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THE EUROPEAN Federation of the Contact Lens Industry (EFCLIN) will meet in Glasgow on October 9-11 for its 36th Congress and Exhibition. Delegates at the Thistle Hotel will be able to enjoy an exhibition, a series of company presentations and a two-day lecture programme. Speakers at the event include Caroline Christie who will lecture on the influence of care products, and Timothy Koch who will speak on silicone hydrogels. Attendees will also be able to enjoy traditional Scottish hospitality in spectacular surroundings at the Oran Mor (pictured), where there will be an evening meal and entertainment.

* See www.efclin.com

September

8 Sight Care Group, Bristol, 'Intro to optics' (info@sightcare.co.uk)

8-9 CIBA Vision, Windsor, Management and Business Academy courses (nsavani@hillandknowlton.com)

9 Sight Care Group, London, 'Intro to optics' SEE ABOVE

9 ABDO North East, Quality Hotel, Selby Fork, Leeds Contact lens talk (keithdickinson@kdickinson.wanadoo.co.uk)

9 Insight Optometric Education, Seagoe Hotel, Portadown, Northern Ireland, 'Macula' (info@insighteducation.co.uk)

9 Carl Zeiss, Bristol, Advanced Optical Biometry (e.deighan@btinternet.com)

10 Redbridge & Waltham Forest LOC, Trevelyan Hotel, Ilford, CET evening (SBansal775@aol.com)

10 Sight Care Group, Manchester, 'Intro to optics' SEE ABOVE

11 Sight Care Group, Newcastle, 'Intro to optics' SEE ABOVE

11 NEW ... Three Counties Optometry Society, Sandford Education Centre, Cheltenham, 'Child Protection--That's not my problem is it?' (maryrsoc@blueyonder.co.uk)

12 Sight Care Group, Newcastle, 'Confident frame styling, adjustments and dispensing' SEE ABOVE

15 Sight Care Group, Birmingham, 'Intro to optics' SEE ABOVE

15 ABDO Midlands, Arden Hotel, Birmingham, CET day (ian@ihardwick.orangehome.co.uk)

15-16 NEW ... Replay Learning, Glasgow Caledonian University, OCANZ preparation course (lorraine@replaylearning.com)

16 Sight Care Group, Belfast, 'Intro to optics' SEE ABOVE

17 Sight Care Group, Belfast, 'Confident frame styling, adjustments and dispensing' SEE ABOVE

17 BCLA, Royal Society of Medicine, London, Presidential address (events@bcla.org.uk)

18-19 Innovative Sclerals, Hertford, 'The expanding role of scleral lenses' (info@sclerals.com)

19-20 NEW ... CIBA Vision, West Country, Management and Business Academy courses (nsavani@hillandknowlton.com)

22 Sight Care Group, Bristol, 'Confident frame styling, adjustments and dispensing SEE ABOVE

22 TMR, Jurys Hotel, Bristol, Optical assistant/receptionist course one (www.tmr.co.uk)

23 TMR, Jurys Hotel, Bristol, Optical assistant/receptionist course two SEE ABOVE

23 Sight Care Group, London, 'Confident frame styling, adjustments and dispensing' SEE ABOVE

23 Carl Zeiss, Londonderry, Advanced Optical Biometry SEE ABOVE

24 TMR, Jurys Hotel, Bristol, Commercial Dispensing SEE ABOVE

24 Carl Zeiss, Belfast, OCT for technicians SEE ABOVE

24 Sight Care Group, Birmingham, 'Confident frame styling, adjustments and dispensing' SEE ABOVE

25 TMR, Jurys Hotel, Bristol, Optical Management and Marketing SEE ABOVE

25 Sight Care Group, Scotland, 'Intro to optics' SEE ABOVE

26 Sight Care Group, Scotland, 'Confident frame styling, adjustments and dispensing' SEE ABOVE

27-29 ABDO, Midland Hotel, Manchester, ABDO National Conference and Exhibition (www.delegate-info.co.uk/abdo)

30 Scottish Committee of Optometrists, Paisley Road West, Glasgow, SCO Competency Workshop (info@sco-online.org)

October

5-6 NEW ... BABO, Scarman House, Warwick Conferences, BABO annual conference and agm (admin@babo.co.uk)

6 South Wales Optical Association, Cardiff University Eye Clinic, 'Lighting for the elderly' & 'Low Vision' (tonypandy@gwynns.co.uk)

7 NEW ... Hampshire LOC, Royal Hampshire Hospital, Winchester (Janis.loose@ntlworld.com)

7 Insight Optometric Education, Malone House, Belfast, 'Technology in practice' (info@insighteducation.co.uk)

8 NEW ... West Sussex LOC, Post Graduate Medical Suite, Worthing, 'Refresher Talk on General Ophthalmology' (michaela.heppenstall@btinternet.com)

9 NEW ... Three Counties Optometry Society, Sandford Education Centre, Cheltenham, 'Red Eyes--Avoiding the Pitfalls' SEE ABOVE

* Next issue is September 19
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Title Annotation:DIARY DATES; European Federation of the Contact Lens Industry
Publication:Optometry Today
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Date:Sep 5, 2008
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