Global Member Newsletter January 2020 – Special Notice

The International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) is offering educators worldwide the chance to become IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year and travel to the annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), Academy 2020 Nashville, in Tennessee, USA (8-10 October). IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year will be awarded to three individuals, one from each of IACLE’s three global regions.

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Global Member Newsletter December 2019

Happy New Year to all our members around the world! 2019 was an exceptional year for IACLE across all three of our global regions. Thank you to all members and to our industry sponsors for your continued support. We look forward to your participation during 2020 when we will be introducing new resources and programs, and announcing exciting plans for our next World Congress on Contact Lens Education.

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Global Member Newsletter November 2019

IACLE board and staff joined members, FIACLEs and guests for a 40th Anniversary celebration hosted by President Dr Shehzad Naroo (center) and Vice President Professor Philip Morgan at the Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry (24 October. Our time wall of IACLE’s achievements had its final outing of the year at the booth.

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Global Member Newsletter November 2019 – Special Notice

The expansion of optometric education worldwide will open up major opportunities for IACLE, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary today. That's according to discussions at the Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry (23-27 October), hosted in Florida by the American Academy of Optometry and World Council of Optometry (WCO).

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Global Member Newsletter – October 2019

IACLE Americas has paid its first official visit to Central America with a seminar and workshop in Guatemala City. The event provided 8 hours of lectures and workshops (pictured top) for around 50 attendees (4 September). Americas Regional Coordinator Guillermo Carrillo also visited the Universidad Galileo Optometry Program to talk to students about IACLE

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Global Member Newsletter September 2019 – Special Notice

Orlando, Florida will host the Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry at the Orange County Convention Center from 23-27 October. IACLE representatives will deliver nearly 20 presentations, as well as taking part in key events. President Dr Shehzad Naroo will join the panels for three special symposia and Vice President Professor Philip Morgan will deliver the prestigious Max Shapero Memorial Lecture.

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Global Member Newsletter September 2019

Our 40th celebrations continued at the 17th FEDOPTO International Optometry Congress in Bogotá, Colombia last month (8-10 August). Members were invited to ‘Make Your Mark’ at the IACLE exhibition booth. At the congress, former Vice President Professor Desmond Fonn recalled the early days of IACLE and its activities in Latin America.

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2019 FIACLE Directory now online

2019 FIACLE Directory now online The latest directory listing Fellows of IACLE is available on our new website. Administrators will be contacting members who are due to renew their FIACLE status. FIACLEs must renew their status every 3 years and meet the terms and conditions of the program. Pictured is FIACLE Fakhruddin Barodawala from SEGi University, Malaysia, receiving his Fellowship badge from IACLE Director of Educational Programs Nilesh Thite at the Asia Pacific Optometric Congress in June.

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Global Member Newsletter July 2019 – Special Notice

IACLE’s celebrations of 40 years of ‘Exceptional Education. Exponential Impact’ continued at the Asia Pacific Optometric Congress in Manila, Philippines (17-20 June). The IACLE Executive Board, staff, Fellows and members were involved throughout the program, as they delivered workshops, lectures and posters. The IACLE exhibition booth was busy with delegates marking the time wall of milestones in the association’s history. Three IACLE Travel Award winners travelled to Manila to take part.

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IACLE at BCLA 2019

IACLE celebrated 40 years of ‘Exceptional Education. Exponential Impact’ at the British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference in Manchester, UK (30 May – 2 June). More than 100 delegates took up the invitation to ‘Make Your Mark’ at the IACLE exhibition booth on a time wall of milestones in the association’s history. President Dr Shehzad Naroo and Vice President Professor Philip Morgan hosted a 40th Anniversary celebration for 70 members and guests.

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