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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-to-publish-courses-and-events-sept2015 form and send to communications@rcophth.ac.uk.

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

Thu 9 Nov 2017

Biomarkers in ophthalmology
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine
Biomarkers are increasingly used in medicine as indicators of a disease and treatment response. The eye lends itself to providing different biomarkers as structural indicators of pathology. We cover examples of neurological disease biomarkers and include ophthalmic indicators of multiple sclerosis. In addition to uses of OCT, we discuss new and emerging technologies.
For more information please visit this link.

Wed 15 Nov 2017

Birmingham Neuro-ophthalmology: Afferent Course
Venue: Postgraduate Centre, University Hospital Birmingham
The aim is to review the physiology and the pathology of eye movements.  Aimed to ophthalmologists, neurologists and orthoptists of all grades.  It will be of value to those preparing for exams or refreshing their neuro-ophthalmology knowledge.  The course faculty are recognised experts in this field who will give a comprehensive review and up to date overview of their subjects
For more information please visit this link.

Fri 17 Nov 2017

Ophthalmic Imaging Association Annual Conference
Venue: The Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-Upon-Avon
The main objective of our conference is to bring together like-minded people to further the knowledge of Ophthalmic Photography, diagnostics and to strengthen the close links between health professionals working together in hosptal eye units and private practice.
As well as our Keynote speakers we encourage all our members to present at this event on many topics especially those new to event speaking.
For more information and registration details please follow the link: www.oia.org.uk

Thu 23 – Fri 24 Nov 2017

Annual British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society (BOAS) Meeting
Venue: Tower of London
An excellent opportunity for ophthalmologists and anaesthetists to come together and share ideas and experiences with the ultimate goal of improving patient care.
Reduced rates are available for BOAS members, so long as you join BOAS before November.
Approved for 10 CPD from RCoA
Visit www.boasconference.org for more information and registration.

Wed 29 – Thu 30 Nov 2017

Annual Ophthalmologists Meeting 2017
Venue: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Annual Ophthalmologists Meeting 2017 is all about providing a resourceful and knowledgeable arena for the participants in the field of ocular science. We strive to provide a perfect stage to share knowledge and experiences and encourage people to carry out effective researches and works to combat against the global threat, BLINDNESS. It is all about Inspiring and get Inspired!! We have research expertise from different parts of the world coming to share their latest research works in the field of ophthalmology, optometry and vision science. And to inspire the young minds we are glad to present a special category – The Young Researcher Forum (YRF).
For more information: http://ophthalmology.alliedacademies.com/

Fri 1 Dec 2017

Thinking of Research in Ophthalmology Training?
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
This is your opportunity to find out the WHO, WHAT, WHY, WHEN and HOW of doing a PhD degree. This one day meeting is a great opportunity for ophthalmology trainees to find out more about taking time out to do research in training, meet world-leaders in ophthalmology and vision research, and hear about opportunities in their labs. There will also be insights from current and past PhD students about how their research has set them on an upward career trajectory. Click here for more information.

Sat 2 Dec 2017

East of England DMEK WET LAB Course
Venue: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
We are pleased to offer this course which is designed for those who wish to make the transition from DSAEK to DMEK or for those who wish to get straight to DMEK. The course is offered as didactic lectures in the morning and Wet lab using Human donor corneas for the afternoon.
There are 30 spaces available to attend the didactic lectures alone and 8-10 spaces for the whole course.
For more information please contact Mr Mrinal Rana, Mrinal.rana@nhs.net or Mr Oliver Bowes, Obowes@nhs.net.

Mon 4 Dec – Wed 6 Dec 2017

18th European Ophthalmology Congress 2017: Vision for a Better Life
Venue: Rome, Italy
This Conference will provide a medium to reciprocate the ideas and authentic views by most significant scientists as well as finest doctors in the world of prescience. Renowned keynote speakers and preeminent scientists and experts from all over the globe will be expected to contribute their knowledge and will touch on numerous aspects associated to Ophthalmology. This event will furnish an immense scope for informative and synergistic discussions with contributions by recognized authorities.
For more information please visit this link.

