3 Mar 2020
Time: 9:15 am - 4:15 pm
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Congress Road, Glasgow, G3 8QT
The Scottish Sight Loss Sector Conference, Towards a Scottish Vision Strategy, is being held on Tuesday 3rd March at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Congress Road, Glasgow, G3 8QT, starting at 9.15am for registration and finishing at 4.15pm.
The conference is being organised as part of a partnership collaboration between Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Royal Blind, RNIB Scotland, Scottish Council on Visual Impairment (SCOVI), the Thomas Pocklington Trust and Visionary, and in association with Vision UK.
The conference will be of interest to professionals and stakeholders working in the field of Visual Impairment, Health & Social Care, and those involved in planning and implementing services related to blind and partially sighted people, local government, as well as blind and partially sighted people.
Speakers will include: Janet Pooley, Optometric Advisor, Scottish Government; Jill Paterson, Director of Primary Care, Hywel Dda University Health Board; Julie Mosgrove, Vice-Chair, Optometry Scotland; Dr Wen Hwa Lee, Chief Executive, Action Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Mark O’Donnell, Chief Executive, Royal Blind; Matt Broom and Phil Ambler, Vision UK; with further speakers to confirm.
There will also be engaging workshops covering Wellbeing and Counselling support, Promoting Equalities and Inclusion, Making the best use of technology, Education and Children’s Services, and Health Inequalities and Inclusion. The full conference programme will be available soon.
There will be limited availability for stalls at the conference – should your organisation be interested in taking a stall, please get in touch.
Please note that there will be no charge to attend this event, however booking is essential as there are limited places. If you would like to attend, please complete the attached booking form, and return it to ScotlandEvents.Mailbox@rnib.org.uk by Friday February 14th.
Please call 0131 652 3140 if you have any questions.
RNIB Scotland Director
on behalf of:
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Scottish Council on Visual Impairment (SCOVI)
Thomas Pocklington Trust
Booking form attached below