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Our packed programme of member events provides the ideal opportunity to keep up with your profession, maintain and develop your clinical and professional knowledge and skills, and gain essential interactive and non-interactive CPD points. Once we're able to start hosting live events again, they're a great way to meet up with colleagues, but for now, our webinars and online peer discussions will provide all the learning you need.

Upcoming events

The Diploma Ceremony

The Diploma Ceremony is a unique opportunity to welcome new optometrists to the profession, and applaud the achievements of some of the most talented practitioners, researchers and academics working in eye health care today.
Free Online event

Free Online workshop Wait list available

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3
Contact lenses CPD Event
Free Online workshop Wait list available

CPD
3
Contact lenses CPD Event
Free Online peer review Wait list available

CPD
3
Contact lenses Independent prescribing CPD Event

Event FAQs

The event is showing as fully booked what can I do? 
You can join the waiting list and if a place becomes available the system will automatically offer it to the next person on that list. 

I want to cancel my place on an event.
You can do this via your My College area. All upcoming events that you are booked to attend are listed in the ‘my events’ area. Alternatively you can email events@college-optometrists.org

It says I don't have access to book an event, what can I do? 
Email events@college-optometrists.org with the event you are trying to book, your name and GOC number. 

Are the CPD points on offer at events interactive? 
All CPD points earned at a physical or virtual event are interactive unless otherwise stated.

When will my CPD points be uploaded? 
CPD points are now uploaded by the registrant not the provider. For more information please visit the GOC website.

I need evidence that I attended an event.
Please email events@college-optometrists.org letting us know your name, GOC number and the date of the event.

I've passed the OSCE but haven't yet been invited to a Diploma ceremony. 
The Diploma Ceremony is a unique opportunity to welcome new optometrists to the profession, and applaud the achievements of some of the most talented practitioners, researchers and academics working in eye health care today. Please visit the Diploma information page for details. If you have passed your OSCE recently you will be invited to book soon.