Northern Ireland Regional Event - Belfast

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Date: 4 April 2017 6:00PM - 9:30PM

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Your next free member CET event in the Northern Ireland region will take place in Belfast on Tuesday 4 April from 6pm.

The evening will consist of an interactive lecture followed by a peer discussion.

Lecture: 1 interactive CET point being applied for

Peer discussion: 3 interactive CET points being applied for

Peer discussion case study topics and competencies TBC

Expected timings for the evening:

6.00pm       Registration - hot fork buffet and networking
6.40pm       Welcome
7.00pm       Lecture : topic tbc
8.00pm       Refreshments and networking
8.20pm       Peer discussion 
9.30pm       Closing remarks and end of event

Further details

The peer discussion session will help optometrists improve their standards of patient care by discussing cases that are based on real practice with a small group of fellow clinicians. Discussing various approaches among peers stimulates interest and broadens perspectives as different practitioners may approach clinical and ethical problems in different ways. 

The peer discussion session is only open to fully qualified members. Students and pre-registration optometrists will not be able to attend the peer discussion, however are welcome to attend the lecture. Non-members are not permitted to attend the event.


Contact Nicola Pogson on +44(0)20 7766 4377 or email if you have any queries.


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Maldron Hotel Belfast

Belfast International Airport
Northern Ireland
BT29 4ZY
Telephone: 028 9445 7000

Travel Information 

By car: 

The venue is next to Belfast International Airport so follow all signs for the aiport. Once on the airport grounds continue straight on Airport road. Shortly after the Sixt car hire take the first exit on the roundabout. 


There are 150 complimentary parking spaces available on-site, on a first-come, first-served basis. To gain entrance to the car park take a ticket from the barrier and once you are parked take this ticket to the hotel reception for validation. 

By train:
Aldergrove is the closest station to the venue. You would need to book a taxi from the station to take you to the venue. If you are travelling from Belfast City then a 24 bus service is operated by UlsterBus. 

Although the event is free of charge to College members, it is vital that you register in advance. 

Please note, in order to attend the event , you must be a College member at the time of the event.

To book

Online: click on the 'Book now' button on this page
Call: +44(0)20 7766 4377


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