This year’s BIPOSA takes place

on Wednesday 02nd – Friday 04th October, 2024

at the Hilton Hotel Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne


Gan canny hinny, we look forward to seeing you there!


 BIPOSA takes place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Everyone must register and pay in advance

There are options to register for one, two (special rate applies for orthoptists for Thursday and Friday only) or three days

You are responsible for your registration and payment. Please ensure you pay the correct rate. If you are an orthoptist and your Hospital Trust is paying, please ensure that you have completed the Hospital Trust’s internal paperwork BEFORE applying to BIPOSA. You need a purchase order number (and the Purchase Order document) from either your manager or the Hospital’s procurement department.

Payment options

    1. Register by debit or credit card (opens third party site called jotform and the payment is processed by Stripe)
    2. Register by bank transfer (download, complete and email the booking form and we will  email payment details to you)
    3. Trust invoice (complete the online form ensuring you have a Purchase Order number from your Trust)

Medical Students, Foundation Drs

Please email us your hospital, university or student ID and we will send you a link to pay the discounted rate


Places for BIPOSA will be confirmed on receipt of payment only. BIPOSA does not reserve places.

We will send an invoice provided it is requested before 30th July 2024. We will not accept an invoice request in any circumstances after 31st July. You must provide a Purchase Order number (obtained from your Trust procurement department) with an address and contact email address. Please note that BIPOSA is NOT VAT registered.

Confirmation of place

BIPOSA does not reserve places. Places are confirmed on receipt of payment only

Registration fees

BIPOSA member

Membership fee by standing order and details are checked. BIOS membership does not count so please pay the non-member rate

Member consultant full meeting £370.00
Member orthoptist (not BIOS) full meeting £300.00
Associate member full meeting £300.00
Member orthoptist Thurs/Fri special rate £250.00
BIPOSA member daily rate £140.00 p/day

Non members

Non-member consultant or SAS and non training grade doctor, Head Orthoptist, Optometrist or band 7 orthoptist/allied health full meeting £420.00
Non-member orthoptist (band 6 or lower), trainee doctor, or fellow or allied professional band 6 or lower full meeting £370.00
Medical student or Foundation Dr full meeting (ID req. with form) – email with ID for payment link £250.00
Non-member orthoptist Thurs/Fri special rate £300.00
Non-member daily rate £170.00 p/day



Tickets cost £60 each.

The dinner and disco will take place at the Biscuit Factory


BIPOSA members ONLY receive reduced registration fees. BIPOSA membership is valid subject to approval by the Executive Committee PLUS payment of an annual subscription fee. BIOS membership does not count as BIPOSA membership. If you would like to join BIPOSA please refer to the membership section and if you think you qualify submit an application before registering for the meeting. The application process takes approximately two weeks

Cancellation policy

Please send in a request in writing.

All cancellations are subject to a £70 administration fee. We will refund you by payment method minus the £70. 

We cannot provide any refund after 01st September 2024

Office hours

The BIPOSA office is open between 9 am – 5 pm, Mon – Fri only

Queries will be dealt with during those times only. Thank you for your patience and understanding

Meeting FAQ

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Info on Prizes

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