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Scientific Committee

Scientific-Committee

Chairman Scientific Committee
Dr Pravin K Vaddavalli
Chairman, Scientific Committee, TOS
Cornea Service,LV Prasad Eye Institute
Road No 2, Banjara Hills,Hyderabad - 500034
Email: pravin@lvpei.org
Mobile: 9849094245


FUNCTIONS OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

  • It shall recommend the scientific programme for the annual conference.
  • It shall recommend the names of or awards of various medals, orations and guest speakers, which shall be approved by the managing committee.
  • It shall recommend the names of Convenors and Chairpersons for the successful conduct of the scientific sessions.
  • The committee shall formulate the modalities for the acceptance of the scientific papers, and accept them.
  • The full text of all scientific presentations should be sought for, from all speakers, preferably prior to presentation.

Activities of Scientific Committee

The scientific committee prepares the scientific programme, coordinates the organization of the annual conferences in consultation with The executive Committee & the Local Organising committee.

Among diverse programs, the following are mandatory.

Oration Medals:

  • TOS - P Siva Reddy Oration Medal shall be awarded to an eminent ophthalmologist from outside the state / country for work done in a teaching institution.
  • TOS - Rustom Ranji Oration Medal shall be awarded to an eminent member of TOS for work done in a teaching institution.
  • TOS – Ravi Kumar Reddy Oration Medal shall be awarded to an eminent ophthalmologist from outside the state for work done in Private Practice.
  • TOS – Shobha Harikishan Oration Medal shall be awarded to an eminent member of TOS for work done in Private Practice.

Competitive Medals:

  • TOS – P Ramchander’s Competitive Medal shall be awarded for the best free paper at a plenary session, presented by a ratified Life member of TOS, whether in institution or Private practice. This winner shall represent TOS at AIOS if invited to present his /her work at the annual AIOS conference.
  • TOS- N Subramanya Reddy's competitive medal for the best Free Paper presented by a Member in Waiting at the special session for Postgraduates.
  • TOS – Manoj Mathur's Competitive Medal shall be awarded for the best scientific poster presented by a ratified Life member of TOS.
  • TOS – Swarup's competitive Video Medal shall be awarded for the best Video at a plenary session presented by a ratified Life member of TOS. The video must depict original work done by the author in India.
  • TOS – V V Ramana Rao's competitive Medal shall be awarded for the best Case Presentation at a plenary session presented by a ratified Life member of TOS

Session on Clinical Challenges / Symposia / Instruction Course / Quiz Session:

  • TOS-P Ranga Reddy’s Session on Clinical Challenges shall be organized at each conference.
  • TOS-C Sharat Babu symposium shall be organized at each conference.
  • TOS- G Ramchandra Rao symposium shall be organized at each conference.
  • TOS- Madiraju Ashok’s instruction course shall be organised at each conference.
  • TOS-Gangadhar Reddy’s Quiz shall be organized for PGs at each conference