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The GA2020 Programme Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for Free Paper, Rapid Fire, Poster, Film and PitchNOW presentations at the IAPB’s 2020 Global Assembly (GA2020), 12-14 October 2020 in Singapore.

2020 is a year of celebration and agenda setting in global eye health. With “Act Now” as the conference theme, the GA will celebrate the achievements of VISION 2020 and set the stage for a Decade of Action to achieve Universal Eye Health.

We welcome the submission of abstracts relevant to the conference themes that will contribute to a rich and diverse programme.

Deadline, Review and Acceptance

The deadline for online submissions of abstracts is now extended to 20th April 2020 at 23:59 GMT. Submissions will be reviewed by the GA2020 Programme Committee and primary authors will be notified of acceptance or if an abstract has been declined by 30th May 2020.

General Submission Guidelines

GA2020 has an online abstract submission process. Please download the Abstract submission guidelines, read them thoroughly, and then begin your application process. If you have any questions related to abstract submission, please email [email protected]

Download Abstract Guidelines

New in 2020


We are delighted to launch the inaugural IAPB GA2020 Film Festival giving you another opportunity to showcase some of your latest ideas, technologies and initiatives. Films can be in any language with English sub-titles. The overall winning film will be shown in the Closing Plenary. Details to follow.


Pitch your innovative, sustainable, scalable technology ideas that can solve an eye care related problem to our panel of judges from internationally renowned Innovation Centres and a live audience. Your technology should be at a prototype or first product stage. If your submission is successful you will be offered the opportunity to present a 5-minute pitch before our panel of judges. The winning pitch will be showcased in the Closing Plenary. More to follow.

Submit your abstract

Please follow the link below to access our abstract submission portal, and submit your abstract. We look forward to seeing you at the GA!

Submit your Abstract