Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

11th - 13th July 2018

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK

Deadline for Early Bird Abstracts is January 31st 2018 at 5 pm EST

The deadline for early bird submission of poster abstracts is January 31st 2018 at 5 pm EST. These abstracts will be reviewed for suitability by members of the conference organising committee, and revisions will be requested if required. These abstracts are still eligible for the Howard Foundation Travel Grant. You can submit your abstract here

Any abstracts received after this date will not be considered for the Travel Grant but will be eligible for consideration for Best Poster and Best Oral Presentation. The conference committee will decide which abstracts will be selected for poster presentations or for oral presentations.

Posters will be displayed during the conference, and we will have 2 dedicated poster sessions at the 2018 event. There will be a prize for best poster and best oral presentation at the conference gala dinner. Also, there will be runner up prizes as follows:

Best Poster Presentation:

1st Place- The Howard Medal and £250

2nd Place- £150

3rd Place- £100

Best Oral Presentation:

1st Place- The Howard Medal and £250

2nd Place- £150

3rd Place- £100

The Best poster and Oral Presentation awards are kindly sponsored by MacuHealth LLC. The conference programme has been published and is available on the conference website We look forward to receiving your abstracts.


1. Please do not forget to register for the event. To avail of the Early Bird option please click on the link ( Any queries please email

2. Please note that places are now limited. The conference operates on a first-come-first-served basis.

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