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Important dates BOPSS 2019

BOPSS 2019, Nottingham Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st June 2019 Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre at Nottingham Trent University. Deadlines Registration opens – 7th Jan Abstract submission opens – 7th Jan Abstract submission closes – 22nd March Notification of review panel – 15th April Early registration closes noon – 1st May Schedule June 19th – Update Day June 19th eve – Welcome Reception June 20th & 21st – Scientific Meeting June 20th eve – Gala Dinner Gala Dinner: Wollaton Hall Thursday 20th June 2019 from 7 pm Built in 1588, Wollaton Hall is Grade 1 listed building, [...]

BOPSS 2019 (Nottingham)

BOPSS 2019, Nottingham Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st June 2019 Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre at Nottingham Trent University. Schedule June 19th – Update Day June 19th eve – Welcome Reception June 20th & 21st – Scientific Meeting June 20th eve – Gala Dinner Venues Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University Conference Centre Old Library for Reception Gala Dinner at Wollaton Hall Deadlines Registration opens – 7th Jan Abstract submission opens – 7th Jan Abstract submission closes – 22nd March Notification of review panel – 15th April Early registration closes noon – 1st May Welcome The organising committee welcomes you to [...]

BOPSS Meeting App

The App for this year’s meeting can be downloaded from the app stores. It has details of the meeting info and schedule, plus speaker info. We are unable to include full ePoster and presentation files due to data protection and file sizes, but the ePosters can be viewed via the website, provided you are logged in and have purchased a ticket for the meeting. Apple iOS App Store https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/bopss-annual-meeting/id1246225064 Goggle Play Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.able2.bopss&hl=en  

Award for Research into Thyroid Eye Disease

The Thyroid Eye Disease Charitable Trust are once again partnering with Fight for Sight and British Thyroid Foundation to provide small grant awards of up to £15000 for research into any aspect of thyroid eye disease. Applications are open from 1st May for 12 weeks via FFS website www.fightforsight.org.uk/apply-for-funding/funding-opportunities/small-grant-awards-schemes/

Award for research into blepharospasm

An award for research into blepharospasm is being launched by Fight for Sight (FFS) in collaboration with the Dystonia Society. Open for applications from May 1st for 12 weeks through FFS website. All research applications relating to blepharospasm welcome although projects investigating new treatment techniques, secondary activities to reduce symptoms and the assessment of non-motor symptoms are particularly encouraged.

BOPSS 2018 (Dublin)

BOPSS 2018 – Dublin, 13th – 15th June 2018 Venue: The Printworks, Dublin Castle. June 13th – Update day / Recent advances day. June 14th – 15th – Annual meeting. June 13th – Welcome reception in Dublin City Hall June 14th – Gala dinner at the Guinness Storehouse. ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED Welcome The organising committee are delighted to welcome you to Dublin for BOPSS 2018 annual scientific meeting. The meeting will be held from 13th – 15th June in “The Printworks” conference centre at Dublin Castle, [...]

BOPSS website updates

The bopss.co.uk website will be having some updates on Sunday evening so the look will be changed on Monday. On Monday we will be editing the site but it will be availble throughout the day. I’ll update you all when finished. Ben BOPSS website support

New secretary of BOPSS

Colin Vize has been elected unopposed as the new secretary of BOPSS. Colin is, at present, a member of the Membership Advisory Committee and will take over from me after the AGM in June. We are sure Colin will be a superb secretary and will help to lead the society forward.

London 2017 & congenital ptosis survey

Please may I draw your attention to 2 items? Firstly, Mark Wright would like you to participate in his study on the outcome of surgery in congenital ptosis. It will run from 1st December for 1 year. Please find the details attached in the letter, proposal and questionnaire. Secondly, I’d like to remind you that it’s London 2017. The meeting runs from 21st until 23rd June 2017; meeting registration begins on 2nd Jan and abstract submission on 9th Jan. It [...]