Highly endowed award honors best German ICO graduates – reception for all ICO Fellows

For the first time this year, the prestigious “Dr. Rolf M. Schwiete ICO Examination Award” will go to the best German candidates in the four exams. The awards, which are endowed with a prize of 5,000 euros each, will be presented at the DOG. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 15.00 to 16.15 pm in the Paris Room.


Albrecht-von-Graefe Memorial Lecture

Every ten years, the DOG awards the Albrecht-von-Graefe Medal to ophthalmologists who have made outstanding ­con­­tri­butions to advancing the field of oph­thalmology. The Albrecht-von-Graefe Medal is the highest distinction ­awarded by the DOG. In 2016 it will be presented to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Eberhart Zrenner.


Award Ceremony 2016

Scientific and academic excellence, the advancement of young researchers, interdisciplinarity and internationality are key elements in the tasks of a scientific association. Thus, the Award Ceremony on Saturday is an eminent element in the program of the congress.


DOG 2016 App – Program Overview and Details, Information about Speakers and Session Evaluation

Stay informed with the DOG congress app (iOS, Android). All changes after printing of the final program are included. Use the session evaluation for sending us your feedback!


Social Evening

Located a stone’s throw from the Chancellery and the Reichstag, the TIPI has been reserved just for you for the entire evening.



The Social Evening will be followed by the DOG-Clubbing Saturday, 1.10.2016, from 22:30, which will also take place at the TIPI am Kanzleramt. Get into the right mood for the evening with some aperitif. Later on, fantastic music invites for a dance.