Optometry Tomorrow 2018


18 - 19 March 2018 Add to calendar


Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

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Conference fees

Ticket type

One-day ticket

  Two-day ticket 

50% offer Early bird Full rate 50% offer Early bird Full rate
College member £120 £170 £240 £170 £255 £340

Newly qualified member (since July 2014)

£110 £150 £220 £160 £235 £320
Student/pre-reg trainee* member - - £70 - - £120
Non-member - - £480 - - £520
Additional workshops (available from Jan 2018) £30 £30 £30 £30 £30 £30
Gala dinner £50 £50 £50 £50 £50 £50

Conference tickets are VAT exempt. Gala dinner tickets are inclusive of VAT.

*To qualify for the student/pre-reg trainee ticket you must be either an undergraduate student undertaking a degree course in optometry from a UK university approved by the GOC OR EU students completing a conversion course at a UK university approved by the GOC OR enrolled pre-registration trainees at the time of the event. You must also be registered as a Student Optometrist with the GOC.

Non-members and students (UK full-time student)/pre-registration trainees cannot purchase workshops nor attend peer discussion sessions.

Two day ticket holders are entitled to one complimentary workshops (where spaces are available). All qualified member ticket holders can purchase workshop tickets from January at £30. 

To be eligible for the College member rate, you must be a member of the College at the time of the event.

The newly-qualified member rate is available to College members who qualified after July 2014.

Conference fee deadlines

  • The 50% offer is available until 30 November 2017.
  • The early bird rate is available from 1 December 2017 until midnight on 9 February 2018.
  • The full rate is available from 10 February 2018 until the event.