NOC 2014 Poster Competition deadline approaching!

29 August 2014

Want to showcase the work of your LOC, LOC Company or LEHN? Have your local efforts attracted plaudits from patients or commendations from Commissioners?

Whatever your success, why not attract some recognition of your work through the NOC Poster Competition.

But you only have until Monday, 9 September to send your entry off.

Submission Guidelines

Submitting your Poster Abstract

Please email your completed abstract form to  no later than 9 September 2014.

Poster Categories

There are four categories designed to showcase the excellent work being undertaken by LOCs, LOC Companies and LEHNs across England:

  1. Engagement Strategy
  2. Service Redesign Initiative
  3. Collaborative Working
  4. Public Health

Who can submit a Poster Abstract?

Submissions are welcome from any Local Optical Committee, LOC Company or LEHN.

Selection of Poster Abstracts for the NOC Poster Exhibition and Competition

All poster abstracts will be reviewed by the LOCSU team.  You will be notified by email to let you know whether your abstract has been shortlisted by Friday 19th September. 

LOCSU will produce the posters for the exhibition at the NOC on behalf of shortlisted LOCs/LOC Companies/LEHNs.  A maximum of three posters in each category will be shortlisted.

Poster Judging

All posters exhibited at the NOC will be judged externally and an overall winner selected.  The winner will be announced at the conference.  The judge’s decision is final.

Key Dates

  • 9th September  –   Deadline for Poster abstract forms to be submitted
  • 10th-17th September  –  Shortlisting
  • 19th September –   Shortlisted poster abstracts announced
  • 22nd September – 10th October Posters produced by LOCSU
  • 24th October –  Winner announced

The National Optical Conference is a key event in the calendar for Local Optical Committee officers and a great opportunity to share learning and best practice at the conference which we know delegates value enormously.  The poster exhibition will be displayed in the Warwick Suite.


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Dates for the diary

100% Optical

ExCel, London

27-29 January 2018

2018-01-27 10:00:00 - 2018-01-29 17:00:00

Oxfordshire LOC's AGM

The Christie Suite, Holiday Inn Oxford, Peartree Interchange, Oxford, OX2 8JD

Annual AGM

2018-02-06 18:30:00 - 2018-02-06 21:30:00

Contact name: Caroline Collingridge

Contact email:

East Sussex LOC's AGM

CCG Offices, Friars Walk, Lewes

Annual AGM

2018-03-21 19:00:00 - 2018-03-21 21:00:00

Contact name: Jackie Oxley

Contact email:

Hertfordshire LOC's AGM

Biopark, Room 2, Broadwater Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 3AX

Annual AGM

2018-03-26 18:30:00 - 2018-03-26 21:00:00

Contact name: Dawn Doe

Contact email:

Durham LOC's AGM

Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, DH1 1TD

Annual AGM

2018-05-09 18:15:00 - 2018-05-09 21:00:00

Contact name: Richard Naisbitt

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