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Khaldon Abbas
Medical Student
Dr. Shaheer Aboobaker
Scientific Planning Committee - Co-Developed Symposium
Mr. Anas Abu-Dieh
Medical Student (MD2025), Université Laval
Iqbal (Ike) Ahmed, MD
Invited Speaker
Asim Ali
Invited Speaker
Dr. Ayman Aljohani
McGill University
Najah Alshahrani
Invited Speaker
Dr. Steve Arshinoff
Invited Speaker
Dr. Marie-Josée Aubin
2023 Planning Committee - Canadian Association for Public Health and Global Ophthalmology


Abed Baiad
(Abdulrahman) Medical Student | c. 2024, McGill University
Dr. Kashif Baig, MD, MBA, FRCSC
Director of Sally Letson Foundation
Dr. Nupura Bakshi
2023 Planning Committee - EDI
Ron Baldassare MD
Invited Speaker
Aditya Bansal
Clinical Fellow (VitreoRetina)
Dr. Michel Belliveau
Invited Speaker
Vishaal Bhambhwani
Assistant Professor & Staff Ophthalmologist, Northern Ontario School of Medicine & Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Rajiv Bindlish
2023 Planning Committee - Glaucoma
Dr. Catherine Birt MA, MD
Invited Speaker
Ms. Carla Blackburn
University of Ottawa Eye Institute
Prof. Bahram Bodaghi
Invited Speaker
Mohamed Bondok
Medical Student, University of Calgary (c. 2024)
Laurent Bonnardot
Invited Speaker
Rhiannon Brett
Invited Speaker
Michael Brodsky, MD
Dr. Isabelle Brunette, MD, FRCSC
2023 Planning Committee - Ocular Regenerative Medicine
Laurence Bussières
Ophthalmology Resident, CHU de Québec - Université Laval


Mathieu Carrière
Invited Speaker
Dr. Audrey Chan
Invited Speaker
Dr. Clara C. Chan, MD, FRCSC, FACS
2023 Planning Committee - Cornea
Varun Chaudhary
Scientific Planning Committee Chair - Co-Developed Symposium
Dr. Marvi Cheema
2023 Planning Committee - Vision Rehabilitation
Nadine Cheffi
Medical Student (c. 2025), University of Ottawa
Dr. Crystal Cheung
Invited Speaker
Nikki Chopra
Invited Speaker
Netan Choudhry, MD, FRCSC
Invited Speaker
Dr. Jean Chuo
Invited Speaker
Milena Cioana
Medical Student (2024), University of Toronto
Andrew Crichton, MD
Invited Speaker
Dr. Rachel Curtis
Invited Speaker


Dr. Patrick Daigle MD
Invited Speaker
Dr. Mahshad Darvish
Associate Professor
Dr. Jean Deschênes
2023 Planning Committee - Uveitis
Dr. Béatrice Des Marchais
2023 Planning Committee - Women in Ophthalmology
Helen Dimaras
Scientist & Associate Professor, The Hospital For Sick Children (SickKids) and The University of Toronto


Dr. Jonathan El-Khoury
Resident, Université de Montréal
Dr. Maryam Eslami
2023 Planning Committee - Council of Canadian Ophthalmology Residents


Dr. Jim Farmer, MD, FRCSC, FRCPC
2023 Planning Committee - Ophthalmic Pathology
Tina Felfeli, MD, PhD ( c )
Ophthalmology Resident
Dr. Éric Fortin
Invited Speaker, University of Montreal clinical center at Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital
Dr. Nicholas Fung
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong


Danny Gauthier, MD, FRCSC
Invited Speaker
Mohamed Gemae
Invited Speaker
Dominique Geoffrion, MD, CM, PhD
Ophthalmology Resident
Dr. Robert Gizicki
2023 Planning Committee - Retina
Dr. Patrick Gooi, MD
2023 Planning Committee - Skills Transfer Courses | Committee de planification 2022 - cours de transfert de compétences
Dr. Lynn Gordon
Dr. Chloe Gottlieb, MD, FRCSC
Invited Speaker, University of Ottawa Eye Institute
Dr. Priya Gupta, MD
2023 Planning Committee - Glaucoma


Theodore Han
Invited Speaker
Dr. Isabelle Hardy
Invited Speaker
Dr. Mona Harissi-Dagher
Chair, COS Annual Meeting
Dr. Jesia Hasan MD, FRCSC
Invited Speaker
Dr. Wendy Hatch OD, MSc
Invited Speaker
Mélanie Hébert
Ophthalmology Resident, CHU de Québec - Université Laval
Kevin Hodgson
Medical Student, Faculty of Medicine
Santosh Honavar, MD
Phil Hooper MD
President, COS
Lauren Hughes
Invited Speaker
Dr. Bernard Hurley, BSc, MD, FRCSC
2023 Planning Committee - Retina
Dr. Ahsen Hussain
Invited Speaker
Dr. Cindy M. L. Hutnik, MD, PhD
2023 Planning Committee - Awards and Posters
Dr. Martin Hyrcza
Invited Speaker




