Latest News Envision Conference Announces 2022 In-Person Date, Calls for Submissions By Staff Wednesday, January 19, 2022 12:15 AM WICHITA, Kan.—Organizers of the Envision Conference through Envision University are excited to return to an in-person conference experience in 2022 with outstanding programs and opportunities for professionals in the vision rehabilitation field. Envision Conference East will be held on May 19-21, 2022, at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Envision Conference is the only multidisciplinary conference with the goal of closing practice gaps and disseminating the latest advancements in rehabilitation techniques, research and technology. Now through February 15, program submissions are being accepted for clinical education, panel/symposia and research presentations. Both submissions and participant registrations with discounted early registration rates can be made through the Envision Conference website at www.envisionuniversityevents.com/ConferenceEast2022. “Low vision professionals from around the world seek out Envision Conference for accredited continuing education opportunities they can’t find anywhere else,” said Michael Epp, manager of professional education at Envision University. “The knowledge, perspective and peer connections that attendees gain from Envision Conference has a definite impact on the quality of low vision patient care worldwide.” Conference attendees can discover the latest in assistive technology by visiting the virtual exhibit hall and network with peers and leaders in the field. All sessions offer the opportunity to earn continuing education credits from such agencies as: The Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP)Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)Envision Conference is currently seeking intermediate and advanced content, particularly presentations, involving the following: Age-related macular degeneration; diabetes & diabetic retinopathy; glaucoma and rehab interventions; neuro-visual deficitevaluating pediatric vision loss and interventions; vision loss with comorbid conditions.Practice administration: coding and billing and staying updated on changes in reimbursement policies from Medicare.Lighting, eccentric viewing, and new technology.Keeping current on new research and tools in the field (evidence-based practices).Referrals from other eyecare professionals and/or other health care professionals.Methods of diagnosis or treatment.The need for national and international exchange of low vision evidence-based practices among individuals, groups, and institutions.Competence in performing rehabilitation interventions.Technology training for all age populations.Recruiting more optometry, occupational therapy, vision researchers and special education students interested in low vision.Case studies demonstrating how assessments were performed, optic device chosen and why, how was magnification calculated, etc.Complete details about Envision Conference, including a link to the submissions site, can be found online at www.envisionuniversityevents.com/ConferenceEast2022. Envision Conference is produced by Envision, which promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or have low vision and provides optometrists, ophthalmologists, researchers, occupational therapists, nurses, teachers of the visually impaired, government policymakers, manufacturers/vendors of assistive technology and others an opportunity to share knowledge, receive mentoring and gain access to the latest developments in research, assistive technology and crossover considerations in fields such as neurology and psychology.