Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology

4 – 6 June 2020 // Reykjavik, Iceland

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, NOK 2020 – The Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology has been postponed until 2022

New dates are:   8 – 11 June 2022

Read: Announcement due to Covid19 pandemic

NOK 2020

Welcome to Iceland
Trailer by Ólafur Már Björnsson

Announcement

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, NOK 2020 – The Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology has been postponed until 2022

New dates are:   8 – 11 June 2022

Reykjavík, 2 April 2020

Dear Colleagues,

We regret to inform you that the Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology will not take place this year but has been postponed until 8-11 June 2022 and the location will be the same, HARPA Concert Hall and Conference Centre.  

As you are aware, the coronavirus pandemic has made it impossible to have an international congress. The health and safety of all our participants is of utmost importance. The NOK Committee has therefore concluded that the best option is to reschedule the congress to 8-11 June 2022.

There will be continued collaboration with RIWCthe 21st Retina International World Congress, so both congresses are planned on June 8-11, 2022.

We are very grateful to all who committed time to planning this year ‘s congress, the keynote speakers, moderators and authors of the free papers.
We are as well very thankful for the support of all our Sponsors and Exhibitors and hope to see you all in 2022.  

To all of you and your families, take care and stay safe.

We look forward to welcoming you in Iceland in June 2022.

On behalf of the organizing committee,
Gunnar Már Zoega & Jóhann Ragnar Guðmundsson

Please save the date for NOK 2022, 8 – 11 June in Reykjavík!

Organizing committee
Gunnar Már Zoega, Jóhann Ragnar Guðmundsson, Ólafur Már Björnsson and Þóra Gunnarsdóttir
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Venue
Harpa, the beautiful concert and conference centre features the best conditions for conferences in Iceland. It is conveniently situated at the harbor in the heart of Reykjavík and within walking distance of the city centre with shops, restaurants, art galleries and a vibrant night-life.
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Social programme and excursions
Along with the social programme such as the welcoming reception and the conference dinner, participants will have the opportunity to visit Iceland‘s most spectacular attractions, including geysers, waterfalls, volcanoes and glaciers.
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Accommodation
Accommodation in various price ranges nearby Harpa has been booked for participants.
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Travel to Iceland
Iceland is only 3-4 hours from mainland Europe by flight, and 5-6 hours from the East Coast of North America. A number of international airlines operate flights to Iceland year round from various cities on both sides on the Atlantic.

NOK 2020 and RIWC 2020 held together

The NOK 2020  will be unique as this will be  the first time the Nordic Ophthalmology Congress 2020 will take place at the same venue and  time as the RIWC 2020, The Retina International World Congress.

Important dates

  • Registration is open

  • Deadline for early bird registration 25 March 2020
  • Abstract submission opens 12 November 2019

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts  1 March 2020

  • Notification of abstracts acceptance 14 March 2020

Introductory videos

Please check out the official welcome video for NOK 2020 prepared by Meet in Reykjavik, the official Visit Reykjavik trailer – and an amazing and fun-filled trailer representing our amazing NOK meeting venue; Harpa Conference and Concert centre.

The city of Reykjavík is so much more than just a destination; it’s a place of exciting possibilities surrounded by incredible landscapes, where countless adventures beckon and a host of natural wonders await. Harpa features the best conditions for conferences in Iceland. It is conveniently situated at the harbor in the heart of Reykjavík and within walking distance of the city centre with shops, restaurants, art galleries and a vibrant night-life.

Welcome to Iceland
NOK 2020 trailer by Meet in Reykjavik
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Registration

Registration is open

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Programme

Conference programme

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Keynotes

World class speakers and
professors in their fields

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Welcome to Iceland

We look forward to seeing you in Reykjavik 4 – 6 June 2020