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  1. Myopia, binocular vision and retinal imaging among the topics under the spotlight at Budapest 2015: read the abstracts now

    This is the first time we have made the full conference programme and abstracts booklet available online, weeks before the event.

  2. Make the most of Budapest 2015: Things to do in your spare time....

    If you are coming to our conference we want you to make the most of your time in the city. We hope this little guide will help.

  3. 15 CET points available at Budapest 2015

    Optometrists, dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians from around the world can gain interactive CET points at Budapest 2015.

  4. Academy Trustee elections 2015 - and the nominations are....

    The deadline has passed for Trustee nominations, find out who will be stepping into these important roles.

  5. Attend our Education Special Interest Group event for university lecturers, researchers and staff

    A series of presentations and discussions will focus on the challenges you face in optical and optometric higher education, possible solutions and best practice.


  1. Budapest 2015

    14 - 17 May 2015

    Budapest, Hungary

  2. 48th Panhellenic Ophthalmological Congress

    14 - 17 May 2015

    Pyrgos, Greece

  3. WCO 1st World Congress of Optometry

    14 - 16 August 2015

    Medellin, Colombia

  4. VDCO - Contact '15

    18 - 20 September 2015

    Berlin, Germany

  5. Silmo Paris 2015

    25 - 28 September 2015

    Paris, France

  6. AAO meeting 2015 - New Orleans

    7 - 10 October 2015

    New Orleans, USA