Designed and delivered by the AOP, the world leading education programme offers optical professionals the opportunity to gain their invaluable CET points, across the various learning hubs over the three days. We'll be updating our seminar programme soon, so check back for an updated list!

The 100% Optical 2017 show combined keynote speakers and discussion-based sessions, suitable for the entire practice team.

You can review the 2017 seminar programmes for each day below.


Keynote speaker

Keynote speakers

The main stage hosted keynote speakers from optometry, academia and ophthalmology discussing a range of topics including myopia, paediatrics, orthokeratology, glaucoma, vitreoretinal disease, uveitis, OCT, as well as insight into the future direction of the profession.

Education for all

The 100% Optical programme offers dedicated streams of education to support the wider practice team with sessions on career progression and frame fitting skills for optical assistants and communication skills in practice for front of house staff, in addition to the ABC of OCT.

Wider practice team

Even more CET points

New for 2017, visitors were able to take part in extra discussion-based sessions offering even more CET points. Visitors could work alongside industry experts and fellow eyecare professionals, benefiting from an even more hands on approach to learning. 

Interactive learning

ABDO were on hand with tailored CET discussions for dispensing opticians and optometrists throughout the show within the popular Dispensing Workshop; Including sessions with leading eyewear designers and manufacturers.


Speaker Highlights

Nicholas Strouthidis

Top ten tips for using OCT in glaucoma practice

Main Stage

1 CET point available

Professor Edward Mallen

Myopia: The short and the long view

Main Stage

1 CET point available

Dr Debbie Laughton

The perfect fit: Freeform progressive lenses

Lens Hub

1 CET point available

Doug Perkins

The changing face of high street optometry – one year on

Main Stage

1 CET point available

Dr Margaret Woodhouse

Tips for tots - examining infants and young children

Main Stage

1 CET point available

Professor David Crundall

Spotting danger on the road: Eye movements and hazard perception

Main Stage

1 CET point available