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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 29 March 2019 Delivering Nurse-Led AMD Clinics
Venue: Clayton Hotel, Birmingham
When there is increasing pressure on Ophthalmology services to deliver effective and quality driven nurse-led AMD clinics, this interactive networking day will bring together like-minded colleagues to tackle setting up and maintaining nurse-led Age-related Macular Degeneration clinics, driving forward nurse-led injections, putting NICE guidance into practice and streamlining the overall delivery of the service.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Tue 2 April 2019 Connecting LTFT trainees
Venue: TBC, London
A one-day conference to bring less than full time (LTFT) trainees together. The conference aims to help you gather information, share experiences and develop your personal network.
For more information please visit this link.
Tue 2 – Thu 4 April 2019
Royal College of Emergency Medicine Spring CPD Conference
Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast
This annual CPD conference was developed in 2009. The conference is aimed Physicians looking to gain continuing professional development from high-quality sessions, covering cutting edge and frequently occurring topics.Sessions include workshops on ocular emergencies.For more information and to book your place please visit the website
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.

Fri 5 – Sat 6 April 2019

LUMC/Boerhaave course Regenerative Medicine of the Retina
Venue: Ledien University Medical Center
This Boerhaave Course ‘Regenerative Medicine of the Retina’ aims to give a state-of-the-art overview of the current options and progress in regenerative treatments for the retina. In this course, national and international experts in the field will cover the spectrum of developing therapies for retinal degeneration, ranging from AAV-mediated gene therapy, antisense oligonucleotide and CRISPR/Cas treatment, to optogenetics and stem cell therapy.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thur 11 – Sat 13 April 2019

Ophthalmic Oncology Group Meeting
Venue: St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
The OOG is a scientific group devoted to improving ophthalmic oncology in clinical practice and basic science research.
European leaders from major Ocular Oncology Centres will present on ocular surface, intraocular and orbital tumours.
This meeting will take place in London for the first time. Registration also open to non-members.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June 2019

Brighton Cornea Course
Venue: Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton
The Brighton Cornea Course brings together national and international experts in an all-star line-up discussing the cornea subspeciality. It is a must for all trainees wishing to learn about the cornea and conjunctiva.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Weds 19 – Fri 21 June 2019

BOPSS Annual Meeting
Venue: Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University
BOPSS will be held over three days in Nottingham from 19th – 21st June 2019. As one of the East Midlands largest and most versatile cities, Nottingham is conveniently located and is easily accessible from across the UK and Europe by road, rail and air. BOPSS looks forward to welcoming you to Nottingham for an educational and sociable few days.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Fri 28 June 2019

Manual Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Wet Lab Course with SEE International
Venue: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
MSICS is the procedure of choice in low-resourced settings, and includes morning didactic and afternoon wet lab sessions, covering the theoretical and technical components of MSICS. In the wet lab, participants will work at work stations equipped with microscopes, instruments and training tissue with their instructors to become familiar with the procedure.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Weds 10 – Fri 12 July 2019

Medical Devices ASEAN (MDA 2019)
Venue: IMPACT Exhibition Centre, Hall 5-6, Bangkok, Thailand
The international exhibition and conference on medical devices, technologies, service solutions and general healthcare.
For more information and to book please visit this link

Thurs 11 – Fri 12 July 2019

Medicine for Eye Diseases III
Venue: Jeremy Bentham Rooms, UCL London
An essential course for Consultants, ophthalmic trainees, specialist nurses and allied professionals.  In our 3rd M.E.D. course in 2019, we will address systemic disease including Cardiology, Dermatology, Anaesthetics and Neurology. Our team of leading medical experts will discuss systemic diseases that affect the eye and highlight recent advances in managing patients with complex eye and systemic disease.
For more information, including how to book please visit this link.

Weds 17 – Tues 23 July 2019

Summer School in Ophthalmology
Venue: Institute of Ophthalmology, London & Moorfields Eye Hospital
This course will be presented by consultant ophthalmologists from Moorfields Eye Hospital and other leading clinicians, as well as UCL scientists. The course will cover interesting clinical and ground breaking scientific aspects of the discipline.
For more information, including how to book please visit this link

Mon 19 – Tue 20 Aug 2019

Asia Pacific Ophthalmology Congress
Venue: TBA, Singapore
Asia Pacific Ophthalmology Conference invites all the members over the world to take part in the event with the theme “Visualizing the gold advancements in Ophthalmology and Optometry” which will be held in August 19-20, 2019.  Ophthalmology Congress 2019 will focus on most recent and energizing developments in territories of treating Ophthalmology diseases, Glaucoma, Diagnostics and Advances towards Eye Treatment.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Mon 9 – Tue 10 Sep 2019

24th International Conference on Ophthalmology: Clinical & Surgical Practices
Venue: Zurich, Switzerland
Through our theme “Introducing New Invention And Research In The Field Of Ophthalmology” the conference will analyze the recent advancements and new modes that can be enforced to the research to take ophthalmology surgery one step further.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Mon 23 – Tue 24 Sep 2019 How to deliver regenerative medicine successfully – A 2-day event at UCL
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 
Education offices, Ebenezer Street N1 7NP
Are you considering a career in regenerative medicine and want to get an insight into what is really involved beyond the science?  Are you looking for a clear path to deliver your regenerative medicine therapy idea?  Do you want to learn from experts who have already successfully navigated this challenging pathway?  Our highly interactive two-day event will provide you with an understanding of the current Advanced Therapies landscape using the well-established eye exemplar.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 4 Oct 2019

Ophthalmic Imaging: from Theory to Current Practice
Venue: New CAP Event Centre, Paris
This Congress will aim to improve your theoretical basis and practice in imaging techniques.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 7 – Sat 9 Nov 2019 ISOPT Clinical International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Venue: City of Arts and Sciences Valencia – Spain
15th ISOPT Clinical, Retina Chapter is the meeting for those who are interested in clinical research, those who wonder how drugs are developed, appreciate the opportunities and limitations of new technologies, the industry and those who would like to collaborate with it.
Mon 18 – Tue 19 Nov 2019 1st UK Ocular Oncology Conference
Venue: Mercure, St Paul’s Hotel and Spa, Sheffield
To provide a comprehensive overview on all topics in ophthalmic oncology. This is the first ever UK meeting providing the participants clear and concise information on best current practices in diagnosis, investigation and management of every type of cancer you could potentially encounter as an eye care practitioner.
For more information and to book please visit this link
Fri 6 Dec 2019 The Murray Festschrift Symposium: Eyes, Inflammation and All that Jazz!
Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, UK
After 30 years as an Academic Consultant, Professor Philip Murray retires in September 2019. To celebrate his contribution to Eyes, Inflammation and all that Jazz, this Festschrift symposium will update and educate participants in the basic science, clinical presentations, diagnosis, complications and management of inflammatory eye disease (uveitis, scleritis, ocular surface inflammation).
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.