Did You Miss a Lecture? – DOG on Demand

DOG on Demand is an internet portal where lectures and scientific contributions given at the congress are stored and can be called up at any time by the attendees. Presentation slides and original sound recordings are available.

Congress Center in the World’s Oldest Trade-Fair City – Leipzig

In addition to the modern Congress Center, Leipzig offers many cultural highlights as well as an extensive range of hotels.

Welcome Address of the DOG President

On behalf of the DOG, the President of the DOG, Professor Dr. Johann Roider, cordially invites you to attend the DOG 2014. This year, the annual congress has the modern Congress Center Leipzig as its venue. “Qualification: Our Commitment” is the central theme of the attractive congress program.

Top-Class Keynote Lectures

This year too, outstanding ophthalmological experts will hold Keynote Lectures providing comprehensive presentation of up-to-the-minute topics.
The first lecture “Glaucoma Surgery – Quo vadis?” is to be given by Professor Franz Grehn on Thursday, 25 September 2014.

Keynote Lecture on Saturday: The Future of Cataract

For over two decades Professor Rupert Menapace has been engaged in optimizing incision techniques in cataract. On 27 September the Viennese expert is to hold a keynote lecture on “Cataract Surgery and Femtosecond Laser: What can it achieve and will it prevail?”

Compact Knowledge: DOG-Update – State of the Art 2014

The compact continuing education program “DOG Update – State of the Art” met with a very positive response in 2013. At the DOG 2014 too on Saturday and Sunday, this format provides doctors in private practice and clinicians with the opportunity to gain information on the most important facts and trends.

Attractive Travel Awards, Prizes, Funding

The DOG awards several prizes and funding for outstanding research achievements, which are to be presented at the congress in a ceremony taking place on Saturday. Furthermore, this year the DOG will also present 25 Travel Awards to young scientists from Central and Eastern Europe.

New Format: “DOG-Kontrovers”

In the format “Discourse and dialogue – DOG Kontrovers” experts each put forward views for and against topical issues in ophthalmology. This open discourse and the subsequent discussion provides a differentiated insight into the relevant issues.

The Trade Fair City of Leipzig is Popular – Book Your Hotel Now!

Many other events are taking place in Leipzig parallel to DOG 2014. Take the opportunity: register now taking advantage of the early booking tariff and then make a reservation for the hotel of your choice.

Low-Price Travel to Leipzig

When traveling to the congress, attendees can take advantage of partially heavily slashed prices for Lufthansa flights and tickets with Deutsche Bahn – including use of public transport in Leipzig. We recommend prompt booking.

A Journey Through 100 Years of Industrial Design

Wilhelminian architecture, industrial design, vintage cars – the DOG Social Evening invites you to an evening in an unusual setting. Enjoy an exquisite three-course dinner in a refurbished factory hall dating from 1895! DOG-Clubbing commences at 10.30 pm with an aperitif in a vintage car museum.