Programme at a glance

The updated programme at a glance is now available! Please see below.

You can also download the programme at a glance and check out the symposium abstracts at the “confirmed sessions” page.

* Unconfirmed sessions

Note that current planning of sessions may still change! Final slotting will be available in April.

 

SUNDAY, 25 June 2017

15.30-16.30 Pre-registration

16.30-18.00 WELCOME RECEPTION

 

MONDAY, 26 June 2017 “Low Vision Rehabilitation – a Global Right”

08.00-09.00 Registration

09.00-10.30 Symposia, workshops and parallel sessions

  • SYM01 ISLRR Symposium Interactive clinical case presentations
  • SYM02 ISLRR Symposium Congenital deafblindness
  • SYM03 ESLRR Symposium Cerebral visual impairment (I)
  • PAR01 Parallel Epidemiology & public health
  • PAR02 Parallel Low vision & optical aids
  • WSH01 Workshop Service delivery models
  • WSH02* Workshop iPad in 2-6 year olds

10.30-11.15 Coffee break – Exhibition – Posters

11.15-12.45 PLE01 Plenary opening ceremony by Vision 2020 the Netherlands* “Low vision rehabilitation, a global right”

Welcome by prof. Ger van Rens, past-president ISLRR, organizer Vision 2017

PLE01 Keynote Lectures:

  • Prof. Gordon Legge: The past, present and future of low-vision research, a personal perspective
  • Penny Hartin (chair WBU): Empowerment and the right to rehabilitation from a client’s perspective
  • Dr. Hans Limburg (Vision 2020 NL): The distribution of functional low vision in people aged 50 and above

Other sessions:

  • WSH03* Workshop iPad in 6-10 year olds

12.45-13.45 Lunch break – Exhibition – Posters

  • 13.00h Poster pitches Best practice, Epidemiology, Aging, Evidence, Reading & visual acuity, Occupational therapy, ADL, O&M, Driving
  • Movie* El Camino de Santiago de Compostela from another perspective

13.45-15.15 Symposia, workshops and parallel sessions

  • SYM04 ZonMw Symposium Research & implementation
  • SYM05 Symposium Parenting VI children
  • SYM06 Symposium Hemianopia
  • SYM07 ESLRR Symposium Epidemiology
  • PAR03 Parallel Orientation & mobility
  • WSH04* iOS in 10-14 year olds
  • WSH05 Workshop Service in low-resource settings?

15.15-16.00 Coffee break – Exhibition – Posters

16.00-17.30 PLE02 Plenary Session by ESLRR and ISLRR “The changing face of low vision rehabilitation”

  • PLE02 ESLRR Keynote lecture: prof. Gary Rubin: “30 years of achievements in low vision research”*
  • PLE02 Plenary Symposium “Exemplary low vision rehabilitation research (I)”

Other sessions:

  • SYM08 Symposium Driving with low vision
  • PAR04 Parallel Accessibility
  • PAR05 Parallel PS7 Children & VI (I)
  • WSH06 iPhone/iPad in 14-18 year olds

 

TUESDAY, 27 June 2017 “Low Vision Rehabilitation across Generations”

09.00-10:30 PLE03 Plenary Session “Cerebral Visual Impairment in childhood”

  • PLE03 ESLRR keynote lecture: prof. Els Ortibus* “Cerebral visual impairment, a multifaceted disorder”
  • PLE03 Plenary Symposium Cerebral visual impairment (II)

Other sessions:

  • PAR06 Parallel best practice examples
  • PAR07 Parallel Children and VI (II)

10.30-11.15 Coffee break – Exhibition

11.15-12.45 Symposia, workshops and parallel sessions

  • SYM09 Symposium Brain injury
  • SYM10 Symposium Models of care delivery
  • SYM11 Symposium Novel diagnostic tools in LVR
  • SYM12 ESLRR Symposium Visual & oculomotor processes
  • PAR08 Parallel Children & VI (III)
  • PAR09 Parallel Psychometrics/validation
  • PAR10 Parallel Empowerment

12.45-13.45 Lunch break – Exhibition – Posters

  • 13.00h Poster pitches Children & VI, P8 Intellectual disability, CVI, Visual functioning & Reading, Accessibility of environment and information
  • Movie* El Camino de Santiago de Compostela from another perspective

13.45-15.15 PLE04 Plenary Session “Vision and the brain”

