Program subject to change

Friday 24th March 2017
Conference Day 1 
8:30am - 9:00am

Opening Session

Welcome to Country – Uncle Chicka Madden

Welcome from Convenor – Gina Kourt

Welcome from Chair of the RANZCO NSW Branch – Andrew Chang

RANZCO President Address – A/Mark Daniell

Cockle Bay Room 2

9:00am - 9:37am

Periorbital Malignancy - a Multidisciplinary Approach

Chair: Simon Taylor

Cockle Bay Room 2

9:00am - 9:03am Hadassah hospital and St. John Eye hospital – an ongoing long standing collaboration in Jerusalem
Jacob Pe'er
9:03am - 9:09am Overview of periorbital malignancies
Simon Taylor
9:09am - 9:15am SEH experience of periorbital malignancies
Manon Morris
9:15am - 9:21am Prevention of periorbital malignancies
Diona Damian
9:21am - 9:27am Radiation oncology in the periocular region
Angela Hong
9:27am - 9:37am New agents for the treatment of malignancy
Michael Boyer
9:37am - 10:30am

Everything you should know about the Anophthalmic Socket

Chair: Peter McCluskey

Cockle Bay Room 2

9:37am - 9:42am SEH experience of exenteration
Manon Morris
9:42am - 9:47am How to make an ocular prosthesis
James Morphett
9:47am - 9:52am How to make an orbital prosthesis
Manon Morris
9:52am - 9:57am Eviscerate or Enucleate; does this alter the risk of SO?
Peter McCluskey
9:57am - 10:03am Optimising socket outcomes
Jenny Danks
10:03am - 10:08am How to deal with the extruding implant
Raf Ghabrial
10:08am - 10:30am Discussion
10.30am - 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00am - 12.30pm

Ocular Oncology Didactic Session

Conjunctival Tumours: Clinical Features, Imaging, Markers and Management

Moderator: Carol Shields

Cockle Bay Room 2

11:00am - 11:05am Overview of conjunctival tumours
Carol Shields   
11:05am - 11:15am Epithelial tumours
Mandeep Sagoo
11:15am - 11:25am Melanocytic tumours
Carol Shields   
11:25am - 11:35am Serious eye cancers masquerading as common benign conditions
Jerry Shields
11:35am - 11:45am Lymphoma
Maria Antoinetta Blasi
11:45am - 11:55am Surgical Management of Conjunctival Tumours
Santosh Honavar
11:55am - 12:05pm Topical management of conjunctival tumours
Carol Shields
12:05pm - 12:15pm Conjunctival tumours in Australia
James Muecke AM
12:15pm - 12:21pm Conjunctival tumours in children
Carol Shields   
12:21pm - 12:30pm Discussion
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm - 3.00pm

Ocular Oncology Didactic Session

Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Retinoblastoma

Moderator: Jerry Shields

Cockle Bay Room 2

1:30pm - 1:45pm Differential diagnosis of retinoblastoma
Jerry Shields
1:45pm - 2:00pm Diagnostic approaches to retinoblastoma and secondary cancers
Mandeep Sagoo
2:00pm - 2:15pm Treatment of retinoblastoma in India
Swathi Kaliki
2:15pm - 2:35pm Treatment of retinoblastoma in the USA
Carol Shields
2:35pm - 3:00pm Discussion
3.00pm - 3.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm - 5.00pm

Ocular Oncology Didactic Session

Ocular Lymphoma  

Moderator: Bertil Damato

Cockle Bay Room 2

3:30pm - 3:45pm Introduction to lymphoma
Judith Trotman
3:45pm - 4:00pm Clinical features
Jerry Shields
4:00pm - 4:15pm Wills Eye approach to investigation and treatment
Carol Shields
4:15pm - 4:30pm Pathology of ocular lymphomas
Ralph Eagle
4:30pm - 4:40pm Biopsy surgical techniques
4:40pm - 4:50pm UCSF approach to patient management
Bertil Damato
4:50pm - 5:00pm Discussion
5.00pm - 6.30pm Welcome Reception, International Convention Centre

