Agenda

2nd IVI International Optometry Conference

  • PRE-CONFERENCE DAY: 09 September 2021
    ROOM TIME TITLE FACILITATORS
    ROOM 1 10.30 AM - 12.00 PM Contact Lens Management
    of Keratoconus -
    New Developments:
    In association with IACLE
    Moderator

    Lakshmi Shinde,
    CEO, Optometry Council of India

    Nilesh Thite,
    Executive Manager, Educational Programs,
    International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE)


    Facilitators

    Dr. Anitha Aravind,
    Freelance Optometrist and Optometry Educator;
    Consultant Optometrist, Eye Care Centre, Bangalore, India


    Prasad Sawant,
    Managing Director & Optometrist,
    Sawant Optometry Clinic, Maharashtra, India


    Preetam Kumar,
    Associate Optometrist,
    LV Prasad Eye Insititute, Hyderabad, India
    12.00 PM - 2.00 PM "How many?
    - A beginners guide to
    sample size estimation
    in research: in
    association with OATN
    Dr Jameel Rizwana Hussaindeen
    President - Optometric Association of Tamil Nanbargal (OATN) &
    American Academy of Optometry (AAO) India chapter


    Dr Shonraj Ballae Ganeshrao
    Associate Professor and Head of Department of Optometry,
    Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Manipal, Karnataka, India


    Gopinath Madheswaran
    PhD student – Optometry, Manipal College of Health Professions
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, Karnataka, India
    03.00 PM - 04.30 PM Neuro-Optometry Dr Revathy Mani,
    Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    04.45 PM - 05.30 PM Conference Talk -
    Need for Team Based Approach
    for Tackling Vision Impairment
    and Blindness
    Speaker

    Dr Prashant Garg,
    Incoming Executive Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute
    ROOM 2 10.30 AM - 12.00 PM Vision Rehabilitation
    in Children with
    Special Needs -
    Unmasking the Possibilities
    Moderator

    Rebecca Sumalini,
    Consultant Optometrist, Institute for Vision Rehabilitation,
    LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India


    Facilitators

    Dr. Beula Christy,
    Head, Institute for Vision Rehabilitation, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

    Dr. Niranjan Pehere,
    Consultant Ophthalmologist, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology
    The David Brown Children’s Eye Care Center, Liberia Eye Center, Liberia


    Dr. Lokesh Lingappa,
    Pediatric Neurologist, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad, India
    12.00 PM - 1.30 PM Orthokeratology for Myopia Control
    in association with BIPOK -
    Masterclass Optometry
    Moderator

    Nilesh Thite,
    Executive Manager, Educational Programs,
    International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE)


    Facilitators

    Irene Sophia,
    Secretary, British, Indo Pacific Orthokeratology Myopic Control Academy (BIPOK)

    Dr. Nitesh Barot,
    President, British Indo Pacific Orthokeratology Myopic Control Academy

    Yeshwant Saoji,
    Consultant Optometrist & Educator Saoji Vision Care, Maharashtra, India
    01.30 PM - 02.00 PM Sporting the Contact Lens
    for better performance:
    Contact Lens in Sports -
    In association with
    ASCO - India
    Dr. Nooruz Zaman,
    Assistant Professor & Consultant Optometrist, Sankara Academy of Vision, Punjab,
    Sankara Eye Hospital, Punjab;
    Joint Secretary & FASCO Co-Ordinator, ASCO-India
    03.00 PM - 04.30 PM Global Ophthalmic Institute
    presents Myopia in Africa
    Professor Kovin Naidoo,
    Senior Vice President – 2.5 NVG, Inclusive Business, Philanthropy and Social Impact, Essilor

    Dr. Levi Osuagwu,
    Research Fellow, Diabetes and Integrated Care,
    Undergraduate Student Coordinator, Diabetes,
    Obesity & Translational Research Unit (DOMTRU),
    School of Medicine, Western Sydney University


    Prof Tuwani Rasengane,
    Head of Optometry, University of the Free State;
    Director of the Optometric Services, Free State Province, South Africa


    Prof Vanessa Moodley,
    Associate Professor, Discipline of Optometry, School of Health Sciences,
    University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa


    Dr Dirk Booysen,
    Clinical Optometrist, Dirk Booysen & Associates Inc..

