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Upon graduating from the optometry program at the then Queensland Institute of Technology in 1974, Peter practiced optometry in Brisbane until early 1986, when he took up an aca demic position in the developing optometry program at the Hong Kong Polytechnic where he took on the role of Senior Lecturer and Clinic Director. Peter left Hong Kong in 1993, and after a short period in private practice in Brisbane joined the University of Auckland as Clinic Director in the Department of Optometry and Vision Science. He later became the inaugural Head of Department in the Department of Optometry at the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland, returning to Brisbane in 2004. He subsequently joined the School of Optometry at the Queensland University of Technology in 2007, and took on the role of Head of School in 2008. Peter is the current Chair of the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand, the optometry accreditation authority for courses in both countries, and is the Vice President of the Asia Pacific Council of Optometry. He has also served as a council member and President of the Optometrists Association of Australia (Queensland Division), and as a member of the Optometrists Registration Board in Queensland. He is currently a member of the WCO Governing Board and of the WCO Education sub-committee. He was recognised for his contributions to the development of optometry in the Asia Pacific by being named the KB Woo memorial lecturer at the 2001 APCO conference, and to the profession in Queensland as Queensland Optometrist of the Year, also in 2001.
 
 
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Dear Delegates
Thank you for your abstract submissions for the 2nd World Congress of Optometry.

We have received over 650 abstracts in total for the conference and appreciate your enthusiasm and willingness to participate in the congress.

The scientific committee is working diligently to review the abstract submission. We intend to inform you of the outcomes by end of May 2017.

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Abstracts for oral, poster and workshop presentations has been closed

Authors will receive written notification of abstract acceptance by End of May, 2017

All presenters will be required to register for the Congress no later than June 30, 2017.

The closing date for submission for clinical photograph is April 17, 2017.

 
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