Forum Low Vision

Forum Low Vision

For a number of years, SILMO has played host to organisations working alongside opticians to ensure the needs of people with low vision are taken into account.

LOW VISION

SEEING AND UNDERSTANDING

Information, advice and networking

 

This year’s Low Vision stand will go under the title Voir et Savoir (Seeing and Understanding).

Here, opticians can meet professionals that supply adaptive technical aids, along with managers of organisations that provide support to anyone wishing to integrate this type of product offering. 

Daily: UNDERSTANDING

10am to 6pm

Opticians with expertise will respond to other opticians’ questions about Low Vision.

Daily: SEEING

12noon: UNDER THE MICROSCOPE 

Presentation of exhibitors’ latest innovations.

Every day, an open-mike discussion will take place at the Low Vision stand.

For information: [email protected] or visit the stand between 10am and 6pm

3pm: TV STUDIO

  • Friday: Opticians and the internet? Can low vision needs be met online…?

Guest speakers:

Bruno Delhoste: [email protected]

Jean-Marc Delom: www.panoptess.net

 

  • Saturday: Supporting Low Vision onset: the vital need for opticians to know how to listen, give reassurance and offer assistance

Guest speakers:

Jeanne Gruson:

Maudy Piot: Psychoanalyst

 

  • Sunday: Seeing the bigger pictureas opticians look to broaden their offering.

Guest speakers:

Eric Moser, President of Retina France.

Luc Licari Collectif Opticiens OR 

Robert Waquet, Assistant treasurer of ARIBA

 

Panel discussions chaired by Pascal Parsat, winner of the 2012 Silmo d’Honneur award