Workshop focus for NOC 2017

3 March 2017

Significant changes to the NOC programme for 2017 will see a greater emphasis on practical skills for LOC delegates, LOCSU has today revealed.More focus on break-out sessions at NOC 2017

Announcing the changes, Chief Operating Officer Richard Whittington, said: “There will be greater opportunity to attend the workshops. Following feedback from NOC 2016, this year's delegates will be able to attend a total of four break-out sessions during the day.”

Richard explained that there would be fewer keynote speeches and a greater focus on practical skills, role-based learning and networking opportunities for delegates which LOCs will benefit from on their return.

Following the new one-day format for NOC 2017, plans are being discussed to introduce a series of regional conferences for LOCs and Primary Eyecare Companies. This year’s NOC takes place on Thursday 9 November 2017 at Chesford Grange in Warwickshire.

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Dates for the diary

Solihull LOC's AGM

St John's Hotel, 651 Warwick Rd, Solihull B91 1AT

Annual AGM

2018-10-03 19:00:00 - 2018-10-03 21:30:00

Contact name: Cathy Pike

Contact email: solihull.loc@hotmail.co.uk

National Optical Conference 2018

Chesford Grange hotel, Nr Kenilworth, Warwick CV8 2LD

Annual NOC for LOC officers and its members

2018-11-14 17:00:00 - 2018-11-15 17:30:00

Contact email: info@locsu.co.uk

Contact telephone number: 020 7549 2051

East Yorkshire LOC's AGM

Village Hotel, Henry Boot Way, Hull HU4 7DY

Annual AGM

2018-11-19 18:30:00 - 2018-11-19 21:00:00

Contact name: Ean Blair

Contact email: ean@optometrics.co.uk

Contact telephone number: 07768 492806

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