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summit

Stay Ahead of the Industry

APRIL 12-13 2025

TORONTO, ON

Prepare to dive deep into the cutting-edge world of myopia management!

The Myopia Summit will unleash revolutionary concepts from trailblazing experts, helping you push the boundaries and propelling you to unprecedented heights in myopia management. Be at the forefront of the industry, and don’t miss this breakthrough event in the myopia space!

2024 Speakers

FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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Dr. Kate Gifford

Scientist O.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kate Gifford is an internationally renowned clinician-scientist optometrist and peer educator, and a Visiting Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. She holds a Ph.D. in contact lens optics in myopia, four professional fellowships, over 100 peer reviewed and professional publications, and has presented more than 200 conference lectures. Kate was the youngest ever National President of Optometry Australia from 2014—16 and was named the QUT Young Alumnus of the Year in 2017. 

 

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Dr. Jeffrey Walline

O.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research - Ohio State University College of Optometry 

Dr. Jeffrey J. Walline, O.D., Ph.D., is the Associate Dean for Research at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, and he received his master’s and Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University College of Optometry.

 

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Dr. Langis Michaud

O.D., Professor & Chief of the Contact Lens Department - Université de Montréal

Dr. Michaud is a full-time professor and practices at Université de Montréal since 2001 as the chief of the contact lens department. He has been involved in numerous clinical studies for pharmaceutical and contact lens companies. He was a visiting professor at the Université de Paris-Sud (France) for over a decade.

 

Dr. Michaud has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and publications or professional reviews.

 

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Dr. Jeff Goodhew

O.D., Practice Owner

Dr. Jeff Goodhew graduated from the University of Waterloo with an optometry degree in 1993 and became therapeutically licensed in 2000. He enjoys being an active part of his profession, having served as the President of the Ontario Association of Optometrists from 2014 to 2016. Dr. Goodhew also served as the co-chair of the National Public Education Committee for the Canadian Association of Optometrists. 

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2024 Agenda

Saturday

Topics: Myopia Management in 2024, Treatments & Products Overview, Treatment Algorithm, Case Studies and Panel Discussions

Sunday

Topics: Myopia & Practice Management, The Future of Myopia and Panel Discussions. Add On: Ortho K Fitting, Training & Lunch

*CE hours will be COPE accredited

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The Venue

Comfortable stays in Ontario begin at Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, offering a shuttle service to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). This pet-friendly hotel also places you near the Toronto Congress Centre, CF Sherway Gardens, Royal Woodbine Golf Course, the International Centre and downtown Toronto, only 20 minutes away.

 

There will be a room block available for registered attendees. Details regarding the hotel room block and group rate will be provided upon registration confirmation.

Our Sponsors

LEADING IN THE INDUSTRY

2024 Presenting Sponsors:
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