The ophthalmologists speaking in the full-day Saturday program for the 8th Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC8) have been announced.

SCC8 will be held from 7 to 8 September 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference is one of the largest optometry CPD / CD events to take place across the Australia and New Zealand region, with more than 750 delegates attending last year, and will include two full days of clinical content delivered by experts in ophthalmology.

The conference will open on 7 September with the Saturday sessions, which will take place from 10:00am to 4:30pm. The Saturday program will comprise four one-hour sessions of clinical content, and the speakers and their presentation topics are listed below:

Dr Adam Rudkin
Specialist Eye Glenelg
Vitreoretinal conditions
Dr Dru Daniels
Private Practice
Dr Caroline Catt
The Children’s Hospital, Westmead
Paediatric optometry
Associate Professor Colin Chan
Vision Eye Institute
Anterior eye disease

The SCC exhibition will also be open on the Saturday, allowing delegates to learn about the support Specsavers offers, the new technology available and the depth of Specsavers’ relationships with sponsors and other eye health stakeholders.

Further details on the event, including the Sunday speakers, will be announced over the coming weeks.

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