IMAGINING THE IMPOSSIBLE

13th International Low Vision Conference
by the International Society for Low Vision
Research and Rehabilitation

Sunday 12th - Thursday 16th July 2020

The Convention Centre Dublin – Ireland

 

Hosted by: VISPA (Vision impaired service Provider's alliance)

VISPA Organisation members are: NCBI, ChildVision, Irish Guide Dogs, Fighting Blindness

Explore Dublin

There are many layers to the city of Dublin amongst which every visitor finds their niche. It is a bustling city with a population of over 1.7 million and is home to over 100 different nationalities all of whom contribute to the fabric of Dublin. While it has a genuine cosmopolitan feel, Dublin has still managed to retain its own distinct culture which is expressed in a love of literature, drama, traditional music and sport.
Dublin is Ireland’s capital city and was founded by the Vikings in 841. The city is steeped in history and buzzing with energy. Medieval, Georgian and modern architecture provide a backdrop to a friendly cosmopolitan city. Dublin is a thriving centre for culture and is home to a great musical and literary tradition, its native sons include Shaw, Yeats, Joyce, Wilde and Beckett.
The city’s attractions include castles, museums, art galleries, pubs and cafes. Within half an hour of the city are mountain walks, stately homes and gardens, numerous golf courses, sandy beaches and fishing villages.
The conference venue, The CCD, is located right in the centre of the city and is very easy to navigate around with everything within walking distance. A city map will be provided in your delegate pack to ensure you are familiar with the city.
For those interested in seeing some of Dublin and Ireland best tourist attractions, delegates will have the opportunity to purchase optional tour tickets on their registration form.