Alumni Evening: Tuesday 5 December 2017 - Myopia Theme

Tuesday, 5 December, 2017 - 17:30

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We are excited to invite you to our December Alumni Evening, where the theme is Implementing Myopia Control into your Clinical Practice. We will have a panel of experts, Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg, Dr Pauline Kang and Ms Kathleen Watt to give you the evidence-base and then the benefit of our experience at the UNSW Optometry Myopia Clinic. Also incorporated into our evening, are highlights from our postgraduate higher degree research students.

We are excited to invite you to our December Alumni Evening, where the theme is Implementing Myopia Control into your Clinical Practice. We will have a panel of experts, Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg, Dr Pauline Kang and Ms Kathleen Watt to give you the evidence-base and then the benefit of our experience at the UNSW Optometry Myopia Clinic. There will be time for Questions and Answers.

Also incorporated into our evening, are highlights from our postgraduate higher degree research students. There will opportunities for networking and conversation with current students and staff of the School over refreshments and a buffet dinner.

We look forward to seeing you. Please RSVP to this event through this link to assist us with planning and catering numbers.

Professor Fiona Stapleton

Head of School: School of Optometry and Vision Science

When:           Tuesday, 5th December, 2017

Where:          School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Rupert Myers Building, Kensington Campus                                                      (enter Gate 14, Barker Street)

Schedule:     

5.30-7.00 pm:     Registration - UNSW Optometry Clinic

5.30-6.15 pm:     Official Welcome and Address

Professor Fiona Stapleton, Head, School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW

Higher degree student presentations:

Sidra Sarwat: “Examining tear film using Quantum Dots”

Mahjabeen Khan: “Are contact lenses responsible for more frequent resistant Pseudomonas corneal infections?”

Minh Huy Tran Dinh: “COFFEE does more than keep you awake”

6.15-6.45 pm:    Buffet dinner  

6.45-8.10 pm:    Keynote panel speakers:

                         Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg, Dr Pauline Kang: “Myopia Control”

                         Dr Pauline Kang, Ms Kathleen Watt: “Implementing Myopia Control into your Clinical Practice”

RSVP:                by Tuesday, 28th November, 2017

Enquiries may be directed to optomalumni@unsw.edu.au or call  (02) 9385 5287.

CPD points applied for: 4.5