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Due to the Russian attack on its neighbour Ukraine, universities as well as scientific institutions have suspended their cooperation with partners and individuals from both Russia and Belarus. The DOG is of the same opinion and has decided to cease cooperation with the Russian and Belarussian societies of ophthalmology.
The DOG deeply regrets these measures in view of our long-standing deep and friendly relations with the ophthalmological societies of Russia and Belarus and also with numerous ophthalmologists who regularly attend our congress. With very many of them we feel a bond of friendship that goes back a long way.
In our view, individuals shall not be hold responsible for devastating decisions made by a government they do not support. This is why DOG wants to maintain contacts and communications on a personal level and Russian and Belarusian ophthalmologists therefore are as welcome to participate in our congress as are ophthalmologists from Ukraine. Scientific submissions (papers or posters) will be accepted regardless of nationality and participation in the DOG congress shall be possible. However this year, the funding for best abstracts for participants of the middle and eastern European countries will be granted to ophthalmologists from Ukraine in the first place.
Access rules for DOG 2022
Access to the congress premises is reserved solely for specialized participants; access to the event is not permitted to all other persons and domestic animals, with the exception of guide dogs accompanying visually impaired individuals. Please use the DOG childcare service for children. For legal reasons, children above the age of one year are not permitted to enter the congress premises. Infants under one year of age may be brought onto the congress premises only if they are continually accompanied by their parent(s) or by person(s) with parental authority. Opportunities for breastfeeding can be found in the lobby. If it should be necessary to bring infants under one year of age into the congress premises, this may occur only under continual monitoring by an adult and only in compliance with the restricted access rights. Persons who are not specialized in the field of ophthalmology may participate in events at the congress in exceptional cases by express invitation from the DOG.
Your name badge enables you to participate in the scientific program. For additionally booked courses, separate tickets will be issued. Day tickets will be marked individually