EYECARE: A Greater Vision International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness Will Host ‘2030 IN SIGHT LIVE' in Singapore, June 25-26, 2023 By Staff Friday, January 13, 2023 12:36 AM LONDON—The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has announced the second consecutive 2030 IN SIGHT LIVE to be held in Singapore from June 25-26 at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI). Registration for the event, which attracts hundreds of delegates from around the world to address eyecare, one of the world’s most pressing development issues, is open now. The meeting, which encourages experts, thought leaders and attendees to share ideas and mobilize to bring eye health to everyone by 2030 will build on discussions from the first event in 2022, to further define the strategies and research that will elevate vision as a fundamental economic, social and development issue, integrate eye health into wider health care systems and activate patient, consumer and market change.Peter Holland, CEO of IAPB, said, “We know we must work differently to make sure eyesight receives the global political, health and development priority it needs and deserves. I invite everyone from the eyecare sector, as well as colleagues beyond the sector, to join us to help build a shared understanding of the systemic change needed to ensure 2030 is in sight for everyone. “When we work together we generate better solutions," Holland said. "The more voices we add to these important discussions, the more likely we are to achieve 2030 IN SIGHT. I encourage you to extend this invitation to your networks and we look forward to coming together in Singapore in June." Added professor Jodhbir Mehta, executive director of SERI, “It is my pleasure to invite you all to 2030 IN SIGHT LIVE – Singapore. We are excited about the opportunities of holding this important event in SERI, and look forward to a stimulating, rewarding and meaningful discussion and networking session for all participants.” Visitors to 2030 IN SIGHT LIVE can register to attend in person, join the mailing list for event updates, see preferential hotel rates and information about how to attend the June 25-26 event in person or join online. 2030 IN SIGHT LIVE is IAPBs global flagship event. IAPB is the overarching alliance for the global eyecare sector with almost 200 members worldwide drawn from NGOs and civil society, corporate organizations, professional bodies and research and eyecare institutions. The Singapore Eye Research Institute's mission is to conduct high-impact eye research that prevents blindness, low vision and major eye disease common to Singaporeans and Asians. SERI has over 220 adjunct facilities from various eye departments, biomedical institutes and tertiary centers in Singapore.