Prevent Blindness will host the fifth annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit on July 13, 2016, from 7:30am-3:00pm at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The Summit will include a variety of presentations related to this year’s theme, Vision to Action – Collaborating Around a National Strategy, focusing on recommendations brought forth in a new Health and Medicine Division report by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health.
Currently scheduled presentations include:
The following four presentations will each highlight and provide expert analysis of one of the broad focus areas addressed by the Consensus Study Committee.
Expected attendees include patient advocates, community-based organizations, national vision and eye health organizations, government agencies, and policymakers. Follow the event on Twitter at #eyesummit.
Registration is free, but seating is limited. Register today at www.preventblindness.org/eyesummit.