The 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress® of the International Council of Ophthalmology will be hosted by the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (SEO) and co-hosted by the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) and Spanish Society of Implant-Refractive Ocular Surgery (SECOIR). It will be held June 16-19 in Barcelona, Spain.
The WOC is held in a different region every two years and provides an international audience of ophthalmologists with:
- A scientific program addressing all subspecialties and related interests in ophthalmology
- The opportunity to network with recognized international leaders and professionals
- An exhibition featuring the latest products and services in the field.
Revenues from the World Ophthalmology Congress support a wide range of ICO initiatives and programs and its commitment to “Building a World Alliance for Sight.” The WOC is the longest continuous international medical meeting, first held in 1857.