1:00 - 1:05 PM EDT

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Presented By:
Joe Rappon, OD, MS, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer - SightGlass Vision

1:05 - 1:20 PM EDT

Myopia Market Overview

Presented By:
Matt Oerding, Board Member - GMAC / CEO & Co-Founder - Treehouse Eyes

1:20 - 2:25 PM EDT

Company Showcase

SightGlass Vision | Thomas Chalberg - CEO
iVeena Delivery Systems | Bala Ambati, MD, PhD - President & Founder
NovaSight | Ran Yam - CEO & Co-Founder
Sydnexis | Patrick Johnson - Chief Business Officer
Kubota Vision | Ryo Kubota, MD - Founder & CEO
Dioptragen | Andrei V. Tkatchenko, MD, PhD - Founder & President
Reopia Optics | Barry Linder, MD, MS - President & CEO
Euclid Systems | Nitin Jain - VP, Global Marketing

2:25 - 3:10 PM EDT

Myopia Management - Clinical Perspective

Kevin Chan, OD, MS, FAAO, Senior Clinical Director - Treehouse Eyes
Robert A Clark, MD - Family Eye Medical Group
Adam Ramsey, OD, CEO - Socialite Vision / Founder - Health Focus South Florida / Co-Founder - Black EyeCare Perspective
Kathryn Richdale, OD, PhD, Associate Professor - University of Houston College of Optometry
Xiaoying Zhu, OD, MD, PhD, MS, FAAO, Lead Clinician - Myopia Control Clinic / Assistant Clinical Professor - SUNY College of Optometry

Moderated By:
Joe Rappon, OD, MS, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer - SightGlass Vision

3:10 - 4:00 PM EDT

Myopia Management - Industry Perspective

Noel Brennan, BOptom, MScOptom, PhD, FAAO, Clinical Research Fellow Myopia Control Platform - Johnson & Johnson Vision
Heather Floyd, PhD, Global Program Head for Early Programs in Ophthalmology - Novartis
Rajeev Garg, PhD, Global Head,Myopia Management Strategy – CooperVision
Reza Haque, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President & Global Head, Ophthalmic Innovation Center - Santen
Robert Kissling, MD, VP, Medical & Clinical Affairs - Bausch + Lomb
Alan Landers, OD, MS, Head, Search & Evaluation BD&L Vision Care - Alcon

Moderated By:
Dwight Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO, FBCLA, Chief Medical Editor - Review of Myopia Management / International Myopia Institute Ambassador

4:00 - 4:05 PM EDT

Closing Remarks

Presented By:
Joe Rappon, OD, MS, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer - SightGlass Vision

4:05 - 5:00 PM EDT

Virtual Networking


Gold Sponsor

Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bausch Health Companies, is one of the world's best-known and most respected health care brands, solely focused on protecting, enhancing and restoring people's eyesight.

Silver Sponsors


Alcon, the global leader in eye care, provides innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people worldwide see better. Through Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Vision Care, Alcon offers the world’s widest spectrum of ophthalmic products, helping millions of patients see the world better with clarity, color and beauty.


Novartis is a leading ophthalmology company, with therapies that treat both front and back of the eye disorders, including retina diseases, glaucoma, dry eye and other external eye diseases. In 2016, approximately 200 million patients worldwide were treated with Novartis ophthalmic products.

Promedica International

Promedica International is a privately held, full-service, ISO-certified CRO providing clinical trial services for the medical device, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Founded in 1985, Promedica International, a woman-owned corporation, is headquartered in Orange County, California. We have successfully been providing exceptional value to our clients for over 30 years in clinical trial project management, site recruitment and management, clinical study monitoring, data management, biostatistics, medical writing and GCP auditing.

Bronze Sponsor


CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of contact lenses. The company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly soft contact lenses that feature advanced materials and optics, and premium rigid gas permeable lenses for orthokeratology and scleral designs. CooperVision has a strong heritage of addressing the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia, childhood myopia, and highly irregular corneas; and offers the most complete portfolio of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers.