Annual Conference EAOO – ROME 2019

We are pleased to announce that registrations for our next annual conference are open!


Under the general theme, “Challenges and opportunities for optometry and optics in Europe”, we are delighted to bring you a rich programme that dives into key topics for optometry, optics and visual sciences, including:

  • 3 keynote lectures, on:
    • Managing Myopia: Why? How? Who? And When?, delivered by Prof. Ian Flitcroft, consultant paediatric ophthalmologist principally based at the Children’s University Hospital, Dublin (Ireland), and Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in UCD and Adjunct Professor of Vision Science in DIT –
    • Vision and falls, delivered by Prof. David Elliott, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Bradford (United Kingdom)
    • “Uberisation” of the optometric profession, delivered by Jean-Philippe Sayag, Acep ABS
  • Clinical workshops
  • Dedicated sessions on anterior eye, paediatric care, binocular vision, myopia, contact lens, and many more
  • Poster session
  • Young researchers session
  • Special interest groups

Check the preliminary programme here: ROME2019 Preliminary programme 20 March

Poster session programme: Poster session programme 20 March update

Rome, Italy

Ergife Palace Hotel

The full programme will be soon made available.

To register for the conference, please consult the conference website:


Members of national association or EAOO members Non-members
EAOO loyalty rate (until 1 March, for members who have paid their subscription before 10 February) 195 EUR (dinner extra)
Early registration (until 3 March) 215 EUR (dinner extra) 300 EUR (dinner extra)
Standard member rate (after 3 March) 230 EUR (dinner extra) 320 EUR (dinner extra)

If you are interested in finding out more about membership benefits or if you have any questions about your membership code, please get in touch at For additional information, please don’t hesitate to write to us.

We are also happy to announce that we have two special rates for students:

  • 90 EUR ticket: access to all conference sessions, and coffee breaks for the three conference days
  • 180 EUR ticket: access to all conference sessions, coffee breaks and lunches for the three conference days

A valid student ID or certificate will be required at the registration desk.

The conference is held alongside the European Council of Optometry and Optics’ (ECOO) Spring meeting, and is organized by European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Federottica with Albo degli Ottici Optometristi (AdOO), Associazione Laureati in Ottica e Optometria (ALOeO), Società Optometrica Italiana (SOptI).

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