Optical Calendar of Conferences and Trade Shows for 2014

20 - 23 March                        5th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy)

                                              Lisbon, Portugal

                                              www.comtecmed.com/cophy/2014

 

23 March                               56th Cornea and Contact Lens Society Mini-Conference

                                              Villa Maria Estate, Mangere, Auckland

                                              www.contactlens.org.nz

 

28 - 30 March                        International Vision Expo East

                                              Jacob Javits Centre, New York, USA

                                              www.visionexpoeast.com

 

28 - 29 March                        Red Puppy Appeal

 

31 March - 3 April                11th International Conference on Low Vision

                                              Melbourne Convention Centre, Australia

                                              www.vision2014.org

 

2 - 6 April                               34th World Ophthalmology Congress WOC 2014

                                              Tokyo International Forum/Imperial Hotel, Japan

                                              www.woc2014.org

 

2 - 6 April                               29th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology APOA 2014

                                              Tokyo International Forum/Imperial Hotel, Japan

                                              www.apaophth.org

 

2 - 6 April                               American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

                                              Palm Springs, CA, USA

                                              www.aapos.org

 

9 April                                    Eye Doctors Grand Rounds

                                              Novotel Ellerslie, Auckland

                                              Email: reception@eyedoctors.co.nz

 

11 - 13 April                           Optrafair London

                                              Olympia National, Kensington

                                              www.optrafair-london.co.uk

 

25 - 27 April                           Australian Vision Convention (AVC)

                                              Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

                                              www.optometrists.asn.au/queensland

 

25 - 29 April                           ASCRS/ASOA - American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2014 Symposium and Congress

                                              Boston Convention Centre, Boston, MA, USA

                                              www.ascrs.org

 

4 - 8 May                               ARVO 2014, Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

                                              Orlando, Florida, USA

                                              www.arvo.org

 

8 - 10 May                             41st EFCLIN Annual Congress and Exhibition

                                              Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany

                                              www.efclin.com

 

13 May                                  Eye Institute Seminar

                                              Novotel, Ellerslie, Auckland

                                              Email: conference@eyeinstitute.co.nz

 

16 - 17 May                           Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists NZ Branch Annual Meeting 2014

                                              Incorporating the New Zealand Ophthalmic Nurses Meeting and

                                              New Zealand Orthoptists Meeting

                                              Rotorua Convention Centre

                                              www.ranzco2014.co.nz or email: paula@fp2.co.nz

 

20 - 22 May                           26th Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress

                                              International Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK

                                              www.rcophth.ac.uk

 

28 May                                  Capital Vision Research Trust Optometry Seminar

                                              Capital Eye Specialists, Level 2, 148 Cuba Street, Wellington

                                              Email: michelle@capitalvision.org.nz

 

28 May - 1 June                    Macular Degeneration New Zealand Awareness Week

                                              www.mdnz.org.nz

 

2 June                                   World Orthoptic Day

 

6 - 9 June                              British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) 38th Clinical Conference and Exhibition

                                              Birmingham, UK

                                              www.bcla.org.uk

 

19 - 22 June                          International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics

                                              Reykjavik, Iceland

                                              www.isopt.net

 

23 June - 7 July                    Ophthalmology in China

                                              Email: info@jonbainestours.co.uk

 

27 June                                 Helen Keller Day

 

27 - 29 June                          RETINA International 2014 World Congress of Ophthalmology

                                              Pullman Montparnasse Hotel, Paris

                                              www.retina2014.com

 

July                                       Glaucoma New Zealand Awareness Month

                                              www.glaucoma.org.nz

 

19 - 20 July                           NACBO Vision Conference 2014

                                              Sydney, NSW, Australia

                                              www.acbo.org.au or Email: veronica@acbo.org.au

 

20 - 24 July                           XXl Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER)

                                              Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA USA

                                              www.iser.org

 

31 July - 3 Aug                      Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS)

                                              Sheraton Mirage Resort, Port Douglas, Australia

                                              www.auscrs.org.au

 

6 - 9  August                           Snowvision Down Under

                                              Crowne Plaza, Queenstown

                                              Email: grant@mortimerhirst.co.nz

 

12 August                               Eye Institute Seminar

                                              Novotel, Ellerslie, Auckland

                                              Email: conference@eyeinstitute.co.nz

 

16 - 17 August                        WAVE 2014 (Western Australia Vision Education)

                                              Pan Pacific Hotel Perth, Perth, Western Australia

                                              Email: office@optometrywa.org.au

 

22 - 24 August                        TLC IX, Tasmania’s Lifestyle Congress

                                              Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

                                              www.optometrists.asn.au/tasmania or Email: optometristsasn.tas@bigpond.com

 

27 August                               Capital Vision Research Trust Optometry Seminar

                                              Capital Eye Specialists, Level 2, 148 Cuba Street, Wellington

                                              Email: michelle@capitalvision.org.nz

 

September                             Save Our Sight Month

                                              Organised by the New Zealand Association of Optometrists

                                              www.nzao.co.nz

 

3 - 5 September                     27th China International Optics fair (CIOF 2014)

                                              China  International Exhibition Centre, Beijing

                                              www.ciof.cn

 

11 - 14 September                 7th International Congress of Behavioural Optometry 2014

                                              Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham, UK

                                              www.babo.co.uk/2014-international-congress-of-behavioural-optometry-icbo

 

11 - 14 September                 14th EURETINA Congress

                                              ExCeL, London, UK

                                              www.euretina.org

 

13 - 17 September                 XXX11 Congress of the ESCRS

                                              ExCeL, London, UK

                                              www.escrs.org/london2014

 

14 September                        Specsavers Clinical Conference 2014 - SCC3-2014

                                              Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia

 

17 September                        Eye Doctors Grand Rounds

                                              Novotel Ellerslie, Auckland

                                              Email: reception@eyedoctors.co.nz

 

17 - 20 September                 The Vision Council Annual Optical Lab Division Meeting

                                              Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Las Vegas, NV, USA

                                              www.thevisioncouncil.org/labmeeting

 

18 - 20 September                 Vision Expo West

                                              Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

                                              www.visionexpowest.com

 

19 - 21 September                 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society

                                              Chicago, Illinois, USA

                                              www.eyeanesthesia.org

 

26 - 28 September                 10th International Symposium of Ophthalmology – Hong Kong (ISOHK 2014 Hong Kong)

                                              Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

                                              www.apgc-isohk-2014.org

 

26 - 28 September                 2nd Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress

                                              Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

                                              www.apgc-isohk-2014.org

 

26 - 29 September                 Silmo 2014

                                              Exhibitions Parc of Paris Nord, Villepinte, Paris, France

                                              www.silmoparis.com

 

1 - 4 October                          European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)

                                              Nice, France

                                              www.ever.be

 

9 October                               World Sight Day

 

11 - 12 October                      Association of Dispensing Opticians Annual Conference

                                              Ellerslie Events Centre, Auckland

                                              www.adonz.co.nz/events

 

11 - 12 October                      VISIONZ

                                              Ellerslie Events Centre, Auckland

 

15 October                             International White Cane Day

 

17 - 19 October                      84th New Zealand Association of Optometrists Annual Conference

                                              Crowne Plaza, Auckland