IACLE to hold World Congress on CL Education in May

The meeting will be held at The University of Manchester on 24-28 May and is timed to precede the British Contact Lens Association’s 2015 Clinical Conference & Exhibition in Liverpool (on 29-31 May).
More than 100 delegates are expected to attend, including contact lens educators from IACLE’s three global regions: Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe/Arica – Middle East. Participation for IACLE mbers attending the congress will be facilitated by IACLE, thanks to the support of platinum sponsors Alcon, CooperVision and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.
The the for the congress is ‘Shaping the Future of Contact Lens Education’. The program will harness expertise from a wide range of educational backgrounds to explore technologies and approaches that can be applied to contact lens education. Key features of the congress are:
– Four-day meeting prior to 2015 BCLA Clinical Conference & Exhibition;
– Global participation by key opinion leaders in education;
– Focus on innovation in teaching and learning;
– Participation in live Web Lectures by IACLE mbers worldwide;
– Welcome reception and congress dinner;
– Presentation of IACLE Award for Lifetime Achievent in Contact Lens Education; and
– Transport to BCLA Clinical Conference & Exhibition in Liverpool on final day.
Keynote speakers will be Associate Professor Pat Caroline (Pacific University Oregon, USA), Associate Professor Helen Compton (Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA) and Apple Distinguished Educator Joe Moretti (UK).

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