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Explore our calendar of events open to the public. Get the details about in-person and virtual vision-related meetings, conferences, symposia, health observances, social media activities, and more.

Healthy Aging Month 2023

September 1, 2023 - September 30, 2023

Help raise awareness about eye health and aging! Let people in your community know how they can protect their vision as they get older.

Find vision and aging resources

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

September 15, 2023 - October 15, 2023

Join the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) in connecting the Hispanic/Latino community with materials and resources to promote eye health — available in both English and Spanish.

Find materials on eye health among Hispanics/Latinos

Workshop on Patient-Reported Outcomes and Vision Related Quality of Life Questionnaires

September 29, 2023

Workshop Sponsors: National Eye Institute (NEI) and United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Virtual Event Registration

Research Seminar: Pathomechanisms of retinal ciliopathies and novel approaches to deliver large genes using AAV

October 10, 2023
Bethesda, MD

October 10, 2023
Seongjin Seo, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa
Pathomechanisms of retinal ciliopathies and novel approaches to deliver large genes using AAV

In-person and Zoom: more info

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, October 13, 2023

October 13, 2023
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning. The meeting location and time will be published on the NAEC meeting agenda page , when available.

View the videocast on the day of the event.

National Diabetes Month 2023

November 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023

Share information about diabetic eye disease with your community all year long.

Learn more about diabetic eye disease resources

Last updated: August 3, 2023