Online pre-registration for this event is closed. If you would like to attend this event, you will be required to registered onsite at the venue. The BCLA registration desk will be open from 9am at the The Royal Society of Medicine on Tuesday 26 November 2019. If you have any queries in the meantime, you may contact until 3:30pm on 25 November 2019. Any queries received after this time will be dealt with onsite. 

BCLA Pioneers & Visionaries Conference and Exhibition
Tuesday 26 November 2019, The Royal Society of Medicine, London

The next Pioneers & Visionaries Conference and Exhibition will be held on Tuesday 26 November 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine, London, 09:00 - 17:00.

This exciting one-day conference will feature an exhibition of our prestigious educational event sponsors alongside a full programme of presentations delivered by a high calibre of speakers, including the presentation of the 2019 BCLA Pioneers Lecture, together with a networking lunch. In keeping with the tradition of the Pioneers and Visionaries events to incorporate something for every interest, the lectures will present current and new thinking on key topics of relevance to everyday contact lens practice and ocular surface management.


Who can attend? 

Members: Inclusive of BCLA membership
This event is free for BCLA members (includes all membership categories except for Registered Users and Online Affiliate Users). If you are a current member of the BCLA and wish to register for the event; Log into your BCLA account and register online. If you need assistant to log into your account, please  please do not create another account.

Want to bring a guest? BCLA members can invite up to 1 non-member guest to experience this event. BCLA Member must attend the event in order for a guest to attend. BCLA members must register their guest by emailing the guest full name, email address and GOC number to by 22 November 2019. If yourself or your guest are unable to attend, please notify BCLA in writing by emailing

Non-members: Delegate rate: £199.00
If you are not a BCLA member, you can join as a full member and save on your delegate fee and attend this event for free. In addition to this you will also gain access to full BCLA membership benefits for a year from the date you join. Full BCLA membership includes free and discounted event entry, online learning including courses and webinars, the CLAE journal, ACLM Year Book plus so much more, find out more about the full member benefits here and how to join. 

If you would still like to attend as a non member, you will need create a free registered user account before proceeding with your conference registration. If you already have an online profile, please do not create multiple accounts. Contact if you require assistance.



CET accreditation will be applied for. To receive CET, please ensure that you have supplied your GOC number on your online BCLA account and have signed in onsite and completed the CET feedback from for each CET approved session attended, which will be given to you onsite, in order to receive the applicable points. Please allow up to 10 days after this event has taken place before receiving your CET point.