The First International Jordanian American Congress of Ophthalmology

Under the Patronage of His Excellency, Minister of Health, Dr. Ali Hyasat

جمعية أطباء العيون الأردنية

بالتعاون مع جمعية طب العيون ولاية نيويورك

The Jordanian Ophthalmological Society

In Collaboration with

New York State Ophthalmological Society

المؤتمر الدولي الأردني الأمريكي الأول لطب العيون

The First International Jordanian American Congress of Ophthalmology

June 2-4, 2016
Le Meridien Hotel



Dear Colleagues and Friends,


On behalf of the executive committee it gives us a great pleasure to invite you and welcome you to attend The First International Jordanian American Congress of Ophthalmology, which is organized by Jordanian Ophthalmological Society in collaboration with the New York State Ophthalmological Society, the congress will take place at Le Méridien Hotel, Amman-Jordan during the period between 2-4 June 2016, Under the Patronage of His Excellency, Minister of Health, Dr. Ali Hyasat


The congress will feature plenary lectures to be delivered by renowned local, regional and international speakers in addition to free papers, posters, and workshops. Invaluable knowledge and art will be delivered in this congress by such qualified doctors and medical staff.


Ophthalmological exhibition of pharmaceuticals, equipments and other related products will take place to allow interaction between delegates and exhibitors.


The social program will reflect the Jordanian hospitality and generosity for all participants.


We hope, therefore, that you will find this congress attractive from both the scientific professional, as well as the social aspects.


We cordially express our gratitude to all those planning to attend and to the participating organizations, agencies and companies for their support.


Your active participation will be greatly appreciated.


Yours sincerely,


Dr. Issam Al-Bataineh

President of the JOS Society

President of the Congress

Executive Committee

  • Ahmad Abu-Bakr
  • Ahmad Al-Shobaki
  • Ali Anasweh
  • Amjad Hammad
  • Ayman Mdanat
  • Basel Baarah
  • Faisal Fayyad
  • Haitham Albakri
  • Hayel Obeidat
  • Issam Al-Bataineh
  • Janet Hina
  • Khaled Abu Ghannam
  • Marwan Ramadan
  • Mohammad Abusamak
  • Muawyah Al-Bdour
  • Osama Ababneh
  • Qassem Obeidat

Scientific Committee

  • Ahmad Al-Shobaki      Chairman
  • Basel Baarah
  • Hasan Mhedat
  • Raed Shatnawi
  • Mohammad Abu Dabaat
  • Mohammad Abusamak
  • Mousa Madani
  • Samer Jadallah
  • Thabit Odat


Social And Exhibition Committee

  • Qassem Obeidat         Chairman
  • Ahmad Abu-Bakr
  • Haitham Al-Samarrai
  • Nabil Abotteen
  • Nakhleh Abu-Yaghi
  • Raed Shatnawi


Treasury Committee

  • Mohammad Abusamak            Chairman
  • Ahmad Abu-Bakr


The Main Scientific Topics of the Conference are:

  • Cataract and Anterior Segment
  • Cornea and Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro – Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Orbit and Oculoplastic
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Retina
  • Uveitis
  • Didactic Courses


Hotel Accommodation


Single                        Double

Le Méridien Amman (5 Stars)

100JD++                             110JD++

  • All the above prices are per room per night in Jordanian Dinar and inclusive Buffet Breakfast, 10% service charge and 16% sales tax.


Optional Tours:

  • Amman City Tour (Roman Theater, Citadel, Shopping)
  • Jerash, Ajloun
  • Madaba, Mount Nebo, Dead Sea, Baptism Site.
  • Desert Castles
  • Petra “the 2nd of the seven world wonders”
  • Wadi Rum, Aqaba



Registration Fees

o International Participants                                                         US $ 300

o The Jordanian Association of Optometrists Members              JD. 70

o Jordanian Ophthalmological Society Members                        JD. 70

o Non Members                                                                          JD. 100 

o Residents, Fellows and Trainees                                            JD. 50

o Didactic Course                                                                      JD. 50

The Registration fees include: Access to the opening ceremony, the scientific sessions, exhibition, lunches, coffee breaks, and congress bag which includes a certificate of attendance, and abstract book with final program.


Call For Abstract


All abstracts must be in English and French. For free papers, please include a brief summary to include: title, methodology, results and conclusions. For presentations at symposia, please include a brief summary to include: title and content.

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail

Acknowledgement of abstract receipt will be returned to author(s) e mail address immediately after submission. Deadline for receiving the abstract is April 15, 2016


General Information

  • Weather: Average temperature in June 25-30 degrees C
  • Currency: One Jordanian Dinar is equivalent to 1.4 US Dollar.


Event’s Downloads

File Name


 First Announcement – Part 1


First Announcement – Part 2


Scientific Program


Conference Booklet



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