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WSPOS

ISSUE 5 | VOLUME 6 | 19th December 2016

On behalf of the WSPOS Executive Bureau, we would like to announce

WCPOS IV IS COMING TO HYDERABAD, INDIA
from the 1st – 3rd of DECEMBER, 2017.

 

Abstract Submission Dates:
Begins on: Jan 1, 2017 Ends on: April 30, 2017

 

We have 3 Keynote Lectures during WCPOS IV

Kanski Medal
Keynote Lecture

Strabismus
Keynote Lecture

Non-Strabismus
Keynote Lecture

Dr. Harminder Dua

Dr. Richard Hertle

Dr. Lea Hyvarinen

Posterior Corneal Anatomy
- Context, Controversy,
Corroboration & Clinical
Considerations.

How and What we
Learned from Studying
Nystagmus in Infancy
and Childhood.

The important first year.

 

 

 

GETTING TO HYDERABAD IS EASY!!

Hyderabad is extremely well connected to practically every country in the world!!!! There are non-stop flights from Chicago, USA; London, UK; Melbourne, Australia; Singapore, Hong Kong, as well as Dubai & Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Almost all the other countries around the world are connected to Hyderabad through convenient flights with 1 stop over.

 

 

 

Prize for Best Video presented at WCPOS IV

The Strabos Institute for Education, Social Action and Research in Strabismus, São Paulo, Brazil is offering an award of 500 USD for the Best Video to be presented during the 4th World Congress of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

 

 

 

Yoga with the Gurus

Instead of “Breakfast with the Experts’ seen in a conventional European / Western style meeting, we are holding a Scientific Festival with all the Flavours that India has to offer & would like to invite you to be a part of our “Yoga with the Gurus” sessions.

 

 

 

So what are you waiting for? Block your calendar with the following important dates & start your preparations for the same; ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO!!!!!!!!

 

 

Registration fees for SAARC COUNTRIES
(Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka)
PLEASE NOTE : Registration fees* are in INDIAN RUPEES & INCLUDE a 15% Indian Tax.

Date Brackets

1st Jan – 31st May 2017

1st June – 31st Aug 2017

1st Sept – 15th
Nov 2017

16th Nov
2017 Onward

Ophthalmologists

7000

8700

10800

11600

Trainees / Nurses / Technicians / Orthoptists

3700

4600

5800

6700

Healthcare Professionals

5500

6300

8300

10800

 

 

Registration fees for REST OF THE WORLD
PLEASE NOTE : Registration fees* are in EUROS & INCLUDE a 15% Indian Tax.

Date Brackets

1st Jan – 31st May 2017

1st June – 31st Aug 2017

1st Sept – 15th
Nov 2017

16th Nov
2017 Onward

Ophthalmologists

420

465

520

575

Trainees / Nurses / Technicians / Orthoptists

230

275

320

345

Healthcare Professionals

290

345

390

440

*Please note Registration fees for ALL Delegates include Lunch & Tea / Coffee on all 3 days.

 

 

UPCOMING WSPOS SYMPOSIA AND MEETINGS

  • ALL INDIA OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY (AIOS):
    FEBRUARY 16 – 19, 2017 IN JAIPUR, INDIA.
  • ASOCIACIÓN COLOMBIANA DE OFTALMOLOGÍA PEDIÁTRICA (ACOPE):
    FEBRUARY 16 – 18, 2017 IN BOGOTÁ, COLUMBIA.
  • ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF CATARACT AND REFRACTIVE SURGEONS (APACRS):
    JUNE 1 – 3, 2017 IN HANGZHOU, CHINA.
  • EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (SOE):
    10 – 13 JUNE 2017 IN BARCELONA, SPAIN.
  • PAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (PAAO):
    AUGUST 9 – 12, 2017 IN LIMA, PERU.

  • WSPOS PAEDIATRIC SUB-SPECIALTY DAY :
    6TH OCTOBER, 2017 (PRECEDING THE XXXV CONGRESS OF THE ESCRS) IN LISBON, PORTUGAL.

  • 4TH WORLD CONGRESS OF PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY AND STRABISMUS :
    1ST – 3RD DECEMBER, 2017 IN HYDERABAD, INDIA.

 

 

We would like to thank you again for your continued support of WSPOS. As you can see from this newsletter, these are exciting times for WSPOS.

 

Please visit our website (www.wspos.org) for further information on WSPOS. If you have any news that you would like included in our next newsletter, please contact us.

 

 

WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OUR MEMBERS A MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR.

 

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