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BIOS Events

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Upcoming events

    • 19 August 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 20 August 2014
    • 4:30 PM
    • Various Locations in Glasgow
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    BIOS - Social Events at the Scientific Conference 2014

    Glasgow 19/20 August

    BOOKINGS CLOSE 5pm 1st AUGUST

    Some of you have already booked your places for these events when you registered for the Conference: if you did not, please make your bookings here. You will be invoiced separately.

    The BIOS Scottish Branch is pleased to announce the Social Programme for the Scientific Conference

    Tuesday 19th August

    WALK

    For those of you who would like a wee dauner* around the City of Glasgow there is a 60 minute walking tour led by a Glasgow School of Art Student.

    The talented walking guides reveal Glasgow's vibrant arts scene and bring architecture alive with the story of Mackintosh's Glasgow!

    Tour starts at 6pm and costs £17.50

    Umbrellas/ponchos will be provided, just in case it’s a bit dreich*!

     EAT

    Following the tour there is a meal at Urban Bar and Brasserie. The meal is booked for 7.30pm and is payable at the time (based on your choice).

    http://www.urbanbrasserie.co.uk/

    TALK 

    It would be lovely if you could join us for the walking tour, the meal, or both. It’s an ideal opportunity to meet people and get a good blether*.

    Wednesday 20th August

    ENTERTAINMENTENTERTAINMENT  Gala Dinner at the stunning House for an Art Lover

    http://www.houseforanartlover.co.uk/


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    The evening will start off with a Civic Reception hosted by the Lord Provost of Glasgow. This will be followed by a 3 course meal with wine.

    There will then be entertainment from the

    Kennedy Cupcakes

    http://www.kennedycupcakes.com/

     

    The evening costs £45 which is great value for money and includes transport to and from Glasgow City Centre.

    Sample Menu

    Starter - salad of smoked venison, red chard, mizuna with spicy pears and truffle dressing

    Main - supreme of chicken, timbale of haggis, neeps and tatties, root vegetable, whisky cream sauce

    Dessert - Dark chocolate torte with raspberry coulis and raspberry sorbet

    Coffee and tablet

    (dietary requirements will be catered for)

    It would be lovely if you could join us for some delicious scran* and a wee shoogle* on the dance floor.

     

    GLASGOW WORDS

    *dauner (daw-nir) - walk

    *dreich (dree-ch) – miserable, damp weather

    *blether (ble-thir) – to engage in conversation

    *scran - food

    *shoogle - dance

     


    It would be lovely if you could join us for the walking tour, the meal, or both. It’s an ideal opportunity to meet people and get a good blether*.
    • 20 August 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 21 August 2014
    • 4:30 PM
    • Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA
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    BIOS Scientific Conference 2014

    Glasgow Caledonian University, 20/21 August

    BOOKINGS CLOSE 5pm 1st AUGUST


    We are delighted to announce that the venue for the Scientific Conference 2014 is Glasgow Caledonian University.

    Fuller programme Delegates programme 150714.pdf

    Speakers include
    • Dr Paul Cauchi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Gartnavel Hospital, Glasgow - Thyroid Eye Disease
    • Dr Graeme Williams, Consultant Ophthalmologist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde - Ocular Myasthenia
    • Prof Anita Simmers - Visual Function in Amblyopia

    Introductory offer for Associate Members who are Technicians or Assistants - £50 per day or £75 both days

    PRICES
    • Standard 2-day conference fee £265 (BIOS member)/ £440 (non-BIOS member)
    • Standard 1-day conference fee £140 (BIOS member)/£235 (non-BIOS member)
    • B&B Accommodation per night £45
    • Sight-seeing walking tour £17.50
    • Gala Dinner £45 (BIOS member & non-members)
    • Social events can be booked separately on the other BIOS EVENTS booking page for Social Events

    Please note that cancellations for the event or elements of the event will not be accepted after 1st August in order to enable the organisers to resell your place.

