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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.

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 or visit this link.

Fri 20 April 2018

Ophthalmology Exchange
Venue: Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
The Ophthalmology Exchange programme has been developed to exchange knowledge, and promote scientific partnerships within the ophthalmology community. This year’s meeting will offer an interactive and engaging platform intended to provide ophthalmology consultants, research fellows, senior registrars and specialist optometrists with advanced knowledge of new findings in corneal disease and glaucoma.
For more information and to book please visit www.ophthalmologyexchange.com.

Fri 20 April 2018 National diabetic eye screening conference 2018: Making a difference
Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine

Hear speakers provide insight into recent changes and those planned for the future, giving key updates for best practice. You’ll explore how Diabetic Screening is making a difference to individual patients and how it has saved sight.
For more information please visit the RSM website.
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.

Mon 23 – Tues 24 April 2018 The transformative potential of data and image analysis for eye care
Venue: The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AGA Science+ interdisciplinary meeting capturing scientific and translational needs and opportunities for eye care research within data and image analysis, including harnessing the potential of the eye as a source of biomarkers for systemic conditions. The meeting brings together scientists and clinicians, including those from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the College of Optometrists. Poster session: There will be a poster session at 17:00 on Monday 23 April 2018. Register here and to submit your poster.
Mon 23 April 2018

SAS Conference: Career Progression
Venue: The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London
Joint RCoA and AoMRC event – Open to all SAS doctors, this cross-specialty conference focuses on career development with talks on training opportunities and career progression options including quality improvement, wellbeing and non-technical skills. This event also offers a networking opportunity. For more information and to book your place: bit.ly/RCoA-SASConf.

Thu 26 April 2018

Paediatric Ophthalmic Investigations
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Second Floor, 15 Ebenezer Street
Aimed at Doctors, Nurses, Orthoptists, Optometrists, Photographers and all those that perform ophthalmic investigations with paediatric patients.  Topics include:

  • Imaging
  • Dye Based Imaging
  • Visual Fields
  • Electrophysiology
  • Visual Acuity
  • Ultrasound
  • Eye Movement Recording
  • Intra-Ocular Pressure

For more information and to book your place please visit this link.

Thu 26 – Fri 27 April 2018

Strabismus and Oculoplastics Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital
Strabismus and Oculoplastic course is a rare opportunity to hone core surgical competencies. The day has been designed with maximum hands on operating time, so that every delegate will be able to perform every procedure under direct supervision, on fresh frozen cadavers.
For more information please visit www.nstcsurg.org

Fri 4 May 2018 BIOS Southern Region – 8th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
Venue: Medical Education Centre (MEC) Lecture Theatre, Whipps Cross
This is the 8th Whipps Cross Annual Paediatric and Strabismus study day. We have an exciting and captivating programme for you which includes a variety of topics from expert speakers with different specialities within Ophthalmology. We have continuously received positive feedback and we wish to exceed your expectations each year.
For more information and to book your place please contact Laura.Grant@bartshealth.nhs.uk or Shenika.Tailor@bartshealth.nhs.uk.
Wed 23 May 2018 Rare Eye Diseases: Identifying when to refer, and managing the impact of genetic confirmation on families
Venue: 
Pullman Liverpool Hotel, Kings Dock, Monarchs Quay, Liverpool L3 4FP
Mitochondrial disease is a heterogeneous group of rare disorders that effect multiple organ systems and can often include ophthalmic manifestations. With new therapies emerging for the treatment of rare eye diseases there is a need for accurate diagnosis and counselling of patients with these conditions.  It can also be a challenge to provide care for patients when the prevalence of conditions is low. This symposium aims to provide an opportunity for ophthalmologists to further their knowledge on the diagnosis, care and role of genetic counselling for patients living with rare eye diseases in the UK.
For more information and to book please contact info.uk@santhera.com
Thu 7 – Sat 9 Jun 2018 Amsterdam Orbital Congress 2018
Venue: Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Honoring the 50th anniversary the Amsterdam Orbital Center we offer a comprehensive course in orbital surgery, between 7-9 June 2018. The highlights of this meeting include sessions in Graves orbitopathy, orbital trauma, orbital tumors with new approaches to treat these conditions and a hands-on cadaver dissection course.
For more information please visit the website.
Fri 8 Jun 2018 Thea Pharmaceuticals – Advanced Glaucoma Surgical Skills Course
Venue: Park Plaza County Hall, London
Thea Surgical Skills Courses are designed to give aspiring corneal or glaucoma specialist’s practical training on complex ocular surgery. Courses are suitable for ST4-7, with focus on procedures including advanced Trabeculectomy surgery and Baerveldt valve implantation. We offer tuition by expert surgical trainers and one microscope per trainee for maximum practice time as well as the use of the latest innovation in synthetic eyes. For more information and to book please click here.
Wed 13 – Fri 15 Jun 2018

British Oculoplastic Surgery Society
Venue: The Printworks, Dublin Castle
This is an annual scientific meeting: 1 day of updates/highly relevant practical advice, and 2 days of new scientific topics with keynotes from highly regarded international speakers.
For more information please visit this link.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

SEE International Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Course and Skills Lab
Venue: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
A one-day course involving didactic lecture and skills lab in which participants learn the MSICS technique in a hands-on setting as well as how to employ the technique in a humanitarian setting.
For more information and to book 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. For more information please visit this link.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Choosing Wisely UK Conference
Venue: The Royal College of Anaethetists, 35 Red Lion Square, WC1 4SG
Choosing Wisely UK will be hosting a day conference to mark the launch of the second round of recommendations and the new ‘top questions to ask your doctor’. It’s open to anyone with an interest in Choosing Wisely and will address the drivers behind the project and how best to implement it at the front line.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.

