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Zoom on: Congress of Optometry and Contactology

This is one of the key events in the optical sector: the Congress of Optometry and Contactology will take place this year on January 28 and 29, 2018. It will bring together more than 600 exhibitors in a new place, the Belfry of Montrouge. Opticians and optometrists, we give you all the right reasons to go for a ride!

What is the Congress of Optometry and Contactology?

The Congress of Optometry and Contactology is organized every year by the Association of Optometrists of France , to bring together all optical professionals including optometrists , around conferences, seminars and workshops practice. This year, it will take place over two days, on January 28 and 29, at the Belfry of Montrouge , in the 92. A novelty, since it was held so far at the Cité Universitaire de Paris .

5 good reasons to attend the Congress

This event is a must-attend event for the optical industry , and many attendees come every year to book a booth, attend meetings, or discover the latest innovations in their industry. This year, the Congress brings together more than 600 French professionals from the optics sector : contactology laboratories ( Menicon , Precilens , CooperVision , etc.), leading suppliers of optometry equipment , but also many glassmakers ( Essilor , Novacel , ADNoptis , etc.), opticians and optometrists .

For eye care professionals , attending this event has many benefits:

  • Meet with internationally renowned speakers
  • Deepen their practice through workshops
  • Complete their knowledge through theoretical seminars
  • Learn about the latest scientific innovations
  • Extend their network, thanks to two gala evenings

We understand better why this event arouses each year such a craze!

Highlights of the 2018 edition

For this 37th edition, the organizers left nothing to chance and had many surprises for the participants. Among these novelties: the investment of the Belfry of Montrouge , a larger room, to accommodate more professionals and a larger industrial exhibition.

The scientific program is also very innovative. Innovation against myopia , against presbyopia , or cornea transplants : all these topics will be discussed during the two days of the Congress of Optometry and Contact . The organizers have also chosen to evoke the hottest growth channels of the moment, such as children's optical concepts and dry eye treatment .

Also new: there will be two gala nights this year. One for young professionals and the other for the most experienced visitors, which will allow them to dine with conference speakers.

An appointment that may well be rich in encounters and discoveries 😉