The conference, taking place at the Croke Park Conference Centre, from 20-22 April 2012, will bring together key decision-makers, influencers, educators, researchers and students from across Europe. Delegates will be able to discuss and share the latest research and best-practice relating to optics, optometry and vision sciences.
Dublin 2012 will feature keynote lectures from Professor Pablo Artal (University of Murcia, Spain) on adaptive optics with a focus on new research; and Dr Kathryn Saunders (University
of Ulster, UK) on clinical practice in relation to paediatric care.
The programme includes:
workshops at the Dublin Institute of Technology, including checking and dispensing prisms; slit lamp ophthalmoscopy; and detection and management of lid margin disease
discussion forums, including integrating optometry into primary care; creating uniformity and high level scope of optometric practice in the US; and optometry in the Netherlands
case studies, including 3-D optic nerve head interpretations; contact lens fitting; and personalisation
academic and research sessions, including myopia onset prediction in school children; the relationship between optical factors on accommodative responses in children with Down’s syndrome; and factors associated with adjustment to visual lossmembers’ only Special Interest Group (SIG) sessions and over 70 poster presentations.
The full programme and booking details can be found at www.eaoo.info/dublin