Reunited and it feels so good! But don’t just take our word for it—Optometry’s Meeting® reconvenes this week, and whether you’re in The Mile High City or at home, you can engage in the excitement from the profession’s premier meeting.
After two years apart, Optometry’s Meeting is officially underway in Denver, Colorado, June 24-26. Thousands of doctors of optometry, paraoptometric staff, optometry students and industry leaders are reigniting the collegial atmosphere, leadership opportunities, professional networking and leading, contemporary optometric education synonymous with the annual AOA and AOSA meeting. And, with multiple ways to attend the profession’s premier meeting, including a virtual attendance option that grants access to over 24 hours of digitally livecast continuing education (CE) and professional development, you don’t have to miss a minute.
Over 120 hours of cutting-edge, expert-led educational programming intersects the profession’s leadership and advocacy opportunities at Optometry’s Meeting, where this year’s reimagined experience gives attendees every chance to engage and meet head on optometry’s expanding scope of practice. Naturally, there’s a lot happening this week at Optometry’s Meeting, but you can still follow the excitement out of Denver.
Stay in the know by following Optometry’s Meeting social accounts on Facebook and Twitter, and watch for daily news updates from the profession’s premier meeting, posted at aoa.org/news. Get a feel for the buzz by following the official hashtag, #OM2021, on the meeting’s dedicated social wall below:
With the competitions officially underway July 23, the AOA is capitalizing on its partnership with surfer Caroline Marks and USA Surfing to raise awareness about the essentialness of regular, comprehensive eye care and vision health. Doctors of optometry can get involved with the See and Be Seen campaign.
An Education Week-hosted webinar, supported by AOA and industry partners, reinforced with parents and teachers the need for regular, pediatric eye care especially given the challenges of digital learning.
The deadline has been extended to Aug. 22 for submitting applications for presenting courses at Optometry’s Meeting® and other educational events. What is the AOA looking for in courses, workshops or other learning opportunities? Read on to learn more and submit an application.