2019 Annual Meeting Schedule of Events

2019 Annual Meeting Schedule of Events*

*Subject to Change

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Media Training Intensive: Proven Tips and Techniques for Success
(Separate Registration Required)
The Arabian
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration North Palomino Foyer
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM New Attendee Coffee Moor 2
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Technician Education Committee Meeting Moor 3
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Quality Assurance Committee Meeting  Moor 2
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Donor Development Workshop (2 CEUs)
Getting REAL Results with Social Media
Palomino 1-5
3:15 PM – 5:00 PM Quality Assurance Workshop (1.75 CEUs)

  • Corrective and Preventative Action Plans
  • Donor Eligibility and Case Study Discussion·
  • Conducting Audits: A Panel Discussion
Palomino 1-5
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall Palomino 6-10
THURSDAY, JUNE 6 
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration                                   North Palomino Foyer
7:00 AM – 8:15 AM Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall  Palomino 6-10
7:00 AM – 7:45 AM Donor Development Committee Meeting Moor 1
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM General Session (1.5 CEUs)
Keynote Presentation
Innovating with Fresh Vision
Palomino 1-5
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Concurrent Sessions (1 CEU)

  • Inside the Donor Development Toolbox
    Dorado AB
  • Placing the Gift: Tissue Distribution
    The Arabian
  • Cracking the Code on a Winning Organizational Culture
    Palomino 1-5  
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (1 CEU)

  • Corneal Tissue Processing: Pearls, Perils, and Possibilities
    The Arabian
  • Quality Assurance as a Way of Life at Your Organization
    Dorado AB
  • Talent Development and Skillful Conversations with Staff
    Palomino 1-5
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open (lunch provided) Palomino 6-10
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Technical Skills Workshop (2.5 CEUs)

  • From Pen Light Exam to In Situ Recovery: Tips and Tools for Training Your Staff on Tissue Recovery
  • Remote Supply Storage for Satellite Recovery Operations
  • Using EyeFind to Fulfill Research Tissue Needs
  • Evaluating Tissue, Determining Surgical Suitability, and Speaking the Same Language
  • Lightning Round: Technical Training
  • Medical Director and Eye Bank Communication: Keeping the Spark Alive
Palomino 1-5
3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Accreditation Board Meeting Princess Salon 1
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Mid-America Transplant
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM Concurrent Sessions (1.5 CEUs)

  • Working with Your OPO: Building a Strong and Successful Relationship
    Palomino 1-5
  • Slit Lamp Microscopy Lecture
    Dorado AB
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Thursday Night Social: A Wild West Evening in Copper Canyon
Sponsored by Medline
Separate pre-registration required. 
Copper Canyon
FRIDAY, JUNE 7
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Registration North Palomino Foyer
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Board of Directors Meeting
By invitation only
Moor 1
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Konan Medical USA, Inc. 
Palomino 6-10
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Donor Cornea Tissue Evaluation: Practical Applications of Current and New Imaging Technologies (1 CEU) The Arabian
9:15 AM –10:45 AM General Session (1.5 CEUs)
Keynote Presentation
Second Sight: A Comprehensive Approach to Whole Eye Transplantation
Sponsored by Alabama Eye Bank
Palomino 1-5
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Gebauer Medizintechnik GmbH
Palomino 6-10
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (1 CEU)

  • Taking Your Research from the Lab to the Page and Stage
    The Arabian
  • The Legal Perspective on Donation, Patents and Intellectual Property
    Palomino 1-5
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open (lunch provided) Palomino 6-10
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Medical Advisory Board Meeting (2.5 CEUs) Palomino 1-5
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM House of Delegates Palomino 1-5
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Board of Directors Business Meeting
By invitation only 
Moor 1
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM Cocktail Reception  North Palomino Plaza
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Annual Dinner & Awards Program Palomino 1-5
SATURDAY, JUNE 8   
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration               North Palomino Foyer
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM IJEB Editorial Board Meeting  Moor 1
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Palomino  6-10
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Scientific Symposium (3.5 CEUs)

  • Impact of Scleral Contact Lens Use on Risk of Requiring Corneal Transplantation for Keratoconus
  • Kidney Disease: A Risk Factor for Corneal Tissue Contamination
  • Comparison of a Traditional Corneal Storage Media and a New Corneal Storage Media with a Antimycotic Tablet
  • Safety and Efficacy of Two Corneal Storage Solutions
  • The Effect of Artificial Anterior Chamber Pressure on Micron Removal During Microkeratome Graft Preparation
  • Efficiency of the Narrow-Band UltraViolet (UV) Light in Antifungal and Antibacterial Decontamination of Donor Corneas
  • The Efficacy of Chlorhexidine Gluconate in the Decontamination of Donor Corneas for Transplantation
  • Learning Curve for In Situ Corneoescleral Excision by Health Care Professionals Without Previous Surgical Training: Comparison of Three Different Learning Approaches
  • Ethics in Eye Banking: Understanding Attitudes Toward Industry Changes
  • Impact of Quality Indicators and Quality Assurance on Utilization of Corneal Tissues in a Community Eye Bank
  • The Relationship Between Donor Corneal Thickness and Long-Term Endothelial Cell Loss in DSAEK Patients
  • Comparing Area of Endothelial Cell Loss: Specular Microscopy Versus Trypan Blue Staining
  • Tension in the Air: Barometric Pressure and DMEK
  • Production of Implantable & Scaffold-Free DMEK Tissue
  • Invited Session: Corneal Crosslinking:  The Opportunity to Eradicate A Disease
    Presented by, R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD
Palomino 1-5
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Physician Luncheon
Sponsored by Lions VisionGift
The Arabian
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Medical Directors Symposium (3 CEUs)

  • EBAA Medical Standards: Recent Changes and Updates
  • EBAA Accreditation Inspections: How to Help Your Eye Bank Prepare
  • The Crash-Course for a New Medical Director
  • Clinicopathologic Correlation of Corneal Disease
  • Update on Antifungal Interface Infections in Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Corneal Rim Cultures: Are They Necessary?
  • Medical Directors Dilemmas: What Would You Do?
  • Offering Pre-Loaded DMEK Tissue at Your Eye Bank
  • By the Numbers:  Notable Trends and How to Put the Data to Work for You
Palomino 1-5