The International Association of Contact Lens Educators will hold its first 40th Anniversary celebrations during major international meetings in May and June. Attached are two press releases, on IACLE’s presence at the British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference & Exhibition and at the Asia Pacific Optometric Congress.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE 2019 WILLIAM C. EZELL FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS ORLANDO, FL (April 30, 2019) – The American Academy of Optometry Foundation announces the thirteen recipients of the 2019 William C. Ezell Fellowships. The Ezell Fellowship program is named after the founding President of the AAOF, William C. Ezell, OD. It was
International collaborations and alliances bring great intrinsic value to global programs especially if the mission of the partnering institutions or organisations are closely aligned. This year the Foundation is involved in two international exchange and support programs, which are helping to build capacity within our global optometry development program. One between Norway and Kenya; called
The submission window for scientific papers and posters for the 3rd World Congress of Optometry and Academy 2019 Orlando will be open in May 2019! We hope you will participate! The submission window for scientific papers and posters will be open May 1-31, 2019. Be sure to view the submission guidelines below. 3rd World Congress of
Accepting Applications from March 15 – July 31, 2019. The WOF is pleased to announce the first WOF Student Travel Fellowships for optometry students from outside North America to attend the 3rd World Congress of Optometry. The WOF Student Travel Fellowship Program was created to encourage students to further educate themselves about optometry around the
We are also pursuing globally roll-out of additional optometry sub-specialities such as a Low Vision Practitioners course in Sub-Saharan Africa, continuing Paediatric Refraction training across the regions and the Advocacy in Eye Health course, we have designed in collaboration with the World Council of Optometry to inform and guide professional associations. Recently we welcomed the
Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation believes people are best empowered to realise their full potential when the strategies of development are sustainable and integrated, managed and generated collectively by those who stand to benefit. With this ethos firmly in mind, we have pursued innovation in developing the building blocks of the optometry profession by creating