Dr Luigina Sorbara Tribute

Dr Luigina (Gina) Sorbara passed away on 11 February after battling a long illness that she fought so hard to overcome. She has been a huge part of the IACLE family for many years and she influenced hundreds, if not thousands, of educators and eye care practitioners worldwide. She leaves behind a legacy of kindness and generosity – always sharing her time and resources with others.

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2021 IACLE Global Virtual Conference

Following our first-ever Virtual Conference’s success in September 2020, the IACLE Education Team is hosting a second global Virtual Conference on Saturday 24 April, starting at 12 noon (GMT), themed ‘Integrating research into education’. International experts will share their knowledge and experiences on how to combine research and education to become a successful academic.

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Special Notice – Final Call – IACLE Awards

IACLE is offering educators worldwide the chance to become IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year and travel to a major international meeting providing COVID-19 restrictions allow. Please note, we will continue to monitor the situation and may need to postpone presentation of awards to 2022

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Special Notice – 2021 Educator of the Year Awards

ACLE is offering educators worldwide the chance to become IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year and travel to a major international meeting providing COVID-19 restrictions allow. 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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Myopia webinars now available on IACLETOP

Following the success of the first IACLE Virtual Conference, 'Myopia and its management' is the theme for our next series of global webinars, running every Tuesday throughout November. We will hear from international speakers (pictured l-r) Professor Nicola Logan (UK), Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg (Australia), Professor Mark Bullimore (USA) and Dr Kate Gifford (Australia).

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IACLE Virtual Conference

The future is bright for the contact lens industry and there are positive developments arising from changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. That's the verdict of industry leaders taking part in the first-ever IACLE Virtual Conference, on the theme 'Back to contact lenses' (26 September).

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Global Member Newsletter September 2020

IACLE has published full details of its first Virtual Conference, on Saturday 26 September, to bring the focus ‘Back to contact lenses’. The conference brochure includes abstracts and speaker profiles. Members can join this free half-day event via Zoom by registering through IACLETOP, with selected sessions available to watch through the IACLE Facebook page for non-members and students. Full recordings of the conference will be accessible on IACLETOP after the event has taken place.

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Special Notice – 2020 Virtual Conference

On Saturday 26 September, IACLE is hosting a virtual conference to ‘Bring the focus back to contact lenses’. There will be an industry panel discussion to update delegates on the current situation with COVID-19. The group will reflect on the impact to the industry since the start of the pandemic, how consumers have been affected and give their thoughts on how the next 6-9 months may play out.

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IACLE Virtual Conference

Join us for our half-day virtual conference in September  On Saturday 26 September, IACLE is hosting a virtual conference to ‘Bring the focus back to contact lenses’. There will be an industry panel discussion to update delegates on the current situation with COVID-19. The group will reflect on the impact to the industry since the start …

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Special Notice – Launch of Online STE

IACLE has launched an online version of its Student Trial Exam (STE) to support educators whose students are unable to attend their institutions in person or who want to assess students’ knowledge online.

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