EventsMido 14–6 February 2023 Mido 2023 will open with a fresh look and a new claim: “The eyewear state of the art”. For more than 50 years this international eyewear show has set itself apart from the rest with contemporaneity, culture, fashion, and beauty. See the best the industry has to offer in terms of trends, innovation, design, sustainability and creativity on display, in a setting where deals are made and sales closed. Mido will take place at Fiera Milano (Strada Statale del Sempione 28 -Rho), Italy. Visit: ANZGS Congress 16–19 February 2023 The ANZGS congress has been held since 1993. In 2023 the Lowe Lecture will be delivered by Dr Eve J. Higginbotham, Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania. The 2023 Gillies Lecture, named after the society’s founder Dr William Gillies, will be delivered by Dr Jesse Gale, of the University of Otago, Wellington. Register for two or four days at the congress and benefit from some unscheduled time each day to enjoy stunning Queenstown in the summer. ANZGS 2023 will take place at the Rydges & QT Queenstown Hotel on the Lake Esplanade. Visit: WAVE 23 18–19 March, 2023 This boutique hybrid event in picturesque Fremantle presents an opportunity for optometrists to hear the latest on new clinical approaches. Speakers will include Dr Graham Lakkis, Dr Kate Gifford, Elisse Higginbotham, Kylie McNeil, Olivia McNeil, Dr Celia Bloxsom, Steve Leslie, Dr Charlotte McNight and Assoc Prof Chandra Balaratnasingam. WAVE, as a face-to-face and live streamed event, will assist delegates to achieve their interactive and therapeutic CPD requirements. WAVE 23 will be held at The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, WA. Info: Australian Vision Convention 1–2 April, 2023 The AVC 2023 clinical program features over 30 world class speakers who will deliver a range of informative and educational lectures and interactive workshops. Advance your practice, therapeutic, clinical and equipment knowledge with AVC's program, explore all the latest technology at the trade show, and enjoy the opportunity to network with colleagues at the conference’s annual social event. AVC 2023 will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast. Info: 2023 January 13–15, opti2023, International Trade Show for Optics and Designs, Fairground, Munich. Info: February 4–6, MIDO Eyewear Show, Milano, Italy. Info: February 16–19, ANZGS 2023 Congress, Queenstown, New Zealand. Info: February 19–23, XXV Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research, Gold Coast, QLD. Info: February 23–26, The 38th Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Info: program-committee February 25–27, The 8th 100% Optical, ExCeL London. Info: March 4–5, Copenhagen Specs, Lokomotivværkstedet, Copenhagen. Info: March 9–10, 38th ANZ Cornea Society and Eye Bank Meeting, Perth, WA. Info: ranzco. edu/events/38th-cornea-society-and-eyebank-meeting March 10–12 The 27th European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) Winter Meeting, The Tivoli Marina, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal. Info: March 16–19, Vision Expo East, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, USA. Info: March 18–19, (HYBRID) WAVE 2023, The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, WA. Info: our-organisation/optometry-wa March 24–25, 14th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy 2023), Lisbon, Portugal. Info: March 26, PersonalEYES Annual Scientific PEACH Conference, Four Season Hotel Sydney, NSW. Info: April 1–2, Australian Vision Convention (AVC 2023), Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC), Broadbeach. QLD. Info: April 12–14, SILMO Singapore, Suntec Singapore Exhibition and Convention Centre, Singapore. Info: April 23–27, ARVO2023, Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA. Info: April 28–29, Optical Dispensers Australia (ODA) Conference 23, Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW. Info: May 21, Super Sunday, Luna Park, Milsons Point, Sydney, NSW. Info: our-organisation/optometry-nsw-act June 4–6, Australian Society of Ophthalmologists ASO Business Skills EXPO 2023, Sydney, NSW. Info: June 9–11, BCLA Clinical Conference & Exhibition, Manchester Central, UK. Info: BCLAConferences.aspx June 28–July 1, 10th World Glaucoma Congress, Rome, Italy. Info: July 26–29, Conference for Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS), Sheraton Mirage, Port Douglas, QLD. Info: September 8–10, O=MEGA23 in Partnership with the 4th World Congress of Optometry, Melbourne, VIC. Info: September 8–12, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons 41st Congress (ESCRS), Messe Wien Exhibition and Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria. Info: September 14–17, International Vision Expo West, The Venetian Expo, Las Vegas, NV, USA. Info: September 21–24, NOSA & NeuroVision Training Meeting 2023, Adelaide, SA. Info: Contact Kathleen Poon More events at