The Retina International World Congress, a globally renowned gathering of leading experts in the field of vision research, is set to captivate Dublin from June 5 – 8. Hosted by Fighting Blindness at Dublin Royal Convention Centre, this notable event promises to be a nexus for the latest advancements in retinal science, bringing together scientists, clinicians, and advocates from around the world. 

Please find below an overview of our programme:

A graphic of the agenda for RIWC24 - Wednesday, June 5: 

Meeting - Retina International Youth Council (invitation only). Evening event - Youth Council social event.

Thursday, June 6:

Meeting - Retina International Continuous Education Programme (invitation only). Evening event - Congress welcome reception.

Friday, June 7:

Meeting - RIWC Scientific Conference (ticketed event, 400+ delegates). Evening event - Speakers' Dinner.

Saturday, June 8:

Meeting - RIWC Public & Patient Engagement Day (ticketed event, 400+ delegates). Evening event - Gala Dinner.

Wednesday, June 5:

Meeting – Retina International Youth Council (invitation only). Evening event – Youth Council social event.

Thursday, June 6:

Meeting – Retina International Continuous Education Programme (invitation only). Evening event – Congress welcome reception.

Friday, June 7:

Meeting – Targeting the cure: the future of vision research (ticketed event, 400+ delegates). Evening event – Speakers’ Dinner.

Saturday, June 8:

Meeting – The cure is waiting: making it happen (ticketed event, 400+ delegates). Evening event – Gala Dinner.

Please find below an overview of our agenda:

Friday, June 7 – Targeting the cure: the future of vision research:

Saturday, June 8 – The cure is waiting: making it happen:

  • Opening Address
  • Research & Clinical Updates
  • Knowing your gene: the genetic testing pathway – Prof. Frans Cremers & Prof. Bart LeRoy.
  • AMD updates on care and therapies – Dr. Tiarnan Keenan and speaker TBC.
  • Panel: Good Eye Health Q&A with Ophthalmologists
  • Vision Loss & Mental Health
  • Inclusion & Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence – William Woof
  • Assistive Technologies update

If you have any queries relating to the Retina International World Congress, please contact us by emailing riwc@fightingblindness.ie.

We look forward to welcoming you to Dublin!