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Dear Colleagues

It has now been more than a year since the excellent ISLRR meeting that was held in Malaysia. The local hosts did a fantastic job of both educating and entertaining us. We now are looking forward to the 2014 meeting in Melbourne, Australia. Please mark your calendar for the dates: March 31 - April 3rd, 2014. The hosts of Vision 2014, Vision Australia, and ISLRR are offering up to 8 travel grants each to the value of $AUD1000 are available. Click for more information

Applications for membership in ISLRR are now available on this website. Dues are $100 and the term of the membership is 3 years. We encourage you to support our organization and by doing so, support excellence in vision rehabilitation clinical care and research. As a paid up member you will receive a reduced fee to attend the next tri-annual meeting in Australia.

The ISLRR Executive Committee is now accepting bids for the 2017 and 2020 meetings. If your organization is interested to host these events please contact Ger Rens at

Kind regards.

ISLRR Executive


People from a variety of disciplines work in the field of research and development for rehabilitation of people with vision impairment. This includes ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists, physicists, psychologists, therapists, physicians, and clinical healthcare professionals, among others.

Research into vision impairment is becoming increasingly important because of the predominance information exchange which require vision, such as books, journals, video, and computer monitors. In addition, this kind of research and development is important because of the importance of vision in such practical tasks as driving.