2018 Annual Meetings & Conferences Schedule


2018 Bronstein Contact Lens & Cornea Seminar  12-14 January 2018  Scottsdale, AZ, USA  Americas  Website 
Global Specialty Lens Symposium 25-28 January 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Americas Website
Optometric Leaders Forum 2018 26 January 2018 Ottawa, ON, Canada Americas Website
 AOF - Optometrists Association of France 28-29 January 2018 Montrouge, Paris, France  Europe Website


4th Asia-Australia World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy AA) 1-4 February 2018 Manila, Philippines Asia Pacific Website
OSSA 2018 48th Annual Congress on Ophthalmology 1-4 February 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa Africa Website
33rd Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 8-11 February 2018 Hong Kong Asia Pacific Website
31st SMO national congress (Moroccan Society of Ophthalmologists) 8-10 February 2018 Morocco North Africa Website
22nd Winter Meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) 9-11 February 2018 Belgrade, Serbia Europe Website
57th Annual Contact Lens & Primary Care Congress 9-11 February 2018 Kansas City, Missouri, USA Americas Website
2nd International Conference of Optometry 10-11 February 2018 Khartoum, Sudan Africa Website
Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference  16-20 February 2018 Aspen, CO, USA Americas Website
76th Annual Conference of AIOC 22-25 February 2018 Coimbatore, India Asia Pacific Website
SECO2018 (South Eastern Congress of Optometry International) 28-4 March 2018 Atlanta, GA, USA Americas Website


10th National Optometry Congress
- Educational Meeting and FIACLEs CL section.  Contact Willy Carrillo:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   
1-3 March 2018 Queretaro, Mexico Americas Website
20th Annual Business of Retina Meeting 10-11 March 2018 Dallas, Texas, USA Americas Website

NCC 2018 (Nederlands Contact Lens Congress)
IACLE members' meeting Sunday 11 March 12:30pm to 1:30pm 

11-12 March 2018  Koningshof, Veldhoven, The Netherlands Europe


Register your RSVP to members' meeting HERE

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IBZ International Conference 11-12 March 2018 Bologna, Italy Europe Website
2018 Vision Expo 15-18 March 2018  New York, USA  Americas Website 
Optometry Tomorrow 2018 - The College of Optometrists annual conference and exhibition 18-19 March 2018 Birmingham, U.K. Europe Website
3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress 22-23 Match 2018 London, UK Europe Website
9th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Europe (COPHy EU) 22-24 March 2018  Athens, Greece  Europe Website
Forum for opticians, ophthalmologists and optometrists 23-25 March 2018 Saint-Petersburg, Russia Europe Website
1st Interamerican Congress of Optometry and Vision Science & 17th International Congress of Optometry 29-31 March 2018 Orlando, Florida USA Americas Website


New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care 6-8 April 2018 Nashville TN, USA Americas Website
11th ACCLC (Asia Contact and Conference Contact Lens Conference) 2018 9-10 April 2018 Kyungju, Korea Asia Pacific Website
Congresco de Opticos 14-15 April 2018 Cordoba, Argentina Americas Website
Vision By Design Expo 2018 11-15 April 2018 Orlando, Florida, USA Americas Website

A possible meeting for Iberian IACLE members: Saturday 4 April 4.30pm to 5.30pm TBC
13-15 April 2018 Madrid, Spain Europe


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diops (Optical Exhibition and Fair) 18-20 April 2018 Daegu, Korea Asia Pacific Website
Optometria 2018 - Polish Contact Lens Society and Polish Optometry and Optics Association 20-22 April 2018 Ożarów Mazowiecki, Poland Europe Website
VI Optometry Program Congress
IACLE Latin America Educational Meeting/Institutional Visit
20-21 April 2018 Bucaramanga, Colombia Americas For details please contact Willy Carrillo:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
IACLE members' meeting for members in France and Belgium 21 April 2018 Paris, France Europe Venue: Institut Superieur d'optique - ISO

