Speakers

Prof. Andrey G. Shchuko, MD, PhD Director of the Irkutsk branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Chief Ophthalmologist of the Irkutsk Region, Ophthalmologist of the Highest Category, Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Head of the Department of Eye Diseases of Irkutsk State Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), Honored Citizen of the Irkutsk Region
Prof. Boris E. Malyugin, MD, PhD Deputy General Director on Research Work of the S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Member of European and American Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS, ASCRS), International Club of Implantologists (IIIC). In 2011 Prof. Malyugin was elected a full member of the ESCRS Board.
Prof. Aleksandr A. Shpak, MD, PhD Head of the Department of Clinical and Functional Diagnostics of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Chairman of the Commission for Scientific Publishing and Information Policy of the Russian Ophthalmology Society Board, Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Winner of the Moscow Government Award in the field of medicine (2015).
Prof. Bruno Lumbroso, MD Director of the Private Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo (Rome), General Secretary of the Italian Laser Society. Prof. Lumbroso is involved in medical education in ocular imaging. His main interests are in logical methods of retinal imaging analysis and interpretation, and in clinical applications of OCT technology for retinal disorders.
Prof. Mikhail M. Shishkin, MD, PhD Head of the Ophthalmology Department of National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Board Member of the Russian Society of Ophthalmologists.
Maria V. Budzinskaya, MD, PhD Head of the Department of Clinical Studies in Ophthalmology of Research Institute of Eye Diseases, Doctor of Medical Science, Board Member of the Russian Society of Ophthalmologists, Expert of the Russian Academy of Science, Member of the European society of Retinal specialists (euretina membership certificate).
Prof. Mitrofanis Pavlidis Director of Vitreoretinal Department, Augencentrum Cologne Germany, Associate Professor, University of Munster Germany
Prof. Tatiana N. Iureva, MD, PhD Deputy director on Research work of the Irkutsk branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Honored Doctor or the Russian Federation, Ophthalmologist of the Highest Category, Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, Professor of the Department of Eye Diseases of Irkutsk State Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Member of the European Glaucoma Society, Member of the All – Russian Expert Glaucoma Council.
Yali Jia, PhD Yali Jia is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Yali Jia developed split-spectrum amplitude de-correlation angiography (SSADA), a highly efficient OCTA algorithm that became the basis for the first commercial clinical OCTA (AngioVue). Yali Jia is a principal investigator of ongoing research programs supported by the National Eye Institute on the use of OCTA in retinal diseases.
Prof. Valentina I. Larionova, MD, PhD MD, Professor of Northwestern State Medical University. I.I. Mechnikova, member of the Board of the Russian Society of Medical Geneticists RO, Head of the North-West Branch of the Interregional Society of Personalized Medicine, Director of the Direction on Rare and Inherited Diseases at EPMA from Russia, Member of the Presidium of the National Council of Experts on Rare Diseases, Scientific Adviser of "Academy of Molecular Medicine"
AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD Founder & CEO of Ace Vision Group, USA. Dr. Hipsley is the inventor of the revolutionary LaserACE® procedure aimed at restoring physiological dynamic accommodation. Over the past 13 years, she has trained over 100 ophthalmic surgeons worldwide in the use of near infrared lasers for biological tissue ablation. She has published VisioDynamics® Theory: A Biomechanical Model for the Aging Ocular Organ.
Prof. Alexander V. Myagkov, MD, PhD Director of the Russian Medical Academy of Optics and Optometry, ophthalmologist, ophthalmic surgeon, Professor of RANH, Doctor of Medical Science. Professor Alexander Myagkov specializes in pathology of intraocular pressure, clinical refraction, contact and spectacle correction of refractive errors, optometry.
Olga I. Rozanova, MD, PhD Head of the Medical Consulting Department of the Irkutsk branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Ophthalmologist of Highest Category, Doctor of Medical Science.
Magda Rau, MD Magda Rau, Czech ophthalmologist. Member Albert Schweizer Stiftung Lambarene, 1996; Member of European Society Cataract and Refractice Surgery, International Society Refractive Surgery.
Svetlana I. Zhukova, PhD Head of the Diagnostic Department of the Irkutsk branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Ophthalmologist of Highest Category, Associate Professor.
Olesya V. Pisarevskaya, PhD Head of the Refractive Department the Irkutsk branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution, Ophthalmologist of the Highest Category, Associate Professor.
Bartosz L. Sikorski, MD, PhD Bartosz Sikorski has been a member of the group on the optical bio-image of the Institute of Physics at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus since 2004, where the world's first spectral optical tomograph (OCT) was created. He presented the world's first results of the clinical use of OCT-angiography in 2012, at the AAO Congress in Chicago, and in Rome - OCT-biometrics in 2017. Member of the European Council of Ophthalmologists (Paris, France), member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Association for Vision Research and Ophthalmology (ARVO), European Association for Research on Eyes and Vision (EVER), and the editorial board of the Journal of Ophthalmology.