Tag: Conference

2
oct

ESR 5 and ESR 8 at the Optom Meeting “BARCELONA 2017”

EDEN fellows Maryam Mousavi (ESR 5) and Duygu Acar (ESR 8) attended the Optom Meeting “BARCELONA 2017” that was held in Barcelona (Spain) from 12-14 May 2017. The conference was jointly hosted by the Spanish General Council of Optometry (CGCOO) and the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO). Researchers and professionals in the fields of optics, optometry, and vision

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2
oct

EDEN fellow at the 40th BCLA Clinical Conference

The 40th Clinical Conference & Exhibition organised by the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) took place in Liverpool (UK) between 9-11 May 2017. The BCLA hosts the UK’s largest Clinical Conference and Exhibition dedicated to contact lenses and the anterior eye every 2 years. This highly regarded event attracts more than 1,000 eye care professionals and researches from all around

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2
oct

ESR 1 and ESR 3 at the ARVO Annual Meeting 2017

Izabela Garaszczuk (ESR 1) and Clara Llorens Quintana (ESR 3) along with Professor James Wolffsohn attended the ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) annual meeting taking place in Baltimore, Maryland, between 7th and 11th May 2017. The conference was hosted by Baltimore Convention Center. The Annual ARVO Meeting is the largest scientific conference attracting over 11,000 vision

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2
oct

ESR 2 at CIOCV 2017

Laura Rico del Viejo (ESR 2) attended the 14º edition of the CIOCV taking place at University of Minho, Braga (Portugal). During the two days of conferences, topics related to myopia progression, computer visual syndrome, multifocal contact lenses, dry eye, scleral contact lenses, binocular vision, neuropthalmology were discussed. As usual, these conferences brought together about 500 professionals, students and researchers

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10
abr

ESR 5 and ESR 6 at Marie Curie Alumni Association, Annual Conference, 24-25 March

Salamanca is the city of thought and knowledge. It is full of art and beauty with the old town being a UNESCO World Heritage location. Here, you’ll find majestic monuments and architectural buildings including the University of Salamanca, the third old university in Europe, where the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) for the 2017 Annual Conference on 24th and 25th March was held. Maryam Mousavi (ESR 5) and Maria

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10
abr

Ophthalmic Research Group (ORG) Seminar

Francesco Menduni (ESR9) held a 30-minute seminar in the Aston University ORG group on 22nd February 2017. During his talk, entitled “Towards a complete anterior eye model – First steps forward”, he discussed many relevant aspects of his PhD project with other PhD students and vision science experts. This experience represented not only a unique networking opportunity, but also a

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10
abr

ESR2 at “IV AEOPTOMETRISTAS” Conferences 11-12th February 2017

Laura Rico del Viejo (ESR 2) participated as guest speaker in the IV Edition of “AEOPTOMETRISTAS” Conferences, organized by Asociación Española de Optometristas Unidos. Directed towards researchers, teachers and professionals in the field of vision health, this edition included six round tables about outstanding topics in the vision field: Low vision, optical filters and research; Posterior pole of the eye;

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19
oct

ESR2 at 2º “OPTOMEVISTA” Conferences 21 May 2016

Laura Rico del Viejo (ESR 2) participated in the 2nd Edition of “OPTOMEVISTA” as guest speaker, organized by NEOUM (Núcleo de Estudantes de Optometría da Universidad do Minho). These are conferences series aimed exclusively at optometry students who are at different levels of their academic career. The main purpose of these conferences was to show the different professional profiles of

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19
oct

Eden’s fellows at TFOS meeting, from 7th to 10th June 2016

From 7th to 10th June 2016, the whole group of Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) from the EDEN’s project attended the 8th Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance conference organized by Tear Film and Ocular Surface society (TFOS), which took place at the Corum in Montpellier, France. TFOS is a world leader in eye health education. The purpose

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11
abr

Marie Curie fellows at OPTOM 16 conference, 8-10 April 2016

Between the 8th and 10th April 2016, Izabela Garaszczuk (ESR 1), Laura Rico del Viejo (ESR 2), Clara Llorens Quintana (ESR 3) and Edouard Lafosse (ESR 4) attended the 24th International Congress of Optometry, Contactology and Ophthalmic Optics (OPTOM) 2016 in Madrid, to present their work to international eye care professionals and researchers in vision science. Two oral presentations were

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