Instruction Course Submission


Instruction courses are accepted in any one of the following specialties

  • Cataract
  • Cornea
  • Glaucoma
  • Lacrimal
  • Neuro Ophthalmology
  • Optics / Refraction / Contact Lens
  • Orbit & Oculoplasty
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Uvea
  • Vitreo Retinal Diseases
  • Miscellaneous

General Guidelines

Instruction courses dealing with clinical sciences should present current, but reasonably established information.

Highly controversial or unproven concepts may be more appropriately presented as papers or E- Posters.

Courses with formats utilizing innovative teaching styles are particularly encouraged. Interactive dialogues and panel discussions are educational methods that stimulate additional interest and promote learning.


The total duration of session is 55 minutes. There will be a 5 minutes change over time between sessions. The chief instructors must ensure that the session finishes exactly on time & does not spill over to the changeover time.


An instruction course shall have one chief instructor and up to a maximum of additional 5 speakers (6 speakers in total)

A chief instructor or a co-instructor can speak on more than one topic.

A Chief instructor MUST be a ratified member of KSOS.

As a Chief instructor, a ratified member can submit ONE INSTRUCTION COURSE ONLY.

One CAN PROVIDE consent ONLY FOR FOUR ICs including your own

  • One CAN PARTICIPATE in a maximum of TWO INSTRUCTION COURSES  as a co-instructor.
  • Chief instructor can include guest faculty from outside state or other specialties who need not be KSOS members.
  • All Speakers must physically attend the conference and make podium presentation
  • Travel and Accommodation for guest faculty has to be taken care of entirely by the chief instructor. KSOS will provide ONLY complimentary registration
  • Abstracts shall be accepted online only. No abstracts shall be accepted as an email, fax, hard copies etc

Abstract Structure

Course Title

The title of the course SHOULD NOT exceed 100 characters (including spaces).

Course Outline (Synopsis)

Instruction course synopsis SHOULD NOT exceed 1000 characters (including spaces).

Details of the Program:

Fill co-instructors names, topics and time allotted for each topic. These details SHOULD NOT to be mentioned in the Synopsis of the course. The topics SHOULD NOT exceed 100 characters (including spaces)

Chief Instructor’s resume (600 characters only)

Ensure the Chief Instructor’s resume, not exceeding 600 characters (including spaces), is prepared with care and is complete. Ensure that the name of Institution of the Instructors, place of work or positions held in AIOS or state bodies are not revealed. The resume should be so written as to not to reveal the identity of the chief instructor or of the Institution – These, If mentioned, may lead to Non-Consideration / Rejection of the Course.

  • Chief instructor can include guest faculty from outside state or other specialties who need not be KSOS members.
  • Travel and Accommodation for guest faculty has to be taken care of entirely by the chief instructor. KSOS will provide ONLY complimentary registration.
  • It is the duty of chief instructor to get the consent from Co instructors and guest faculty and make sure the co instructors have only consented for 4 other IC.
  • It is the discretion of the co-instructor to choose the courses he/she wants to participate and each person can participate in maximum of 3 IC including his own.
  • If the co-instructor does not choose the courses, then the first 3 accepted courses (in the order of consent provided) shall be treated as the chosen courses by the co-instructor and the rest shall be withdrawn.
  • The chief-instructor is responsible to find an alternate co-instructor WITHIN 7 DAYS from the date of announcement of selected instruction course if the chosen co-instructor withdraws from the instruction course.
  • It is advised that the co-instructor informs the chief instructor his/her inability to participate in the instruction course.
  • Chief instructor should ensure that in the course have not more than 3 instructors including the chief instructor  from the same institution.
  • Limited number of panel discussions will be accepted.
  • Instruction courses will be accepted based on the merit, freshness of concepts and benefit for attendees of conference.
  • The scientific committee chairman might make some changes in the IC whenever required especially regarding guest faculty so that they can be utilized in multiple sessions
  • Decision of KSOS scientific committee will be final.
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