Official language

The official language of the 9th International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery is English. All participants are encouraged to join discussions, independently of their fluency in English as the exchange of ideas and critical evaluation of presentations is the main purpose of the event.

Main sessions

All plenary sessions will be held in Room 517 C (level 5).


Posters shall be put up by authors in the appropriate numbered space in the Poster Area (Room 517D – level 5). They shall be put up on Thursday, September 6, starting from 10.00 and will remain until Saturday, September 8 when they have to be removed starting from 18.00.
The poster discussion will take place during morning and afternoon tea breaks according to the final program schedule. Attendance at least one break is mandatory.

Authors are kindly requested to remain near their poster in order to answer to questions from their colleagues. Participants are also invited to visit the poster sessions during morning and afternoon coffee and tea breaks. Each author is kindly requested to respect the assigned position for his/her poster/s. The necessary material to put up the poster will be provided directly in the Poster Area.
The Organising Secretariat is not responsible for those posters that are not removed at the end of the Congress.

Abstract Book

ICGS abstracts will be available to the participants on the Congress website

Sponsored Symposia

Lunchtime Symposia will be held on 6th, 7th and 8th September will be held in the Main Room 517C and will allow Sponsors to present their latest innovations, offering delegates the chance to exchange ideas with colleagues while acknowledged leaders in the field of Glaucoma Surgery discuss their specialist subject.

Slide Preview Room

All meeting rooms are equipped with a computer slide projector. 

It will be not possible to use personal laptops in the meeting rooms. Speakers are kindly requested to use “PowerPoint” (Windows or Macintosh/Apple) for their presentations. The dimensions of PowerPoint presentation should not exceed 300 MB, videos included. 

Please use “.gif ” and “.jpg” extensions for images. Other types of extensions will be accepted, provided they can be recognized by PowerPoint. 

The use of pens or memory stick is advisable to download presentations, and same should be handed to technicians at the Slide Preview Room quite in advance. Please remember to collect your memory pen from the Slide Centre at the end of the session.

Wi-Fi Iinternet Connection

Free Wi-Fi Internet connection will be available in all meeting rooms and common spaces.