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Thursday 15 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 9 hours

 Admission to this session is included in the full registration fee. If you wish to attend this session as a stand-alone event only, please contact Rita Afeltra at to register.

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM | 3 hours

This is the first medical student symposium at the COS annual meeting. There will be keynote presentations on handling stress in medicine and an introduction to high yield clinical topics in ophthalmology. There will also be hands-on clinical skills sessions and breakout discussions with resident mentors. This symposia is hosted by the Council of Canadian Ophthalmology Residents (CCOR) and the Canadian Ophthalmology Student Interest Group (COSIG).

12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 5 hours
Young Ophthalmologists and ResidentsSymposium

This session will feature an array of tips and tricks that every resident should know for thriving in residency while getting on the road for professional success. Our panel of speakers will explore topics such as resiliency and wellness, mentorship and lessons learned for personal and professional growth, along with experiential exercises led by physician-chaplain Dr. Agnes Wong. Our spe...

1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 4 hours
Allied Health
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM | 2 hours 10 minutes

 A joint symposium of the Société Française d’Ophtalmologie and the Canadian Ophthalmological SocietyThis joint symposium is a partnership between the Société Française d’Ophtalmologie and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and will host lectures in a variety of subspecialty areas, showcasing current research and new advances in techniques, technology and treatment from Canadian and French keynote speakers. 

6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour

Please join us for a glass of cheer and help us celebrate the 2023 COS Annual Meeting and Exhibition. 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.

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