OA VIC Branch Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

Topic
Beyond the Fields
Date
27 March 2021
Start Time
9.00 am
End Time
5.30 pm
Venue
RACV Goldfields, 1500 Midland Highway, Creswick
Contact Name
Orthoptics Australia
Contact Phone
03 9586 6080
Contact Email
events@orthoptics.org.au
Attachment
Download the Education Program

Registration to ASM 2021 includes a full day of scientific content, access to the trade exhibition and all catering. Reconnect with colleagues, expand your knowledge and gain AOB accredited CPD points.


Registration to ASM 2021 includes a full day of scientific content, access to the trade exhibition and all catering. Reconnect with colleagues, expand your knowledge and gain AOB accredited CPD points.

Date: Saturday 27 March 2021

Time: 9.30am-5.30pm, with registrations from 9.00am

Venue: RACV Goldfields - 1500 Midland Highway, Creswick. Click here for more information about the venue

Program: Click here to view the full Education Program

 

Speaker Highlights

Dr David Francis

Dr David Francis graduated with a medical degree from Monash University in 2002 and has since worked as a general hospital doctor in Melbourne, Geelong and Perth. David undertook research to complete a Master of Surgery degree through the University of Melbourne and the Centre for Eye Research Australia in 2006.

David trained in ophthalmology through the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and went on to complete a fellowship in corneal and anterior segment surgery. David has published ophthalmic research in peer reviewed journals in addition to presenting research at national and international ophthalmology conferences.

David started working in Ballarat at the start of 2014 and is currently living in Ballarat with his wife and three children. In addition to working at the Ballarat Eye Clinic, David works as a visiting consultant at the Ballarat Base Hospital and as a Consultant surgeon at the Cornea Unit at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He performs Corneal Collagen Cross-linking and various forms of corneal grafting in Ballarat. He looks forward to presenting on Keratoconus and Corneal Collagen Cross-linking at the ASM. 

 

Dr Roderick O'Day

FRANZCO, MBBS, LLB, BSc

Dr Rod O’Day is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital and University Hospital, Geelong and an Honorary Researcher at the Centre for Eye Research Australia. He specialises in ocular oncology, medical retina and general ophthalmology. His research interest is ocular oncology, in particular, best practice management of choroidal naevi, advances in management of retinoblastoma and new diagnostic tools for intraocular lymphoma. Rod will be presenting Assessing Choroidal Naevi during session 1 at the ASM.

 

Registration fees

Please note that the following registration fees do not include accommodation.

Early Bird cut-off date: Monday 8 March 2021

Registrations close: Monday 22 March 2021

Registration type

Early Bird

Standard rate

OA Member

$125

$156

Non-OA Member

$295

$295

Student

$80

$110

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is NOT INCLUDED in the registration fees - you must secure your accommodation booking separately.

Accommodation is to be booked directly with the venue - special rates apply. You will not find availability online as we have accommodation set aside for the event - to receive your discounted price, please phone the venue on 03 5345 9600 and mention that you are a part of the ORTHOPTICS AUSTRALIA event.

 

We aim to provide a safe environment at our events and all up to date COVD-19 guidelines will be adhered to.  Please assist us by:

  • not attending if you are unwell or should be in quarantine or self-isolating

  • practice social distancing where appropriate, including limiting handshakes and the like

  • wash your hands regularly using hot water and soap.

 

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