EASDec 2019 29th Annual Meeting - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Conference Details

The 29th EASDec Conference was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 16th – 18th May 2019.

On Thursday 16th May at 3pm 2 Satellite Symposia was held in the church “De Duif” (Prinsengracht 756 in Amsterdam City Center).
On Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May the scientific programme started 9am (registration 8am) and took place at Amsterdam UMC, location Academic Medical Center AMC (Meibergdreef 9 in Amsterdam).
The conference dinner was held in the Hermitage (Amstel 51 in Amsterdam City Center). Welcome with drinks 6:30pm, official start dinner 7:30pm.



Conference Registration Fees

Early registration - Ended Midnight 01/04/2019 UK Time

Standard 235 EUR

Resident, student , non medical health-care professional 150 EUR

Guest 75 EUR

Plus 20 euros for all types of registration for dinner


Late registration 

Standard  325 EUR,

Resident, student   225 EUR

Guest 85 EUR

Plus 20 euros for all types of registration for dinner 

On site registration

Standard  355 EUR,

Resident, student   250 EUR

Guest 95 EUR

Plus 20 euros for all types of registration for dinner ONLY IF available


The recommended hotels for 2019 are shown at https://www.preferredreservations.nl/easdec-2019

IMPORTANT: Please remember to book your accommodation on time (preferably up to 5 weeks in advance). This is due to the availability of the various hotel rooms.

Satellite Symposia

15:00 Registration
Sponsors: IDx, Eyenuk and Retmarker
Chair: Frank D. Verbraak
15:30-15:35 Introduction by Chair
15:35-15:50 Ursula Schmidt Erfurth: Standardization of the choice for AI in DR screening.
15:50-16:20 EyeArt, IDx-DR and Retmarker: practical implementation in DR-screening today
16:20-16:30 Q&A and closure
16:30                    BREAK
Sponsor: Novartis
Chair: Hans Vingerling
16.45-17.00 Nigel Davies (UK): Practical implementation of comparative RCT's in proliferative DR: Clarity and Protocol S study results
17.00-17.15 Janneke van Lith (Netherlands): Comparing the efficacy of bevacizumab to ranibizumab in patients with diabetic macular oedema: The BRDME study
17.15-17.30 Reinier Schlingemann (Netherlands): Practical implementation of comparative RCT's in DME: Protocol T and BRDME results
17.30-17.45 Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth (Austria): Automated analysis of OCT images in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy

17.45-18.00        Panel discussion


Version 3 of the programme for download is available here » Please check this page regularly for updates.


A flyer for printing is available here »


Accreditation for this meeting has been granted by the “Nederlands Oogheelkundig Gezelschap” (NOG). May 16th 2 points, May 17th 6 points and May 18th 3 points.

Delegates from the Netherlands should contact info@easdec.org sending your full details and your (BIG)number.

Abstract Submissions

The abstract submission system is now closed. You should have received email confirmation of the board's decision. If you have not received confirmation, please contact secretary@easdec.org


Moderators have been asked to introduce each free paper session setting out themes and key contexts, without giving highlights of the presentations.

Times given for presentations in each free paper session vary, please ensure you check the timings carefully.

  • Please allow a minimum of 2 minutes for questions at the end of your presentation.
  • Please avoid general statements on well known facts.
  • PowerPoint formats should be 16:9.

Guideline for speakers

  • Please locate the session room in due time and be there at least 20 minutes before the start of the session and deliver the presentation to the technician.
  • Presentation format: Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Office Windows 10 and Office 2013.
  • Electronic Support: USB only.
  • Videos should be included in your PowerPoint. Presentation or at least be in a format that is supported by Windows Media Player.
  • We would like to ask the speakers to keep their presentations within the given time limits.
  • In case of using your own laptop, please inform the team in the Session/ Lecture Room, in order to prepare for this.
  • The projector format will be 16:9.

