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WOC2018

World Ophthalmology Congress® of the International Council 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
  • An exhibition featuring the latest products and services in the field.

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.

WOC2018
Barcelona, Spain
16–19 June 2018

Host: Spanish Society of Ophthalmology
Co-Hosts: European Society of Ophthalmology and Spanish Society of Implant-Refractive Ocular Surgery
Partners: Catalan Society of Ophthalmology and Barraquer Institute


Visit icoph.org/WOC2018 to:

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WOC2020
Cape Town, South Africa
26–29 June 2020

Host: The Ophthalmological Society of South Africa 
Co-Hosts: Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology and African Ophthalmology Council


Visit WOC2020.icoph.org to:

  • Save the dates and sign up for updates
  • Read the Welcome Letter from the WOC2020 President
  • Start promoting the WOC2020 by downloading files
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WOC2022
Melbourne, Australia
25–28 February 2022

Host: Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists 
Co-Hosts: Co-Host: Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Save the dates and sign up for updates
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Thank you, everyone, who attended WOC2016!
Guadalajara, Mexico
5
–9 
February 2016
Host: Mexican Society of Ophthalmology
Co-Host: Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology

 

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Thank You, WOC2014 Attendees
The WOC2014 was hosted by the Japanese Ophthalmological Society and co-hosted by the  Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology.

Did you miss a WOC2014 session or talk?  View selected WOC2014 presentations online: www.wocondemand.com.

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World Ophthalmology Congress Resources

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WOC OnDemand: 2016 World Opthalmology Congress® (WOC2016)

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Webcasts: 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC2014)

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WOC2014 Webcasts: Selected Presentations and Talks

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