Wednesday October 5 – Monday October 11

Tuesday October 4 – Monday October 11

During the annual meetings members have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange information and knowledge about all kinds of topics. Good examples of this include improving the efficiency in the service given to patients and continuous development of patient pathways.

Since the establishment of the WAEH in 2007 in Rotterdam, the WAEH has had the opportunity to visit eyehospitals in Rotterdam and Leuven (2007), Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur (annual meeting 2008), Sweden, Finland and Estonia (annual meeting 2009), Melbourne and Jakarta (annual meeting 2010), in London and Leuven (annual meeting 2011), Seoul and Bangkok (2012), Mexico (2013), India and Dubai (2014), Singapore (2015), Rotterdam (2016), the 11thannual meeting was hosted by the Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital in China (2017), the 12th by the Kellogg Eye Center from Ann Arbor, USA and the 13th annual meeting in London (2019).

In 2020 and 2021 we had a fully digital event due to Corona.

Location 2022: Baltimore & San Francisco, USA

Wednesday October 5 – Monday October 11

WAEH 16th Annual Meeting

Dates: WAEH meeting: Tuesday October 4 – Monday October 11

  • Monday October 3: travel from AAO to Baltimore
  • Tuesday October 4: Baltimore
    • Morning: Boardmeeting
    • Afternoon: visit to innovative location: open to members / board members
    • Evening: WAEH dinner: get to know your fellow-members / speed dating with WAEH members
  • Wednesday October 5 – Thursday October 6: full day programme – Baltimore
  • Friday October 7: travel to San Francisco
  • Saturday October 8: visit Koret Eye Institute
  • Sunday October 9 / Monday October 10: visit Silicon valley / visit innovative location
Wednesday October 5 – Monday October 11
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Submission deadline: 30 April 2022

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Support the 16th annual WAEH meeting with an Educational Grant

You are invited to support the 16th annual WAEH meeting with an Educational Grant.   

Interested to be part of the WAEH meeting and meet our members?

Please contact Maaike van Zuilen:

Meeting fees 2022

Full members: two attendees included in the WAEH membership
Associate members: one attendee included in the WAEH membership

Would you like to register more attendees?  
Registration fee: 750,- euro per extra attendee

Not a WAEH member? Euro 1150,-
Company? Please check the sponsor opportunities.

Artists from 2019

Dean Rossiter is an internationally exhibiting artist from London. Known throughout Europe, Asia and America for his unique approach to painting.

Idoia Zubia is a French and Spanish artist. She has worked in fashion, decoration and textiles for 17 years.

One of her most remarkable work was an order from Givenchy to hand paint a dress for the singer Beyonce, at the MET of New York in 2016.

Media enquiries

Our communications team manages all media enquiries and requests for filming and photography of the upcoming 2022 meeting.  

We can:

  • Help you find experts for a wide range of eye diseases and eye health issues from all over the world 
  • Oversee filming and photography during the 2022 meeting
  • Provide the latest news about the WAEH 

We are keen to promote the work being carried out by all our member eye hospitals in the media. 

Contacting the WAEH team

Name: Maaike van Zuilen
Phone: + 31 6 456 32 117 
Email:   We look forward to hearing from you!

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