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2020 program

Australian Vision Convention VIRTUAL is on 4 - 5 April 2020. 

With the introduction of AVC2020 VIRTUAL, delegates can opt to watch the stream live on the weekend, or watch a recorded stream on 6 - 7 April 2020. The CPD allocation for each option is provided below:

Attend live stream (4 + 5 April) + complete optional assessment
Up to 47.25, 21T, 3M

Attend recorded stream (6 + 7 April) + complete optional assessment
Up to 31.5, 14T, 2M

NOTE: Recorded stream will be available from Sunday 5 April at 7pm (QLD Local time). 

Please note:  All sessions will be as per QLD Local Time. Please take note of daylight savings changes and timezone impacts.

DAY 1

DAY 2

Please note: Program is subject to change.

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DAY ONE

SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2020

MORNING TEA

10.00 - 11.00

ROTATION 2 | Main LectureS or Workshop

MAIN LECTURES

Ophthalmic Optics: Considerations in selecting the best spectacle lens for your patient

James Gibbins

Equity of access for our Ophthalmology patients

Nalani Cox & Liz Travers

WORKSHOPS as per rotation 1

11.00 - 12.00

ROTATION 3 | Main LectureS or Workshop

MAIN LECTURES

Optimising collaborative care and technology to improve glaucoma patient outcomes

Annie Gibbins

Reducing Microbial Adverse Responses in Contact Lens Wear

Prof Fiona Stapleton

WORKSHOPS as per rotation 1

LUNCH

8.30 - 9.00

ROTATION 1 | Main Lecture or Workshop

MAIN LECTURE

Rapid Fire Research presentations

WORKSHOPS

1. Microbial Keratitis: Treatment and outcomes

Dr Matthew Green

2. Does this patient have glaucoma? Critical appraisal of clinical information

Dr Jack Phu

3. Examination and Management of  accommodative esotropia and intermittent exotropia

Dr Phillipa Sharwood

4. A practical guide to successfully  Implementing  Dry Eye treatment in Private practice

Ryan Mahmoud

Johnson & Johnson Sponsored Workshop

5. A 'new' look at 'old' dry eye

Jason Holland

Device Technologies Sponsored Workshop

7.00 - 8.15

Redefining Vision - Redefining Possibilities

Presented by Gavin Swartz & Emma Gillies

Contact Lens Centre Australia Sponsored session

DAY ONE

SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2020

MORNING TEA

13.00 - 13.30

The optometrist's guide to angle-closure spectrum disease

Presented by Dr. Jack Phu

13.30 - 14.00

What's current and on the horizon for the management of the BIG 3 retinal diseases - AMD, DR, RVO

Presented by A/Prof Tony Kwan

14.00 - 14.30

All you need to know about HSV

Presented by Dr. Brett Drury

14.30 - 15.00

Milestones over 40 Years, what have I missed?

Presented by Michael Hare

Optos Sponsored session

LUNCH

AFTERNOON TEA

15.30 - 16.00

Microbial Keratitis: Epidemiology and differential diagnosis

Presented by Dr. Matthew Green

16.00 - 16.30

Is it amblyopia? 

Presented by Dr. Phillipa Sharwood

16.30 - 17.00

Myopia: the measurements, management and monitoring

Presented by Dr. Emily Pieterse

17.00 - 17.30

Does this patient have Glaucoma? Critical appraisal of clinical information

Presented by Dr. Jack Phu

7.00 - 7.15

Official Opening with President, Melinda Toomey

7.15 - 8.30

Redefining Vision - Redefining Possibilities

Presented by Gavin Swartz & Emma Gillies

Contact Lens Centre Australia Sponsored session

8.30 - 9.30

Rapid Fire Research presentations

Presented by Rebecca Cox, Rohan Hughes, Damien Fisher

10.00 - 10.30

Ophthalmic Optics: Considerations in selecting the best spectacle lens for your patient

Presented by James Gibbins

10.30 - 11.00

Equity of access for our Ophthalmology patients

Presented by Nalani Cox

11.00 - 11.30

Optimising collaborative care and technology to improve glaucoma patient outcomes

Presented by Annie Gibbins

11.30 - 12.00

Case based lessons in glaucoma management

Presented by Dr. Brett Drury

 

7.00 - 8.15

Redefining Vision - Redefining Possibilities

Presented by Gavin Swartz & Emma Gillies

Contact Lens Centre Australia Sponsored session

DAY ONE

SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2020

DAY ONE

SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2020

7.00 - 8.15

Redefining Vision - Redefining Possibilities

Presented by Gavin Swartz & Emma Gillies

Contact Lens Centre Australia Sponsored session

DAY two

Sunday 5 APRIL 2020

MORNING TEA

13.15 - 14.15

Melting Point - Managing Corneal Compromise 

Presented by David Foresto

14.15 - 14.45

Advancements in Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

Presented by Dr. Brendan Cronin

14.45 - 15.15

Children's vision, classroom performance and screen time - how does it all piece together?

Presented by Dr. Shelley Hopkins

LUNCH

AFTERNOON TEA

15.45 - 16.15

Managing patients after anterior eye procedures

Presented by Rachel de Leon

16.15 - 16.45

Reducing Microbial Adverse Responses in Contact Lens Wear

Presented by Prof. Fional Stapleton

16.45 - 17.15

Glaucoma: New directions in medical and surgical management

Presented by Dr Brendan Cronin

17.15

Official Opening with President, Melinda Toomey

7.15 - 8.30

Dry Eye with a segment on COVID-19

Presented by Dr. Andrew Apel

8.30 - 9.00

Ophthalmic emergencies in optometry practice - what to do and when to refer

Presented by Dr. Nathan Walker

9.00 - 9.30

At the Coalface - Real World Evidence and my experience with anti-VEGF intravitreal injections.

Presented by Dr. John McCoombes

9.30 - 10.00

Bright Side of Contact Lenses 

Presented by Hirdesh Nair

Johnson & Johnson sponsored session

10.30 - 11.15

Ocular and environmental factors underlying human myopia

Presented by A/Prof Scott Read

11.15 - 11.45

Dry Eye - Who gets it, what causes it, and diagnosis and management update

Presented by Prof. Fiona Stapleton

11.45 - 12.15

Conjunctival Lesions

Presented by Dr. John Hogden

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