Meeting programme

Travel update for those using the London underground – there may be strike action on Friday 13 April, resulting in a reduced District line service – information available here. General status updates available here.

The meeting programme is now finalised although there are stil a couple of free slots on Friday afternoon for any additional late-notice presentations.

The meeting has been awarded 9 CPD points by the RCOphth for full attendance (5 for Thursday, 4 for Friday).

Information for presenters

Free papers are given 15 minute slots (12min for the presentations, 3min for discussion). Please prepare your talk as a Powerpoint presentation. We prefer that you bring it on a USB stick which can be uploaded to the PC in the conference room. It is not obligatory to provide an abstract, although if you send one in electronically, it will be distributed in the delegate packs.

Meeting programme


0915-0950 Registration and tea/coffee

Welcome and housekeeping

Session 1 Chair: Fiona Roberts
1000-1015 *David Ik Tuo Sia CIN in a child
1015-1030 Godfrey Heathcote Sinonasal NUT carcinoma and birdshot chorioretinitis
1030-1045 Joe Shaw Manchester microphthalmia medley
1045-1100 *Ibrahim Sheriff Clinicopathological correlation of malignant ocular medulloepithelioma
1100-1115 Phil Luthert

Eosinophilic myositis



Session 2 Chair: John McCarthy
1130-1145 *Alejandro Suarez-Bonnet A “potpourri” of veterinary ocular pathology (Part 1)
1145-1200 Peter Stewart Predicting patterns of retinal haemorrhage
1200-1215 *Laura Abbeel Caruncular lesion: case discussion
1215-1230 *Hannah Fieldhouse

Life on the English Riviera: better than a poke in the eye?

1230-1330 Lunch
1330-1430 Business meeting
Session 3 Chair: Luciane Irion
1430-1445 *Lindsay McGrath Squamous cell carcinoma in the anophthalmic socket – a series of 4 cases with HPV-16 profiling
1445-1500 Simon Priestnall A “potpourri” of veterinary ocular pathology (Part 2)
1500-1515 *Hasan Naveed

Cribra Orbitalia: An Orbital Roof Pathology

1515-1530 Tea/coffee
Dr John Harry Memorial Lecture
1530-1630 Professor Gary Misson

Seeing things in a different light: polarized light microscopy revisited

Award of Dr Jean Campbell Trophy for best trainee presentation (*)

1900 BAOP dinner




Registration and tea/coffee

0930-1045 EQA discussion and scoring

NSOPS IQI and Consensus Panel

1115-1130 Tea/coffee
Session 4 Chair: Aditya Shivane
1130-1145 Fiona Roberts Hiding behind the KAMRA
1145-1200 Hardeep Mudhar Unsteady gait and an orbital tumour
1200-1215 Hardeep Mudhar An intraocular tumour with lung metastases
1215-1230 Alice Davidson

Identifying novel genetic causes of posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy (PPCD)

1230-1245 Group photo
1245-1345 Lunch
Session 5 Chair: Chee Koon Thum
1345-1400 Dominic O’Donovan Vital dye staining properties in human cornea as surgical marker to the peripheral Descemets’ Membrane
1400-1415 Adam Meeney Schnyder’s corneal dystrophy: diagnostic difficulties
1415-1430 Santosh Kafle Eye pathology in Nepal

Gordon Hay

Amyloidoma of the choroid


Session 6 Chair: Simon Priestnall
1500-1515 Samanta Fonseca Nuances of impression cytology
1515-1530 Chee Koon Thum Doctor! Should I be seing double after cataract operation?
1530-1545 Caroline Thaung Grossing
1545-end Remainder of late-notice presentations