Thu 14 Dec 2017

The 2018 Squint Forum
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London
The squint forum conference is an annual update for orthoptists and ophthalmologists interested in strabismus and paediatric ophthalmology and will focus on the consequences of premature birth and esotropia. There will also be a talk by the RSM squint forum prize winner.
For more information please visit this link.

10-12 / 12-13 Jan 2018

The Annual Conference on Ocular Microsurgery
Venue: Herods Hotel, Eilat, Israel
The conference covers the entire spectrum of ocular microsurgery, including parallel sessions of the sub-specialty societies, courses and wet-labs, video symposiums on complications and complicated cases, update symposia and more.
Due to the growing international interest: the first two days will be in Hebrew (local meeting), followed by a two day international meeting in English. Several reputable lecturers have already confirmed and a detailed program will be published soon.
For more information please visit this link.

Wed 17 Jan 2018

Birmingham Neuro-ophthalmology courses: Efferent course
Venue: Postgraduate Centre, University Hospital Birmingham
The aim is to review the physiology and the pathology of eye movements.  Aimed to ophthalmologists, neurologists and orthoptists of all grades.  It will be of value to those preparing for exams or refreshing their neuro-ophthalmology knowledge.  The course faculty are recognised experts in this field who will give a comprehensive review and up to date overview of their subjects
For further information please visit this link.

Thu 18 – Fri 19 Jan 2018

Nottingham Cadaveric Dissection/ Oculoplastics Course
Venue: Clinical Skills Lab, Nottingham City Hospital
Through lectures and practical sessions on cadaveric human eyes, this course provides detailed and advanced hand on and supervised training in essential oculoplastic procedures.
The course Fee is £200 for 1 day and £350 for both days
There is a generous funded concession for local HEEM trainees, Please contact Toni Warren for more information and to book your place.

Fri 16 Feb – Sat 17 Feb 2018

2nd International Swept Source OCT & Angiography Conference
Venue: Le Meridien Etoile, Paris
Leading ophthalmologists consider new clinical findings made possible with Swept Source Imaging and the implications for the management of patients.
For more information and to book: https://www.issoct.com/

Mon 26 – Tue 27 Feb 2018

19th Global Ophthalmology Summit 2018
Conference Objectives are to
• Provide a unique educational activity for ophthalmology and specialists.
• Bring together physicians and other clinicians to network and share opinions.
• Highlight the importance of Ophthalmology advancement.
• To enlighten Ophthalmologists about the latest scientific advances.Discuss and apply recent research findings related to Global Ophthalmology Summit.
• Reflect on the place of critical distance in Global Ophthalmology Summit.
For more information and to book please visit this link

Mon 5 March – Fri 9 March 2018

Macular Course
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Barbican London
Contains an overview of the anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical investigation and current treatments for retinal disease. Course faculty are drawn from members of the Medical and Surgical Retina Services of Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 8 March 2018

Lang Lecture
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine
The programme for this meeting will be available soon.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 15 – Fri 16 March 2018

Advanced Cornea and Oculoplastics Course
Venue: Corneo Plastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital
Including Clinical Sessions with an opportunity to examine patients with ‘textbook’ examples of Corneal an Oculoplastics disorders and diseases.

Topics Covered – Cornea:
Refractive Surgery introduction
Microbial Keratitis
Lamellar Keratoplasty: DSAEK, DMEK and DALK
Keratoprosthesis
Keratoconus

Topics Covered – Oculoplastics:
Watery Eye
Ptosis
Entropion and Ectropion
Periocular Malignancy
Orbital Imaging
Thyroid Orbitopathy

Course fee is £700 which includes lunch, course dinner and overnight accommodation on Thursday 15th March.

Wed 21 March 2018

Ophthalmic A&E Course
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Barbican London
The aim of the course is to ensure that all clinical staff who attend the course will acquire the skills needed to manage common and serious eye problems in a practical way.
For more information about this course please click here.

