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100% Optical

Learn more about the UK's biggest trade event in the sector, 100% Optical

Thank you to everyone who attended 100% Optical 2017. It was great to meet many members in the AOP lounge.

What did you think of 100% Optical 2017? Leave your feedback in the AOP Community forums.

100% Optical will return to ExCel, London on 27-28 January 2018.

About 100% Optical

Over the course of three days, 100% Optical - delivers a comprehensive educational programme of lectures and workshops from leading international experts, along with fashion shows, design hubs and spaces for networking across the sector.

Delegates can look forward to accessing specialist advice on career development, marketing, design, financial planning and legal matters.

Exclusive to AOP members

AOP members additionally receive exclusive access to the AOP lounge, which hosts a range of expert speakers, delivering a full programme of workshops, lectures and debates, where you can earn additional CET points.

Enjoy free coffee, free Wi-Fi, the opportunity to network with friends and speak to AOP staff about membership and the AOP's latest projects to protect, support and represent member interests.

2017 Programme: AOP members lounge 

The AOP lounge hosts a range of stimulating debates, lectures and workshops everyday. Guarantee your place by booking via the links below.

Saturday, 4 February:

  • 12.00pm, Common problems and how to avoid them - with Kevin Wallace (1 CET point)
    Practical tips to avoid complaints related to examination techniques or record keeping
    More information and booking
  • 2.00pm, GOC Education Strategic Review with Samantha Peters
    Samantha from the GOC will outline the progress with the review
    More information and booking
  • 3.00pm, Improving contact lens wearer compliance to reduce risk/dropout complaints - with Richard Edwards (3 CET points)
    In this highly interactive session delegates will discuss critical insights from the latest GOC research and  develop an individual action plan to use back in practice
    More information and booking
  • 4.00pm, 100% Peer discussion, with Ceri Smith-Jaynes and Dr Andrew Logan (3 CET points)
    Delegates will work in small groups on a range of clinical and ethical scenarios
    More information and booking

Sunday, 5 February:

  • 11.00am - 2.00pm, Pre-registration boot camp - group 1 - with Dr Catherine Porter, Steve Parrish and Anna Kwartz
    Prepare for your OSCE and Stage two assessments - in this in-depth session, presented by assessors and examiners
    More information and booking
  • 2.15pm - 5.15pm, Pre-registration boot camp - group 2 - with Dr Catherine Porter, Steve Parrish and Anna Kwartz
    Prepare for your OSCE and Stage two assessments - in this in-depth session, presented by assessors and examiners
    More information and booking

Monday, 6 February:

  • 11.15am, Improving contact lens wearer compliance to reduce risk/dropout complaints - with Richard Edwards (3 CET points)
    In this highly interactive session delegates will discuss critical insights from the latest GOC research and  develop an individual action plan to use back in practice
    More information and booking
  • 12.00pm, GOC Education Strategic Review, with Samantha Peters
    Samantha from the GOC will outline the progress with the review
    More information and booking
  • 1.15pm, Peer discussion: Clinical case studies; the use of OCT in practice - with Dr Rebekka Heitmar and Dr Byki Huntjens (3 CET points)
    Delegates will work in small groups on a review of up to six clinical cases including OCT images, in the area of systemic and retinal vascular disease
    More information and booking
  • 2.15pm, 100% Peer discussion - with Ceri Smith-Jaynes and Dr Andrew Logan (3 CET points)
    Delegates will work in small groups on a range of clinical and ethical scenarios
    More information and booking
  • 3.15pm, Technology: Rise of the robots - with Peter Hampson (1 CET points)
    Join AOP board member Peter Hampson in this thought-provoking session about the impact technology may have on future practice
    More information and booking
    Join the AOP forum debate at www.aop.org.uk/100robots

Addtional sessions and events by the AOP

  • 11.00am, On the record: a complaint has been made - with the AOP legal team, Main Stage, 1 CET point
    Expert legal advice on managing and preventing complaints from the GOC
    More information and booking

Browse the full 100% Optical 2017 programme