A primary objective of ITEDS is to educate patients, their friends and family, and their treating physicians concerning the latest information about Thyroid Eye Disease and its Management.
Teaching has included international 2-3 day symposia with sold-out attendance of up to 500 participants, 2 day free webinars during COVID with attendance over 15,000, and annual teaching courses at the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Listed below are upcoming teaching events followed by previous symposia and webinars linked to the scientific programmes.
Every 2-4 years, ITEDS organizes an international symposium hosted at a different country with multidisciplinary experts sharing recent knowledge and research in the pathogenesis, classification, and therapy of TED.
6th International ITEDS Meeting, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL
Planned tentatively for 2023; updates coming
5th ITEDS International Meeting
Singapore, Feb 20-23, 2019
This very successful meeting entitled “ITEDS: East Meets West” was the first ITEDS meeting hosted in Asia. It had a record attendance of over 500 physicians, students, scientists, and other health care workers from around the world.
4th International ITEDS Meeting
London, UK, June 23-26, 2016
ITEDS held a very successful teaching course and symposium at the QE II convention center attended by over 300 delegates. Clinical experts from throughout the world provided insight into the diagnosis, investigation, and treatment of TED. The latest clinical and basic science research was discussed.
3rd ITEDS International Meeting
Vancouver, CAN – June 28-30, 2013
ITEDS hosted its 3rd international conference on Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Orbitopathy) in Vancouver, Canada on June 28 and 29, 2013.
The sold-out meeting focussed on the latest clinical and basic science research and featured both invited speakers and open papers and posters with registrants from 25 different nations and subspecialists from eight disciplines.
2nd International ITEDS Meeting
New York, July, 2008
This was a formative meeting in which ITEDS was established, an international core working group identified, and the VISA Evaluation Form was discussed and adopted as the ITEDS clinical recording form.
The COVID pandemic halted most international travel and ITEDS has responded with a series of webinars hosted at ITEDS centres, often in conjunction with other international ophthalmic symposia. The attendance has been very high, with up to 20,000 registrants recorded at the APAO-ITEDS symposium.
Joint Webinar October 23, 2021
Technical, therapeutic and translational updates in TED – East Meets West
American Academy of Ophthalmology Courses
New Orleans, Nov 2021 (2 courses: Webinar and live attendance)
San Francisco, Oct 2020 (2 courses: Webinar)
Las Vegas, November 2015
Chicago, IL, October 2014
New Orleans, October 2013
Fort Lauderdale, May 2012
Orlando, FL, October, 2011
Chicago, IL, October, 2010
San Francisco, November, 2009
ARVO Subspecialty Interest Groups:
Fort Lauderdale May 2010 and 2011