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Be in the know: Optometry's Meeting® 2024 live news

This is the official news page for Optometry's Meeting® 2024. Here, you will find exclusive news coverage with live running news stories.

Tennessee Welcomes You to Optometry’s Meeting®

Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians President Laura Sechler, O.D., shares how the event drives growth and what to expect in Music City.

Discover Music City

Music City will host this year's Optometry’s Meeting®, June 19-22. With all the profession’s premier event has to offer, there’s no need to leave the convention center. But in the host city of Nashville, Tennessee, there is no shortage of things to see, eat and experience. Find out what the locals recommend.

What to know ahead of potentially dangerous hurricane season

If and when disaster strikes, the AOA Foundation’s Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief is here to help ease the burden for doctors of optometry and students.



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Fixin’ for a grand ole show at Optometry’s Meeting

Get your dancing shoes on and bring your country-style shake to Optometry’s Meeting®, June 19-22, in Nashville, Tennessee. We’ve got a few reasons why Music City is the place for you to be this summer!

Interested in optometric clinical, scientific research?

Tap into the latest clinical conversations and case studies without ever leaving your practice: the 2024 ePoster Session is coming to AOA EyeLearn. How you can join.

On a mission: An OD's story of success

Thuy Tran, O.D., shares insights on opening a practice in NYC, emphasizing clinical expertise, financial stability and networking for success, as well as her experiences volunteering to help those in need.

Candidates announce 2024 election bids for AOA Board of Trustees

Eight doctors of optometry are vying for positions on the AOA Board of Trustees. Delegates representing AOA’s affiliate associations will cast their votes for trustees and officers at Optometry’s Meeting®, June 19-22, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Intentional leadership

The AOA’s 2023 Young Optometrist of the Year is a leader—and she has been intentional in cultivating those skills. Uncover her philosophy on leadership.

Seeing the eclipse, and the AOA, everywhere

Ahead of this year’s total solar eclipse, the AOA and doctors of optometry jumped in early and often to educate the public about eye safety.