    Dr Anne Ebri

    Sello Magakwe,
    Optometrist and Franchisee, Spec-Savers Carletonville (Annan)

    Tope Raymond Akinbinu,
    PhD candidate, Optometry University of KwaZulu-Natal – Durban, South Africa

    Pirindhavellie Govender,
    Executive Director, Global Ophthalmic Institute;
    Honorary Lecturer - Department of Optometry, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    ROOM 3 10.30 AM - 12.00 PM How can India achieve
    40 percentage points increase
    in effective coverage of refractive
    error by 2030? -
    In association with
    Vision2020 India
    Moderator

    Dr Phanindra Babu,
    Chief Executive Officer, Vision 2020 India
    Vinod Daniel,
    Chief Executive Officer, India Vision Institute

    Facilitators

    Dr GN Rao,
    Founder, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

    Prof (Dr.) GVS Murthy,
    Director, Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad

    Prof Praveen Vashist,
    Officer In-charge, Community Ophthalmology,
    Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India


    Anshu Taneja,
    Country Director - India, Vision Spring

    Dr Sandeep Bhuttan,
    Technical Lead - Eye Health, Sightsavers, Delhi

    Milind Jadhav,
    Senior Director - Inclusive Business & Philanthropy -
    South Asia, Essilor India Private Limited
    12.00 PM - 01.00 PM Teaching, Learning and
    Assessments in a Changing World
    Facilitator

    Srikanth Maseedupalli,
    Optometrist, Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry, Brien Holden Institute of Optometry
    and Vision Sciences, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    1.30 PM - 03.00 PM Creating a Memorable
    Customer Experience
    Facilitator

    Kulbushan Singh,
    Product Manager, Essilor Instruments

    Shajan Adolph,
    Head - PAL Business, Essilor India
    03.00 PM - 03.45 PM Sustainability and Eyewear –
    A deep Dive on Arnette’s route
    to Sustainability
    Facilitator

