Early-bird registration discounts end sooon

Act now: Optometry’s Meeting® early registration closing

Don't let these savings fly by—there's less than a week to register at discounted, early-bird rates for Optometry's Meeting® in Washington, D.C., June 21-25.

Take advantage of early-bird registration by May 10; save nearly 20 percent off on-site registration fees.

Take advantage of early-bird registration discounts by Wednesday, May 10, and AOA-member doctors and their staff can save 20 percent on on-site registration fees. The savings don't end there: Students, educators, life members and others also receive significant discounts via early-bird registration. But there are only a few days remaining, so register now.

One low registration price grants members access to the latest in continuing education (CE), the Exhibit Hall and other popular events, including the Opening General Session, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision, on Wednesday, June 21; the AOA House of Delegates; Essilor Optometry Student BowlTM XXVI, sponsored by Essilor; Hackathon III—Future of Interprofessional Patient Education; and A Celebration of Optometry, sponsored by HOYA, featuring popstar Andy Grammer.

And be on the lookout for your June 2017 AOA Focus (member login required) with a special attendee's guide to Optometry's Meeting in Washington, D.C.  

Why attend 2017 Optometry's Meeting?  

  1. Get smarter.
    Optometry's Meeting features five days of the best CE in the industry, starting at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 21, and ending at noon, Sunday, June 25. That means you can earn an unprecedented 36+ hours of accredited education from a vast selection of new, unique courses. Attend CE that works with your schedule—even if it's after hours with the new CE After Dark track, 6 p.m. to midnight, Friday, June 23. Or, try other engaging CE, including the In the Pipeline series, Match Game, 30-minute Evidence-based Case Studies or, all-new, Joint OD-Paraoptometric Courses. There's CE for every kind of learner, so click here to read more.

  2. Get solutions.
    Stay up to date on the latest technologies, services and industry advances in the Exhibit Hall. Opening at 4 p.m., Thursday, June 22, and running through 1 p.m., Saturday, June 24, the Exhibit Hall is attendees' one-stop-shop for practice solutions with nearly 200 industry exhibitors. And while you're there, don't miss out on Exhibit Hall-exclusive, exciting events. Join the comical, entertaining Washington Nationals' Racing Presidents at the grand opening; come fuel up your body and devices with Recharge in the Hall, 3-5 p.m., Friday; scan the digital e-poster session for emerging case studies; and visit AOA Central to chat with AOA staff about your member benefits and find special giveaways.

  3. Get engaged.
    Optometry's Meeting 2017 is three meetings in one, as the profession's premier conference rolls in the inaugural AOA+ event—sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision, AOAExcel® and Essilor—with AOA's annual advocacy conference, AOA on Capitol Hill. Advocate for optometry on Capitol Hill and join the AOA House of Delegates discussions for the latest in optometry and essential governance updates. As Congress and the White House consider a new direction for health care, every AOA doctor and student can help ensure that optometry is heard loud and clear by our nation's leaders. Learn more here

  4. Get connected.
    This is your opportunity to network with colleagues nationwide at more than 100 different events, including CE, alumni receptions, volunteer meetings, and philanthropic and banner events. Catch up with classmates or find your next practice associate as the lead-off student and new doctor event, AOA+, anticipates record-breaking attendance for Optometry's Meeting with more than 2,300 registrants. This isn't a year to miss out on all Optometry's Meeting has to offer.

    Follow aoa.org/news for the latest information about the profession's premiere conference.

How to register
Online registration is fast and simple at optometrysmeeting.org. Click here to visit the online registration portal, and click here to make hotel reservations. Registration cannot be accepted via phone or email. If you need help with registration, call customer service at 877.394.9748, or for international attendees, 708.344.1112.

May 5, 2017

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