Confirmed sessions

Vision 2017 is about to be a great success, with 8 plenary sessions  including keynote lectures of top-speakers from in and outside the field of low vision rehabilitation. There are > 30 symposia and 12 workshops that are organized by people from whom we can learn a great deal! In addition, there are another 24 parallel sessions where you can choose from. Make sure you download the app (once it’s ready) and walk your personal route through Vision 2017!

To download session information: click on titles for word documents and on [pdf] if you prefer pdfs.

Confirmed keynote lectures

Opening ceremony: Low vision rehabilitation, a global right

Erasmus Neuroscience Keynote address:

Keynote addresses on behalf of ESLRR:

Keynote addresses on behalf of Better Together conference / Vision 2017 conference:

  •  PLE05. Technological innovations
    • Opening by Pepper, humanoid robot
    • Hector Minto, sr. technology evangelist for accessibility at Microsoft
    • Kiran Kaja, technical program manager (search accessibility) at Google
    • Arthur van Es, autonomous driving Volvo Cars
  • PLE07. Closing ceremony Better Together conference
    • George Kerscher, chief innovations officer DAISY consortium: the stork is circling – let’s help in the delivery
    • Martijn Aslander, stand-up philosopher, creator of ideas, boardroom sparring partner and organization expert

Keynote adress on behalf of WHO:


Confirmed symposia and workshops

MONDAY 26 JUNE 2017:

Monday symposia

Monday workshops



Tuesday symposia

Tuesday workshops



Wednesday symposia

Wednesday workshops and sponsored session


Thursday symposia

Thursday workshop

Confirmed parallel sessions

Check out the final programme page for all parallel sessions, abstract titles and the full programme.