    Giulia Lucchini,
    Senior Product Strategy Manager, Luxottica
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  • CONFERENCE DAY 1: 10 September, 2021
    Plenary Time (IST) Session Title Speaker Affiliations of Speakers
    10.00 AM - 10.30 AM Opening Ceremony
    10.30 AM - 11.00 AM Keynote Address 1 Global Eye Health:
    Vision beyond 2020
    Prof. Matthew J Burton Director, International Centre
    for Eye Health (ICEH),
    London School of Health
    and Tropical Medicine
    11.00 AM - 11.30 AM Keynote Address 2 Artificial Intelligence
    in Eye Care
    Dr. Anthony Vipin Das Consultant Ophthalmologist,
    LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
    11.30 AM - 11.50 AM A conversation with Platinum Sponsors EssilorLuxottica
    10.50 AM - 12.20 PM Keynote Address 3 Advocacy to Tackle
    Avoidable Blindness
    Amanda Davis Director of Strategic Initiatives,
    The Fred Hollows Foundation
    12.20 PM - 12.50 PM Keynote Address 4 Myopia Management -
    Putting Research into
    Practice
    Dr Kate Gifford Peer Educator & Director,
    Myopia Profile Pty Ltd
    12.50 PM - 01.30 PM Panel Discussion Getting Eye Health
    into News
    Moderator:
    Madhur Gupta Editor, Optician India
    Panelists:
    Siraj Bolar Editor-In-Chief,
    VisionPlus Magazine;
    CEO, FourPlus Media
    Harish Kumar Publisher/CEO,
    The Indian Optician
    Sujoy Dhar Group Editor,
    India Blooms News Service (IBNS)
    ROOM 1 01.30 PM - 02.30 PM Panel Discussion (Parallel) School Children
    Eye Health Screening –
    Impact of
    COVID 19 Pandemic
    and the Way Forward
    Moderator:
    Vinod Daniel Chief Executive Officer,
    India Vision Institute
    Panelists:
    Dr. Suit May Ho Optometry & Primary Care Adviser,
    Knowledge & Innovation,
    The Fred Hollows Foundation
    Dr Dharani Ramamurthy Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
    SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre
    Dr. Priya Morjaria Assistant Professor -
    International Eye Health,
    London School of Hygiene and
    Tropical Medicine;
    Head of Global Programmes,
    Peek Vision
    ROOM 2 01.30 PM - 02.30 PM Panel Discussion (Parallel) Evidence Based
    CL Practice –
    in association
    with IACLE
    Moderator:
    Lakshmi Shinde CEO, India Vision Institute
    Nilesh Thite Executive Manager,
    Educational Programs,
    International Association of
    Contact Lens Educators
    (IACLE)
    Panelists:
    Prof Monica Chaudhry Founder - Learn Beyond Vision
    Ajay Shinde Medical Director,
    Shinde Eye Care, Bangalore, India
    Isha Dave Product developer, Care Group Sight;
    Visiting Faculty,
    Lotus College of Optometry
    Jayantha Bhattacharjee Assistant Professor,
    Vidyasagar College of Optometry
    and Vision Science (VCOVS);
    Principal Coordinator,
    Kolkata Vision Research Centre (KVRC)
    ROOM 4 01.30 PM - 02.30 PM Oral Presentation
    ROOM 1 02.30 PM - 03.30 PM Panel Discussion (Parallel) NGOs help
    make a difference
    Moderator:
    Vinod Daniel Chief Executive Officer,
    India Vision Institute
    Panelists:
    Elizabeth Kurian Chief Executive Officer,
    Mission for Vision
    Aaron Basaiawmoit Chief Executive Officer,
    Bansara Eye Care Centre;
    North Eastern Zonal Representative &
    Board Member,
    Vision 2020 India
    Dr Umang Mathur Executive Director,
    Dr Shroff’s Charity
    Eye Hospital (SCEH)
    ROOM 2 Invited Talk (Parallel) Thin and Win -
    without any Sin
    Srikanth Maseedupalli Optometrist, Bausch & Lomb
    School of Optometry,
    Brien Holden Institute of
    Optometry and Vision Sciences,
    L V Prasad Eye Institute,
    Hyderabad, India
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 1 03.30 PM - 04.30 PM Panel Discussion (Parallel) Gender Equity &
    Inclusive Eye Health
    Panelists:
    Sumrana Yasmin Senior Global
    Technical Lead
    for Refractive Error,
    Sightsavers
    Elizabeth Kishiki Childhood Blindness and
    Low Vision Coordinator
    Kilimanjaro Centre for
    Community Ophthalmology,
    Tanzania
    ROOM 2 Invited Talk (Parallel) Telehealth -
    It is More Than a Video Call
    Ukti Vora Director of Clinical Affairs,
    EyecareLive,San Francisco,
    United States
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 1 04.30 PM - 05.30 PM Panel Discussion (Parallel) Partnering for Eye Health
    Moderator:
    Somasekhar M Independent Journalist
    & Freelance Writer
    Panelists:
