Greetings from Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata
I am sure this message finds you all in great spirits and immense success in your professional and personal front.
This is with reference to the oncoming one day symposium, proposed in March 2014 at our Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata Mukundupur Campus to commemorate “World Optometry Day. For the past 4 years we have been organizing the event with various themes viz Vision Therapy, Low Vision, Advanced Contact Lens, Optical Dispensing as a day long symposium with presentation and workshops with the participation of SN Chennai faculty, SN Kolkata faculty and renowned practitioners across the nation on the specified specialty. This year the theme would be on Ocular Prosthesis, but the unique aspect from this year onwards would be that the symposium would also commence the,
“SN Kolkata Alumni Reunion”
Eight batches have passed out since 2005 and many of our alumni are working at our hospital and many placed in the profession outside with enormous success. We would like to invite you all to participate in this only one of its kind event every year and hearten out your success stories with all your seniors, contemporaries and juniors through guest lectures, scientific presentations and posters on your specialty, current area of work and case discussions from practice. There are also presentations under student category and practitioner category and some of you involved in academics could be in panel as moderators. The student category talks would be given prize and awards as well.
A separate category of keynote lecture would be allotted for Ophthalmologists in the symposium schedule on specific topics with senior consultants in the scientific panel.
As majority of the participant delegates would be third year and final year students across various optometry colleges in West Bengal and Eastern India, including Bihar,Jharkhand,Orissa,Assam and North Eastern states the symposium would pave way for them to get an opportunity to know the rich heritage and the glorious Sankara Nethralaya Legacy that you all belong from your internship and academic training at SN Kolkata and motivate them to pursue and affiliate themselves to be a part of this celebrated and illustrious tradition. The participants would also include a sizeable number from Nepal and Bangladesh.
More details pertaining the event would be sent in subsequent communications, in the meanwhile start spreading the message amongst your network and circles. At anytime, feel like interacting about the upcoming event, underlying theme, registration details and presentation, poster submission do feel free to call below,
Kabiruddin Mollah – Senior Optometrist cum Academic Faculty
Looking forward to meet you all at Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata Mukundupur Campus in March 2014.
Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata