Annual Meetings

2021 Annual Meeting

The Westin Boston Seaport District,
425 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

Monday, November 1, 2021

3:30 – 5:00 PM  Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 PM  General Business Meeting (for all members)
6:00 – 8:00 PM  Welcome Reception

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Time & LocationTitle
Harbor Ballroom
7:20 – 7:50 AM
Breakfast (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)
7:50 AMWelcome- Eric Schmidt, OGS President

Session 1:
8:00 – 8:30 AM


Functional impact of glaucoma  
Pradeep Ramulu, President’s Lecturer                                                   
8:30 – 8:40 AMDiscussion and Questions  
8:40 – 9:10 AMDetermining Glaucoma progression
Felipe Medeiros, OGS Honoree
9:10 –9:20 AMDiscussion and Questions
9:20 – 9:50 AMTrusting your testing – how to handle potentially unreliable visual fields and OCTs
Pradeep Ramulu
9:50 – 10:00 AMDiscussion and Questions
10:00 – 10:30 AMMorning Break (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)

Session 2:
10:30 – 11:00 AM


Translation of AI models to real world products
Naama Hammel
11:00 – 11:10 AMDiscussion and Questions
11:10 – 11:40 AMArtificial Intelligence and glaucoma
Felipe Medeiros
11:40 – 11:50 AMDiscussion and Questions
Noon – 1:00 PMLunch (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)

Session 3:
1:00 – 1:20 PM

Animals models of glaucoma
Billie Beckwith-Cohen, OGS Ezell Fellow
1:20 – 1:30 PMDiscussion and Questions
1:30 – 1:55 PMHow the Inner Wall of Schlemm’s Canal and the JCT Region Respond to Elevation of IOP: A definite contributor to increased outflow resistance
Thomas Freddo, Research Excellence Awardee
1:55 – 2:05 PMDiscussion and Questions
2:05 – 2:30 PMPhysical activity as a potential treatment for glaucoma
Pradeep Ramulu
2:30 – 2:40 PMDiscussion and Questions
2:40 – 3:10 PMAfternoon Break (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)

Session 4:
3:10 – 4:25 PM
Case presentations

Session 5:
4:25 – 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion
All Speakers
Marina Ballroom
6:30 – 9:30 PM
Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

OGS/AAO Joint Symposium

Time & Location Title
8:00 – 8:25 AMArtificial Intelligence and glaucoma  
Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD                                                  
8:25 – 8:50 AMTrusting your testing- how to handle potentially unreliable visual fields and OCTs
Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD 
8:50 – 9:20 AMFlare, Uveitis and IOP: Putting the Pieces Together
Thomas Freddo, OD, PhD
9:20 –9:40 AMPanel Discussion and Questions