress Organizing – Coordinating Agency/ Secretariat In case of registration cancellation, the following applies:

  • Until 28/09/2018: refund of 50% of registration fee
  • From 29/09/2018: no refund

Cancellations by phone are not accepted. In case of a cancellation, the refund will be settled within 30 days after the end of the Congress.

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

The scientific program of the Congress will include oral presentations and e-posters..

Those who are interested in whether for oral presentation or E-Poster presentation, are invited to submit their abstract or research electronically until September 30, 2018.

The abstracts must be submitted ONLY online via the congress website.

Note:

Abstracts submitted by fax or electronically without using the online submission form will NOT be accepted.

All interested parties are kindly requested to study carefully the preparation and submission instructions in order to have a “successful submission” of their abstract.

Important Dates

Deadline for the submission of Abstracts: September 30, 2018

Date of Informing about Acceptance / Rejection of Abstracts: October 22, 2018

 

Instructions for Preparing and Submission of Abstracts

To submit the abstract, read carefully the instructions and then click on the e-Form.

PREPARATION

  • The abstract must be submitted in the Greek language in Word Format.
  • The e-Form must be filled in by the Author, who will be the Contact Person.
  • Size: The content of the Abstract should not exceed 250 words. In case of table /  chart / image submission, the text should not exceed 200 words.
  • Table: Only one table / chart / image can be included in every abstract. Its size should correspond to 50 words (and should be within 250 words in order to fit paper size A4). It must be saved in an Image File Format (jpg, jif etc) so as to be attached (otherwise it cannot be attached). In the printed version, this will appear at the bottom of the page.:
  • Structure/Layout: The Abstract should include the following sections:
    • Introduction – Purpose
    • Material / Method
    • Results
    • Conclusions

Final formatting will not include paragraph spacing.

  • Title: The title of the Abstract should appear in Upper Case (all Capital) Letters. Do not use abbreviations (other than scientific ones). The title must not exceed 25 words.
  • Affiliation Details: In this field, all Author Affiliations must be filled in (Department / Hospital / University / Foundation etc). Use Numbering to correspond every Author with their Affiliation. Every Affiliation will be registered only once (not to be repeated for each Author). Should an Author have more than one Affiliation, use more than one number (e.g. G. Papadopoulos 1,2).
  • Authors: The names of Authors (initial letter of First Name and full Surname) should be written in lower case characters (only the initial letters in Upper Case, e.g. G. Papadopoulos). It is also mandatory to underline the name of the Presenter (Author presenting the paper) as well as his/her Scientific Title.
  • For the PHOTOGRAPHY category, please fill in the job submission form with your details and send the photo with WeTransfer to email: kalogch@otenet.gr

SUBMISSION

Before submitting electronically your Abstract, check for any potential errors or omissions. Once accepted, the Abstract will be published exactly as it has been submitted. Should there follow any corrections, changes, additions or removals, these must be sent to the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) prior to the Abstract Submission Deadline.

Do not submit multiple copies of the same Abstract. Avoid submitting a new Abstract to replace the previous one without first informing the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO).

EVALUATION PROCESS

All accepted papers will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee, who will classify them in thematic sessions and determine their final presentation type (oral presentation or poster presentation). To determine the presentation type of every paper, the Scientific Committee will take into account both the Authors’ preferred presentation type and the organizational needs of the Conference. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject a paper if it does not meet the above requirements.

CONFIRMATION OF SUBMISSION

Once submitting your Abstract, you will receive an Automatic Reply to the e-mail address registered in the e-Form confirming its successful submission.

Should you not receive the confirmation notification, you will have to resubmit your Abstract, as this would mean unsuccessful submission of the form and failure of being recorded in the database. Or else, you can contact the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) to have the problem resolved.

LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE

The Authors will receive notification about the acceptance or rejection of their paper, as well as all information relevant to their paper, on 22 October 2018 with a reply letter to the e-mail address that has been registered in the e-Form.

AWARDS

The two best oral and poster announcements will be awarded.

During the Congress will be held a competition for the best video and the best photo related to ocular inflammation.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    1. In order for an Abstract to be included and presented in the Scientific Program of the Conference, it is required that at least one of the Authors of each Abstract has paid the Registration Fee [pre-registration must be made at least three (3) weeks prior to the Conference date in order to have the participation confirmed).
    2. Abstracts must be authentic and original. Papers that have been published in the past will not be accepted.
    3. Communication: For any further information, clarification or remark regarding your Abstract, you can always contact the Contact Person of the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO): Premium Congress and Social Events Solutions
      Vas. Irakliou 47,
      T.K. 54 623, Thessaloniki
      tel .: 2310 226250, 2310 219407
      fax: 2316 009072
      email: conference2@premium-events.gr
      website: www.premium-events.gr

Accommodation

To facilitate congress participants, a sufficient number of rooms have been provided at the Makedonia Palace Hotel, where the congress will take place, as well as several other hotels in the wider region. The hotel will be booked in order of priority. We advise all interested parties to make room reservations in time.

HOTEL STARS SINGLE ROOM DOUBLE ROOM
Makedonia Palace ***** 150,00 € 175,00 €
View city view city view

 

Interested parties can make their reservation by filling in the online Booking Form.

We would like to inform you that there will be an accommodation tax applied from 1-1-2018 with an extra €4 fee per room per night. The tax fee is to be covered by the customer.

The above mentioned rates include:

  • daily breakfast buffet

 

CANCELLATIONS – CHANGE OF ACCOMMODATION

Cancellation requests should be sent in written form to the Professional Congress Organiser (PCO).

-Should cancellation be requested until 24/08/2018, there will be no charge at all.
– Should cancellation be requested from 25/08/2018 to 05/10/2018, one (1) night will be charged for every cancelled room.
-Should cancellation be requested from 06/10/2018 and on, all nights will be fully charged for every cancelled room.
In case of cancellation, the refund will be settled after the end of the Conference.

REMARKS

– Official check-in time: 14.00. Official check-out time: 12.00.
– In case the participant does not arrive on the exact pre-confirmed check-in date and the PCO have not been informed about the late arrival, the hotel reserves the right to release the participant’s room 24 hours later without any warning. Amounts paid are not refunded. In case of late arrival or early departure, the amount paid for the pre-confirmed booking is not refunded.

There are also other economy class hotels in the city of Thessaloniki in close proximity to the Conference venue. Contact the PCO to find more economical accommodation solutions at the e-mail address:  conference2@premium-events.gr

Exhibition

Sponsors

Copper Sponsors

Sponsors

Under the Auspices of

10th Panhellenic Congress of Ocular Inflammations and Infections

30 November-02 December 2018


Venue
Makedonia Palace
2, Megalou Alexandrou Avenue, Thessaloniki
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