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Japanese Ophthalmological Society 2018  19-22 April 2018  Osaka, Japan  Asia Pacific  Website
New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care 26-28 April 2018 San Diego, USA Americas Website
45th European Federation of the Contact Lens IOL Industries (EFCLIN) 26-28 April 2018 Dubrovnik, Croatia Europe Website
15th Annual OCCRS Educational Symposium 28-29 April 2018 San Diego, USA Americas Website
ARVO 2018 29 April - 3 May 2018 Honolulu, Hawaii Americas Website


Expovision Uruguay

IACLE Latin America Educational Meeting & CE lectures
3-5 May 2018 Montevideo, Uruguay Americas More details

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124th SFO International Congress (French Society of Ophthalmology) 5-8 May 2017 Paris, France Europe Website

EAOO - The European Academy of Optometry and Optics Congress - general assembly 

IACLE members' meeting: 4:30pm to 6pm

10-12 May 2018 Pula, Croatia Europe


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Contact Lens Symposium
- IACLE Latin America Educator's Meeting 
10-11 May   Bogota, Colombia Americas Website 
Italian Society of Ophthalmology / Societa Oftalmologica Italiana (SOI) 16-19 May 2018  Milano, Italy  Europe Website


II Congreso Panamericano de Optometria
IACLE Latin America Educator's Meeting

16-19 May 2018 Cartagena, Colombia Americas Website
1st Inter-American Congress of Optometry and Vision Sciences and 17th International Congress of Optometry 29-31 May 2017 Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA Americas Website


SantiagOk'18 - European Academy of Orthokeratology 1-3 June 2018 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia Europe  
BCLA Provisional date:
4 & 10 June 2018
IET in Savoy Place, London and Conference Aston at Aston University, Birmingham Europe


Press Release

OHI Update 2018 9 June 2018 Novomatic Forum, Vienna, Austria Europe Website
36th World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology  16-19 June 2018  Barcelona, Spain Europe Website
Optometry's Meeting 2018  20-24 June 2018 Denver, CO, USA Americas Website
4th Vanguard Optometry Congress - AOPTO 30 June - 1 July 2018 Panajachel, Guatemala Americas Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


International Conference on Ophthalmology Summit 2018 16-17 July 2018 Rome, Italy Europe Website
International Congress of Scleral Contacts 2018 27 July 2018 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA Americas Website


Southwest Florida Optometric Association - Educational Retreat 3-5 August 2018 Sanibel Island, Florida, USA  Americas Website
29th National Congress of Optometry FEDOPTO 9-11 August 2018 Barranquilla, Colombia Americas More info to come
Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology (NOK 2018) 22-25 August 2018 Oslo, Norway Europe Website
20th International Congress on Vision Science and Eye 2018 29-30 August 2018 Zurich, Switzerland Europe Website


BCLA Asia Conference 2-3 September 2018 Singapore Asia Pacific


Press Release

2nd EMCO International Congress of Optometry 21-22 September 2018 Marrakesh, Morocco North Africa Website
36th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) 22-26 September 2018  Vienna, Austria Europe Website
DOG 2018 (Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft) 27-30 September 2018 Bonn, Germany   Europe Website


17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 1-3 October 2018 Moscow, Russia Europe Website
3rd International Conference and Expo on Optometry and Vision Science  8 October 2018 Edinburgh, Scotland Europe Website
International Conference on Eye and Vision 18-20 October 2018  Frankfurt, Germany Europe Website
Annual Ophthalmologists Meeting 22-24 October 2018 Texas, USA Americas Website
Vision X Dubai TBC October 2018 Dubai UAE Middle East Website


Hong Kong Optical Fair 2018 7-9 November 2018 Hong Kong Convention Centre Asia Pacific Website
American Academy of Optometry 2018 7-10 November 2018 San Antonio, USA Americas Website
ALDOO Annual Conference 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2018 Leon, Mexico Americas More info to follow
Refraction Symposium November 2018 Moscow, Russia Europe Website


Annual Ophthalmologists Meeting 3-4 December 2018 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Americas Website