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New Horizons Forum

Save the Date: February 7, 2020 — San Francisco, CA

Mark your calendar for the 9th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum — speeding the development of new therapies and diagnostics for glaucoma patients.

New Horizons Forum unites key clinical, industry, financial, and FDA leaders in a unique exchange on research innovation and advances in glaucoma treatment.

Launched in 2012 by the Glaucoma Research Foundation, this catalyst meeting is designed to bring the essential components together in order to speed the translation of new ideas into clinical practice.

Keynote Lecture

The 2020 Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture

View previous Keynote Speakers here »

What key opinion leaders are saying about New Horizons Forum:

“Attending New Horizons Forum gives you an amazing lift as you see the terrific innovations that are on the horizon.”
- Reay H. Brown, MD, Atlanta Ophthalmology Associates

“New Horizons is a unique meeting that brings together clinicians, industry members, and patients for an open discussion about the treatment of glaucoma today and in the future.”
- Malik Kahook, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine

“I've never seen such an effective mix of scientists, doctors, industry, patients, FDA, and venture funding. Enhanced by good food and plentiful coffee. Wow.”
- Benjamin Backus, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Vivid Vision, Inc.

“The best one-day event for the field of glaucoma.””
- Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, Founder and Vice-Chairman, ForSight labs

Who should attend:

  • Early-stage company CEOs and executives
  • Business Development and other representatives from companies that offer pharmaceuticals, devices, drug delivery, and IOP monitoring for glaucoma patients
  • Key Opinion Leaders and Leading Ophthalmologists
  • Industry Executives
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Representatives from Clinical Research Organizations
  • Scientific innovators



Founder and Co-Chair

Adrienne Graves, PhD
Independent Director: Ophthotech, Akorn, Nicox S.A., Surface Pharmaceuticals, Oxurion, and Greenbrook TMS Healthcare


Founder and Co-Chair

Andrew G. Iwach, MD
Executive Director
Glaucoma Center of San Francisco
Chair, Board of Directors
Glaucoma Research Foundation

New Horizons Advisory Board

Nationally and internationally respected leaders in the field of glaucoma, business, and medical innovation provide leadership for the second annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum. The Advisory Board is actively involved, along with the Program Committee, in planning the meeting and recommending engaging speakers, noteworthy panelists, and timely topics.


The 9th annual New Horizons Forum, a full-day program, will take place February 7, 2020 in San Francisco.

7:30 AM - Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM - Program

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Reception

New Horizons Exhibit Hall — 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Download a PDF of the 2019 New Horizons Forum Program Agenda »

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please contact Nancy Graydon at 415-986-3162 for exhibiting and sponsorship information.



Beginning with our 2020 events, Glaucoma 360 is moving to a new venue, the Grand Hyatt San Francisco at Union Square. The Grand Hyatt offers excellent services, sophisticated décor, and upscale amenities in a convenient central Union Square location.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, Calif.
(415) 398-1234

New Horizons Forum is part of Glaucoma 360, a series of annual events presented by Glaucoma Research Foundation.

For more information, please email Nancy Graydon at Glaucoma Research Foundation, or call (415) 986-3162.

Glaucoma 360 Video Channel

Check out our Glaucoma 360 video channel on Vimeo to watch presentations and interviews from New Horizons Forum:

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Proceeds from the New Horizons Forum benefit the Glaucoma Research Foundation for use in our grant-making and other operational priorities.

Last reviewed on June 12, 2019

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