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WELCOME RECEPTION - From Away, Together Again

Thursday, June 9, 6:00 - 7:00pm 

Halifax Convention Centre (1650 Argyle St.) 

Room C5

Please join us for a glass of cheer and help us celebrate the 2022 COS Annual Meeting. This event is a great opportunity to network with our international speakers, special guests, sponsors, and exhibitors. Renew old acquaintances and make new friends with colleagues from across Canada.


Kitchen Party/See Side Sociable

Friday, June 10, 6:30-10:00 pm

Pier 21 

1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7 

Join us at Pier 21 for a traditional kitchen party lobster dinner! Reception to begin at 6:30pm followed by dinner at 7:15pm. Seating is open. Entertainment includes performances by SQUID and Halifax Pier. Dress – Casual. Tickets are available for purchase while registering for the Annual Meeting. Please note that tickets will not be available to purchase on-site. Tickets must be purchased in advance in order to attend.


Eye Van/Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada Reception

Saturday, June 11, 5:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Halifax Convention Centre (1650 Argyle St.) 

Room 502

This year, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada (VLRC) is proud to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Eye Van, a landmark mobile eye care unit that travels more than 6,000 kilometres annually to provide service in Northern Ontario. Through this special reception event, VLRC will celebrate its partnerships with ophthalmologists and other stakeholders that continue to make their one-of-a-kind Eye Van program an ongoing success. All are welcome to join in the celebration, network, and hear exciting updates! 

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