Networking Events

In order to make the most out of your trip to Cape Town and allow you to network with your peers, a number of Networking Events are organized over the course of the Congress.

Opening Ceremony

 

Friday 26 June 2020, 17:15 – 18:15

Plenary Hall of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

On the first day of the Congress, you will have the opportunity to assist to the Opening Ceremony of WOC2020. This event will see on stage the leadership of the congress organizer, the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), together with the top representatives of the 37th World Ophthalmology Congress.

The ceremony, which will include lively and colourful entertainment, reflecting the culture and traditions of Cape Town and South Africa, will officially kick start this new edition of WOC. The Welcome Reception will follow. The Opening Ceremony is open to all registered participants.

Welcome Reception

 

Friday 26 June 2020, 18:15 – 19:15

Exhibition Hall of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

Following the official Opening Ceremony, the Welcome Reception will offer you the opportunity to taste South Africa, while networking with the top experts in the ophthalmology field worldwide.

The Opening Ceremony is open to all registered participants.

Cultural Night

 

Friday 26 June 2020, 18:15 – 19:15

To be announced

Price: 85 USD 

On Saturday evening, delegates are invited to join the WOC2020 Cultural Night. This very special networking event consists of a standing dinner, during which participants will have the possibility to experience the host country from different points of view: food, culture and entertainment. Over the course of a few hours, the WOC2020 Cultural Night will take you on a journey around South Africa.

Please note that the ticket for the Cultural Night can be purchased through the general registration link.