First round of speakers announced for Vision UK 2017!

Post date: 
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Simon Wheatcroft

We’re excited to announce the first round of speakers for Vision UK 2017: Shaping Futures.   

'Shaping Futures' will feature a series of talks, case studies and panel discussions that will inspire action, collaboration and creative thinking to assist the eye health and sight loss sectors when operating in an environment of social, economic and political change.

Confirmed to speak are:

Also confirmed is our keynote speaker: Simon Wheatcroft. Simon is a storyteller, technologist, adventurer and inclusivity consultant. In 2016 he became the first blind person to run the 4 Deserts Marathon in Namibia solo.

Take a look at the updated programme here

Don't forget to submit a session brief!

This year at Vision UK, the annual poster competition will be replaced by the opportunity to present your work in a conference stream.                 

These sessions will enable the conference to showcase the wide range of issues facing the eye health and sight loss sectors, and is a great opportunity to bring your important work to the attention of other organisations and key decision makers. Read the entry requirements and submit a session brief 

The deadline for submissions fast approaching! Make sure you submit by 5pm on Friday 31 March.

For more information about Vision UK 2017 including how to register, visit the conference home page.

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