Events

In 2018, we're running over 30 events throughout the UK, including peer discussions, legal roadshows, professional development workshops and national conferences.

CET points can be acquired at most of our events, which are either free or at a reduced rate for AOP members.

View the 2018 programme as a PDF (right click to download, 7.8Mb) or search the event listing below to view and book.

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    Legal roadshows cover key issues that arise when practising optometry, with table discussions and expert advice from the AOP's legal and regulatory team.

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    Time: 18:15 - 21:00

    CET points applied: 4

    Price: £0–£75

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    Legal roadshows cover key issues that arise when practising optometry, with table discussions and expert advice from the AOP's legal and regulatory team.

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    Time: 18:15 - 21:00

    CET points applied: 4

    Price: £0–£75

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    This workshop will help you develop the persuasion and influencing skills you need in your professional life. Delegates will examine common professional situations where persuasion is needed, and will leave the session with practical ideas and techniques on how to influence other people’s decisions and behaviour.

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    Time: 09:30 - 16:30

    CET points applied: 18

    Price: Prices from £175–£300

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    This event is tailored to meet the specific needs of locum practitioners - hosted by the AOP in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision. This free-to-attend regional event has two sessions with six interactive CET points applied for.

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    Time: 18:00 - 21:15

    Interactive CET points applied for: 6

    Price: £0

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    These events focus on the specialist area of therapeutics,covering all competencies required for IP-qualified optometrists alongside specialist peer discussion. The events will appeal to practitioners who are part way through their therapeutics qualification, are considering the IP route, or simply want to make better use of the existing core competencies.

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    Time: 08:30 - 16:30

    Price: From £280

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    This event is tailored to meet the specific needs of locum practitioners - hosted by the AOP in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision. This free-to-attend regional event has two sessions with six interactive CET points applied for.

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    Time: 18:00 - 21:15

    CET points applied: 6

    Price: £0

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    This event is tailored to meet the specific needs of locum practitioners - hosted by the AOP in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision. This free-to-attend regional event has two sessions with six interactive CET points applied for.

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    Time: 18:00 - 21:15

    CET points applied: 6

    Price: £0

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    Members enjoy peer discussions for the opportunity to share ideas and reflect on different approaches. You'll collaborate in small groups, on a range of clinical scenarios and ethical dilemmas.

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    Time: 18:15 - 21:00

    CET points applied: 3

    Price: £0–£75

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    This workshop will help you to understand the essential elements of good communication, including some of the most common causes of communication breakdown

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    Time: 09:30 - 16:30

    Price: £175–£300

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    A well-established clinical conference which all optometrists are welcome to attend. This event is organised by the AOP’s Hospital Optometrists Committee. The conference focuses on challenges faced and managed in the hospital service, while providing extensively for the education needs of all practitioners.

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    Time: 08:30 - 14:00

    Price: £195–£385