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RIWC24 Programme & Agenda

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:

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.

Please find below an overview of our agenda:

Friday, June 7 – Scientific Day:

Saturday, June 8 – Public & Patient Engagement Day:

  • 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
  • Mental health support
  • Inclusion & Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence – William Woof
  • Assistive Technologies update

Registration will open up to the public very soon! If you have any queries relating to the Retina International World Congress, please contact us by emailing

We look forward to welcoming you to Dublin!