    Social programme

    Tuesday 19th August - The social programme includes a 60-75 minute walking tour of Glasgow http://www.gsa.ac.uk/visit-gsa/city-walking-tours/visitor-feedback/. We then end the evening with an informal meal at a local restaurant (payable locally on the night) for those arriving on the evening of the 19th August (**please arrive by 530pm for a 6pm departure from campus). The talented walking guides reveal Glasgow's vibrant arts scene and bring architecture alive with the story of Mackintosh's Glasgow!

    On the night of Wednesday  20th August  there will be a gala dinner, with drinks reception, canapes and 2-course meal with wine, and entertainment  from the Kennedy Cupcakes http://www.kennedycupcakes.com/. Venue: House for an Art Lover

    Some of your feedback from last year -

    • Great idea to have an awards ceremony at the Gala Dinner and acknowledge work done by volunteers helping the Society.
    • Excellent conference - even the weather was good!
    • Enjoyed the SIG Group sessions and feel conference is a good time for discussion and feedback.
    • A really good meeting and great to see so many Orthoptists delivering the presentations

    Accommodation

    We are using the single ensuite accommodation available at Caledonian Court (£45 per night) which provides exceptional value for money, within walking distance of the conference venue and Glasgow City Centre. The flats are wired for the internet.

    There are many alternatives if you wish to spend more,  which can be booked separately by you if required.

    Glasgow City Marketing Bureau have kindly made available local offers which can be seen here http://conventions.seeglasgow.com/attending-a-conference/special-offers/

    and this guide http://conferenceuk.peoplemakeglasgow.com/

    Getting there

    By air - Glasgow Airport is situated approximately 10 miles to the west of the City Centre and the University - approximately 30 minutes by taxi. There is also a direct bus link from the airport  to Buchanan Street Bus Station, which is 200 yards from the University.

    Taxi discount via Glasgow Taxis - Delegates can pre book a taxi by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070 and quoting the appropriate code:


    ·       Journeys from Glasgow International Airport to the Glasgow city centre – quote CM7

    ·     Journeys from Glasgow city centre to Glasgow International

    Airport – quote CM5

     

    Each journey will be £17, saving you 20% on the usual fare

    By road - The University is easily accessible from Junction 16 (Westbound) or Junctions 15 & 17 (Eastbound) of the M8 motorway. Although no parking is available on campus, there is ample space available at the nearby Buchanan Galleries car park.

    By rail - The campus is within easy walking distance of both Glasgow Queen Street Station (there is a direct rail link to Edinburgh from here) and Glasgow Central Station. For details of train times, visit the National Rail Enquiries Service.

    If you are a potential sponsor for the event, please go to this page.

    Splitting payment with your employer

    If your employer wishes to pay your registration fee direct, please let the BIOS office know (email bios@orthoptics.org.uk or call +44 (0)1353 66 55 41).  We will arrange for the registration part of your invoice to be split out and transferred onto your employer's account.* Once that has happened, your invoice will then be reissued to you in the lower amount.

    * Your employer may insist on issuing a purchase order to cover your registration: if so, it is your responsibility to start and follow up this process.

    • 03 October 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Fairfield General Hospital Rochdale Old Road Bury BL9 7TD
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    BIOS STROKE & NEURO REHAB SIG STUDY DAY

    3rd October 2014


    Venue: Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury,

    BL9 7TD

    Cost: £30 BIOS members/£90 non-members


    Programme

    9.00 - 9.30       Registration/coffee and networking

    9.30 - 10.00     Driving and vision - Professor Christine Dickinson 

    10.00 - 10.30    Use of radiology in stroke/brain injury - Consultant Radiologist

    10.30 - 11.00    Stroke mimics - Consultant Neurologist Dr Chris Murphy

    11.00 - 11.30    Coffee break / networking

    11.30 - 12.00    Use of technology in vision rehabilitation - Alex Green

    12.00 - 12.30    Research in stroke update / PROMs (Dr Fiona Rowe / Lauren Hepworth)

    12.30 - 1.30  lunch

    1.30 - 2.15   Overview of driving assessment services for patients following stroke or brain injury (Barbara Hatton) 

    2.15 - 2.45   Patient experience of returning to driving with a hemianopia due to stroke (stroke survivor Jim Currie)

    2.45 - 3.45   Workshop looking at orthoptic driving pathway, developing a pathway to ensure consistency of services and advice to patients.