    Sanjay Tiwari Chief Commercial Officer,
    Hoya Lens India
    Sanjeev Madan Owner,
    Bonton Optics
    Ashutosh Vaidhya Managing Director,
    Safilo India Pvt Ltd
    ROOM 2 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
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  • CONFERENCE DAY 2: 11 September, 2021
    Plenary Time (IST) Session Title Speaker Affiliations of Speakers
    09.30 AM - 10.00 AM Keynote Address 5 Building Up
    Eye Care Practice
    OB Malope Brand Growth Specialist
    10.00 AM - 10.30 AM Keynote Address 6 Very Low Vision:
    How to Measure and Why?
    Prof Ian Bailey Professor Emeritus of Vision
    Science and Optometry,
    Berkeley School of Optometry
    10.30 AM - 11.00 AM Keynote Address 7 Optometry and the
    Legislative Process:
    The Philippine Experience
    Bayani F Abesamis Barrister and Solicitor
    Abesamis Law Office
    11.00 AM - 11.10 AM Supporter Talk Ultra Daily Disposable –
    The Complete Silicone
    Hydrogel Daily
    Disposable Lens
    Khem Raj Nackwal Senior Manager –
    Professional Affairs,
    Bausch + Lomb
    11.10 AM - 11.40 AM Keynote Address 8 Climate Change
    & Eye Health
    Mitasha Yu Co-Chair,
    Climate Action Working Group,
    International Agency for
    the Prevention of Blindness
    11.40 AM - 12.10 PM Keynote Address 9 Human Resources
    Challenges in Eye Care
    Delivery
    Prof Kovin Naidoo Senior Vice President,
    Social Impact & Philanthropy,
    Essilor International
    12.10 PM - 12.40 PM Keynote Address 10 Partnership Building Dr Babar Qureshi Director -
    Inclusive Eye Health
    and Neglected Tropical
    Diseases, CBM
    12.40 PM - 12.50 PM A Conversation with Ramachandran P, Chair, Advisory Committe, India Vision Institute
    12.50 PM - 01.35 PM Panel Discussion CL Innovations
    that can help ECPs manage
    their patients better –
    An Expert Panel discussing
    these innovations
    Moderator:
    Khem Raj Nackwal Senior Manager –
    Professional Affairs, Bausch + Lomb
    Panelists:
    Mamta Joshi Assistant Manager –
    Professional Affairs, Bausch + Lomb
    Indranil Ghosh Assistant Manager –
    Professional Affairs, Bausch + Lomb
    Jayashree Sekar Professional Service Manager, Bausch + Lomb
    Pushpendra Singh Professional Service Manager, Bausch + Lomb
    ROOM 1 01.30 PM - 02.30 PM Panel Discussion
    (Parallel)
    Special Lenses Speakers:
    Alexandra Léonardi Worldwide Special Lenses
    Business Unit Manager Essilor
    Ananthalakshmi N Head -
    Education & Professional
    Services Essilor India
    Shradha Head of Marketing
    Essilor India
    ROOM 2 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 1 02.30 PM - 03.30 PM Panel Discussion
    (Parallel)
    Assessment and
    Rehabilitation
    of Children with
    Cerebral Vision
    Impairment
    Panelists:
    Dr Jameel Rizwana
    Hussaindeen
    Adjunct Faculty -
    The Sankara Nethralaya Academy;
    President - Optometric Association
    of Tamil Nanbargal (OATN) &
    American Academy of Optometry
    (AAO) India chapter
    Dr Deiva Jayaraman Rehabilitation Specialist,
    LV Prasad Eye Institute,
    Hyderabad, India
    Dr Sumita Agarkar Deputy Director,
    Department of
    Pediatric Ophthalmology
    and Adult Strabismus,
    Sankara Nethralaya,
    Medical Research Foundation,
    Chennai, India
    ROOM 2 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 1 03.30 PM - 04.30 PM Invited Talk
    (Parallel)
    Contact Lens Dropout -
    Reasons and Possible
    Management
    Fakhruddin Barodawala Lecturer, Faculty of Optometry
    and Vision Sciences,
    SEGi University, Malaysia;
    Conceptualiser and Co-Founder,
    Online Optom Learning
    Series (OOLS)
    ROOM 2 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 1 04.30 PM - 05.30 PM Panel Discussion
    (Parallel)
    Myopia in India Dr Pavan Kumar Verkicharla Scientist - Myopia Research,
    Prof. Brien Holden Eye
    Research Centre,
    Head & Consultant Optometrist
    - The Myopia Centre
    (Prevention and Control),
    L V Prasad Eye
    Institute (LVPEI)
    Dr Viswanathan S Head
    - Optometry Department,
    Sankara Nethralaya;
    Assistant Professor -
    Elite School of
    Optometry
    Lakshmi Shinde CEO,
    India Vision Institute
    ROOM 2 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 3 Oral Presentation
    ROOM 4 Oral Presentation
      05.20 PM - 05.30 PM CLOSING REMARKS
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