SMi Group19 - 20 November 2019, London, UK.
The global ophthalmic drug market size is expected to reach a value of $30 billion USD by 2023 with growing focus on alternative delivery approaches to replace intravitreal drug delivery and novel drug development being the key factors driving the market.

With this in mind, this year's Ophthalmic Drugs conference will explore new discoveries in the treatment of ocular rare disease; innovations in gene therapy; the challenges in drug delivery through a complex barrier; patient comfort and regulatory compliance which make up core components within the Ophthalmic Drug sphere.

New for 2019

The brand-new Focus Day on 'Novel Drug Delivery Through a Complex Barrier' will bring academic perspectives on the future for ocular drug delivery and notified bodies will provide a regulatory insight into this emerging field of ophthalmic drug development.

How will you benefit?

With over 15 expert presentations, the three-day agenda offers you peer-to-peer networking with Global Product Managers, Heads of Drug Development, Senior Directors of Ophthalmology, Heads of Research and Development and many more!

Network and learn from leading professionals such as:
Chairs for 2019

  • Mitchell de Long, Vice President, Chemistry, Aerie Pharmaceuticals
  • Naj Sharif, Vice President, Global Ophthalmology, Santen Inc, USA

Featured speakers include

  • Parisa Zamiri, Global Head of Clinical Development in Ophthalmology, Novartis Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • Gavin Spencer, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer, Nicox
  • AnizGirach, Chief Medical Officer, ProQR Therapeutics
  • Daniel Chung, Global Medical Strategy Lead- Ophthalmology, Spark Therapeutics
  • Michael Ehrlich, Senior Clinical Program Lead - Retinopathies, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Peter Morgan-Warren, Medical Assessor, MHRA
  • William Dallman, Clinical Development Manager, Eyenuk

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Early-Bird Rates

  • Book by 28th June and save £300
  • Book by 30th September and save £100

About SMi Group

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global company that specialises in the production of Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops and Masterclasses. We research, create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

We believe in bringing you the best events incorporating:

  • In-depth analysis of the subject matter
  • Tools, techniques and information to immediately benefit your business
  • High level contact with expert speakers
  • Insight into new areas, refreshing your knowledge
  • Opportunities to learn from key opinion leaders, and to engage through Q&A
  • Sessions with leading professionals and to network before, during and after event

Our management team has more than 70 years collective experience in the conference industry and our long-term success has been established by providing a reliable and expert service. This gives you the delegate, the confidence and reassurance, in knowing that we have brought you the best speakers and content for 20 years. The SMi management team plays a very active role in the day to day running of the business and events and we look forward to meeting you at an event soon!