[vslist] Conference announcement - 9th International Conference on Myopia

Myopia 2002 myopia.2002 at polyu.edu.hk
Thu May 16 07:54:00 GMT 2002

                  9th International Conference on Myopia
                         10 - 14 November 2002
                       Hong Kong & Guangzhou, China

                           SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

The 9th International Conference on Myopia will be held in Hong Kong (10th
- 11th Nov. 2002) and Guangzhou (12th -14th Nov. 2002). The venues are the
Harbour Plaza Hotel, Kowloon (Hong Kong) and the Asia International Hotel

This conference seeks to provide a platform for myopia researchers from all
over the world to share their latest research findings with their peers,
clinicians and educators. 


We invite abstracts from scientists and clinicians working on the following
aspects of myopia: molecular biology and genetics, signalling, animal
models, pharmacology, epidemiology, optics, clinical studies and treatment.

The abstract should contain the following headings: Purpose, Methods,
Results, Conclusions. Do not include references and avoid abbreviations.
The abstract should contain fewer than 300 words excluding affiliations.
Online submission of the abstract is preferred. (Please see

Deadline for submission of abstract:  30 June 2002.


Early registration is advised as November is the peak tourist season in
Hong Kong and there may be pressure on the availability of hotel rooms.

For information about registration and hotel bookings, please visit the
conference website at http://www.myopia2002.com

The early-bird registration deadline is 15 Aug 2002.

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference in Hong Kong and Guangzhou.


Chairman					Co-Chairman
Maurice Yap PhD				Ge Jian MD PhD

Conference manager
Sigourney Liu


9th International Conference on Myopia
Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong
4/F Duke of Windsor Social Services Building
15 Hennessy Road
Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 28667530
Email: cos at fmshk.com.hk
Web: www.myopia2002.com

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