    3.45            Meeting closes

    3.45 - 4.30 Steering committee meeting update for those who can attend.

    Directions - http://www.pat.nhs.uk/getting-here/fairfield-general-hospital.htm

    The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs. Cancellations maybe made up to two weeks before the event on the 3rd November, if you discover that you cannot attend after that time, you may send another similar delegate in your place .

    Please indicate any dietary or access requirements.

    Organiser/further details from Tallat Maan mailto:tallat.maan@nhs.net

    • 20 October 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Lecture Theatre, Post Graduate Centre Milton Keynes NHS Foundation Trust Standing Way, Eaglestone MK5 6LD
    • 50
    In Service Training Day

    Lecture Theatre, Post Graduate Centre

    Milton Keynes NHS Foundation Trust

    Standing Way, Eaglestone

    MK5 6LD

    MONDAY 20th October 2014

    Programme TBC

    9.30 Registration

    10am – 4pm

    50 Spaces

    Refreshments only – Please bring own lunch, or visit the hospital catering services

    Free to BIOS Members

    £10 to Non-BIOS Members

    Please indicate any access requirements when registering

    Local organiser mailto:Michelle.Chum@mkhospital.nhs.uk

    • 23 October 2014
    • 9:30 AM
    • 24 October 2014
    • 4:30 PM
    • Thackray Medical Museum Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7LN
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    The course is designed for Orthoptists who are keen to participate in the tuition of undergraduate Orthoptists. The course is open to anyone wishing to become a Clinical Tutor.

    Session1                                                                                                                            

    • Aims and objectives
    • Why BIOS offers the course
    • BIOS website for SIG education                                                                
    • Get to know everyone, reasons for attendance, experience if any

    Session 2   Teaching Methods and Resources                                                           

    • Awareness of different types of teaching methods and learning styles
    • Activity- individual learning styles and feedback on alternatives

    Session 3 Student Assessment                                                                           

    • Reflection on framework for assessment and types, purposes and principles
    • Clinical placement requirements

    Session 4 Supervision feedback and assessment                                                                             

    • Styles of supervision and supervisor and feedback and assessment

    Session 5  Managing the less able student                                                                          

    • Pastoral care and professional use of social media 
    • Managing the adult learner, determining the differences in competencies, the less able and difficult student. Departmental protocols on pastoral care and professional conduct
    Session 6   Summing up and questions                                 

    The course is held over two days. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided as part of the course package on both days.

    Course Tutors Danielle Guy & Laura Tuff

    Course Fee:

    £230.00 BIOS Members;

    £350.00 non BIOS-members (Fees must be paid in advance of attendance).

    Cancellation policy

    Delegates cancelling may:

    • Substitute a suitably-qualified colleague (please give at least one week's notice before commencement of the course).
    • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 12th October 2014
    or they will be liable to:

    Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after 26th June 2014


    Directions to the venue:

    The Museum is next to St. James's Hospital, 2 miles to the North East of the city centre.

    By Bus - Frequent bus services run from Leeds city centre. Numbers 16, 42, 49, 50, 50A, 61 all stop outside the Museum.

    By Car - From M621 follow signs for York (A64) then follow the brown tourist signs. From the North, take the A58 towards the city, and then follow the brown tourist signs.

    • 19 November 2014
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Thackray Medical Museum, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN
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    Northern Branch AGM/BIOS EGM & Autumn Clinical Meeting

    19th November  2014

    The Northern Branch AGM, BIOS EGM and Autumn Clinical meeting will be held in Leeds on this day

    Programme tbc

    • 28 November 2014
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
    • 70

    Low Vision SIG Study Day

    Friday 28th November 2014
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading

    Programme - yet to be finalised


    Queries please email Gillian Smith

    Cost £10 BIOS members / £20 non members

    The price includes light refreshments on the day.

