Bonus CPD / CD on offer with SCC8 ‘Fringe Talks’


Following their success last year, the Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) will once again include a series of bonus ‘Fringe Talks’ that will take place in the event’s exhibition area.

SCC8 will be held from 7 to 8 September 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The main conference program will be delivered by leading ophthalmologists over two full days, with four sessions held on the Saturday followed by six sessions on the Sunday.

The exhibition will be open across both these days, with special guest speakers taking to the stage to discuss a variety of topics in a series of Fringe Talks. These short presentations will be delivered during breaks by key members of the eye health stakeholder community, providing additional education that complements the main program and offering bonus CPD / CD points.

The fringe speakers and their topics are listed below:

Saturday, 7 September 2019

Dee Hopkins
Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA)
Patient support through MDFA
Nabill Jacob
Vision Australia
Adaptive technology and low-vision patients

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Professor Greg Johnson
Diabetes Australia
Annie Gibbins
Glaucoma Australia
Glaucoma collaborative care

More than 20 exhibitors will be featured at the SCC exhibition, giving delegates the opportunity to learn about the support Specsavers offers, the new technology available and the depth of Specsavers’ relationships with sponsors and other eye health stakeholders.

In addition to Specsavers Support Office teams, the exhibition will include representatives from: the Australian College of Optometry, Diabetes Australia, Eyes4Everest, Glaucoma Australia, Guide Dogs Victoria, MDFA, Oculo, RANZCO, and Vision Australia.

Enter the Spectrum Prize Draw

Non-Specsavers optometrists located in Australia and New Zealand can now enter the Spectrum Prize Draw for a chance to win 20 free ticket / flight / accommodation packages to SCC8*. To enter, contact Neil Webster on 0420 741 318 or email your full name, employer and mobile number to

A separate offer is also available for new and returning locum optometristsread more about the Specsavers Recruitment Services SCC8 VIP pass.

For more information on the conference, visit the SCC8 event page.

*Terms and conditions apply