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Non-RCOphth events

RCOphth can help promote events and courses run by our partners and organisations in the eye healthcare sector.  There is no guarantee that your event or course will be featured.  Please download the request-to-publish-courses-and-events-sept2015 form and send to communications@rcophth.ac.uk.

We also advertise non-RCOphth revision courses on this page.

Fri 24 Aug – Sat 25 Aug 2018

17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting
Venue: Tokyo, Japan

17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting will raise the most dynamic and latest issues in the field of Ophthalmology and Optometry. The Congress will highlight the discussion around the theme “Visualizing the global advancements in Ophthalmology and Optometry” by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe to enlighten their research and findings at Ophthalmology Conference 2018.  For more information please visit this link.

Wed 5 Sep – Fri 7 Sep

Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium 2018 – The Thyroid and the Eye
Venue: Cambridge, UK

  • Two full days of fascinating presentations, debate and discussions about the important part the thyroid plays in the scientific and clinical manifestations of Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Plenty of opportunities to mingle with world leaders in their specialism and talk about the latest developments in the field of TED
  • A meeting and 2 night’s stay in a very individual and memorable Cambridge College location

For more information and to book your place please visit this website.

Thu 6 Sep – Sat 8 Sep

World Eye and Vision Congress
Venue: JW Marriott Dubai
Eye 2018 is all about providing a resourceful and knowledgeable arena for Ocular science. We have research expertise from different parts of the world coming to share their latest research works in the field of ophthalmology, optometry and vision science. To inspire the young minds we are glad to present a special category – The Young Researcher Forum (YRF).
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Sun 9 Sept – 13 Sept 2018

XXIII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research
Venue: Waterfront, Belfast
ISER’s biennial meeting champions the advancement of international eye research by uniting the leading clinicians and vision researchers from around the world to share their expertise and experience, making this a much-anticipated international event.
For more information please visit this link.

Tue 25 Sept 2018

Paediatric Ophthalmic Investigations
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital
Aimed at Doctors, Nurses, Orthoptists, Optometrists, Photographers and all those that perform ophthalmic investigations with paediatric patients. Topics include:

  • Imaging
  • Dye Based Imaging
  • Visual Fields
  • Electrophysiology
  • Visual Acuity
  • Ultrasound
  • Eye Movement Recording
  • Intra-Ocular Pressure

For more information and to book your place please visit this link.

Fri 28 Sept 2018

Ophthalmic Surgical Survival Skills Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, NE7 7DN
Equip senior trainees (st5 and above) Ophthalmic transition to independent surgery and to deal with complications in cataract surgery and ocular trauma principles in a stress-free environment. The day has been designed with maximum hands on operating time, so that every delegate will be able to perform every procedure under direct supervision, survival skills in a unique intensive series of practical surgical workshops with simulated surgery on realistic Philips Studio eyes.
For more information please visit this link.

Mon 1 – Wed 3 October 2018

17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Venue: Moscow, Russia
On behalf of Scientific Committee we cordially invite you to participate at the 17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology to be held during October 01-03, 2018 at Moscow, Russian Federation. The theme of the conference is “An eye on the update of ophthalmology” which aims in exploring and address all sub-specialties and related interest associated with Ophthalmology.
For more information please visit this link.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Informed Consent: Sharing the Decision (ICONS)
Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
A one day workshop for understanding and implementing the communication skills required for best practice in informed consent.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.

Thu 11 Oct 2018
Age-related Macular Degeneration – In Search Of Equilibrium
Venue: Stoke Mandeville Hospital Post Graduate Centre
This workshop will consider how we can design local services which continue to be resilient, responsive and patient-centred as the number of people with age-related macular degeneration increases.For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thu 11 – Fri 12 Oct 2018 World Sight Day 2018 and Pan-Ireland Conference
Venue: Riddle Hall, Belfast
The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to promote the advancement of knowledge and treatment of aspects of diabetic eye disease and AMD. The first day of the conference will concentrate on nutrition and the eye, the second day will explore both laboratory and clinical research and case studies. You can book your tickets online via this link.
Thu 18 – Fri 19 Oct 2018

