CVI Convention 2018

The Cerebral Visual Impairment Society Convention 2018

"Working Together"

  • Friday 16th  November 2018  9:00 - 5.00pm
  • Marriott Hotel, Eagle Drive, Northampton  NN4 7HW

The theme for this year’s conference is "Working Together". There will be a mixture of presentations and workshops,  as well as opportunities for professional and private delegates to connect and share knowledge and experiences of living with Cerebral Visual Impairment.

Places will be more limited than usual due to venue capacity and seating arrangements, so please book early. To book online please register here

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Gordon Dutton - Emeritus Professor of Visual Science at Glasgow Caledonian University,  Patron and Advisor of the CVI Society
  • Dr Maggie Woodhouse - Cardiff University
  • Rebecca Bartlett - Clinical Lead for Low Vision Services Wales.  Rebecca is also Clinical Lead the School Pupil Eye Care Service (SPECS) project and module lead for Cardiff University Postgraduate Optometry Low Vision Theory and Practical modules.

Speakers and Workshops

  • CVI Young Ambassadors,  Art Oakes and Sophie Tennision
  • A Parent of a child with CVI
  • Mr Richard Bowman - Consultant Ophthalmologist Great Ormond Street, Specialising in Neuro-Ophthalmology and running CVI Research projects, Advisor to the CVI Society
  • Suzanne Little, Trustee, The CVI Society, CVI Scotland, collaborating in CVI Research projects
  • Rachel Pilling - Consultant Ophthalmologist Bradford, collaborating in  CVI Research projects, CVI Society Associate
  • John Sanders - Ex Nystagmus Network, CVI Society Associate
  • Helen St Clair Tracy - Chair of Trustees,  CVI Scotland, CVI Society Associate
  • Debra Westgate - Advanced Independent Occupational Therapist, Sensory West Ltd
  • Cathy Williams,  Consultant Ophthalmologist, Bristol, Specialising in Neuro-Ophthalmology and running CVI Research projects

Location and Accommodation

  • Marriott Hotel, Eagle Drive, Northampton  NN4 7HW

 Marriott Northampton is located on a rural site just outside Northampton,

If you have any questions please get in contact 

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