(PRWEB) August 12, 2005
OccuSsource.com and AMD Alliance International joined forces today to announce the AMD Awareness Conference on September 22-24, 2005. The all-online conference will be held during AMD Week Â Sept. 19-25, 2005, and will focus entirely on age related macular degeneration, (AMD) the most common cause of vision loss in the developed world. The event allows consumers and industry professionals to participate in high quality information and education offered through an online conferencing system. The conference schedule can be found at http://www.ocusource.com.
ÂWeÂre thrilled to partner with the AMD Alliance International, and support them with their mission of raising awareness of macular degeneration. Through our cutting edge technology, we will enable the Alliance to reach thousands of consumers and professionals from around the world, and allow them to participate in live presentations by AMD experts, and interact live with exhibitors, all without the expenses and inconvenience associated with conventional tradeshowsÂ states Dr. Lou Lipschultz, CEO of OcuSource.com, LLC, the producer of the event.
The AMD Awareness Online Conference provides our organization, and all Alliance member organizations, an opportunity to reach thousands, and possibly millions, around the world in a very cost effective manner,Â states Steve Winyard, Vice Chair, AMD Alliance International. Virtual conferences such as this are the technology of the future, Winyard stated. We certainly encourage anyone with an interest in AMD to become involved.
About the AMD Alliance International
The AMD Alliance International is a global non-profit coalition of 55 organizations in 21 countries working to raise awareness of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in the developed world. The Alliance promotes prevention, treatments, rehabilitation, and support services for AMD, and advocates for ongoing medical research and health care policies that will make treatment and rehabilitation options accessible and affordable for everyone.
California based OcuSource.com, LLC is the owner and operator of http://www.ocusource.com , an internet portal dedicated to assisting the low vision and blindness industry with essential online resources. OcuSourceÂs mission is to enhance access to products, information, and services to individuals with vision impairment, as well as the professionals who assist them, through a set of integrated web-based resources. Founded in 2003, the company launched its subsidiary, LetsGoExpo (http://www.letsgoexpo.com) in May, 2005. The accessible online conferencing system allows organizations in any industry to provide online tradeshows, conferences, and meetings, all in an integrated accessible voice-conferencing venue.