18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Congress
Venue: Helsinki, Finland
Ophthalmology Conferences is pleased to invite you in “18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Conference” (Oct 18-19, 2018) in Helsinki, Finland with the theme “The Science of Eye” to exchange your valuable works and ideas by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe on ongoing developmental works in ophthalmology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Fri 19 – Sat 20 Oct 2018

Edinburgh FOCUS Foundation Ophthalmology Course
Venue: Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh
The Edinburgh FOCUS course, now in its 12th year, is designed to teach the basic practical skills essential for doctors starting a first job in ophthalmology, or for those wanting to learn basic ophthalmic examination skills. The FOCUS course is a hands-on practical course, with patients with real pathology to examine and focused small group activities. There are also sessions on ST1 applications and it has now become an essential course for aspiring ophthalmologists in the UK.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Tue 23 Oct 2018 Brian Harcourt memorial meeting
Venue: Halewood Castle, Leeds
We are pleased to announce the 2018 Brian Harcourt memorial meeting themed ‘Significant Events in Ophthalmology’, approved for 5.5 CPD points. You may download the full programme and more information can be viewed on the website www.brianharcourt.org.
Thu 25 Oct 2018 Priorities for implementing the health and care workforce strategy
Venue: London – TBC
With Health Education England planning to publish a full workforce strategy in July, this seminar will discuss priorities for implementation.
It will be an early opportunity to assess the extent to which the strategy is likely to be successful in delivering its key aims – encouraging collaboration across sectors, enhancing data and measurement, improving recruitment, and reducing reliance on agency staff – and to consider the further steps that might be taken moving forward.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.
Sat 3 Nov 2018 Seeing is Believing IV: Focusing on the future, Royal College of Nursing Ophthalmic Nursing Forum Conference and Exhibition 2018
Venue: The Royal College of Nursing, London
Join us for this insightful day of learning packed full of updates from leading experts exploring advances and best practice in ocular health care. This day is suitable for all nurses and allied health care professionals involved in advising, treating and caring for those with ocular health needs.
For more information and to book your place please visit the RCN website.
Thu 8 – Sun 11 Nov 2018 Forefront Refractive Surgery: LASIK, Presbyopia Correction & SMILE
Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, London / London Vision Clinic, London
The aim of this course is to provide corneal refractive surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing LASIK, PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with a detailed description of all aspects of the three procedures. The course covers preoperative assessment, surgical technique, complications, postoperative management, and retreatments. The course includes lectures, practical workshops, and a wet lab.
For more information and to book your place please visit the London Vision Clinic website.
Fri 14 – Sat 15 Dec 2018

AOP Congress
Venue: Palais Brongniart, Paris, France
Since 2016, they are under the direction of a new organization, bringing them an international dimension.
The very best specialists are invited to share their expertise on the different treatments and techniques available: refractive surgery, cataract, cornea, retina, glaucoma, uveitis, contact lenses, pediatric ophthalmology, aesthetic ophthalmology and professional business.
For more information and to book your place please click here.

Thu 21 – Sat 23 Feb 2019

5th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Asia- Australia (COPHy AA)
Venue: TBA
The 5th Annual Congress on Controversies Ophthalmology: Asia Australia (COPHy AA) will take place in Shanghai, China, February 21-23, 2019.
The Congress will emphasize issues related to the region in terms of diagnostics, distinctive responses to treatments and typical complications. Many of the Faculty members will be local in order to discuss these typical regional problems.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 4 – Sat 6 April 2019

The 10th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Europe (COPHy EU).
Venue: TBA
COPHy EU again will be devoted to evidence-based debates and discussions amongst session moderators, speakers and the audience, all of whom will examine and analyze the most relevant and controversial issues raised during the course of 2017 and 2018 within the field of ophthalmology. This educational Congress will continue to focus on Anterior Segment, Glaucoma, and Retina, and will discuss controversies in other areas of ophthalmology, such as neuro-ophthalmology, ocular imaging, and uveitis.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Unless otherwise indicated, please note that the RCOphth does not run or endorse any of the courses listed on this page.