Programme Announced for Optometry Tomorrow 2019

  • 21 Sep 2018

The programme for Optometry Tomorrow, the College of Optometrists’ annual two-day conference has been announced.

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The conference, taking place from 24-25 February 2019, will include a keynote speech by Professor Pete Coffey, Theme Lead for Development, Ageing and Disease at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

It will take place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole and will offer cutting-edge lectures, seminars, peer discussion and hands-on clinical and discussion workshops. Professor Coffey will present his lecture entitled; ‘The London Project to Cure Blindness at 10 years; have we found a cure?’. Other speakers include Mr Kam Balaggan, who will lead a workshop on how to spot PVDs and Neuro-Ophthalmologist, James Acheson, who will present on neuro-ophthalmic problems in primary eye care. The programme will cover a range of practice-based topics including a myopia expert panel, BV, AMD and a dedicated OCT workshop stream. Up to 16 CET points are available over the two days. 

College members who book their tickets by 31 October can purchase a two-day ticket for £170 (full rate £340), or a one-day ticket for £120 (full rate £240). Further discounts are available for students and members who qualified from July 2015 onwards.

Visit the website for more details and to book tickets. You can also call the College’s events team on 020 7766 4347 for further details.

ENDS

Notes to Editors

The College is the professional body for optometry. It qualifies the profession and delivers the guidance and training to ensure optometrists provide the best possible care. We promote excellence through the College’s affixes, by building the evidence base for optometry, and raising awareness of the profession with the public, commissioners, and healthcare professionals.

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