Please note the 2020 Congress has been postponed. We are investigating offering this virtually or at a later date. Delegates will be kept informed.

2020 Provisional Program

Saturday, 13th June

  • 07:30 - 08:00
    Registration and arrival tea/coffee

  • 08:00 - 08:15
    Introductions and instructions

  • 08:15 - 09:15
    Paediatric Potpourri: What Every Optometrist Should Know
    Prof Sue Cotter

  • 09:15 - 10:15
    ADHD: What’s new, how it’s diagnosed, how to exami....oh look a squirrel!
    Leoni Joubert

  • 10:15 - 10:45
    Tea Break and visit exhibitions

  • 10:45 - 11:30
    Ethics: Social Media Marketing- the do’s and don’ts
    Graham Chrich

  • 11:30 - 12:30
    There's an App for That! Phone-Based Solutions for Children with Vision Loss
    Dr Lou Lipschultz

  • 12:30 - 13:15
    Paeds, BV and LV Kahoot Quiz. Play and Learn!
    Prof Wayne Gillan

  • 13:15 - 14:15
    Lunch & visit exhibitions

  • 14:15 - 15:00
    Atypical Amblyopia Aetiologies - Streff Syndrome, Malingering and Hysterical Amblyopia
    Prof Bennett McAllister

  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Workshops

  • 16:00 - 16:30
    Tea break

  • 16:30 - 17:30
    Workshops

Sunday, 14th June

  • 07:30 - 08:00
    Arrival tea

  • 08:00 - 08:45
    Improving children’s eye care - combating the myopia epidemic
    Allan Kaye

  • 08:45 - 09:45
    Binocular Vision Conundrums. Grand Rounds
    Prof Wayne Gillan

  • 09:45 - 10:15
    Tea break and visit exhibitions

  • 10:15 - 11:00
    Paediatric Ocular Emergencies
    Dr Dirk Booysen

  • 11:00 - 12:00
    The Dark Side of the Internet and Social Media - Keeping your child safe online
    Marita Rademeyer

  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Amblyopia: An Evidence-based Treatment Strategy
    Prof Sue Cotter

  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch and visit exhibitions

  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Workshops 

  • 15:00 - 15:30
    Tea break

  • 15:30 - 16:30
    Workshops

  • 16:30 - 17:15
    An insider’s guide to Diabetes in children
    Leoni Joubert

  • 17:15
    Closing and Grand Prize draw