Sunday 17 September 2023

Specsavers PAC 2023

Join us at ICC Birmingham this autumn

Attracting more than 2,000 optics and audiology delegates, the Specsavers’ Professional Advancement Conference has delivered world-class clinical education and professional development for almost 30 years.

From Glaucoma shared care, myopia management to OCT progression analysis, post-cataract care and anterior eye conditions, as well as wellbeing sessions and audiology tracks, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

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Glaucoma care takes centre stage

Professor Anthony King, Chairman of Glaucoma UK, will be discussing the current challenges and future prospects for glaucoma care and Professor Roshini Sanders and Cindy Ogundo will be speaking about Glaucoma shared care in practice and LASIK learnings.

‘Glaucoma is the most preventable cause of blindness in the UK, provided early detection and treatment is in place. Prevention must be a priority for us all and together we need to reach millions of people with important messages about looking after their eyes,’

Doug Perkins, Chairman and Founder of Specsavers

What's on the agenda this year?

Regularly attracting more than 2,000 delegates each year, Specsavers’ Professional Advancement Conference (PAC) is one of the UK’s largest multi-category clinical conferences, and a great place to network with colleagues old and new.

It’s open to Specsavers employed clinicians and external practitioners with a registration fee of £95 plus VAT (ROI approximately 112 euros), offering excellent value.

Optical programme

This year the conference will see more peer reviews than ever, and the programme of CPD-accredited sessions have been created around these key themes:

  • Glaucoma
  • Enhanced Optical Services (EOS)
  • Myopia Management
  • Contact lenses
  • Dispensing
  • Domiciliary practice
  • Clinical Outcomes Reporting
  • Clinical change
  • Low vision

Audiology programme

Over the years PAC has attracted industry-renowned expert speakers continuing to innovate with its agenda and session delivery, and 2023 is no exception. ​​​​​​​This year’s PAC Audiology programme features a host of different topics from a number of industry renowned speakers including Professor Sophie Scott on the meaning of sound and hearing and Professor Susan Scollie on the do’s and don’t’s of real ear verification.

Sessions will also be run by our hearing aid suppliers and the professional advancement team.

Get a flavour from last year's highlights

We have offerings for all and the event is open to all dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians, optometrists, IP optometrists, trainee dispensing opticians, pre-registration optometrists, domiciliary dispensers, audiologists, hearing aid dispensers and hearing care assistants.

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