Optometry’s Meeting® announces keynote speaker, special events for Washington, D.C.
Early-bird registration is available through Friday, March 31, so lock-in your low, AOA-member rate for four days of industry-leading education, networking, practice solutions and entertainment in the nation’s capital.
Optometry through Bubba’s eyes
What Glen “Bubba” Steele, O.D., has seen in his long career—and what he hopes to see in optometry’s future.
Congratulations to the AOA’s 2023 award winners
The winners will be honored at a ceremony during the 2023 Optometry’s Meeting®.
How the AOA’s 2022 Educator of the Year transitions students from talking in question marks to talking in periods.
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Developing tomorrow’s leaders, today
In 2017, the AOA and the American Optometric Student Association launched an ambitious initiative to bring 2,000+ students and newly graduated doctors of optometry to Washington, D.C., to promote career readiness and success, foster professional aspirations and develop the next generation. Called AOA+, the initiative is returning to Optometry’s Meeting® 2023, bigger and bolder than before. Six years later, what do those inaugural participants say about AOA+ as a catalyzing moment in their careers?
AOA redoubles plan advocacy; volunteers chart association’s path forward
Nearly 300 AOA volunteers convened in committee workgroups this past weekend in St. Louis, Missouri, to engage in association business, including developing impactful resources and advising optometry’s foremost advocate.
Optometry’s Meeting® 2023: Keep up with contemporary optometry through continuing education
What are you waiting for? Early-bird registration is now open for Optometry’s Meeting® in Washington, D.C., June 21-24. And that means you can get first dibs on continuing education and professional development at the premier event in our profession. Interested in a unique, interactive case history diagnosis workshop or working toward a micro-credential for paraoptometric surgical assisting? Enroll in the education at Optometry’s Meeting.
Deadline extended: Submit your abstracts electronically by Feb. 20
The AOA ePoster Session, June 13-14, creates a national forum for clinicians. students and faculty to communicate interesting cases and unique research. Top five posters selected will be invited to participate in education at Optometry's Meeting® and will receive a $350 honorarium.
FTC announces proposed ban on noncompete clauses
Public comment period ends in March, as groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce vow opposition to new final rule on employment covenants.
Why Optometry’s Meeting®? 3 reasons Washington, D.C., is the place to be
Registration and housing for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-24, in Washington, D.C., are now open. See why doctors, paraoptometrics and optometry students can all benefit from the members’ meeting.