Upcoming conferences:

Sun Peaks, Canada
January 12, 2019 
Italian Dolomites.
January 11, 2020
Details soon.
Nozawa Onsen, Japan
February 29, 2020
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Professor David A Mackey MBBS, MD, FRANZCO, FRACS


Professor of Ophthalmology, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science;

Managing Director Lions Eye Institute

Professor David Mackey has spent 20 years studying the genetics of the

Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy and Dominant Optic Atrophy. In 1993 he

initiated the Glaucoma Inheritance Study in Tasmania (GIST), creating one

international leader in the genetics of glaucoma with over 50 papers

published on the subject. GIST has helped define phenotype-genotype

correlations in myocilin glaucoma as well as identifying other glaucoma

investigate the genetic and environmental factors contributing to the

Island Eye Study, examining 800 descendant of the Bounty Mutineers, and in

Western Australia runs the Raine Eye Health Study of 2,000 20-year olds

from a birth cohort.


Professor Stephanie Watson,Bsc(Med), MMBS, FRANZCO, PhD Ophthalmologist


Clinical Professor, Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney

Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Stephanie is a clinician researcher and innovator. She is head of the Ocular Repair Group at the Save Sight Institute and an NHMRC Career Development Fellow.

As head of the Ocular Repair Group she leads a research program focused on innovative solutions to restore sight and promote ocular health. She led her team to first prize in the Best Health Innovation Product Idea. IDE group in 2016. In 2015, she was awarded first prize for the Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program, ATP Innovations and the NSW Office for Health and Medical Research Stephanie has given over 125 presentations at national and international meetings Stephanie is a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales; Chair of the Public Health Committee, RANZCO; Director of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia; Editor for the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group UK; NSW representative of the Corneal Society. She is a member of the ARVO Strategic Global Partnerships working committee; RANZCO congress programme committee; RANZCO therapeutics committee member, and curriculum review committee for Evidence Based Medicine, RANZCO.


Dr Andrew FieldM.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O, F.R.A.C.S Ophthalmologist


Andrew graduated from Monash University,1980 and worked as a General Practitioner in rural Queensland, third world PNG and suburban Melbourne until 1988. 

He trained as an ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital for three years and then did a Fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at John Hopkins Hospital, USA. Worked as a Senior Registrar in Southampton, UK, before commencing private practice at Cairns Eye & Laser Clinic in 1994. Areas of special interest include cataract and pterygium surgery, along with diabetic retinal laser surgery and treatment of wet AMD with intravitreal Lucentis.


Dr Cristina Hubert, Ophthalmologist


Christina is an Ophthalmologist with international practice authorizations

(Luxembourg, Belgium, Romania) having had international training in well

known hospitals, Moorfields UK, Munich University Hospital Germany,

Antwerp University Hospital Belgium, and with well known specialists, such

as Prof. Tassignon (EBO president), Dr. Trau (former BSCRS president),

(SOE president), as well as a varied experience with anterior and

posterior segments   http://www.hubert-vision.com


Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Chapman-Davies


 A third generation optometrist, graduated BOptom from UNSW with first class honours in 1979, completed his MOptom in 1981 and Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics in 2011. 

Anthony works in the Sydney practice founded by his grandfather in 1927.  He has been a visiting clinician and lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Science UNSW since 1981, culminating in his appointment as Conjoint Associate Professor in 2013 until present.

He has a special interest in clinical education and ocular pathology. In 1998 he was awarded the Josef Lederer Award for Excellence in Clinical Optometry by the Optometry Australia NSW Division.


Dr Nohad Teliani, OD

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr.Teliani attended the University of Alberta, going on to complete a Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo in 2006.Dr. Teliani has had a long association with Refractive surgical care, starting as an ophthalmic technician at Gimbel Eye Centre – Edmonton in the summer of 2004, continuing on to become their in-house Optometrist upon graduation in 2006 where she continues to work today.Dr. Teliani also joined the Clarity Laser Vision Team in Calgary in November of 2016. Currently, she is responsible for the co-management in the pre and post-operative care of refractive and surgical patients, with an emphasis on dry eye assessments and treatments.

Bethany McLennan, Physiotherapist

Beth McLennan is a physiotherapist working for Sydney Local Health District in paediatrics. She graduated physiotherapy with first class honours from the University of Newcastle in 2016. Her graduate year was spent at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. Beth presented her honours research at the national physiotherapy conference in 2017. Previously a keen skier, Beth has recently converted to snowboarding.

John Coghlan. BOptom [UNSW]

John graduated from the University of NSW as an optometrist in 1979.He has owned two private independent practices in Mudgee NSW and New Farm, Brisbane and is the senior consulting optometrist and licencee for the TUH Health Hub, Fortitude Valley, Queensland. He has a passion for snow sports and has been running educational conferences in some of the world’s great ski resorts since 2005.