India will host the world's largest gathering of optometry and eye care professionals at Hyderabad, 11- 13 September 2017.
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) has announced the recipients of three prestigious international awards recognising outstanding contributions to optometry. The announcement was made during the WCO/FEDEPTO 1st World Congress of Optometry, 14 16 August in Medellin in Colombia.
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and the Colombian Federation of Optometrists (FEDOPTO), organisers of the 1st World Congress of Optometry, are delighted to announce Alcon as platinum sponsor of the event. The Congress takes place from 14 - 16 August in Medellin, Colombia, and is the first global event to encompass all aspects of optometry in order to share knowledge, explore clinical and technological innovation and establish an agreed holistic policy for the sector and for the future of accessible eye care.
Nominations for The Paul Berman Young Leader Award have been extended to Monday 13 July 2015
Notice is hereby given of the next General Delegates' Meeting to be held on Sunday 16 August 2015 in Medellin, Colombia
We are pleased to advise that the WCO will be moving headquarters to the American Optometric Association (AOA) in St Louis, Missouri this autumn.
20 September 2015
25 - 28 September 2015
9 - 10 October 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
9 - 11 October 2015
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
20 - 21 March 2016
Stade de Suisse, Berne
18 - 20 September 2016
Durban, South Africa
9 - 12 November 2016
Anaheim, California, USA
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