2019 EBAA Annual Meeting
The 2019 EBAA Annual Meeting took place June 5-8, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting, the generous sponsors, the organizations who exhibited, the knowledgeable speakers, the many volunteers who assisted during the meeting, as well as the numerous committee members who helped plan and select the educational content.
Check out the highlights from this year’s meeting:
INNOVATION KEYNOTE AND PERSONAL STORIES OF DONATION
Thursday’s General Session featured the Keynote presentation, “Innovating with Fresh Vision,” presented by Michael Bennett, PhD, JD. Attendees also heard Jennifer Loredo speak about her brother, Jacob, and how he was able to save and enhance the loves of many through eye, tissue, and organ donation. Alan Austin, cornea recipient, also shared how his quality of life has changed since receiving the gift of sight.
EDUCATIONAL CONTENT AT THE FOREFRONT
The four-day meeting was packed with educational content, featuring two Keynote presentations, four sets of concurrent sessions allowing attendees to choose their own experience, over 90 knowledgeable speakers, topic specific workshops, rapid-fire symposia, and much more!
COMMITTEES AT WORK
Various EBAA committees were able to meet in person to discuss important issues, including Donor Development, Technical Education, Quality Assurance, Accreditation Board, Medical Advisory Board, and International Journal of Eye Banking. Thank you to all of our committees for their hard work year-round!
ANNUAL DINNER AND AWARDS PROGRAM
EBAA Congratulates Mark Soper, 2019 Leonard Heise Award Recipient, Jeffrey Johnston, MD, Gift of Sight Award Recipient, and the Kentucky Circuit Clerks’ Office, Crystal Cornea Award Recipient, for receiving these prestigious awards. Thank you for all of your work in promoting the gift of sight!
Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors for their continued support!
We want your feedback! Complete the Annual Meeting Evaluation to provide your thoughts on the meeting.
If you are an eye banker and attended the full meeting, please complete this evaluation.
If you are a physician who attended the physician program on Friday and Saturday, please complete this evaluation.
To view the full photo album from the Annual Meeting, click here.
Thank you for attending the 2019 EBAA Annual Meeting!
We hope to see you next year, June 17-20, 2020, in Dallas, Texas!