2020 Agenda

Last year’s OTS Agenda featured physicians & industry leaders, as well as LaunchPad presentations.

OTS 2020 Agenda

  • July 31
    07:00 - 08:00 AM
    Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
    Test content
    08:00 - 08:15 AM
    Opening Comments

    Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

    08:15 - 08:30 AM
    State of the Ophthalmic Industry

    Mike Giaquinto, Senior Managing Director, SVB Leerink

    08:30 - 09:00 AM
    Keynote Interview

    A discussion about innovation in ophthalmology and the industry more broadly and where he sees the future of AbbVie.

    Richard Gonzalez, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, AbbVie

    Jim Mazzo, Global President of Ophthalmic Devices, ZEISS

    09:00 - 09:45 AM
    Innovation in Leadership

    Hear from some of Ophthalmology’s key leaders discuss the future of leadership and product innovation in eyecare.

    Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Partner, Virginia Eye Consultants (Moderator)

    Jag Dosanjh, Senior Vice President, Eye Care, Allergan

    Jim Mazzo, Global President of Ophthalmic Devices, ZEISS

    Tom Mitro, President & COO, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

    Erin Powers, Vice President, Medical Affairs & Professional Education, ZEISS

    David Endicott, Chief Executive Officer, Alcon

    09:45 - 10:15 AM
    Break: Exhibits & Coffee
    10:15 - 10:45 AM
    Featured KOL Presentations
    10:45 - 11:30 AM
    Panel: Creating a Premium Practice of the Future

    Hear from leading Key Opinion Leaders in Dry Eye, Cataract, and Refractive present on leading innovation trends for the practice of the future.

    John Hovanesian, MD, FACS, Private Practice, Harvard Eye Associates, Laguna Hills, CA Clinical Faculty, UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA (Moderator)

    11:30 - 12:00 PM
    Visionary Venture Fund Company Presentations

    Hear from our fund manager and learn how Visionary I and II are performing.

    Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS, Visionary Eye Institute (Moderator)

    Jeffry Weinhuff, Managing Partner, Visionary Venture Fund

    12:00 - 12:15 PM
    The Roger Steinert, MD Legacy Award Presented by The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
    12:15 - 12:45 PM
    Break: Exhibits & Coffee
    12:45 - 01:30 PM
    Lunch: Together We Are Limitless

    Jeremy will discuss seeing the Power of Interdependence, suspending judgment and focusing on the good.

    Jeremy Poincenot, Inspirational Speaker & Blind Golf Champion

    01:00 - 01:30 PM
    Panel & Presentations: Disruptive Innovation in Glaucoma

    Hear from industry leaders and key Glaucoma surgeons about the latest innovations and trends in Glaucoma surgery.

    Paul Singh, MD, Eye Centers of Racine & Kenosha

    02:00 - 02:15 PM
    Break: Exhibits & Coffee
    02:15 - 03:45 PM
    LaunchPad SBDC Company Presentations

    See investor presentations from LaunchPad’s most promising tech talent. Six companies will be featured.

    03:45 - 04:00 PM
    LaunchPad Success Story & Award

    Learn about LaunchPad from companies who have completed the process and have successfully raised capital and are demonstrating revenue growth.

    04:00 - 04:45 PM
    Keynote: Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology: Irrational Hype or Paradigm Shift?

    Topic Include: Machine and deep learning and the application in medical image interpretation. Other AI tools that are available for ophthalmology. The future of AI in medicine and surgery.

    Anthony Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, MS, Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, CHOC Children's Hospital

    04:45 - 05:00 PM
    Closing Comments
    05:00 - 06:30 PM
    Reception