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Academy 2021 Boston

The American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting offers a wide array of clinically relevant CE courses and cutting-edge research in the clinical and vision sciences. Attendees can choose from more than 300+ hours of lectures and workshops, Section and Special Interest Group (SIG) symposia, hundreds of scientific papers and posters, a world class exhibit hall, and several memorable social events.  

WCO presents “Eyes Around the World: A Global Day of Learning”

On 20 November 2021, WCO will live stream a variety of lectures for practicing clinicians and optometric educators across 3 time zones for a full day of continuing education. Lectures will be available online following the webinar. Multiple lectures will be COPE & CET approved.   Registration details coming soon!

Myopia Management: Putting It Into Practice (VIRTUAL EVENT)


The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and CooperVision came together in 2021 to address the growing concerns around myopia and the need to understand, detect, prevent and treat myopia in children. This virtual event, entitled “Myopia Management: Putting It Into Practice,” will be held Feb. 12, 2022, and will advance WCO’s ongoing efforts to establish



From IAPB's website:  2030 IN SIGHT LIVE is happening in Dubai and online! Join us in-person at the World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE or online from Wednesday 2nd March to Thursday 3rd 2022. Over two-days, 2030 IN SIGHT LIVE will put a lens on sustainable change and practical action by exploring the connection between systemic change, and individual and organizational advancement across all key actors and

SECO 2022 Virtual Education

For SECO 2022, March 9th through March 13th, select speakers presenting to full classrooms onsite in New Orleans will be streaming live through the SECO 2022 Online Interactive platform for accredited education for the virtual attendee. A total of 40 courses and 66 hours of CE over five days makes this a major meeting in its own right! There's something

Special Olympics Free CE Course – I Want to Help Those with IDD: Now What?

The Lions Clubs International Foundation-Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program invites you to a free one-hour COPE approved CE course on 5/17/22 at 9:00 p.m. EST. Webinar Title: I Want to Help Those with IDD: Now What? Date: 17 May 2022 Time: 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT Link to Register: https://specialolympics.zoom.us/webinar/register/ Learn More: https://worldcouncilofoptometry.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Webinar-May-17th.pdf