Seminar series

Join expert speakers as they deliver presentations on a variety of current clinical topics at the ACO Seminar Series. Free to members, these events are held throughout the year providing an opportunity to network with your colleagues. Members can also access the lectures online one week after the event free of charge.

Looking beyond the eye: what the retina can tell us about the brain

Dr Christine Nguyen

Glaucoma: visual fields vs OCT (T)

Assoc Prof Simon Skalicky

Tuesday 18 February 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Prevention of blindness: the role of optometry

Dr Suit May Ho

Optical interventions for myopia control

Mr Phillip Cheng

Tuesday 21 April 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Reticular pseudodrusen and its association with AMD: The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

Dr Elaine Chong

Glaucoma: from biological markers to over-the-counter vitamin supplements (T)

Dr Flora Hui

Tuesday 16 June 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Springtime ocular inflammations (T)

Speaker TBC

What you should consider when advising patients considering cataract surgery?

Dr Georgia Cleary

Tuesday 18 August 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Anterior eye inflammations (T)

Speaker TBC

Opportunities for the optometric profession over the next decade (T)

Dr Graham Lakkis

Tuesday 20 October 2020, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

General Information
  • Face to face:
    2 CPD points for attendance plus 1 CPD point for assessment per lecture
  • Online:
    1 CPD point for attendance plus 1 CPD point for assessment per lecture
  • Registration:
    please RSVP to for catering purposes
  • Time: from 6.00pm. Light refreshments provided
  • Address:
    ACO, 374 Cardigan St, Carlton, VIC
  • Cost:
    Free for ACO members
    $110 non-member rate