Thu 22 – Fri 23 March 2018

3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress
Venue: London, UK
Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress (CME+CPD accredited) will advance the most dynamic and latest concerns in the field of Pediatric Ophthalmology. The Congress will highlight the discussion around the theme “Destination for Shaping and Allocation the Future of Eye” by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe to enlighten their research and findings at Pediatric Ophthalmology 2018. The highlights of the conference include pediatric ophthalmology & research, retinoblastoma, strabismus, pediatric cataracts, pediatric glaucoma, refractive disorders, pediatric ocular surgery, pediatric contact lens and many more.
For more information and to book please click here.

Thu 12 – Fri 13 April 2018

British Association for Ophthalmic Pathology
Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists
The two day meeting will include case reports, research presentations, practice updates and discussion about current challenges, both clinical and non-clinical.
For more information and to book please click here.

Fri 20 April 2018

VR in a Day Course
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Barbican London
By attending this course you will gain the ability to interpret macular and retinal symptoms and clinical signs that warrant VR intervention. Confidently diagnose all common and many uncommon macular and retinal conditions. Decide and perform VR surgery for retinal disorders. Understand decision making in complicated cataract surgery and manage the complications from a VR perspective. you’ll be updated on current vitreoretinal innovations and technology.
For more information and to book please click here.

Fri 20 April 2018

National Diabetic Eye Screening Conference 2018
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London
This conference will provide an essential update to what’s happening in diabetic eye screening in 2018.Speakers invited from the national programme will provide insights into recent changes and those planned for the future, giving key updates for best practice.
Speakers and session titles will be announced over the next couple of months, if you would like to be contacted when more information is updated please email ophthalmology@rsm.ac.uk.
For more information please visit this link.

Sat 21 – Sun 22 April 2018

Pantheo Annual Congress 2018: Ocular Complication Management
Venue: Amathus Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus
The Congress will cover current management principles of ocular complications in all fields of ophthalmology given by world experts. The Congress is an annual event held in Cyprus, in conjunction with the Midland Ophthalmological Society. For trainees there will be a case presentation competition.
For more information please visit this link.

Thu 14 – Sat 16 Jun 2018

2nd International Conference and Expo on Cataract and Advanced Eye Care
Venue: Rome, Italy
Conference Series Ltd invites all the participants from all over the world to attend the 2nd International Conference and Expo on Cataract and Advanced Eye Care” during June 14-16, 2018  at Rome, Italy which includes prompt keynote presentations, oral seminars, poster presentations and exhibitions.
Our aim is to provide an opportunity to learn about the complexity of the disease, discuss interventional procedures, look at new and advanced cataract removal practices and their efficiency and efficacy in the treatment of various refractive errors and cataract extraction, and understand local realities and practical constraints in improving vision-care.
For more information please visit this link.

Mon 30 July – Wed 1 Aug 2018

Adavancements on Ophthalmology Surgery and Clinical Practice
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
Ophthalmology Surgery 2018 includes international attendee workshops, lectures and symposia, including a designated registration area, a refreshment break and gala lunch. So come and join leading experts and allied professionals from July 30-Aug 1st, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain to keep up with the rapidly accelerating pace of change that is already having an impact on the field of Ophthalmology Surgery and will continue to in the future
For more information please visit this link.

Fri 24 Aug – Sat 25 Aug 2018

17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting
Venue: Tokyo, Japan

17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting will raise the most dynamic and latest issues in the field of Ophthalmology and Optometry. The Congress will highlight the discussion around the theme “Visualizing the global advancements in Ophthalmology and Optometry” by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe to enlighten their research and findings at Ophthalmology Conference 2018.
The highlights of the conference include ophthalmic research, retinoblastoma, strabismus, cataracts, glaucoma, contact lens, children’s vision, eye care and many more. Ophthalmology Conference 2018 Scientific Committee will be honored to welcome you to the 17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting (Ophthalmology Conference 2018) to be held during August 24-25, 2018 at Tokyo, Japan
For more information 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.