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NIOS CONFERENCE: 12-14 OCTOBER 2018

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

NIOS Conference: 12-14 October 2018

Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf & Country Club

Paradise Walk, Castle Upton Estate,

Templepatrick, BT39 0DD

Tel: 028 9443 5500

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Saturday

Prof Colin Willoughby (Professor of Ophthalmology and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon –University of Ulster Coleraine) 

Disorders of the Cornea

Malcolm McPherson (IP Optom – Aberdeen) 
IP Optometry in North East Scotland

DR Ciara McLaughlin (GP/GPSI Ophthalmology and Medical Advisor (HSCB))

Medical Conditions and their Treatments – Common Systemic Conditions, Treatments and Links to Eye Disease

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Sunday

Prof Colin Willoughby
 Genetics and Optometry – Why is it important?

Ursula O’Neill (Social Worker for the Sensory Impaired)
 Hearing Impairment and Deaf Awareness

Lynda McGivney-Nolan (Optometrist)
Assessment of Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability

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Workshops

Patrick Richardson (Ulster University Coleraine)  and Malcolm McPherson
Foreign Body Removal
Punctal Plugs – indications and use

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PROPOSED PROGRAMME:

 Friday, 12 October 2018

(contact Ronnie Glass –

07803 002148 or ronnieglass1@me.com

 – if interested)

10.00 am Bacon Butties and Tea/Coffee

10.30 am Golf (until 12 noon)

5.30 pm Golf Dinner

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Morning Lectures/Workshops and Exhibition

Lunch and Exhibition

Afternoon at Leisure

6.45 pm Drinks Reception

7.30 pm Gala Dinner and Dancing

(Dress Code: Formal Black Tie)

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Morning Lectures

Lunch

Ends

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VENUE:

Easily accessible, countryside haven situated within the Castle Upton Estate, amidst 220 acres of parkland, Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf & Country Club is ideally located 10 minutes from Belfast International Airport and 20 minutes from Belfast City Centre.

  •  For your fitness and recreation:PAR 72 18-hole golf course, 2 tennis courts
  • Living Well Health Club, indoor pool, spa and sauna
  • Hairdresser, beauty salon and spa
  • Contemporary restaurant serving local cuisine.

 Visit the Hilton website for further information:

Hilton Hotel

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COSTS:

Accommodation Per room:

2 persons Per room:

1 person:

Friday B&B:

£89.00

£79.00

Saturday B&B:

£99.00

£89.00

Limited family rooms for up to 6 persons available at best Hotel rate at time of booking – please contact Reservations Department directly (t: 028 9443 5500). Please book early!

Lectures/Workshops

Member

Non Member

Saturday:

FREE

£50.00

Sunday:

FREE

£50.00

Lunches/Gala Dinner

Adult

Children aged 5-16 (under 5 free)

Saturday Lunch:

£10.00

£5.00

Saturday Gala:

£30.00

N/A

Sunday Carvery Lunch:

£15.00

£10.00

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To book Hotel:

B&B can be booked online using the following link – and the code GOPSA, or by contacting the Hotel’s Reservations Department directly (t: 028 9443 5500), quoting the code GOPSA and dates required.

Click to book hotel

There is a special request section to indicate whether bedroom is to be twin or double, or any other special
requests.

Please settle your account directly with the Hotel when checking out.

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To register:

Please register online 

Click to register

Payment for attendance at lectures, if not an NIOS Member, and catering should be made by cheque payable to NIOS or by bank transfer to NIOS.

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Venue

Hilton Hotel Templepatrick
Castle Upton Estate Templepatrick, Antrim
Antrim, Co. Antrim BT39 0DD United Kingdom
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P.O. Box 28, Dromore, County Down, BT25 1YH

Telephone: +44 (0)77 7641 5813