Organising Committee

President: Prof. Ger (GHMB) van Rens, MD, PhD, FEBOphth
Head of the Low Vision Research group, dept. ophthalmology,
VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, and medical manager
dept. ophthalmology Elkerliek Hospital, Helmond

Ophthalmologist Past president and honouree member Dutch
Society for Low Vision Rehabilitation , president ISLRR until
March 2014, member of the board of Vision 2020 the Netherlands
and the advisory board of the International Council of Ophthalmology

Ruth (RMA) van Nispen, MA, MSc, PhD
Assistant professor Low Vision Research group, dept.
ophthalmology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

Psychologist / Epidemiologist
President Dutch Society for Low Vision Rehabilitation
Bart (BJM) Melis-Dankers, MSc, PhD
Clinical physicist, Senior Researcher, Royal Dutch Visio
Past president Dutch Society for Low Vision Rehabilitation,
member of the executive board of ISLRR and ESLRR
Peter Verstraten, MSc

Program manager Expertise, Innovation, Knowledge (EIK), Robert Coppes Foundation

Registered Health Care Psychologist

Nienke (FN) Boonstra, MD, PhD
Paediatric Ophthalmologist / Senior Researcher Bartiméus,
member of the executive board of the Dutch Society for
Paediatric Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist
Cornelis A. Verezen, PhD, FAAO, FEAOO
Past president of the Dutch Optometric Association
Optometrist

 

Counselors

Marten de Bruine, MBA
CEO Royal Dutch Visio                                                            
Jopie Nooren, MSc
CEO Bartiméus