Alcon Dinner*

Hunter Room, Novotel

Discover AcrySof IQ PanOptix Toric
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Key note speakers and Panel Discussion

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Saturday 25th March 2017
Conference Day 2 
6:45am - 8:00am

Allergan Hosted Breakfast

Cockle Bay 2

Ozurdex® – Management of DMO, Inflammation and Imaging
International Speaker: Hemal Mehta- UK Management of DMO

Australian Speakers: TBC

8:30am - 10:00am

Margin control techniques and hypotheticals session with interactive case presentations on margin control in surgical management

Moderator: Brett O'Donnell

Cockle Bay Room 2


En face frozen section control
Tim Sullivan

Mohs microscopically controlled surgery
Simon Lee

Calamari ring frozen section and overnight paraffin section
Simon Taylor

Margin control: pathology
Andrew Gal

Case presentations and discussion
Brett O'Donnell 

10.00am - 10.45am Morning Tea
10:45am - 12:15pm

Combined ISOO / RANZCO NSW ASM session

What the ocular oncologist can learn from the study of cutaneous melanoma

Facilitator: Max Conway

Cockle Bay Room 1

10:45am - 11:00am

Systemic drug therapy in melanoma: does subtype matter?

Georgina Long

11:00am - 11:15am

Molecular characterisation of cutaneous melanoma

Richard Scolyer

11:15am - 11:30am

Lessons from cutaneous melanoma for the ocular oncologist

Hans Grossniklaus

11:30am - 11:45am

Eyelid and conjunctival melanoma, crossing the grey line

Bita Esmaeli

11:45am- 12:00pm

The role of the sentinel lymph node biopsy

Victoria Cohen

12:00pm - 12:15pm

Sentinel node biopsy in cutaneous melanoma

John Thompson AO

12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch
12:15pm - 1:15pm

Younger Fellows Lunchtime Symposium, sponsored by Avant

Michael Swan, Avant Law

Advertising and branding/marketing for young ophthalmologists and interesting medico legal cases re: advertising

Room: C3.1, International Convention Centre

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Ocular Oncology Didactic Session

Eyelid and Orbital Tumours

Moderator: Santosh Honavar

Cockle Bay Room 2

1:15pm - 1:30pm 

Overview of Orbital Tumours in Children

Carol L Shields

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Overview of Orbital Tumours in Adults

Fairooz Puthiyapurayil Manjandavida

1:45pm - 2:00pm    

Approach to Management of Orbital Tumours

Santosh G Honavar

2:00pm - 2:15pm

Interesting Spotters, Eyelid and Orbital Tumours

Kaustubh Mulay

2:15pm - 2:30pm

Overview of Eyelid Tumours

Fairooz PM

2:30pm - 2:45pm 

Management of Eyelid Tumours

Santosh G Honavar

2.45pm - 3.15pm Afternoon Tea
3:15pm - 5:00pm

Film Session

Chairs: Ross Benger and Iain Dunlop

Cockle Bay Room 2

3:15pm - 3:25pm Upper lid reconstruction technique
Simon Taylor
3:25pm - 3:35pm Medial canthal reconstruction technique
Brett O'Donnell
3:35pm - 3:45pm Keratoprosthesis
Greg Moloney
3:45pm - 3:55pm Reconstruction of a wide defect in the lower eyelid – a one-stage technique
Ross Benger
3:55pm - 4:05pm Eyelid reconstruction technique
Geoff Wilcsek
4:05pm - 4:15pm Corneal scraping for keratitis: The essentials
Stephanie Watson
4:15pm - 4:25pm The use of amniotic membrane in corneal disease and lid reconstructions
Greg Moloney (TBC)
4:25pm - 4:35pm Orbital tumour surgery and eyelid reconstruction technique
Tim Sullivan
4:35pm - 4:40pm

AMT for ocular surface reconstruction following tumour excision
Mohammed Ziaei

4:40pm - 4:45pm The MITE procedure
Mohammed Ziaei
4:45pm - 4:50pm Discussion
4:50pm - 5:00pm An update on the ASO and the MBS review
Michael Steiner, ASO President

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