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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 10 – Fri 11 Aug 2017

10th International Conference on Ophthalmology and Optometry
Venue: Raddison Blu Hotel, Beijing, China
The 10th  International Conference on  Ophthalmology and Optometry which will be held amid August 10-11, 2017 at Beijing, China which unites a one of a kind and worldwide blend of expansive and medium pharmaceutical, biotech and demonstrative organizations, driving colleges and clinical research establishments making the gathering a flawless stage to share involvement, cultivate coordinated efforts crosswise over industry and the scholarly world, and assess rising advancements over the globe.
For more information and to book, please click this link.

Thu 31 Aug – Sat 2 Sep 2017

43rd Annual Meeting of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society
Scientific conference on broad range of topics in paediatric ophthalmology. The main topic this year is Hereditary retinal dystrophies from genetics to gene therapy.
For more information please view the flyer, you can book online here.

Mon 4 – Tue 5 Sept 2017

Eye Development & Degeneration from Genes to Therapy
Venue: MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh
This two-day scientific meeting will highlight exciting new advances in eye development, physiology, disease and therapies. The meeting will also mark the outstanding contribution of Professor Alan Wright to the field of eye disease genetics over the last 25 years. The meeting will cover the latest research in eye developmental genetics, quantitative traits and genetics, physiology and mechanisms of genetic eye disease, therapeutic approaches to genetic disease and a plenary lecture.
For further information about the course and to book your place please visit this link.

Mon 11 – Tue 12 Sept 2017

Medicine for Eye Doctors 2017
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital
The inaugural MED course will provide consultants and senior traineeswith an update on key medical specialties including: Respiratory, InfectiousDiseases, Rheumatology, Renal, Endocrine and Haematology. Talks will be given by Medical Consultant colleagues, with the aim of highlighting recent advances, developing shared understanding and collaborative practices when managing patients with both eye and systemic disease.
For further information please visit this link.

Thu 14 Sept – Sat 16 Sept 2017

UK Eye Genetic Group (UKEGG) and International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma (ISGEDR) Joint Meeting
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Leeds, UK
The meeting will provide updates on inherited eye diseases and retinoblastoma including 100,000 genome project, genetic testing, counselling, clinical trials and emerging therapies with special symposia, free papers, posters and case presentations. A must for ophthalmic/genetic clinicians/nurses vision scientists and genetic counsellors. 1/3 day rates available.
For more information please visit the UKEGG website or the ISGEDR website.

Fri 29 Sept 2017

Ophthalmology caledonia higher specialist oculoplastics skills course
Venue: Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow
A one- day course on common oculoplastic procedures aimed at OST1-3. Didactic and interactive sessions with a Wet labs masterclass.
For more information please contact susan.ewan@gcc.scot.nhs.uk

Fri 6 October 2017

‘Health, Happiness and Wellbeing’ Conference: Alström Syndrome UK
Venue: Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham
The aim of the conference is to bring together renowned Alström experts from around the globe including clinicians, educationalists, academics, individuals affected, and their families to share and discover research and clinical advancements; as well as stimulating thought provoking discussions and enabling like-minded people to network and collaborate together.
The event is free to attend, for more information please visit: http://www.alstrom.org.uk/

Fri 13 Oct 2017

Ophthalmic Imaging: From Theory to Current Practice
Venue: CAP Event Center, Paris
This one day congress, only dedicated to ophthalmic Imaging will include theoretical courses on OCT, Anterior Segment Imaging, Visual Field, Ultrasound, IOL Calculation, Corneal Topography, Imaging for IVI and Laser Treatments, Radiology, Electrophysiology
For more information please visit this link

Mon 23 – Wed 25 Oct 2017

THET Annual Conference 2017: From National to Universal – The UK contribution to Global health
Venue: Resource for London, London
The Conference will feature over 70 speakers representing a broad spectrum of backgrounds in global health and development. The event is designed to enhance knowledge transfer between experts and participants, as well as to promote collaborative learning. Whilst health partnerships remain the lens through which we observe the development world, in 2017 we take a broader look at the challenges we are facing in global health and how the NHS is responding. https://www.thetconference.org/ 

Tue 24 October 2017

Next steps for eye health and visual impairment: quality, capacity and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
Venue: Central London
This seminar will consider the priorities for the commissioning and provision of eye health and visual impairment in England.Attendees will discuss the delivery of Sustainability and Transformation Plans and their impact on eye health, the developing role and priorities for the Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning- as well as the development the Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) programme and its potential impact on tackling variations in service delivery and the generation of cost-savings for the NHS. College President Mike Burdon is amongst panel members including David Parkins and Parul Desai, the session is chaired by Lord Low of Dalston. For more information and to book please click here.

Sat 4 Nov 2017

Seeing is Believing III: Looking Forward – RCN Ophthalmic Nursing Forum Conference Exhibition
Venue: Royal College of Nursing
Modern ophthalmic nursing is changing. Be ready to meet the challenges of the future. Don’t miss this unrivalled learning opportunity: join us for the UK’s definitive ophthalmic nursing conference developed by nurses specifically to support you. With updates on developments and research in key areas of ocular health including medical retina, neuro ophthalmology and improving the ophthalmic patient experience, this day is suitable for all nurses and allied health care professional involved in advising, treating and caring for those with ocular health needs.
For more information and to book your place: www.rcn.org.uk/ON17

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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