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NORTH QUEENSLAND VISION

Proudly owned & operated by Optometry Queensland & Northern Territory

Welcome to North Queensland Vision

North Queensland Vision (NQV) is a boutique conference bringing together our regional optometry professionals each year in beautiful North Queensland.

Join us at Cairns’ Hilton on 4 - 5 July 2020 for small-scale, group style learning with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Two days of plenaries and social events are an ideal opportunity to not only build on your professional development with high quality engagement, but to solidify this important community of regionally based members.

With speakers from across Australia, trade displays, and a conference dinner, this annual gathering of minds attracts some of the brightest pioneers in the field. Located at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and held in a 4-star hotel, it’s easy to see why many of the industry’s practitioners meet here each year.

With the setting tuned to ‘relax’ and the program set to inspire, North Queensland Vision is an ideal way to expand professional networks and explore new ideas in optometry.

 
7.15
Breakfast Seminar
8.20
Official opening
8.30
Main Plenary Lectures
10.00
Morning Tea
10.30
Lectures resume
12.00
Lunch
13.00
Lectures resume
15.00
Afternoon Tea
15.30
Lectures resume
17.00
Day 1 concludes
19.00
Conference dinner
7.30
Breakfast Seminar
8.30
Trade display
 
9.00
Main Plenary Lectures
10.30
Morning Tea
11.00
Lectures resume
12.30
Lunch
13.30
Lectures resume
15.00
Afternoon Tea
15.30
Lectures resume
17.00
Official close

DAY 1

DAY 2

PROGRAM

SPEAKERS

DR. MICHAEL HOGDEN

BSc MBBS (Hons I) FRANZCO DAO

Michael Hogden is a retinal specialist with subspecialty training in the medical and surgical management of disorders of the vitreous, retina and macula. He completed specialist ophthalmic surgical training in Queensland, including a year as senior registrar at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, before undertaking further subspecialty Fellowship training in medical retina and vitreoretinal surgery at the Oxford Eye Hospital and Bristol Eye Hospital, respectively. Michael has also pursued additional international retinal training at Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York, and the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University in New York. He was awarded a RANZCO Overseas Scholarship to support his subspecialty Fellowship training in the United Kingdom and North America. Dr Hogden holds a public appointment as a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland. In these academic posts he is involved in training Ophthalmology registrars and medical students and is involved in clinical research. Dr Hogden consults at Cairns Eye and Laser Centre in Cairns and Terrace Eye Centre in Brisbane.

 
READY TO REGISTER?
Choose a registration option that suits your schedule and escape to beautiful Cairns.
 

VENUE &

ACCOMMODATION

North Queensland Vision 2020 will be held at the Hilton, Cairns on 4 - 5 July 2020.

Enjoy the hotel's waterfront location and oasis-style pool surrounded by lush tropical greenery before you head to your first lecture. Enjoy the modern rooms and array of amenities including a fitness centre, room service and on-site restuarants. 

Discounted accommodation rates are available through the below portal.

Alternatively, you can contact the Hilton Reservations Team and quote "North Queensland Vision" to access the special conference rate:

E: Cairns_GroupReservations@hilton.com

Ph: 07 4052 6737

Additional recommended accommodation sites are included below:

Pullman Cairns

Book via Groups Reservations Team for discounted rates.

T: 07 4050 2152

E: H8772-RE1@accor.com

Code: NQVision

 
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