  • PLE04 Erasmus Neuroscience Keynote: prof. Chris Harris “A nystagmus care pathway for all”
  • PLE04 ISLRR Plenary Symposium “Low vision and brain plasticity”

Other sessions:

  • SYM13 Symposium Attachment
  • WSH07 Bioptic Driving
  • WSH08 Stimulating perception in children

15.15-16.00 Coffee break – Exhibition – Posters

16.00-17.30 Symposia, workshops and parallel sessions

  • SYM14 Symposium Eyes on the move
  • SYM15 Symposium Interventions in VI children
  • SYM16 ISLRR Symposium Acquired deafblindness
  • SYM17 Symposium Service developments in Asia
  • SYM18 ESLRR Symposium Mobility & visual field
  • PAR11 Parallel Reading
  • PAR12 Parallel Aging and later life

 

WEDNESDAY 28 June 2017 “Technology and Adaptation to Vision loss”

08.00-09.00 Registration Daisy Consortium

09.00-10:30 PLE05 Plenary Session welcoming Better Together conference “Technological innovations”

  • PLE05 Dedicon Keynote lectures: Hector Minto, senior technology evangelist Microsoft
  • PLE05: tbd

Other sessions:

  • PAR13 Parallel Complex needs (I)
  • PAR14 Parallel Visual functioning
  • SYM19 Symposium Accessible rehabilitation

10.30-11.15 Coffee break – Exhibition

11.15-12.45 Symposia, workshops and parallel sessions

  • SYM20 ESLRR Symposium Technology
  • SYM21 Better Together Discussions tables on future technology (I)
  • SYM22 Better Together Symposium Accessible content
  • SYM23 Better Together Symposium Accessible images (I)
  • SYM24 Symposium Psychosocial impact in old age
  • PAR15 Parallel Children & VI (IV)
  • PAR16 Parallel Education
  • WSH09 Masterclass Eye-tracking

12.45-13.45 Lunch break – Exhibition – Posters

  • 13.00h Poster pitches Automation, computer tech, E-health, Psychosocial functioning & quality of life, Education, Low vision & optical aids
  • Movie* El Camino de Santiago de Compostela from another perspective

13.45-15.15PLE06 Plenary Session “Adaptation to visual disability in a sighted world”

  • PLE06 ESLRR Keynote lecture: dr. Hilde van der Aa: “Stepped-care & E-health for mental health problems”
  • PLE06 Plenary Symposium “Exemplary low vision rehabilitation research (II)”

Other sessions:

  • SYM25 Symposium Better Together Discussion tables on future technology (II)
  • SYM26 Symposium Better Together Sharing information
  • SYM27 Symposium Better Together Accessible images (II)
  • PAR17 Parallel Accessibility of information
  • PAR18 Parallel Reading
  • WSH10 Workshop Safe Cycling

15.15-16.00 Coffee break – Exhibition

16.00-17.30PLE07 Plenary Session Closing ceremony Better Together conference

  • Dedicon Keynote lectures: George Kerscher, president Daisy Consortium;  Martijn Aslander, stand-up philosopher

Other sessions:

  • SYM28 Symposium Low vision standards
  • SYM29 ESLRR Symposium Evolution of devices for the visually impaired
  • SYM30 Symposium Lighting
  • PAR19 Parallel Quality of life
  • PAR20 Parallel Cerebral visual impairment (III)
  • PAR21 Parallel Best practice examples
  • WSH11 Workshop Prisms for hemianopia

19.00-23.00 Conference Diner: Buena Vista Club Scheveningen

 

THURSDAY, 29 june 2017 “Participation and society”

09.00-10:30 Symposia, workshops and parallel sessions

  • SYM31 Symposium Participation in VI & multiple disabilities
  • SYM32 Symposium Participation from adolescence to young adulthood
  • SYM33 Symposium Eye-tracking in low vision rehabilitation
  • PAR22 Parallel Reading/visual acuity
  • PAR23 Parallel Occupational therapy
  • PAR24 Complex needs (II)
  • WSH12 Masterclass Low vision and driving (II)

10.30-11.15 Coffee break – Exhibition

11.15-12.45 Plenary Session (8) “Participation with a visual disability”

  • Next generation presentation of three nominees and award ceremony
  • Closing ceremony

13.00 Departure site visits

  • Bartiméus
  • Royal Dutch Visio
  • Robert Coppes Foundation
  • The Royal Dutch Guide Dog Foundation