Global Member Newsletter

April 2018

NEW Trio win this year’s IACLE Travel Awards   

IACLE members Martha Garcia, Ahmed Sherry and Sabrina Lara will receive the 2018 IACLE Travel Awards. Martha, a FIACLE from Universidad Santo Tomas in Bogotá, Colombia, will travel to Academy 2018 (7-10 November) in San Antonio, Texas, USA.  Ahmed, from the Modern University for Business and Science in Beirut, Lebanon, and FIACLE Sabrina from the Universidad Nacional Villa Maria in Córdoba, Argentina, will represent IACLE at the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators’ Annual Workshop (31 May - 3 June), also in San Antonio.

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March 2018

Complete our survey this month for the chance to win a US$100 voucher

Members should now have received our survey to determine use of and attitudes to IACLE resources, programs and events, and to test out potential future member benefits. The survey is in two parts: Section A and Section B. Please complete both sections online by 31 March 2018 and supply your name in Section B of the survey in

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February 2018

NEW Complete our membership survey for the chance to win US$100 voucher

Members should soon be receiving our survey to determine use of and attitudes to IACLE resources, programs and events, and to test out potential future member benefits. The aim is to listen to members, respond to your needs and bring the benefits of membership to even more contact lens educators worldwide. The survey is in two parts: Section A and Section B.

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February 2018 - special notice

IACLE welcomes new line-up of Executive Board

Elected officers of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ Executive Board will take on new responsibilities following the biennial election held last month.

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January 2018 - special notice

Final call for entries for the 2018 IACLE Awards

You could soon be making plans to travel to a major international meeting this year as a winner of our IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year and IACLE Travel Awards. To give you a last chance to enter we will accept your application up to FRIDAY 9 FEBRUARY

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January 2018

NEW Apply now for 2018 IACLE Awards

Six IACLE members could be travelling to major meetings in the USA this year, as winners of the 2018 IACLE Awards. There will be three IACLE Travel Awardsfor 2018, enabling Educator Members to attend either the annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry

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January 2018 - special notice

The IACLE Travel Awards, offered for the first time in 2013, are bursaries of up to US$3,000 enabling IACLE Educator Members to attend international meetings. The IACLE Travel Awards are supported by all the sponsors of IACLE (Alcon, CooperVision, Johnson & Johnson Vision, Bausch + Lomb and Euclid).

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December 2017

Happy holidays to all our members worldwide!

2017 has been another very busy year with major IACLE events across all three of our global regions, including the IACLE Congress on Contact Lens Education held in India in September. This year we’ve introduced even more IACLE resources and programs to help our members be the best in contact lens education.

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8 December 2017 - special notice

Call for nominations for IACLE Executive Board

Nominations are invited for the biennial election of the IACLE Executive Board, including Regional Presidents. The deadline for the return of nominations is 22 December 2017 and voting will be completed by 8 January 2018 in accordance with the Election Guidelines. Additional regional council members will be appointed following the election.

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November 2017

What's New at IACLE?

IMAGE OF THE MONTH is a new monthly feature to highlight your photographic skills. From January 2018, each month our Global Member Newsletter and website will feature an image added to our new IACLE Image Collection. At the end of the year the IACLE Education Team will award the IMAGE OF THE YEAR.

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