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Blue Sky 2021: Earn 17 CPD Hours in Two days 26 –27 February 2021

Plans are in place for Blue Sky 2021, which will take place at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 26 –27 February 2021.

This hybrid live and virtual event has been planned to meet new Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) CPD requirements for optometrists and will provide participants with up to 17 high-quality, CPD learning hours across two days. The program includes therapeutic sessions as well as three interactive sessions, which are a feature of the new OBA requirements.

This hybrid live and virtual event… will provide participants with up to 17 high-quality, CPD learning hours across two days

High Profile Speakers

Blue Sky will be opened by Australian of the Year and ophthalmologist Dr James Muecke, and supported by a fantastic array of engaging and informative local and national speakers.

Perennial conference favourites Nate Lighthizer and Blair Lonsberry from the United States will deliver an entertaining and challenging online presentation. Local speakers will include Jason Booth, Jeremiah Lim, Dr Katja Ullrich and Dr Celia Chen.

Topics covered will include:
• AMD
• Contact Lenses
• Cornea/Conjunctiva
• Diabetes
• Dry Eye/Tear Film
• Glaucoma
• Imaging Modalities/Diagnostic Equipment
• Infectious Eye Disease
• Neuro-Ophthalmology
• Oculoplastics (Lids/Lashes/Orbit)

A vibrant trade show will provide ample opportunity to meet suppliers and explore the latest technologies in eye care. As always, a free crèche is available to care for members’ children during the conference.

Member Support

OV/SA staff will be onsite and available for face-to-face participants during Blue Sky, providing tailored advice and support to delegates to understand the new CPD requirements.

Importantly, Blue Sky’s comprehensive COVID safe plan includes physical distancing protocols, safe food and beverage service, contact tracing and hygiene practices. For a copy of the plan click here.

Learning Plan

Register here for Blue Sky 2020.
To make Blue Sky part of your CPD Learning Plan, by simply logging-in to the member portal and selecting ‘Conference’ in the available topics in the CPD Learning Plan.

Whether it’s your first time attending Blue Sky, or the latest of many, the great line-up of speakers, great value, opportunity to catch up with colleagues and the fun that Blue Sky is renowned for, will ensure it’s not be your last.

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