AIO Manchester Conference 2018

A recap of the AIO conference in Manchester 2018. See interviews, highlights and hear what the delegates had to say...

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Do you want to be part of a vibrant and sustainable Independent sector?

For over 50 years Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians have met and learned from each other and  from internationally renowned speakers at AIO conferences. Our conferences are held annually in the UK and overseas at approximately 2 yearly intervals. Our members find they learn almost as much from the conversation at a lively dinner table as from the formal proceedings.

The Association is a registered provider of CET and conferences include: 

  • Clinical lectures
  • Speakers on practice management and finance
  • Instrument workshops
  • Updates on optico-political developments
  • An ideal opportunity for Peer Review Sessions

The AIO Overseas conferences provide an opportunity to experience optics and the local culture of other parts of the world whilst supporting the provision of  local eye care services with financial and practical aid where appropriate.

UK CONFERENCE 2020 to be announced before Christmas 

Membership is open to GOC registered optometrists and dispensing opticians in independent practice.

AIO members benefit from:

  • Regular Newsletters which include conference reports, details of forthcoming events and topical articles of interest to the Independent Practitioner
  • The AIO egroup to keep in touch with fellow Independents all year round
  • Benchmarking
  • Reassurance and friendship to its membership with the active support of the AOP
  • But most importantly AIO is about the Independent sector being vibrant and exciting for many years to come

Contact us for further information.

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