Sat 16 – Tue 19 Jun 2018

World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC2018) of the International Council of Ophthalmology
Venue:
 Fira Gran Via Convention Centre, Barcelona

The World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the ICO in Barcelona, Spain. The WOC provides an international audience of ophthalmologists with:

  • 350+ scientific sessions addressing subspecialties/interests in ophthalmology. 45 Subspecialty, 39 National, 5 Regional and 4 Supranational Societies participating
  • Networking opportunities with recognized international leaders/professionals
  • Exhibition featuring latest products and services.

For more information and to book your place please follow this link.

Tue 19 – Wed 20 Jun 2018

Medicine for Eye Disease
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Second Floor, 15 Ebenezer Street
The Medicine for Eye Doctors course will provide senior ophthalmologists with an update on key specialties including: Respiratory, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Rheumatology, Renal, Endocrine and Haematology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 21 – Sun 24 Jun 2018

Forefront Refractive Surgery: LASIK, Presbyopia Correction & SMILE
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, UK and 
London Vision Clinic, 138 Harley Street, London, UK
The aim of this course is to provide corneal refractive surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing LASIK, PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with a detailed description of all aspects of the three procedures. The course covers preoperative assessment, surgical technique, complications, postoperative management, and retreatments. The course includes lectures, practical workshops, and a wet lab.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.

Fri 22 Jun 2018 UCL and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference
Venue: Wellcome Trust, NW1 2BE
FREE tickets are now available to a conference that will consider the challenges faced by people who have dementia and are also visually impaired. The conference is aimed at professionals who work with people who have dementia, those who have dementia or know of someone who has dementia. Jointly organised by the University College London and the Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee, the conference aims to raise awareness of problems faced by those affected by vision or visual perception conditions and dementia.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.
Wed 11 – Tue 17 July 2018

Summer School in Ophthalmology
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology & Moorfields
This course will be presented by consultant ophthalmologists from Moorfields Eye Hospital and other leading clinicians, as well as UCL scientists. The course will cover interesting clinical and ground breaking scientific aspects of the discipline.
The course will be offered in a mixed format including a practical day where students will be taught to use specialist equipment for common ophthalmic problems.Students will have the opportunity to present their own research posters, network with peers and discuss cases with the experts.
This course is suitable for current or prospective medical students or recent medical school graduates.  Or Health Professionals with an interest in Ophthalmology.
For more information and to book 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.  For more information please visit this link.

Thu 6 Sep – Sat 8 Sep

World Eye and Vision Congress
Venue: JW Marriott Dubai
Eye 2018 is all about providing a resourceful and knowledgeable arena for Ocular science. 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. To inspire the young minds we are glad to present a special category – The Young Researcher Forum (YRF).
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Sun 9 Sept – 13 Sept 2018

XXIII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research
Venue: Waterfront, Belfast
ISER’s biennial meeting champions the advancement of international eye research by uniting the leading clinicians and vision researchers from around the world to share their expertise and experience, making this a much-anticipated international event.
For more information please visit this link.

Fri 28 Sept 2018

Ophthalmic Surgical Survival Skills Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, NE7 7DN
Equip senior trainees (st5 and above) Ophthalmic transition to independent surgery and to deal with complications in cataract surgery and ocular trauma principles in a stress-free environment. The day has been designed with maximum hands on operating time, so that every delegate will be able to perform every procedure under direct supervision, survival skills in a unique intensive series of practical surgical workshops with simulated surgery on realistic Philips Studio eyes.
For more information please visit this link.

Mon 1 – Wed 3 October 2018

17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Venue: Moscow, Russia
On behalf of Scientific Committee we cordially invite you to participate at the 17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology to be held during October 01-03, 2018 at Moscow, Russian Federation. The theme of the conference is “An eye on the update of ophthalmology” which aims in exploring and address all sub-specialties and related interest associated with Ophthalmology.
For more information please visit this link.

Thu 18 – Fri 19 Oct 2018

18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Congress
Venue: Helsinki, Finland
Ophthalmology Conferences is pleased to invite you in “18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Conference” (Oct 18-19, 2018) in Helsinki, Finland with the theme “The Science of Eye” to exchange your valuable works and ideas by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe on ongoing developmental works in ophthalmology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Brian Harcourt memorial meeting
Venue: Halewood Castle, Leeds
We are pleased to announce the 2018 Brian Harcourt memorial meeting themed ‘Significant Events in Ophthalmology’, approved for 5.5 CPD points. You may download the full programme and more information can be viewed on the website www.brianharcourt.org.

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