Dr. Evan Kalin-Hajdu MD
Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Université de Montréal
Dr. Kianoosh Keyhanian
Invited Speaker
Sina Khalili
Clinical Researcher, The Hospital for Sick Children
Dr. Baseer Khan MD
Invited Speaker
Dr. Zainab Khan
2023 Planning Committee - Uveitis
Ms. Imaan Kherani
MD Candidate, Class of 2023, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Adele Kim
Medical Student, Queen's University (c. 2025)
Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD
Ocular Regenerative Medicine
Prof. Laurent Kodjikian
Invited Speaker
Sloane Kowal
Medical Student | 2024, Queen's University
Michael T. Kryshtalskyj
Invited Speaker
Dr. Padmaja Kumari Rani
Public Health and Global Ophthalmology
Dr. Ralph Kyrillos MD
Invited Speaker


Mr. Marc D. Lafontaine
Focus Eye Centre
Dr. Wai-Ching Lam
Scientific Planning Committee - Co-Developed Symposium
Marc Lebetoulle, MD, PhD
Invited Speaker
Dr. Marie-Eve Légaré MD
Invited Speaker
Victoria Leung MD
Invited Speaker
Victoria Leung
Incoming Medical Student, University of Toronto
Dr. Cody Lo
Ophthalmology Resident Physician, University of Ottawa
Jennifer Loh, MD
Dr. Charlotte Lussier
Ophthalmology Resident, University of Montreal


Kian Madjedi
Invited Speaker
Dr. Bryon R. McKay, MD
Vitreoretinal Fellow, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Gareth Mercer
Fellow, Vitreoretinal Surgery, University of Toronto
Daniel Milad
Ophthalmology Resident, Université de Montréal
Dr. Kamiar Mireskandari
2023 Planning Committee - Paediatric Ophthalmology
Andrew Mis
Invited Speaker
Yvonne Molgat
Julie Morin
Centre universitaire d'ophtalmologie, CHU de Québec-Université Laval
Miss Sarah Moussa
Registered Nurse, Medical Student (c. 2025) - McGill University
Dr. Guillaume Mullie, MD
Resident Physician (PGY-5), Université de Montréal
GVS Murthy, MD
Invited Speaker


Ravi N.
Invited Speaker
Dr. Georges Nassrallah
Invited Speaker
Dr. Siddharth Nath
Resident in Ophthalmology, McGill University
Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen
Resident Physician, Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences, University of Toronto
Michael Nguyen
2022 Planning Committee - Residents & Young Ophthalmologists
Prem Nichani
PGY-3 Ophthalmology Resident, University of Toronto
Dr. Marcelo Nicolela
Invited Speaker
Monica Nido MD
Invited Speaker
Dr. Navdeep Nijhawan, MD, FRCSC, DABO
2023 Planning Committee - Oculoplastics
Dr. Ryan Nugent
Invited Speaker



Bhadra Pandya
Medical Student, University of Toronto
Katherine Paton MD
Invited Speaker
Charles-Antoine Pelletier
Invited Speaker
Dr. Austin Pereira
Resident Physician, University of Toronto
Aidan Pucchio
Medical student.
Karim Punja MD
Daiana Pur
Medical Student (2024), Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry




Dr. Saama Sabeti, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Sally Letson Symposium Co-Chair
Hady Saheb, MD, MPH
Chair, Council on CPD & MOC Committee, COS
Carson Schell
Invited Speaker
Terry Schwartz, MD
Low Vision Rehabilitation
Dr. Saroo Sharda
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Mr. Craig Simms
International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO)
Dr. Allan Slomovic, MSc, MD, FRCSC
2023 Planning Committee - Ocular Regenerative Medicine
Emma Smeltzer
Orthoptist/Ophthalmic Technician, Nova Scotia Health
Dr. Frank Stockl
Invited Speaker
Yi Ning Strube
Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service; Associate Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics




Avi Wallerstein MD
Invited Speaker
Dr. Jing Wang
2022 Planning Committee - Glaucoma
Miss Ninglu Weng
Medical Student (c. 2025), University of Manitoba
Dr. Geoff Williams
Calgary Retina Consultants
David Wong
Invited Speaker
Jovi Chau-Yee Wong
Resident Physician, University of Toronto
Dr. Laura Wu
Resident, University of Saskatchewan



Dr. Sonia N. Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCSC
2023 Planning Committee - Cataract
Grace S. Yin
Medical Student, Class of 2024, Queen's University
Dr. Vivian Yin, MD, MPH, FRCSC
2023 Planning Committee - Canadian Society for Global Ophthalmology and Public Health
Dr. Eunice Linh You
2023 Planning Committee - Council of Canadian Ophthalmology Residents


Michele Zaman
Invited Speaker
Tianwei (Ellen) Zhou
Resident, University of Toronto
Setareh Ziai
Board Liaison, Resident and Young Ophthalmolgist Affairs, COS

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