The World Ophthalmology Congress 2024 extends a warm welcome to media professionals and press covering the fields of ophthalmology. We value your significant role in sharing knowledge and information to the global community.

Press attendees will benefit from complimentary registration, including access to all sessions, exhibition, and networking opportunities at the Vancouver Convention Centre.


1. To ensure the authenticity of our press attendees, we kindly request all interested members of the press to submit your credentials or proof of association with the respective company you represent. Please email the required documents to [email protected]. Submissions without proper association documentation will not be accepted.

2. Upon receipt of your submission, we will thoroughly review the provided credentials. Please allow us up to 10 business days to complete the review process.

3.  Once your credentials are approved, you will receive instructions on how to proceed with your complimentary registration as a press representative.

In case your credentials are not approved, you will receive a notification confirming this decision.


When submitting your credentials, please include the following:

  • Full Name
  • Position
  • Company Name
  • At least one of the following:
    • Valid Press ID
    • An article published within the last six (6) months with your byline.
    • A letter from editor or producer on station/network letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering the WOC2024® on assignment.
    • An about page or masthead from newspaper, publication or blog listing you as an editorial contributor.

Important: When submitting the request via email, please kindly include this in the subject: “WOC2024 – Press registration request”.

We look forward to welcoming you to the World Ophthalmology Congress 2024. If you have any further inquiries or require assistance, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

We would like to invite you to spread the word about WOC2024® and create more awareness about the Congress. Please see our Media Toolkit and forward the digital materials to your colleagues and connections. We look forward to welcoming all of you to Vancouver in August 2024!