TFOS Latest News – February 2016

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 TFOS 2016 CONFERENCE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION!

The TFOS Governing Board welcomes the submission of abstracts to this International Conference.

The abstract submission site is open: http://tfos2016.org/abstract.php/ All abstracts, except those from Travel Award applicants, must be submitted no later than June 30, 2016. Unless a participant is an invited keynote speaker or debater, abstracts will only be considered for a poster presentation. First authors will be notified whether their abstract is accepted by July 15, 2016.

Young investigators applying for a Travel Award (http://tfos2016.org/abstract.php/) should submit their Conference abstract no later than May 27, 2016. Individuals may apply for this Award without first registering for the Conference. Winners will be notified by June 17, 2016.

ABSTRACT SELECTION & ASSIGNMENT

Unless a registered participant is an invited keynote speaker or debater, abstracts will only be considered for a poster presentation. First authors will be notified whether their abstract is accepted by August 1, 2016.

Young investigators applying for a Travel Award do not need to register before submitting their Conference abstract by May 27, 2016. Winners will be notified by June 17, 2016.

TFOS CONFERENCE DETAILS

The 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance will occur from September 7-10, 2016, at the Corum in Montpellier, France. This Conference is sponsored by TFOS (www.TearFilm.org) and is designed to assess the current knowledge and ‘state of the art’ research on the structure and function of the tear film and ocular surface in health and disease. The TFOS Conference will also promote an international exchange of information that will be of value to basic scientists involved in eye research, to clinicians in the eye care community, and to companies with an interest in the diagnosis and/or treatment of tear film and ocular surface disorders.

REGISTER NOW: http://www.tfos2016.org/registration.php

Platinum Sponsors: Allergan & Shire
Gold Sponsor: Santen
Bronze Sponsors: Bloomage Biotech & TearLab
Sponsors: Akorn, Senju, inflamax, Lexitas

For more information about the TFOS Conference, please visit the website: http://www.tfos2016.org