PAC 2021 booking opens

Spring PAC – 12-27 APRIL

The Professional Advancement Conference (PAC) returns for 2021, from 12-27 April for a Spring series of live, interactive learning for eyecare practitioners. 

The learning covers two weeks of webinars, discussion workshops and quiz nights for £50 plus VAT, for as many sessions as you like. 

Book PAC

It’s a chance to meet up with other practitioners virtually, for peer-to-peer, discussion-based learning that is relevant to clinical practice right now.

There are up to 30 interactive CET points available, with a choice of daytime and evening slots, repeat sessions and recordings post-conference.   

*All sessions are  CPD-accredited for CORU-registered practitioners.

Register now and book your sessions. Session numbers are capped, so please only book the ones you can attend, to ensure enough places for everyone.   

Key Highlights

Career development 

  • Ascend Higher: Career development workshops for optometrists or for dispensing opticians
  • Future-proof supervision –a  workshop for GOC registrants who either supervise or are preparing to supervise colleagues

Clinical decision-making and referrals

  • To refer or not to refer? That is the question
  • Papilloedema – is it or isn’t it? by the Brain Tumour Charity 
  • Managing anterior eye cases during Covid-19
  • Sudden loss of vision


  • Getting started with OCT
  • Differential diagnosis and progression analysis

Paediatric eyecare 

  • Paediatric eyecare and case-based decision-making
  • Learning from complaints about paediatric care

Dispensing and contact lenses 

  • Dispensing in the modern world – problem-solving case studies
  • Dry eye and dual wear – supporting patients with broader eyewear needs
  • Out of the box – developing your skillset as a multidisciplinary DO
  • The essential contact lens customer journey – with expert speakers from Alcon, CooperVision, Johnson & Johnson, Menicon
  • Dispensing and contact lens quiz night that are guaranteed to be both fun and informative

PAC is made possible by industry sponsors: 

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