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Welcome message

Respected Seniors and Dear Friends,


I am delighted to welcome you all, on behalf of the Organising Committee, to the Golden Jubilee OSWB Annual Conference 2019. This mega-event will be held from Friday 1st November to Sunday 3rd November 2019. And I trust, you all will be thrilled to know that the venue chosen for this momentous occasion is the magnificent Biswa Bangla Convention Centre (BBCC) at Newtown, Rajarhat in Kolkata.

The Annual Conference as you all know will be a scientific extravaganza where we will not only showcase the best of Bengal but also bring together the best of the best from all over India. The program will provide a unique platform for presentations and discussions on cutting edge technology and advancing scientific research. Keynote lectures delivered by leading experts will be balanced with plenary symposia addressing topics with interdisciplinary interest. Free papers and poster presentations representing varied topics will vie for the many awards to be won. This will be an exclusive opportunity to join inspiring orations by the leaders in ophthalmic science. There will be a tremendous scope for skill transfer through numerous instruction courses and video sessions by the masters of the craft. The meeting is designed to encourage and provide opportunities for young specialists to present their work and to network with experienced mentors.

This conference is also being tailored to address the needs and match the expectations of all sub-specialities. To balance the academic grind there will be a number of sessions to up the fun quotient like Debate, Quiz and many more new ones. The evenings in addition to being the time to relax and unwind in fellowship, will also bring out a new talent amongst us in the form of an in-house Drama. There will also be the welcome presence of a large number of our valued trade partners in the Exhibition, where the latest trends and innovations are sure to lure you away from the lecture halls.

Make it a golden experience that you will cherish. Join up to have a memorable time! Join up to contribute to the success of the meeting!

Looking forward to meet you personally at the conference.

With warm regards,

Dr Subhasish Nag

Honorary Secretary, OSWB.

ORATION from across the state


Director & Chief: Dr. Agarwal’s Refractive and Cornea Foundation (DARCF) and Senior Consultant, Cataract and Glaucoma Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals, Chennai, India.


Head of the Ocular Oncology unit at The Operation Eyesight Universal Institute for Eye Cancer at the reputed L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.


MBBS, MS, DNB, DSC(Hon), FRCS(Gla), FAICO(Hon) Senior Consultant: Nethradhama Super Speciality Eye Hospital, Bengaluru, India.


Former Professor and Head of Ophthalmology and Chief Retina Service at Advanced Eye Centre, PGIMER Chandigarh, India. He superannuated from PGIMER on June 30th, 2019.

Kolkata City Attractions

Belur Maṭh

Beluṛ Maṭh is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, the chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a Hindu temple located in Dakshineswar near Kolkata. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River.


Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal and about 212 kms north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta).

Hooghly River

Walk by the Hooghly River takes you on a walk and a small boat ride on the Hooghly River in Kolkata. During this walk you will learn stories about the Ganges and Hooghly.

Kalighat Kali Temple

Kalighat Kali Temple is a Hindu temple in West Bengal, India dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. Kalighat was a Ghat sacred to Kali on the old course of the Hooghly river in the city of Calcutta.


The Sundarbans is a mangrove area in the delta formed by the confluence of Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal.

Mother Teresa's tomb

Mother Teresa's tomb, preserved room & a small exhibit are on display at this quiet convent.

Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, which was built between 1906 and 1921.


Mayapur is a holy city located on the banks of the Ganges river, at the point of its confluence with the Jalangi, near Nabadwip, West Bengal, India, 130 km north of Kolkata (Calcutta).


Bakkhali is located on one of the many deltaic islands spread across southern Bengal. Most of the islands are part of the Sunderbans, barring a few at the fringes. Some of these are joined together with bridges over narrow creeks.


Jaw-dropping locales, mesmerising sunrises, the untouched beauty of the hills, the old-world charm of the past, and the welcoming smiles of the local people all add up to make Darjeeling one of the most beautiful hill stations.


Beach town situated on the shores of Bay of Bengal, Digha is a popular tourist destination known for its untouched beaches and scenic views, especially among people in West Bengal.


Dr. Samir Biswas Memorial Oration

Dr. Mangat Dogra

Major S.C. Dutt Memorial Oration

Dr. Sri Ganesh

Dr. PR Mondal Memorial Oration

Dr. Soosan Jacob

Dr. Puspa Rani Das Memorial Oration

Dr. Swathi Kalki

Coffee with Masters


Mentor Mentee Session


Ophtha EVA


FRCS Teaching Course


Soft Skill development


Photography workshop


Dr. K.P. Roy Memorial Award Session


Dr. B.K. Mitra Memorial Award Session


Smt. Satya Rani Hazra Memorial Award Session


Dr Anadi Bhusan Basu Memorial Award Session


Smt. Sovabati Das Ghosh Memorial Award Session


Dr. Jogendra Nath Chatterjee Memorial Award