View Point Vancouver 2024

April 20, 2024, 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 1 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, University of British Columbia
6163 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Free to attend

In collaboration with UBC’s Research Excellence Cluster in Vision, Fighting Blindness Canada presents VIEW POINT, an educational conference bringing you the latest information in vision health and research! Hear from experts, connect with others affected by vision loss and visit our exhibitors to learn about new resources.

This afternoon conference includes these exciting sessions:

  • A keynote presentation on gene therapy from Dr. Paul Yang, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine and Chief, Paul H. Casey Ophthalmic Genetics Division, Casey Eye Institute
  • Ask the Expert sessions on age-related macular degeneration and inherited retinal diseases
  • A Young Leaders session for youth aged 15 to 35 impacted by vision loss
  • A panel about living well with vision loss

We will also be hosting an exhibitor fair and a social hour where you will have the opportunity to meet and talk to other people affected by vision loss. Full Program details coming soon.

If you require help with registration, please reach out to us by phone or email. 1.800.461.3331 ext 246  or education@fightingblindness.ca

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This event in in part supported by UBC Community Engagement's Partnership Recognition Exploration fund.

  • Cluster Event


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