PAAO.CAO 2023 Congress


ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS' PRESIDENTS

Paulo E. C. Dantas, MD
PAAO President

Juan S. Rivero, MD
CAO President

LOCAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Pablo Daponte, MD
President

Roberto Zaldívar, MD
Vice-President

Julio Manzitti, MD
Executive Director

Javier Casiraghi, MD
Treasurer

Juan Rivero, MD
General Secretary

Alejandra Llaya, MD
Secretary of Tourism

XXXV PAN-AMERICAN CONGRESS PRESIDENTS

Miguel N. Burnier Jr, MD
President

Ariel Schlaen, MD
President

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Roberto Ebner (Argentina), MD
Director

Ángela María Fernández (Colombia), MD
Director

Ariel Schlaen (Argentina), MD
Vice-Director

Mauricio Maia (Brazil), MD
Portuguese Language Secretary

Carol Karp (EEUU), MD
English Language Secretary

Organizing Institutions


PAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (PAAO)

The Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) is a non-profit organization founded in 1939. The PAAO's mission is the continuing education of ophthalmologists, the prevention of blindness, and the promotion of scientific and cultural exchange among ophthalmologists in the Western Hemisphere and beyond. With members in more than 35 countries, PAAO provides a forum for professionals from around the world to come together and focus on ways to standardize and enhance ophthalmic knowledge and skills to improve patient care.

Website: www.paao.org.

ARGENTINE COUNCIL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (CAO)

The Argentine Council of Ophthalmology is the institution that represents the ophthalmologists in the country. It was founded on May 19, 1962 in the city of Rosario, Argentina. Its main objectives are the protection of the interests of the ophthalmologists, the promotion of the professional training of the colleagues and the defense of the visual health of the population. The institution is affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) since March 27, 2013. Its headquarters are located at Tte. Gral. Perón 1479, first floor, city of Buenos Aires.

Website: www.oftalmologos.org.ar.

Participant Societies


ABCCR/BRASCRS: Associação Brasileira de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa

ALACCSA-R: Asociación Latinoamericana de Cirujanos de Cataratas, Segmento Anterior y Refractiva

APAO: Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmology

ARVO: Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology

ASAG:  Asociación Argentina de Glaucoma

CLADE: Consejo Latinoamericano de Estrabismo

CLAN: Club Latinoamericano de Neuro-Oftalmología

CLEO: Consejo Latinoamericano de Ecografía en Oftalmología

CPPC: Comisión Panamericana de Prevención de Ceguera

CBO: Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia

FacoExtrema

ICO: International Council of Ophthalmology

ISRS: Sociedad Internacional de Cirugía Refractiva

KMSG: Keratomileusis Study Group

LASOA: Sociedad Latinoamericana de Administradores Oftálmicos

NANOS: North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

NeuroOftalmológica

PAOOS: Sociedad Panamericana de Oncología

PAGS: Sociedad Panamericana de Glaucoma

Pan-Cornea: Sociedad Panamericana de Córnea

PANIRD: Pan-American Inherited Retinal Disease Group

SACRyC: Sociedad Argentina de Cirugía Refractiva y Córnea

SARyV: Sociedad Argentina de Retina y Vítreo

SCO: Socieadad Colombiana de Oftalmología

SCHO: Sociedad Chilena de Oftalmología

SEO: Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Oftalmología

SEO: Sociedad Española de Oftalmología

SLAG: Sociedad Latinoamericana de Glaucoma

SMO: Sociedad Mexicana de Oftalmología

SPBV: Sociedad Panamericana de Baja Visión

SPPLZ: Sociedad Panamericana de Patología Lorenz Zimmerman

SPTO: Sociedad Panamericana de Trauma Ocular

SPO: Sociedad Peruana de Oftalmología

SPO: Sociedad Portuguesa de Oftalmología

SOPANOP: Sociedad Panamericana de Oculoplástica

SOPLA: Sociedad de Oftalmología Pediátrica de Latinoamérica

SPEIO: Sociedad Panamericana de Enfermedades Inflamatorias Oculares

SP-ROP: Sociedad Panamericana de Retinopatía del Prematuro

SPRV: Sociedad Panamericana de Retina y Vítreo

WSPOS: World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Universidades e Institutos de Latinoamérica

Venue


La Rural - Buenos Aires Exhibition Center
www.larural.com.ar

LA RURAL - BUENOS AIRES EXHIBITION CENTER

The PAAO.CAO 2023 Congress will be held at La Rural - Buenos Aires Exhibition Center (Av. Sarmiento 2704, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires). It is Argentina's largest center for trade shows and exhibitions. With easy access by public transportation and underground parking, La Rural is the host of the most important international exhibitions in the country.

The Congress will be held in:

  • Yellow and Green Pavilions: session and exhibition halls.
  • Red Pavilion: Main Auditorium, Opening Ceremony and session rooms.
  • El Central Space: Industry symposiums, social activities.
  • Central Court: social activities.
  • Simultaneous rooms: 14.
  • Commercial exhibition area: 5000 m2.

Website: www.larural.com.ar.