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World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2016

February 5-9, 2016
Topic: CME/CPD, Conference/Congress, Education, Eye Care, ICO Programs and Initiatives, Ophthalmic Educators, World Ophthalmology Congress
Region: North America
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Learn, participate, and connect at the 2016 World Ophthalmology Congress® of the International Council of Ophthalmology February 5-9 in vibrant Guadalajara, Mexico. WOC2016 will be hosted by the Mexican Society of Ophthalmology and co-hosted by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology.

The WOC is held in a different region every two years and provides an international audience of ophthalmologists with:

  • A scientific program addressing all subspecialties and related interests in ophthalmology,
  • The opportunity to network with recognized international leaders and professionals from over 120 countries,
  • An exhibition featuring the latest products and services in the field.

WOC2016 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and is designated for a maximum of 24 European CME credits (ECMECs).

Revenues from the World Ophthalmology Congress support a wide range of ICO initiatives and programs and its commitment to “Building a World Alliance for Sight.”  The WOC is the longest continuous international medical meeting, first held in 1857.

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Registration rates

  • Are you a member of an ICO Member society? Save on your registration fees.
  • Are you a member of PAAO or SMO? Save on your registration fees.

Online registration closed on January 12, but on-site registration will be available.

Hotels are selling out, but there is still space available.   Traveling in Guadalajara is easy and hotels that are not within easy walking distance of the Convention Center will offer a shuttle.

Learn more about hotels on the WOC2016 website ( You must login to the WOC2016 website to view available hotels, but creating an account is easy and free. Reserve your space today.


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