We are pleased to inform you that we are organising an exciting meeting on the Genetics of Ocular Disorders (GoOD meeting).
We plan to host this meeting in Oxford in Sept 5th -6th 2019. The meeting will take place over a whole day on the 5th and the morning of the 6th at St John’s College, Oxford right in the heart of the beautiful city of Oxford. The meeting aims to commemorate a Special Issue of Human Genetics devoted to the Genetics of Structural Eye Disorders with the participation of numerous international clinical and scientific contributors and looks set to be a very exciting opportunity to gather together many of the experts in the field. Most of the contributors to the Special Issue will be present and will deliver talks on the various topics addressed within this Issue.
In addition it will be our pleasure to welcome an additional interested participants/attendees to the meeting. You (or a member of your group) are invited to give a short talk or poster on a topic related to the genetics of developmental eye disorders, either from a scientific or clinical perspective. We shall include a poster/short talk session in the programme. In order to aid organization of the meeting talks, please let us know if you would like to deliver a short communication (5-10 minute talk or poster). We may be able to offer a talk/poster prize to trainee clinicians/scientists. In addition to this exciting day of presentations, we shall offer formal dinner in Hall in the evening, and the option to stay in College.
Generous sponsorship has been obtained to subsidise the venue costs, which will cover all Registration and meals for Special Issue contributors and to subsidise these costs for other attendees. Overnight accommodation costs will not be covered. However, modest accommodation is available on site at St John’s College, for Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and even Friday 6th to assist with travel arrangements.
We are about to launch the website that will allow you to register for the meeting, and indicate your choices with regards to attendance, meals, overnight accommodation and any special requirements. In the meantime, we would appreciate you stating your initial interest in this so that we can reserve enough rooms in the best parts of College. Payment will be straightforward to arrange. Early registrants and trainees will also be able to take advantage of reduced registration rates, and will be able to have a greater choice of overnight accommodation.
We know this will be a fantastic opportunity to gather contributors and widen the circle for us to meet together and collaborate across the world. We will be really delighted to meet you all in Oxford.
Please indicate your interest and send email by return to :
Patrick CALVAS : firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicolas CHASSAING : email@example.com