We are delighted to welcome you in China to the 11th WAEH Annual Meeting!
The 11th annual meeting of the WAEH will be hosted by the Tianjin
Medical University Eye Hospital from Tianjin, China from June 14 till
June 17, 2017.
The questions that crop up in all of our eye hospitals cover more or
less the same issues. How do we deal with the ageing workforce, cut-
backs and the vitality of older employees? How do we deal with
technology, BIG data, machine learning in eyecare? How can we make a
career in healthcare more attractive for young people? And also: how can
employees become more exible, so that they can continually adapt in the
dynamic world of constantly changing healthcare needs?
In addition to discussing the latest breakthroughs each year, the
Annual Meeting aims to set the landscape and give you the platform to
plant the seeds for the next disruptive technologies in eye hospitals
worldwide. This is done by not only strengthening the traditional
relationships of those that work hand in hand, but also by initiating
new conversations among individuals and organizations that may not
normally cross paths. These unlikely intersections are typically where
things get interesting…
To this end, the Annual Meeting offers numerous networking
opportunities throughout the three days. Attendees won’t want to miss
our signature Wednesday reception, which will be hosted this year in the
Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital (Tianjin, China).
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