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Following the success of the WOC 2008, which had attracted over 13,000 delegates from all over the world, it is our honor and pleasure to announce that the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK-DOVS) is organizing the 8th International Symposium of Ophthalmology – Hong Kong (ISO-HK) on December 14 – 16, 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
This year, the 8th ISO-HK is held in conjunction with the 7th Asia-Pacific Vitreo-Retina Society (APVRS) Congress, the Inaugural Congresses of the Asia-Pacific Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society (APSPOS) and the Asia-Pacific Society of Ocular Oncology and Pathology (APSOOP), the 10th Asia-Pacific Society of Eye Genetics (APSEG) Symposium, as well as the 24th Annual Scientific Meeting Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium, which is jointly organized by the College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (COHK) and the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society (HKOS). It is anticipated that the 8th ISO-HK will attract over 2,000 delegates with around 300 internationally-renowned speakers from all over the world. The 8th ISO-HK would be a good occasion for delegates to keep abreast of the latest development in ophthalmology and visual sciences. For more information about the 8th ISO-HK, please go to http://www.iso-hk.org/2012/.
Set against the backdrop of Asia’s world city, the 8th ISO-HK will offer its attendees a unique and rewarding experience of fulfilling intellectual exchanges, as well as deep relaxation. Famous for its magnificent skyline and renowned as the culinary capital of Asia, Hong Kong is a place that never fails to impress you with its close proximity with stunning cityscapes, soaring mountains, heritage sites and extensive greenery. We cordially invite you to join us in Hong Kong.
With warmest personal regards,
Co-hostsThe Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society (HKOS)
The Asia-Pacific Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society (APSPOS)
The Asia-Pacific Society of Ocular Oncology and Pathology (APSOOP)
The Asia-Pacific Society of Eye Genetics (APSEG)
Hong Kong is the Special Administrative Region of People’s Republic of China, situated on China’s southeast coast. With a land mass of 1,104 square kilometers and a population of over seven million people, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated city in the world. Hong Kong comprises three main parts - Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula and New Territories. (Maps of Hong Kong)
Hong Kong has transformed from a small fishing village to a global metropolis. As the Asia’s world city, Hong Kong has an excellent reputation for being a business-friendly financial center, a melting pot where East meets West, a shoppers’ paradise with NO sales tax and a world’s fair of food where dim sum, hot pot restaurants coexist with haute cuisine.
For more details, please visit the official travel guide from the Hong Kong Tourism Board at http://www.discoverhongkong.com/login.html
|The stunning skyline of Hong Kong|
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) is consistently being voted as the "Best Convention and Exhibition Centre in Asia" in the CEI Asia Industry Awards. HKCEC is located on the waterfront of the magnificent and renowned Victoria Harbor. Its latest state-of-the-art facilities and technologies greatly facilitate both the scientific programs as well as the industrial exhibitions, making it the ideal venue for the 8th ISO-HK.
HKCEC is conveniently linked to adjacent luxury hotels and connected to a vast transportation network with MTR (Hong Kong's modern subway system), airport buses, city buses and ferries. Moreover, banks, post offices, shopping centers and restaurants could be easily found nearby.
For more details, please visit HKCEC website at http://www.hkcec.com.
|Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)|
|WOC 2008 was held at HKCEC
|WOC 2008 was held at HKCEC