Keyur

Patel

Dr Keyur Patel is the Clinical Director at the multi award winning Tompkins Knight and Son Optometrists, Northampton, UK. He has specialist interest in therapeutics, dry eye, myopia, sports vision and contact lenses, as well as Glaucoma (also working with a community glaucoma service). Keyur graduated from City University in 1999 and after 5 years in practice ventured to the United States, where he completed the accelerated O.D. program at the New England College of Optometry, Boston. After completing a residency in Community Health, he returned to England. Upon his return, to maintain the increased level of care afforded to him, he completed Diplomas in Therapeutics, Glaucoma and Sports Vision. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometrists, College of Optometrists and the British Contact Lens Association. Keyur has been a clinical instructor for NECO, City University, WOPEC, Alcon University and is lucky enough to be considered a KOL. Keyur had a keen interest in imaging and regularly shares clinical images and insights on social media as @Optomegeek
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Literally situated in the heart of England, there is no Midlands event and conferencing centre easier to access than the Heart of England.
By Road
Situated just outside Meriden in Warwickshire, the Heart of England events and conferencing venue is within easy access to all major road networks.
Birmingham NEC and Birmingham Airport and train station.
8 minutes to M6, M42 and A45 road networks
30 minutes to M1 or M40
18 minutes from Coventry city centre
18 minutes from Solihull shopping centre
SAT NAV post code – CV7 8DX

Rail
Location connections to all major rail routes, we’re just a taxi ride away from a number of busy train lines.

10 minutes from Birmingham International Station
15 minutes from Coleshill Parkway
25 minutes from Warwick Parkway
30 minutes from Rugby train station
10 minutes from Berkswell train station
Air
10 minutes from Birmingham International Airport


Meriden Road, Coventry, CV7 8DX
01676 540333

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Does the venue offer onsite parking?

Set in the Heart of the Midlands, with easy access to major motorways and only a short drive from Birmingham International Airport and Rail Station, the Heart of England is a great central meeting place.
On site Parking spaces 200

Does the venue offer accommodation?

At The Heart of England, we pride ourselves on putting customers and guests at the heart of everything we do.
Set in stunning Warwickshire countryside, we have a choice of hotel and outdoor accommodation.

OLD HALL HOUSE HOTEL COVENTRY
Old Hall House is a stunning 16th Century boutique country house bed & breakfast with an AA 4* rating.
It is set in the extensive grounds of The Heart of England Conference and Events Centre which includes park, picturesque lake and medieval woodland so there is plenty of space to stretch those legs and explore.

SHEPHERD HUTS, GLAMPING PODS AND LOG CABIN
If you like the more quirky, we offer an array of alternative accommodation including 5 Shepherd Huts,
Log Cabin and Glamping Pods.

What sessions are suitable for me?

Number of Sessions Suitable for:
• 15 Dispensing Opticians
• 24 Optometrists
• 7 Contact Lens Opticians
• 5 IP Optometrists

What are the types of sessions?

Session Type and Availability:
• Peer Review: 4 sessions
• Discussion Workshops: 10 sessions
• Skills Workshops: 4 sessions
• Lectures: 7 sessions
• Sessions are subject to GOC approvals (pending)

How many points are available for Optometrists?

There are 63 points available.

This doesn’t include the supplier exhibition treasure trail where you will find even more points up for grabs! Points subject to GOC approval.

How many points are available for IP Optometrists?

There are 29 points available.

This doesn’t include the supplier exhibition treasure trail where you will find even more points up for grabs! Points subject to GOC approval.

How many points are available for Dispensing Opticians?

There are 15 points available.

This doesn’t include the supplier exhibition treasure trail where you will find even more points up for grabs! Points subject to GOC approval.

How many points are available for Contact Lens Opticians?

There are 22 points available.

This doesn’t include the supplier exhibition treasure trail where you will find even more points up for grabs! Points subject to GOC approval.

Are you willing to be a Facilitator?

If you would be interested to support the session with facilitating please let us know. Facilitating does not involved teaching, but rather guiding the conversations to ensure the learning outcomes are achieved. Full training will be provided for those wishing to add facilitation to their repertoire!
Please select yes for 'willing to facilitate' option during ticket selection. Thank you for your support with HG SPA.

How much are tickets?

Ticket prices are:
• Optometrists: £100 (including IP Optometrists) • Dispensing Opticians: £50 (including CLOs)

What to look for at the Social Media Station

Join us at the Social Media Station for your social media images and interviews. We have props and cameras at your disposal and prizes up for grabs for the best social media posts! Go on - take your best shot!

What is the Treasure Trail?

Work your way around the supplier exhibition and gain CPD points along the way - Fun and games to be had and prizes up for grab! enjoy the entertainment on offer!

Have a question that's not been answered?

Please email the PAG team inbox, PAG@hakimgroup.co.uk We are more than happy to answer any queries!

Venue location: Meriden Road, Coventry, CV7 8DX