Call for Abstracts - now closed


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We’re happy to announce that the call for abstracts for the next annual conference of the European Academy of Optometry and Optics is now open!

The conference will take place on 15-17 May 2020, in Helsinki, and will take advantage of the importance of 2020 for the eye health community, to focus on “Eye Health for All – Emerging Technologies in Eye Care”.

We’re delighted to organize the conference with the Finnish Association of Vision and Eyecare (NÄE ry), who will be hosting us to Helsinki for the very first time!

We look forward to welcoming a record number of researchers and professionals to discuss, and share the latest research, education and clinical practice in optometry, optics and dispensing, and vision science.



The submission window is open until Sunday 3 November 2019 (midnight CET).

Edits to a submitted abstract need to be done within this timeframe.

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You can submit your abstract here.

Abstract topics

To fit with the conference theme, “Eye Health for All – Emerging Technologies in Eye Care”, we look forward to receiving abstracts or content related to this topic. We also welcome any topic or content that can provide delegates with information they can apply to practice and discuss with colleagues. Work that has the potential to help colleagues, at a national, European or international level in their professional development will also be taken into consideration.

This could be new research, clinical findings, new technology / developments in visual assessment, novel ideas for how to move patients through the healthcare system, educational topics, or anything else that represents an issue and how to help resolve it. We will also hold a Young Researchers session and welcome abstracts from professionals starting out with their carrier, who would like to present the results of their Bachelor or Master thesis completed in 2018 or 2019.

Please note that only abstracts adhering to the guidelines, with the required format and content will be considered for review and inclusion in the programme.

Abstract categories are:

  • Scientific or Research-led
  • Clinical
  • Optical
  • Educational

The format can be for either a poster / oral presentation or for a workshop.
Abstracts should be maximum 350 words in length, and should be structured in the following ways, based on their type of content:

  • Scientific or Research-led abstracts: Purpose, Method, Results*, and Conclusion**
  • Clinical abstracts: Clinical topic, Content or case presentation, Actions taken, Recommendations/Conclusions**
  • Educational abstracts: Educational topic or area, Content, Results, Recommendations/Conclusions**
  • Optical abstracts: Optical topic, Content, Results, Conclusions **

* Research results are expected to be accompanied by proper statistical analysis and relevant numerical results.
** Conclusions should be supported by the results presented in the abstract.

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