December 7–9, 2007
Join us as the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Université de Montréal École d'Optométrie commemorate the 50th anniversary of the University of Waterloo, the 40th anniversary of the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, and the start of the Université de Montréal École d´Optométrie centennial year.
The conference is free; the only fee is for the Saturday dinner and dance (grad students excepted).
Friday, December 7
- Evening cocktail party at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery (see Maps below)
Saturday, December 8
- Talks and posters at the Delta Kitchener-Waterloo (see Maps below)
- Evening: School of Optometry Annual Holiday Dinner & Dance with Lost Faculties band at the Delta
Sunday, December 9
- Morning talks and lunch at the School of Optometry (see Maps below)
- Etty Bitton, Université de Montréal
- Christian Casanova, Université de Montréal
- Jocelyn Faubert, Université de Montréal
- John Flanagan, University of Waterloo
- Thom Freddo, University of Waterloo
- Deborah Gold, CNIB/INCA
- Jacques Gresset, Université de Montréal
- Ian Howard, York University
- Chris Hudson, University of Waterloo
- Elizabeth Irving, University of Waterloo
- Lyndon Jones, University of Waterloo
- Hélène Kergoat, Université de Montréal
- Susan Leat, University of Waterloo
- Marty Steinbach, York University, University of Toronto
- Carol Westall, University of Toronto
- Hugh Wilson, York University
- Agnes Wong, University of Toronto
Further details will be posted here as they become available.
We will be booking rooms at the Delta as per instructions on the registration form. If booking at the Delta on your own behalf, mention that it is for the Canadian Optometry Conference on Vision Science.
Here’s some links to get you started:
- Delta Kitchener-Waterloo
- Hotel & Motel listings for Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
- Waterloo Region & Area Bed & Breakfast Association
- Google: Waterloo attractions
- whatsUP in K-W/Cambridge with events, Movies, Arts, Attractions, Restaurants, Nightlife, Shopping in K-W/Cambridge
- Accommodations, Saturday Conference and Dinner & Dance
- 105 King Street East, Kitchener Ontario N2G 2K8
- Right in the middle of Downtown Kitchener
- Main entrance is off Benton Street
- Parking is off Charles Street East
- 475 King Street North, Waterloo Ontario N2J 2Z5
- In north Waterloo, not far from the School
- Off King Street North, near the Parkway
- There is a little side street off King that also has a car dealership
- Also accessible from Weber Street North
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
- Friday Cocktail Reception
- 25 Caroline Street North, Waterloo Ontario N2L 2Y5
- N.B. Caroline Street is one-way north of Erb; you will have to approach from Bridgeport or Dupont
- Gallery parking is immediately south of Silver Lake
University of Waterloo School of Optometry
- Sunday Conference and Tours
- There is no official address to the Optometry building, however, we are located at approximately 198 Columbia Street West, Waterloo Ontario
- We are on the North Campus; the School's entrance is off Columbia (on the north side)
- Advanced Medical Optics
- B & H Optical Canada Inc.
- C & C Optical Laboratories Inc.
- Centre for Contact Lens Research
- Essilor Canada
- Innova Medical Ophthalmics, Inc.
- Pacific Medical Technologies Inc.
- Topcon Canada Inc.
- Alcon Laboratories Inc.
- Bausch & Lomb
- Centennial Optical Limited
- CIBA Vision
- Coopervision Inc.
- Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo
- Hoya Vision Care - Canada
- Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
- Opal Optical Ltd.
- TLC University of Waterloo
- Vasogen Inc
Professional Services Coordinator
School of Optometry
University of Waterloo
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
519-888-4567 Ext. 33177