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IMC 2015

The International Mobility Conference (IMC 15) is being held in Montreal from 6-9 July 2015. The conference brings together educators, researchers and practitioners in the field of Orientation & Mobility training for blind and partially sighted persons.

DR image

The DR Barometer survey, set to be the biggest survey ever conducted in diabetic retinopathy (DR), is enrolling people with diabetes and healthcare providers. The valuable time spent by all those contributing will play a critical role in informing and shaping policy and Dr Barometer survey infographicdecision-making nationally and globally in DR.

Seeing is Believing logo

The Liverpool Football Club (LFC) will partner with Seeing is Believing again for the “Perfect Match” this year too. On Tuesday, 10 February, 8pm GMT, LFC will once again swap the logo on the first team home shirt to “Seeing is Believing” during the game against Tottenham Hotspur.  This is the fourth consecutive year in which the club has joined forces with its main sponsor Standard Chartered Bank, to generate support and funds for Seeing is Believing.

Carmen Choy, Seeing is Believing

Carmen Choy is the new Head of Seeing is Believing in January 2015. She has moved to London from Hong Kong to take up this responsibility.
Carmen joined Standard Chartered in 2008 as part of the Hong Kong Corporate Affairs team, focusing on sustainability, sponsorship and brand management.  In 2012, not long after the Bank made its USD100 million pledge to Seeing is Believing (SiB), Carmen joined Group Sustainability as the SiB Fundraising Manager.  

1st World Congress of Optometry, 14-16 August 2015, Medellin

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and La Federación Colombiana de Optómetras (FEDOPTO) are delighted to announce the launch of the 1st World Congress of Optometry.


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