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Upcoming Events

The Canadian Ophthalmological Society’s events schedule includes educational conferences and meetings that may be of interest to ophthalmologists and allied health professionals.

2017 | 2018 | Other events

2017 events

July 21-22, 2017
Aesthetics Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course 2017
Jules Stein Eye Institute
University of California at Los Angeles
Course director: Robert A. Goldberg, MD
August 10-11, 2017
Vision Science and Eye 2017 conference
Theme: The Thinking Eye…The Seeing Brain
London, UK
August 31 to September 2, 2017
43rd annual meeting of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society
Main topic: Hereditary retinal dystrophies: from genetics to gene therapy
Additional topics: ROP and other retinal disorders, Oncology, Craniofacial and orbital, Cataract and lens, Neurophthalmology
Oxford, United Kingdom
September 8–9, 2017
10th Biennial Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Conference
UBC Robson Square
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Credits: 14.0 MOC Section I (AMA transferable; JCAHPO, AOC, COC applications
Target audience: ophthalmologists, physicians, orthoptists, residents & students
Course format: Lectures, with interactive case presentations and panel discussions
September 14-16, 2017
49th Sally Letson Symposium
Ocular trauma
Westin Hotel
Ottawa, Ontario
September 18-20, 2017
16th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Theme: Accelerating the science of eye
Hilton Zurich Airport
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: Margaret Miller 1-702-508-5200 x8033
September 29 and 30, 2017
9th Annual Atlantic Eye Symposium
Halifax, NS
Contact: Dr. Arif Samad, 902.423.2525; fax: 902.423.1030;
This event is accredited by Dalhousie University Continuing Medical Education
October 17-21, 2017
14th International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS) Meeting
Lauzanne, Switzerland
December 4-5, 2017
International Conference on Ocular Pharmacology & Eye Care 2017
Holiday Inn Rome Aurelia, Via Aurelia Km 8400, 00165 Rome, Italy
Contact : +201-877-9344 x5001;
December 4-6, 2017
18th European Ophthalmology Congress 2017
Rome, Italy

2018 events

March 22-23, 2018
3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress
London, UK
This congress (CME+CPD accredited) will advance the most dynamic and latest concerns in the field of pediatric ophthalmology. The congress will highlight the discussion around the theme “Destination for Shaping and Allocation the Future of Eye” by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe to enlighten their research and findings at Pediatric Ophthalmology 2018. The highlights of the conference include pediatric ophthalmology & research, retinoblastoma, strabismus, pediatric cataracts, pediatric glaucoma, refractive disorders, pediatric ocular surgery, pediatric contact lens and many more.
Contact: Alfred Laurie, tel: 702.508.5200.
May 31–June 3, 2018
COS Annual Meeting and Exhibition
Toronto, Ontario
June 16-19, 2018
World Opthalmology Congress
International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)
Fira Gran Via
Barcelona, Spain
Join us for the 36th World Ophthalmology Congress, the oldest and largest international ophthalmic congress, with over 15,000 delegates expected to attend from over 130 countries.
September 13-15, 2018
50th Sally Letson Symposium
Westin Hotel
Ottawa, Ontario

Other events

Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology Meetings

Health Sector Master of Business Administration Program
Information: 519.661.8500 x52132

To submit an event:

Please email and include (in this order):

  • Date(s) of event
  • Title of event
  • Contact name, phone, fax, email and a website for further information

COS will review all submissions and post those deemed of interest to our members (i.e., events accredited by COS partners and groups in the eye care field).

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