DOG 2021

DOG 2021 online – FAQ

Exploring new online options, may be exciting – but may also raise a number of questions. To answer these, we have extended the FAQ on our website to include specific topics in connection with DOG 2021 online.

When will the DOG 2021 online take place?

DOG 2021 online will take place from 30 September – 3 October 2021. The offered contents will remain available on demand for registered participants until two months after this date (December 6, 2021). 

Is Attendance only possible for members of the DOG?

Participation is not restricted to DOG members, but they receive special conditions. Information on membership can be found here.

Do I need special software to participate in the DOG 2021 online?

No special software needs to be installed in order to participate in the event and the use of a particular operating system is not required. All you need is a computer or a laptop and a functional Internet connection. We recommend to use Google Chrome as Internet browser; the use of Internet Explorer as is not recommended.

Can I use a tablet or mobile phone to log in to the DOG 2021 online platform?

Yes, the DOG 2021 online can be accessed from any type of device. 

What kind of Internet connection do I need in order to use the DOG 2020 online platform without technical issues?

You need a stable WLAN or a wired Internet connection. Use via mobile data is also possible, but this is not recommended due to the required data volume.

How long will the contents of the virtual congress remain available online?

The contents will remain available on the DOG 2021 online platform for up to two months after the congress, i.e. until December 6, 2021.

Image and sound recordings

The recording of images and sound are strictly prohibited. Press photos must be expressly approved by our DOG press office ( before use.


How can I register for the DOG 2020 online?

You can register here from mid-March.

Dates & Deadlines

Presentation upload links sending – 16.8.2021
Deadline for presentation upload – 17.9.2021
Deadline for course handouts submission – 17.9.2021
Mailing of access links to all participants – 27.9.2021
Dispatch of session links for speakers/chairs – 29.9.2021

Do I receive any registration documents for the DOG 2021 online in advance?

All registered congress delegates from Germany and European countries will receive the Starter-Kit by regular mail (If registered and paid by 15 September 2021 at the latest).

The access links will be sent out to all participants on 27.9.2021 by email.


Exhibitors and sponsors

The involvement of industry is planned for a virtual DOG 2021 in the form of a virtual exhibition and industry presentations. We will be happy to send you an invitation with an overview of all services that can be booked online as part of the DOG 2021. If you are interested, please contact Interplan AG: Contact

Will there also be a virtual industry exhibiton online as poart of the DOG 2021?

Yes, there will be an industry exhibition within the framework of the DOG 2021 online in the form of a presentation of the exhibition stands in profile view. You can choose between three different exhibition packages. A first service offer has already been sent out and we will contact you directly to discuss your presence in person.

Do I have the possibility to send a flyer of my product to the participant?

All registered participants in German-speaking countries will receive a starter kit from the DOG before the congress. There is the option for a limited number of industrial companies to enclose a flyer. At your virtual exhibition stand, depending on the package booked, you will have the opportunity to provide various information materials (contact details of contact persons, information brochures, videos and flyers, etc.) for interested participants.

DOG 2021 online
119th Conference of the German Society of Ophthalmology

President of the DOG
Prof. Dr. Hagen Thieme (Magdeburg)

Congress Languages
German and English. No simultaneous translation.
Sessions in English language are highlighted.

German Society of Ophthalmology
Platenstraße 1, 80336 Munich
Tel. +49 89 55057680
Fax +49 89 550576811

Congress Organization
and Organizer of the Industrial Exhibition and Social Program


Congress, Meeting & Event Management AG
Office Hamburg
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße 93, 20355 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 32509259
Fax: +49 40 32509244
Office hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm