2020 - Nose to the Grindstone

March 7 - 8, 2020

Harbor Lights, 150 Gray Street, Warwick, Rhode Island

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The RIOA's Nose to the Grindstone CE weekend, held at Harbor Lights, has earned its place on many doctors of optometry's calendars. 18 first-class, timely and informative hours all in one weekend and all at the beginning of the year.

Learn more about this year's lineup-Maria Pribis, O.D., Dr. Ezra Galler, Kriti Bhagat, O.D., Thomas Freddo, O.D., PhD

Additional details, including the final schedule of events, will be posted on this page soon.

Download a copy of the paper registration
Please note: Online registration is preferred.

Registration information

AOA members from affiliate states are welcome to attend and will be granted the RIOA member rate. We look forward to hosting you!

Important rate: RIOA mailed a copy of the draft schedule of events to members late last month. Included in this working document was the rate of $350 (full program) and $205.00 (single day). Please note these discount rates are available until Feb. 29, 2020. In March, the fee is $405.00 (both days) and $225 (single day).

Please register today!

Nonmembers are always welcome!  This is an important weekend for the RIOA and your attendance makes our events stronger. We'd love for you to join us! 

This just in!
2019-2020 Shoot for 15 recipients announced. Click here to if you've earned youe $150 CE credit.*

* Must be an RIOA member to receive the coupon.

Need a hotel room?

The RIOA has secured a room block at the Hilton Garden Inn in Warwick, RI, for a rate of $102.00 pre-tax and service fees. Click here to reserve your room online.

You may also contact the Hotel directly at 401.734.9600. Be certain to use the group rate code "RIOA" to secure your room-block pricing.
Please note: Third-party sellers may have a slightly reduced room rate available depending on availability. 

The RIOA room block rate is available until Feb. 12, 2020, or until all guestrooms in the requested block are booked.


Name: Timothy Bonin, RIOA Executive Director
Email: RIoptometric@gmail.com
Phone: 401.949.0433