WCO awards the following accolades:
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is made to a person who, in the view of the Governing Board, has made an outstanding contribution over time to the achievement of WCO’s Vision and Mission. This is the highest Award that WCO can bestow on an individual.
International Optometrist Award
The International Optometrist Award is made to a person who, in the view of the Governing Board, is making an outstanding contribution to the development of the profession of optometry worldwide, and to the community at large.
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Details of the selection process and criteria are included in the Awards Standing Orders.
Nominations will be sought in 2015 and presentations will be made at The World Congress of Optometry August 2015 Medellin, Colombia.