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Put your education into action. Join 1,500 of the country’s brightest optometry students and young doctors for this Capitol Hill experience.

Why Attend?

It’s the first. And it’s free!

Don’t miss your chance to attend this first-ever event to be held once every three years.

  • Stand up for your patients and your profession by meeting with lawmakers
  • Get to know the country’s best up-and-coming young optometrists
  • Learn career and life-building tips
  • Take your place in the optometry family

When should I be there?

Every three years, right before Optometry’s Meeting.

Join the Advance Party. Look forward and shape the future of our profession. Come to Washington D.C. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 for an energizing day of activities before the start of Optometry’s Meeting®.

The Schedule

Kick off five inspiring days of action and education. AOA+ will plus up your Optometry’s Meeting experience with a rally on Capitol Hill, an exciting keynote address, and networking with optometrists, mentors, and your peers. And you’ll find even more opportunities to meet with members of Congress and industry leaders throughout the week. Check back for more details coming soon!

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