Optical Calendar of Conferences and Trade Shows for 2016

 

EVENT/LOCATION/WEBSITE

 


 


1 March

ACBO Practical Vision Therapy Program

Melbourne, Australia

Contact info@acbo.org.au

3 - 6 March

American Glaucoma Society’s 26th Annual Meeting

Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

www.americanglaucomasociety.net/

4 - 5 March

Australia and New Zealand Strabismus Society Meeting

For venue and information visit www.ranzco.edu

5 - 7 March

Optometry Australia Southern Regional Conference 2016

The Pullman & Mercure Albert Park, Melbourne

www.optometry.org.au/vic/professional-development-events/src.aspx

6 - 12 March

World Glaucoma Week

www.wgweek.net

10 - 11 March

33rd Australia & New Zealand Cornea Society Meeting

Melbourne, Australia

www.ranzco.edu

12 - 13 March

ACBO Practical Vision Therapy NZ

Auckland, New Zealand

Contact Veronica@acbo.org.au

18 - 20  March

OPTA Fair

Brno Exhibition Center, Brno, Czech Republic

www.bvv.cz/en/opta

19 - 20 March

Cornea and Contact Lens Society Mini-Conference

Wellington, New Zealand

Contact  Karen McLean at karen@attend.net.nz

23 March

Grand Rounds Seminar

Novotel Greenlane, Auckland

www.eyedoctors.co.nz

24 - 27 March

Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2016

Taipei International Convention Center and Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2016.apaophth.org

31 March - 3 April

7th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology

Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Center, Warsaw, Poland

www.comtecmed.com/cophy/2016

1 - 2 April

Red Puppy Appeal

blindfoundation.org.nz

2 - 3 April

Australian Vision Convention

Marriott Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

www.optometry.org.au/qld/professional-development-events/australian-vision-convention.aspx

5 April

Auckland Eye Insight 2016 Seminar Series

Orakei Bay, Auckland

www.aucklandeye.co.nz

6 - 10 April

 

 

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10 April

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Annual Meeting

Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver

www.aapos.org/meeting/2016_annual_meeting

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Ocular Therapeutics Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland

 

9 - 11 April

Optrafair

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK

www.optrafair.co.uk

15 - 17 April

International Vision Expo East

Jacob Javits Center, New York City

www.visionexpoeast.com

21 -23 April

The 15th Daegu International Optical Show (DIOPS)

EXCO, Deagu, Korea

www.diops.co.kr/front/eng/#

28 - 30 April

43rd Annual EFCLIN Congress & Exhibition

Valencia, Spain

www.efclin.com

1 - 5 May

ARVO 2016 Annual Meeting

Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington

www.arvo.org/Annual_Meeting/

6 - 10 May

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery/American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators 2016 Symposium and Congress

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

annualmeeting.ascrs.org

23 - 29 May

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

www.mdnz.org.nz

24 May

Eye Institute Optometry Seminar 1

Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland

www.eyeinstitute.co.nz

24 - 26 May

28th Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress

International Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK

www.rcophth.ac.uk

27 - 28 May

RANZCO NZ Branch Annual Scientific Meeting

Dunedin, NZ

Email Paula Armstrong at paula@fp2.co.nz

6 June

World Orthoptic Day

8 June

Grand Rounds Seminar

Ormiston Hospital, Auckland

www.eyedoctors.co.nz/

13 June

Red Puppy Bikkie Day

blindfoundation.org.nz

17 - 19 June

EyeAdvance 2016

CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Vashi, Nambi Mumbai, India

http://www.eyeadvance.com/

27 June

Helen Keller Birthday Anniversary

27 - 30 June

13th International Orthoptic Congress

De Doelen Concert and Congress Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

ioacongress2016.org

July

Glaucoma New Zealand Awareness Month

www.glaucoma.org.nz

14 - 16 July

3rd Annual Asia Pacific Glaucoma Conference

Chiang Mai, Thailand

www.apglaucomasociety.org/

23 - 24 July

NACBO 2016

Sydney, Australia

www.acbo.org.au

27 - 30 July

29th Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (APACRS) Annual Meeting

Nusa Dua Convention Centre, Bali, Indonesia

www.apacrs.org

3 - 6 August

Snowvision Conference 2016

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

Contact Grant Watters at grant@mortimerhirst.co.nz

13 - 14 August

WAVE 2016

Perth, Australia

www.optometry.org.au

16 August

Eye Institute Optometry Seminar 2

Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland

www.eyeinstitute.co.nz

26 August

Save Sight Society Conference

Sebel Hotel, Tauranga

www.savesightsociety.org.nz

26 -28 August

Tasmania Lifestyle Congress 2016

Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart, Australia

optometristsasn.tas@bigpond.com

September

Save Our Sight Month

Organised by the New Zealand Association of Optometrists

www.nzao.co.nz

7 - 9 September      

China International Optics Fair 2016

China International Exhibition Center, Beijing

www.ciof.cn

8 - 11 September

16th EURETINA Congress

Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

www.euratina.org 

10 - 11 September

Specsavers Clinical Conference 2016 - SCC5

Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Australia

10 - 14 September

34th Congress of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

www.escrs.org/Copenhagen2016

14 September

Grand Rounds Seminar

Novotel Greenlane, Auckland

www.eyedoctors.co.nz

15 -17 September

Vision Expo West

Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas

www.visionexpowest.com

7 - 9 September      

China International Optics Fair

China International Exhibition Center, Beijing

www.ciof.cn

15 - 17 September

The Vision Council Annual Lab Division Meeting

Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas

www.thevisioncouncil.org/labmeeting

23 - 26 September

SILMO 2016

Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France

www.silmoparis.com

3 - 5 October

IOFT 2016 29th International Optical Fair Tokyo

Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

www.ioft.jp/en

5 - 8 October

European Association for Vision and Eye Research Congress

Nice, France

www.ever.be

14 - 16 October

NZAO 86th Annual Conference

New Plymouth Novotel Hotel, New Plymouth

www.nzao.co.nz

14 - 16 October

Association of Dispensing Opticians New Zealand Annual Conference

Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland

www.conference.adonz.co.nz

14 - 16 October

International Opticians Association Biennial Meeting

Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland

www.ioaoptician.org

14 - 16 October

Visionz 2016

Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland

nzowa@live.comlive.com

15 October

International White Cane Day

15 - 18 October

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2016 Annual Meeting

Chicago, Illinois, US

www.aao.org/meetings

16 October

World Sight Day

18 October

Auckland Eye Insight 2016 Seminar Series

Orakei Bay, Auckland

www.aucklandeye.co.nz

5 November

Eye Institute Half Day Workshops

Waipuna Conference Centre, Auckland

www.eyeinstitute.co.nz

6 November

Eye Institute 12th Annual Scientific Conference

Waipuna Conference Centre, Auckland

www.eyeinstitute.co.nz

9 - 12 November

American Academy of Optometry - Academy 2016

Anaheim, California USA

www.aaopt.org

19 - 22 November

73rd Orthoptics Australia Annual Scientific Conference

Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia

 

19 - 23 November

48th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress

Melbourne, Australia

www.ranzco.edu

8 - 10 December

10th Congress of the Asia-Pacific Vitreo-Retina Society

(in conjunction with the 38th Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Thailand)

Bangkok, Thailand

2016.apvrs.org

December

 

Vision X  Dubai - Optical & Ophthalmic Exhibition and Conference

Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates

www.vision-x.ae (check for final dates)