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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.


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


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


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

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