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Non-RCOphth events

RCOphth can help promote events and courses run by our partners and organisations in the eye healthcare sector.  There is no guarantee that your event or course will be featured. Please download the request form and send to communications@rcophth.ac.uk.

We also advertise non-RCOphth revision courses on this page.

Mon 2 Sep – Thurs 5 Sep 2019

1st Ocular Blood Flow Summit (OBF) 2019
Venue: Hotel Rigi, Kaltbad, Switzerland
Ocular blood flow (OBF) plays a key role in many eye diseases and reflects the general vascular health of a patient. In recent times, there has been significant progress in the diagnosis and treatment of OBF dysfunction. This has motivated Prof. Flammer (University of Basel) to organise a meeting where international OBF experts can share their experiences and expertise.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Mon 9 – Tue 10 Sep 2019

24th International Conference on Ophthalmology: Clinical & Surgical Practices
Venue: Zurich, Switzerland
Through our theme “Introducing New Invention And Research In The Field Of Ophthalmology” the conference will analyze the recent advancements and new modes that can be enforced to the research to take ophthalmology surgery one step further.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

The Digital Ophthalmic Student: UCL/Moorfields Education Symposium
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London
What are the technological trends driving change in ophthalmology and how can we better educate our students for these developments?
Learn about best practices in ophthalmic education – designing the virtual ophthalmic space, gamification for teaching effectiveness, blended learning, mixed reality and blockchain.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Mon 23 – Tue 24 Sep 2019 How to deliver regenerative medicine successfully – A 2-day event at UCL
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 
Education offices, Ebenezer Street N1 7NP
Are you considering a career in regenerative medicine and want to get an insight into what is really involved beyond the science?  Are you looking for a clear path to deliver your regenerative medicine therapy idea?  Do you want to learn from experts who have already successfully navigated this challenging pathway?  Our highly interactive two-day event will provide you with an understanding of the current Advanced Therapies landscape using the well-established eye exemplar.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 4 Oct 2019

Ophthalmic Imaging: from Theory to Current Practice
Venue: New CAP Event Centre, Paris
This Congress will aim to improve your theoretical basis and practice in imaging techniques.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thurs 10 – Fri 11 Oct 2019

World Sight Day 2019 and Pan-Ireland Conference, Belfast
Venue: Welcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast
The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to promote the advancement of knowledge and treatment of aspects of diabetic eye disease.
The first day of the conference will concentrate on mproving eye health and will include interactive sessions led by the Belfast screening and grading teams, with the second half of the day featuring guest speakers whose focus is clinical and public eye health, including international eye health, the second day will explore both laboratory and clinical research and case studies.
For more information and to book please visit these links: World Sight Day, Pan-Ireland Conference.

Weds 6 Nov 2019 Informed Consent: sharing the Decisions (ICONS)
Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
A one day workshop for understanding and implementing the communication skills required for best practice in informed consent. Delegates on the ICONS workshops will acquire skills and knowledge to implement best practice in sharing the complex decisions surrounding informed consent.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thu 7 – Sat 9 Nov 2019 ISOPT Clinical International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Venue: City of Arts and Sciences Valencia – Spain
15th ISOPT Clinical, Retina Chapter is the meeting for those who are interested in clinical research, those who wonder how drugs are developed, appreciate the opportunities and limitations of new technologies, the industry and those who would like to collaborate with it.
Mon 18 – Tue 19 Nov 2019 1st UK Ocular Oncology Conference
Venue: Mercure, St Paul’s Hotel and Spa, Sheffield
To provide a comprehensive overview on all topics in ophthalmic oncology. This is the first ever UK meeting providing the participants clear and concise information on best current practices in diagnosis, investigation and management of every type of cancer you could potentially encounter as an eye care practitioner.
For more information and to book please visit this link
Fri 22 Nov 2019 Caledonia Oculoplastics Skills Course
Venue: Gartnavel General Hospital
A one- day course on common oculoplastic procedures aimed at OST1-3. Didactic and interactive sessions with a Wet labs masterclass.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 6 Dec 2019 The Murray Festschrift Symposium: Eyes, Inflammation and All that Jazz!
Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, UK
After 30 years as an Academic Consultant, Professor Philip Murray retires in September 2019. To celebrate his contribution to Eyes, Inflammation and all that Jazz, this Festschrift symposium will update and educate participants in the basic science, clinical presentations, diagnosis, complications and management of inflammatory eye disease (uveitis, scleritis, ocular surface inflammation).
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 11 Dec 2019 Birmingham Neuro-ophthalmology Course (Efferent Course)
Venue: Everyman Cinema, Mailbox, Birmingham
The afferent course will provides a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, investigation and management of optic neuropathies. Both courses include a useful guide to neuroimaging. They are aimed at ophthalmologists and orthoptists of all grades.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 8 January 2020 Birmingham Neuro-ophthalmology Course (Afferent Course)
Venue: Everyman Cinema, Mailbox, Birmingham
The efferent course will provide a synopsis of the physiology and pathology of eye movements. Both courses include a useful guide to neuroimaging. They are aimed at ophthalmologists and orthoptists of all grades.
For information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 17 – Fri 19 June 2020 International Society Dacryology and Dry Eye (ISD-DE) Triennual Congress
Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1AD
This meeting is about dry eyes and wet eyes; the basic science research, the clinical research, the clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment or surgery. It is a unique meeting as it brings together scientists and ophthalmologists practicing in corneal and external eye disease, as well as eyelid and lacrimal system (dacryology).
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Unless otherwise indicated, please note that the RCOphth does not run or endorse any of the courses listed on this page.