Retina International World Congress 2024 Speaker Spotlight: William Woof, PhD.

Our Retina International World Congress (RIWC24) takes place from the 5th – 8th June 2024 in the Dublin Royal Convention Centre, in the heart of Dublin city centre.

Our Scientific Committee has been working relentlessly to secure an impressive lineup of outstanding speakers for RIWC24. As part of our Meet the Speaker series, we are delighted to introduce another esteemed speaker for our Retina International World Congress (RIWC24), William Woof, PhD.

Headshot of William Woof PhD on a blue background image. Text: Retina International World Congress. Dublin Royal Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland. RIWC24. DUBLIN: Targeting the Cure. JUNE 5-8, 2024. WILLIAM WOOF, PHD, Computer Scientist Research Fellow at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London (UCL). At the bottom of the image, there are the Fighting Blindness and Retina International logos.

William Woof is a Computer Scientist working as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London (UCL).

He currently works on Eye2Gene with Dr. Nikolas Pontikos, an NIHR-funded project which is aimed at applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to retinal imaging to assist with the diagnosis of Inherited Retinal Degenerations (IRDs).

William is also an IRD patient himself, having been diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) in 2011.

We are delighted to have William Woof with us at the RIWC24 to present his work on AI on our Public and Patient Engagement Day, Saturday, June 8, 2024!


Stay tuned for more updates and registration details as we draw closer to this incredible gathering of the latest scientific research and innovation, set to take place in 2024.

More info about William Woof can be found here.