The 2nd International Conference of Optometry entitled “Together for Accessible Eye Care” is a collaborative effort between the Sudanese Optometrists union (SOU)
Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Vision Scientists, Researchers and students can present their work on current clinical and basic science advances, research and education. There is a limit of three abstracts an individual may submit as main author. There is no limit on the number of times you may appear as co-author. (Please remember that if your submission is accepted as the main author you are expected to attend the Conference to make the presentation).
The Conference will receive submissions under the following themes:
The structure of the Conference includes: lectures and short presentations, poster presentations and clinical workshops. Videos and photography will complement the program. There is a separate call for submissions for these categories.
The formats are oral and poster presentations. The selected oral presentations are scheduled for a maximum of 15 minutes (without exception). If sufficient abstracts are selected on a specific theme, it is possible that they will be gathered in groups of accredited points.
The posters will be displayed during the Conference and authors will be required to be present at their posters on the day and times specified. The organizers seek to individually accredit high quality posters submitted. Please visit Submission to see how to submit the abstract and registration.
The Conference will receive submissions for:
Lectures and academic researches: Leading researchers and academics will focus on the latest developments in eye health care. The conference also offers two keynote lectures.
Case studies: These sessions will bring together brief case studies for discussion, allowing delegates to share and compare their practice.
Clinical workshops:Workshops will be held at the conference and will support the development of practical skills.
Poster presentation: Posters will explore a range of topics, giving delegates opportunity to gain valuable insights and develop their personal experiences.
Symposium: These symposia will explore and discuss the major issues facing the practice and development of optometry across the region
The Scientific Committee is responsible for receiving, reviewing and making decisions on the selection of abstracts. The Committee will make the final decision on selected abstracts, timing and format of presentation. Selected presenters will be informed about any changes in the Conference program. The Committee may request any further information and/or clarification on the abstracts submitted in order to make a final decision.
The abstract evaluation criteria are:
Authors submitting an abstract agree to the following:
The closing date for submission is November15th, 2017. The abstract should be submitted to email@example.com Authors will receive written notification of abstract acceptance within six weeks after submission. We encourage early submission to allow for any clarifications and/or corrections before the Scientific Committee reviews submissions. All presenters will be required to register for the Conference at time for their submission. If you have any questions, contact info-optom@Sudanese optometry.org (English) or Arabic.
The selected abstracts will be published on the Conference website. Abstracts should be submitted in clear and concise English. The author is responsible for using correct grammar and spelling, but the Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts as needed.
All selected presenters will need to fund their own attendance at the Conference. They will be entitled to a free Conference fee (one presenter per abstract). The organizers are working to establish a fund for accommodation of the most distinguished abstracts selected. More details will be available on the Conference website.
Professor Emeritus Dr Norhani Mohidin
|Professor Datuk. Dr. Rokiah Omar|
|Professor Dr. Kovin Naidoo|
|Professor.peter Anthony Russo|
|Dr. VR Moodley|
|Dr. Srinivas Marmamula|
|Dr. Mona Kazim|
|Dr. Yazan Gammoh|
|Dr. Fahima Karolia|