    BIOS Standard Terms for Events apply to all registrations for this event.



Past events

03 July 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
01 July 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
20 June 2014 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
13 June 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
06 June 2014 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2014 & BIOS 2014 AWARDS
29 May 2014 Southern Branch/East Anglian - In-service Training Day
23 May 2014 4th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
09 May 2014 BIOS Inaugural Managers/Heads SIG Meeting
09 May 2014 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day
08 May 2014 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day and AGM
02 May 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
29 April 2014 Glaucoma & Retinal Disease SIG Study Day
26 April 2014 Northern Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting 2014
25 April 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
08 April 2014 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
04 April 2014 Welsh Branch AGM and Spring Clinical Meeting
28 March 2014 BIOS Midland Branch AGM & Spring Clinical Meeting
10 March 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
05 March 2014 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH AGM & SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
29 November 2013 BIOS IRISH BRANCH AGM & CASE PRESENTATIONS
29 November 2013 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
29 November 2013 BIOS In Service Training Day
27 November 2013 BIOS Low Vision Special Interest Group Conference
22 November 2013 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
18 November 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
15 November 2013 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
06 November 2013 BIOS Southern Branch Inservice Training Day
06 November 2013 Northern Branch Clinical Meeting
01 November 2013 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
18 October 2013 BIOS Managers' Forum
23 September 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
20 September 2013 BIOS Midland Branch Clinical Meeting
05 September 2013 BIOS Scientific Conference 2013
27 June 2013 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
15 June 2013 BIOS AGM 2013 & BIOS 2013 AWARDS
16 May 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
15 May 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
13 May 2013 Heads of Service Meeting
27 April 2013 Northern Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting
26 April 2013 Midland Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting
26 April 2013 Welsh Branch Spring Clinical Meeting & 75th Anniversary Lunch
26 April 2013 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day and AGM
26 April 2013 3rd Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
10 April 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
26 March 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
14 March 2013 Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
13 March 2013 BIOS SCOTTISH AGM & CASE PRESENTATIONS
04 March 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
27 February 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution
01 February 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution - Heads & TU Reps
25 January 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution - Heads & TU Reps
11 December 2012 BIOS Glaucoma and Retinal Disease SIG Meeting
28 November 2012 BIOS NORTHERN BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING & 75th ANNIVERSARY LUNCH
26 November 2012 Southern Branch, London Regional Training Day
22 November 2012 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
15 November 2012 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
31 October 2012 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
22 October 2012 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING
15 October 2012 Welsh Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting & 75th Anniversary Lunch
12 October 2012 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
04 October 2012 BIOS Managers' Forum
04 October 2012 BIOS AGM 2012
27 September 2012 BIOS MIDLAND BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING & 75th ANNIVERSARY CREAM TEA
10 September 2012 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
19 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 2
18 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 1
13 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 4
12 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 3
26 May 2012 BIOS 75th Anniversary Dinner
26 May 2012 BIOS EGM 2012 and Clinical Meeting
17 May 2012 Heads of Service Meeting
27 April 2012 Whipps Cross Study Day & Southern Branch AGM
27 April 2012 Whipps Cross Study Day - Interactive Workshop with Play-Therapists
30 March 2012 Welsh Branch AGM
23 March 2012 Non-Medical Prescribing Workshop & SIG Launch
15 March 2012 Eccentric Viewing Conference - Macular Disease Society
01 March 2012 BIOS Specific Educational Needs SIG MEETING
20 January 2012 South West Regional In-service Training Day
17 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 4
16 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 3
10 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 2
09 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 1
25 November 2011 London Study Day - Southern Branch
17 November 2011 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
07 November 2011 Scottish Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting
17 October 2011 BIOS Glaucoma SIG MEETING
13 October 2011 BIOS Managers' Forum
22 September 2011 BIOS Stroke Special Interest Group Study Day
08 September 2011 SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
22 August 2011 BIOS Clinical Teachers Course
24 June 2011 South West Regional In-service Training Day

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