Proven innovator to give keynote address

TED style talk


The COS is excited to have Dr. Anthony Vipin Das give a TED style talk about innovation in ophthalmology on Friday, July 20th.  

Dr Das is best known for building the eyeSmart EMR, an award-winning Electronic Medical Record and Hospital Management system which is operational across the entire LV Prasad Hospital network. He’s been named among the top 35 innovators under 35 years in the world on the 2012 list by MIT. He is a TED senior fellow.


He is a key member of the LV Prasad Center for Innovation. His team has been involved in many projects which aims to give a 10X improvement of the existing gold standards and to democratize healthcare through a 90% reduction in price.  Dr. Das has been a critical member of many of the projects this team is currently working on:

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Dr. Das was recently chosen for the Rolls Royce Science & Innovation Leadership Fellowship which took place in April 2018 at the University of Oxford.

In early July he is involved in “Engineering the Eye Hackathon” – a yearly conference which aims to bring together the expertise of eye specialists and leading engineers and scientists from MIT and other institutions around the world to build and deploy the next generation of eye care technologies.  

You will not want to miss Dr. Das’s special Friday morning address for our society on July 20th!


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