Calendar of Past Key Educational Forums (KEFs)

Key Educational Forums are any meetings/congresses/wet labs/ webinars/workshops that will enhance educational exchange and training.

WSPOS Sessions at International Meetings

JOS 2017, AMMAN, JORDAN

WSPOS was invited to conduct 2 symposia at the 13th International Congress of the Jordanian Ophthalmological Society held from the 13th – 16th of September, 2017 in Amman, Jordan.

Date:  16th September, 2017
Venue: Le Royal Hotel, Amman, Jordan
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PAAO 2017, LIMA, PERU

Date: Saturday, 12 August 2017
Venue:  Lima, Peru
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SOE 2017, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Date: Sunday, 11th June 2017
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
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APACRS 2017, HANGZHOU, CHINA

Date: Thursday, 1st June 2017
Venue: Hangzhou, China
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AIOS 2017, JAIPUR, INDIA

WSPOS – AIOS JOINT SYMPOSIUM; SEEING THE WORLD THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD
19th February, 2017 | Jaipur |  www.aioc2017jaipur.com/
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ACOPE 2017, BOGOTÁ, COLUMBIA

WSPOS SYMPOSIUM – SEEING IS BELIEVING
18th February, 2017 | Bogotá | www.acopecolombia.org/
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APACRS 2016, BALI, INDONESIA

WSPOS had 2 sessions at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
27th & 30th of July 2016 | Bali | wspos.org/apacrs-2016-bali-indonesia

IOA 2016, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

NEURO OPHTHALMOLOGY DISORDERS
30th June 2016 | Netherlands | wspos.org/ioa-2016-rotterdam

MEACO 2016, BAHRAIN

THE WORLD THROUGH THE CHILD’S EYES
4th May 2016 | Bahrain |  wspos.org/meaco-2016-bahrain

DOSCON 2016, NEW DELHI, INDIA

WSPOS PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY SESSION
15th – 17th April 2016 | India | wspos.org/dos-2016-new-delhi

APAO 2016, TAIPEI, CHINA

WSPOS SYMPOSIUM – ANTERIOR SEGMENT DISORDERS SESSION, PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY & STRABISMUS SUBSPECIALTY
26th March 2016 | Taipei | wspos.org/apao-2016-taipei

AIOS 2016, KOLKATA, INDIA

LXXIV AIOS ANNUAL CONFERENCE – WSPOS & AIOS joint Symposium : The World Through The Indian Child’s Eyes
27th February 2016 New Delhi | India

 

Member Society Meetings

European Strabismological Association

The 39th Meeting of the European Strabismological Association
Date:  13th – 17th September, 2017
Venue: Porto, Portugal
Website:   www.esa2017.com

Jordanian Ophthalmological Society

The 13th International Congress of the Jordanian Ophthalmological Society.
Date: 13 – 16 September 2017
Venue: Le Royal Hotel, Amman, Jordan
Website: www.jos2017congress.com

European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS)

The 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society
Date:  31st August – 2nd September, 2017
Venue: Oxford, UK
Website:  www.epos-focus.org

Nigerian Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society (NIPOSS)

NIPOSS Sub-Specialty Meeting during the Annual Congress of the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN)
Date:  21st August 2017
Venue: Hotel Seventeen, 6 Tafawa Balewa way, Lafia Road, Kaduna, Nigeria.
Website:  wspos.org/nigeria

Israel Ophthalmological Society meeting (IOS)

Date: 6th – 7th June, 2017.
Venue: David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv
Website: eyes.doctorsonly.co.il

Nordic Pediatric Ophthalmology Group Nordic Strabismological Association (NPOG NSA)

Date: 18th – 20th May 2017 
Venue: Copenhagen, Denmark
Website: npog-nsa-2017.org/

Croatian Ophthalmological Society

17th Congress of the Croatian Ophthalmological Society
Date: 11th – 14th May, 2017
Venue: Primosten, Croatia
Website: us7.campaign-archive2.com/

Ophthalmological Society of South Africa (OSSA)

Date: 15th – 19th March 2017
Venu: Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Session: South African Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (SASPOS) Sub specialty day
Website: www.ossa2017.co.za/Default.aspx

Pediatric Ophthalmology Interest Group Nepal

19th Annual Ophthalmic Conference
Date: March 2017
Venue: Nepal
Website: wspos.org/nepal 

Australia & New Zealand Strabismus Society (ANZSS)

Squint Club, Annual Meeting
Date:  24th – 25th February 2017
Venue: Fisher Paykel Education Center (NZ), 2 Park Rd, Graft, New Zealand 
Website: www.ranzco.edu/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=383&DisplayType=C 

Societe Camerounaise D’ophtalmologie / Cameroonian Society of Ophthalmology (SCO)

Date: 23rd – 25th February 2017
Venue: Douala, Cameroon
Session: Neuro-ophthalmology
Website: wspos.org/chapters-cameroon 

Joint Conference of AAPOS & SPOSI

An Intercontinental Perspective of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Date: 2nd – 4th December 2016
Venue: Marriott Hotel, Jaipur, India.
Website: aapos.org/meeting/2016_joint_meeting_jaipur_india_/

IMO Foundation (Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular Fundación)

Date: 21st – 22nd October 2016
Venue: IMO Convention Center, C/Josep Maria Lladó, 3- 08035 Barcelona, Spain
Sessio: Curso de estrabismo del adulto y el niño con baja vision i.e. Adult Strabismus and Child with Low Vision Course Click here for more information
Website: www.imo.es/curso-estrabismo-pediatria/

Pediatric Keratoplasty Association

Date: 17th October 2016
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 am
Session: Annual meeting of the Pediatric Keratoplasty Association during the 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Meeting: Breakfast at the Academy & a Discussion on DALK In Children – Indications, Techniques & Results
Venue: Hyatt Regency, McCormick Place, 2233 S. MLK Drive, Room CC22B / Clark B, Chicago
Website: wspos.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/PKA-MEETING-INFO.pdf

College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka

25th Annual Congress of College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
Date: 30th September – 02nd October 2016
Venue: Sri Lanka
Website: wspos.org/chapters-sri-lanka 

European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society

Date: 23rd – 25th of September 2016
Venue: Zürich, Switzerland.
Website: www.epos-focus.org/meetings

Croatian Section for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (CSPOS), Croatian Society for Ophthalmology & Optometry

Date: 17th of September 2016
Venue: Ogulin, Croatia
Session: CSPOS Meeting: Contrast and Colours
Website: wspos.org/chapters-croatia 

Afghanistan Eye Doctors’ Society

Annual Congress and Scientific Conference 
Date: 24th – 25th August, 2016
Website: wspos.org/chapters-afghanistan 

Nigerian Pediatric Ophthalmology Society

Date: 23rd August 2016
Venue: Conference room 2, Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt. Rivers state, Nigeria, West Africa.
Website: https://osnig.org/ 
Session: Yearly Subspecialty Meeting – Strabismus; Pediatric Cataract

The First International Jordanian American Congress of Ophthalmology

Date: 2nd – 4th June, 2016
Venue: Amman, Jordan
Session: Pediatric Ophthalmology sub-specialty day, in collaboration with the New York State Ophthalmological Society.
Website: jordan-valley.com/event/the-first-international-jordanian-american-congress-of-ophthalmology/ 

Israel Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting, Joint with the Israel Medical Association Meeting

Date: May 30th – June 1st 2016
Venue: Tel Aviv Israel

World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Temple House, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Phone:+ 353 1 288 3630
Fax:+353 1 209 1112
Email:wspos@wspos.org

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