The Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) is sponsoring the Dry Eye Workshop II (DEWS II). Dr. Novack was a participant in the initial DEWS, published in 2007 www.tfosdewsreport.org. He presented the European regulatory perspective in TFOS i2 = INITIATING INNOVATION, the kick off for DEWS II in London in March 2015. Later that month, he was part of the organizing meeting of DEWS II in San Francisco, and he will chair the clinical trials sub-committee.