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.

Online booking will be unavailable between 19 – 24 October 

To book an event during this time, please email events@aop.org.uk

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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: 8.30am - 2.00pm

    Interactive CET points applied: 12

    Price: £195–£385

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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: 6.15pm - 9.00pm

    Interactive CET points applied: 3

    Price: £0–£75

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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: 6.15pm - 9.00pm

    Interactive CET points applied for: 3

    Price: £0–£75

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    The National Optical Conference is aimed at those involved or looking to join their Local Optical Committee or those delivering eye health services through a Primary Eyecare Company. Practical, skill-based workshops, unrivalled networking and keynote speakers outlining the NHS context of commissioning eye health services. An unmissable event in the LOC calendar.

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    Time: 5.00pm - 5.30pm

    Price: £190 - £320

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    This workshop will explore some of the essential techniques you need to be an effective manager and leader in the optometry profession. We will introduce you to some tried and- tested tools to help you analyse complex situations and make decisions which might have long-term impact on your business and your career.

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    Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

    Interactive CET points applied: 15

    Price: £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: 6.00pm - 9.15pm

    Interactive 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: 6.15pm - 9.00pm

    Interactive CET points applied: 3

    Price: £0–£75

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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: 6.00pm - 9.15pm

    Interactive CET points applied: 6

    Price: £0

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    Using common workplace scenarios as a basis for discussion, this workshop will introduce you to some tried-and-tested assertiveness and influencing techniques to help you balance your own needs in the workplace, with those of your patients and fellow practitioners.

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    Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

    CET points applied: 15

    Price: £175-£300