CVI Society Convention 2019

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Date(s) - 15/11/2019
9:30 am - 5:15 pm

Future Inns


CVI Society Convention 2019

‘Opening Doors’

15th November 2019 at Future Inns, Bristol

Keynote Speakers

Professor Gordon Dutton – Emeritus Professor of Visual Science at Glasgow Caledonian University and Patron, The CVI Society

Suzanne Little – Specialist teacher of 25+ years experience, working with children with multiple disabilities and profound or severe cerebral visual impairments, carrying out research projects into the use of colour tents.

Speakers and Workshops

Sophie Tennison and Art Oakes, CVI Society Young Ambassadors.

A parent of a child with CVIs

A young person with CVIs

Mr Richard Bowman – Consultant Opthalmologist Great Ormond Street, Specialising in Neuro-Opthalmology and running CVI Research projects

Kendall Cowle – visual artist who has CVIs

Dr Naomi Dale, Reader in Paediatric Neurodisability at UCL GOSH Institute of Child Health

Hanna Sakki, PhD, Researcher in CVIs

Cathy Williams – Consultant Opthalmologist Bristol Eye Hospital, Specialising in Neuro-Opthalmology and carrying out CVI research

Debra Westgate – Advanced Independent Occupational Therapist, Sensory West Ltd

Samantha Hale – Specialist in SEND Law

CVI Society Trustees

Professional Speaker biographies are available via our website:

Places will be limited so please book early.

Closing date Friday 4th October or earlier should all places be taken.

The convention will cost £20 for each parent or person with full parental responsibility or an individual with CVIs and £75 for professionals. This includes lunch and refreshments.

Book your delegate place now at The Cerebral Visual Impairment Society (CVI Society)