January 8: A two-day Studometry ’22 conference for optometry studentshas evoked wide interest and a good response. Over 400 delegates are attending.
Brought to introduce students to employment opportunities and develop their skills, the national conference that opened on Friday is hosted online by India Vision Institute (IVI), the Indian NGO working to provide access to vision screening and a pair of glasses to the underprivileged as well as develop human resource needs of the eye care sector.
IVI’s CEO Vinod Daniel said, “Studometry’22 is a first of its kind conference focused on students, their future and career needs.”
“The conference, 7-8 January, is hosting 23 speakers who are leaders inoptometry. There are four major eyewear companies participating in the recruitment,” he noted.
“Subjects being covered at Studometry’22 include binocular vision, contact lenses, and ocular diagnostics, among others” Mr Daniel added.
The conference, with students coordinating some sessions, included a live quiz as well as a session on resume writing.