Poster Sessions

The posterboards are available from 07.30. During registration you will receive your posterboard number and material to attach the poster.
The posterboards are located near Lecture Hall 4 (Amsterdam UMC, location Academic Medical Center (AMC), Meibergdreef 9 in Amsterdam.
You must print the poster yourself.

Poster Size

The size of a poster board (inner size) is: height 148cm, width 123cm (portrait).

You are responsible for removing the poster at the end of the meeting.

Locations Links & Maps

Satellite Symposium

Thursday, 16th May 2019

VENUE: Church “De Duif", Prinsengracht 756 in the Amsterdam City Centre

EASDec Opening and Welcome Reception

VENUE: Church “De Duif" in the Amsterdam City Centre


Friday, 17th May and Saturday, 18th May 2019

VENUE: Amsterdam UMC, location Academic Medical Center (AMC) LECTURE HALL 4, Meibergdreef 9 in Amsterdam

Lecture Hall Map

Download a map of the Lecture Hall here »

Conference Dinner

Friday, 17th May 2019

VENUE: Hermitage, Amstel 51 in the Amsterdam City Center

Amsterdam UMC – location AMC:  Information website Amsterdam UMC - location AMC

De Duif: Information website de Duif 

Hermitage: Information website Hermitage


Please find below a list of restaurants compiled by the Conference Organisers.

Restaurant Nel
Amstelveld 12
1016 AB  Amsterdam
00 31 20 626 11 99
Distance from De Duif 250 metres
Information website Restaurant Nel

Bistro Des Alpes
Utrechtsedwarsstraat 141
1017 WE  Amsterdam
00 31 20 620 73 93
Distance from De Duif 350 metres
Information website Bistrot Des Alpes

Bistro De Fles
Prinsengracht 955
1017 KL  Amsterdam
00 31 20 624 96 44
Distance from De Duif 350 metres
Information website De Fles

Buffet van Odette
Prinsengracht 598
1017 KS  Amsterdam
00 31 20 423 60 34
Distance from De Duif 550 metres
Information website Buffet Amsterdam

Restaurant Red
Keizersgracht 594
1017 ER  Amsterdam
00 31 20 320 18 24
Distance from De Duif 700 metres
Information website Restaurant Red

Sumo Amsterdam
Vijzelstraat 26
1017 HK  Amsterdam
00 31 20 420 78 22
Distance from De Duif 750 metres
Information website Restaurant Sumo, Vijzelstraat

Pasta e Basta
Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 8
1017 DE   Amsterdam
00 31 20 422 22 22
Distance from De Duif 800 metres
Information website Pasta e Basta

Café De Jaren
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20
1012 CP  Amsterdam
00 31 20 625 57 71
Distance from De Duif 900 metres
Information website Cafe de Jaren

Little Collins De Pijp
Eerste Sweelinckstraat 19F
1073 CL  Amsterdam
00 31 20 673 22 93
Distance from De Duif 1 km
Information website Little Collins de Pijp

Restaurant De IJsbreeker
Weesperzijde 23
1091 EC  Amsterdam
00 31 20 468 1808
Distance from De Duif 1,2 km
Information website Restaurant De IJsbreeker

Restaurant Moeders
Rozengracht 251
1016 SX  Amsterdam
00 31 20 626 79 57
Distance from De Duif 2,2 km
Information website Restaurant Moeders

Restaurant Dauphine
Prins Bernhardplein 175
1097 BL  Amsterdam
00 31 20 462 16 46
Distance from De Duif 2,6 km
Information website Cafe Restaurant Dauphine

Restaurant Tolhuistuin
IJpromenade 2
1031 KT  Amsterdam
00 31 20 760 48 20
Distance from De Duif 3,1 km
Information website Restaurant Tolhuistuin

Restaurant Madam
Overhoeksplein 1
1031 KS  Amsterdam
00 31 20 237 63 10
Distance from De Duif 3,1 km
Information website Madam Amsterdam


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