The School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) would like to extend a warm invitation for you to join us in Auckland, for the inaugural School of Optometry and Vision Science Conference in July 2017.

The conference will provide practising clinicians, educators, vision scientists and students the opportunity for hands-on interactive workshops, as well as short scientific presentations, Grand Round sessions and clinical seminars. Our aim is to create an excellent education programme delivered by nationally and internationally recognized clinicians and researchers with engaging social events for networking with friends and colleagues.

The School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) is the only Optometry school in New Zealand and our inaugural conference celebrates over 50 years of the School’s strong commitment to educating primary health care professionals. Speakers will offer the latest insights into eye research and case studies will provide practical examples of how modern advances in eye care can be incorporated into every day practice.

Conference Theme = ‘Vision for the Future’
The conference will offer:

  • Hands-on interactive workshops in clinical imaging, electrophysiology, paediatric vision assessment and ocular prosthetics
  • Plenary sessions on myopia control and amblyopia therapy
  • Clinical grand rounds
  • Opportunity to attend a glaucoma peer review session
  • Rapid fire scientific presentations

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Auckland in July 2017.

CPD points applied for: 9.75 hours for the full weekend (5.25 hours for Saturday and 4.5 hours for Sunday).

We are pleased to thank the following generous sponsors for this years SOVS Conference:




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