World Council of Optometry

ARVO 2021 – Virtual Meeting

Innovation and advanced technologies have fostered significant discoveries in eye and vision research in the last decade rivaling those in any discipline. The theme of the 2021 ARVO meeting is the next revolution of clinically translating these discoveries to restore and preserve vision. Visit https://www.arvo.org/annual-meeting/ for more information!    

Creating a Latin American Research Network – ALDOO Public Health Committee

Creating a Latin American Research Network (Creando un Red Latinoamericana de Investigación) 3:00pm-6:00pm CST / 4:00pm-7:00pm AST   Open to all optometrists. No registration required. Expositions by : Kovin Naidoo, Edgar Davila, Juan Carlos Aragon, David Piñeiro, Guillermo Carrillo and others. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86987831926?pwd=TDVLSFhvbGNmZE94ZGZaWlVYWlUxdz09 Meeting ID: 869 8783 1926 Passcode: 340385

Free

Comprehensive Eye Care Section Ocular Photography Contest

The annual Comprehensive Eye Care Section Ocular Photography Contest will open on May 15 and close at 11:45 pm CST on July 1, with the winners being notified by August 1.   Optometrists may submit up to two entries per category: ·     Anterior Segment Category: Lids, Conjunctiva, Cornea, Contact Lens, Iris, Lens, Angle/Gonioscopy, digital color

Virtual: BCLA Clinical Conference and Exhibition

Ground-breaking global consensus report made available to ‘early bird’ bookings for BCLA Clinical Conference   A pioneering global consensus report that is set to shape the world of contact lenses and anterior eye for years to come will be offered to eye care professionals who register their place for this year’s BCLA Clinical Conference and

June Webinar: “Dry Eye: The New Frontier”

On Wednesday, June 16, join our expert panelists via Zoom from 6:00-7:30 a.m. CDT for the upcoming webinar, “Dry Eye: The New Frontier,” presented by WCO and supported by Alcon.

Free

Optometry Virtually Connected

Optometry Virtually Connected is a no-borders online conference and product showcase enabling optometrists convenient one-click access to quality education, innovation and fellowship without the need to leave the practice or home. https://ovc.delegateconnect.co/

Optometry’s Meeting

Anaheim, California

The 124th Annual AOA Congress & 51st Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting® will be held June 24-26, 2021, in Denver, Colorado, at the Colorado Convention Center. As the profession's premier annual event, Optometry's Meeting offers peerless, contemporary optometric continuing education and professional development with the opportunity to network among not only industry professionals and colleagues from across

Prevent Blindness: Focus on Eye Health National Summit

On July 14-15, 2021, Prevent Blindness will host the 10th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit as a virtual interactive event. This FREE event will include multiple opportunities for participant engagement, including moderated discussions on key topics, chats with presenters, an exhibit hall with live exhibitor chat and video conversation, and more. The Focus

Free

Indian Vision Science Symposium – hosted by India Vision Institute, powered by Zeiss

Zoom

The Indian Vision Science Symposium will bring together leading researchers involved in developing cutting-edge innovations and feature talks on the following focus areas:  Optics of the Eye Visual Processing in the Retina Early Visual Pathways in the Brain Sensory Processing of Visual Information Higher Level Visual Perception - Attention and Cognition Oculomotor Behavior Applied Vision

India Vision Institute: The 2nd IVI International Optometry Conference – Eye Health in a Changing World, powered by EssilorLuxottica

Among other topics, the 2nd IVI International Optometry Conference will focus on myopia - best practice models for its management, the role and influence of big data and artificial intelligence in eye care, human resource challenges, legislative frameworks & associated issues, and partnerships. The pre-conference day, on September 9, will have multiple closed group discussions