28th International Conference for Holistic Vision

Nîmes, France - 28 October to 2 November 2021


The Conference is organised for all those interested in the Bates Method and natural vision education from a global perspective of an individual.

Two days of lectures and five days of practical workshops.

The theme of the Conference is :


« Seeing well, seeing better : do emotions influence our vision ? »


The conferences on Saturday and Sunday will have simultaneous translation in three languages : French, English and Spanish.


The Conference is also offering a live-streaming option in three languages (French, English and Spanish) at a preferential rate, which includes a replay of all conferences for 6 months. This allows those who cannot travel to attend the two-day conference on October 30 and 31.
The event is adapted according to the health regulations of the 2nd semester of 2021 :
The Novotel Atria Hotel, hosting the event, is requesting the sanitary pass for participants in all workshops and conferences as well as  in the restaurant. Participants will be asked to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test valid for 72 hours, available in pharmacies.

More information here.


Programme ICHV 2021


Lectures and workshops given by Bates Method teachers and practitioners of other disciplines linked to holistic vision. A diversity of presentations with a view to improving vision by natural means. Register for the Conference and choose your workshops.


The town of Nîmes


A charming town, internationally known for its exceptional preservation of its Roman monuments. Numerous mansions of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, signs of a rich past, are highlighted in a protected area, among the most beautiful in France. Practical Infos


The Novotel Atria


The venue chosen for this 28th edition of the International Conference for Holistic Vision is the Novotel Atria, in the heart of Nîmes. Easy to access from the main station and right near to the Arenas of Nîmes. The Congress centre has 12 seminar rooms with daylight and an auditorium with a capacity for 410 participants. Reserve your accommodation




Registration is open :

Lectures, workshop, accommodation