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10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017

When: 10/14-15/2017
1:00 PM
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Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, Ohio  43240
United States
Contact:
Mark A. Glasper

Phone: 800-661-5367

Details

OAO Annual Conference and Exhibition
Featuring ABO & NCLE Review Courses

October 14-15, 2017

Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, Ohio 43240

Theme:
“Focus on Your Professional Development”

Promotional Tag Line:
Honoring the Past – Embracing the Present – Envisioning the Future.

Featuring
:

·         Exhibitors Showcase

·         Networking Reception

·         Sunday Luncheon & Presentation

·         Special Pricing for Non-CE Attendees

·         OAO Annual Business Meeting featuring election of OAO Officers & Board of Trustees and Bud Thoma Award Presentation

Who Should Attend
:

·         Opticians

·         Students

·         Apprentices

·         Office Managers

·         All Opticianry Professionals.

Education Opportunities Include
:

·         Keynote Presentation

·         Hands-On Workshops & Roundtable Discussions

·         ABO and NCLE Review Courses

·         Up to 12 Hours of CE credit, including the 2-hour Contact Lens Dispensing Course requirement for spectacle opticians

Special Exhibitor Raffles

·         Great Exhibitor Prizes

·         Frames, Lenses, Gift Cards & CASH!

              (Must be registered for the Annual Conference and present to win!)

Special Pricing for Non-CE Attendees

·         SATURDAY ONLY - $25, includes Reception

·         SUNDAY ALL DAY - $50, includes Continental Breakfast & Awards Luncheon

·         ALL EVENT PASS - $75, includes Saturday Reception and Sunday Continental Breakfast & Awards Luncheon

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, October 14, 2017


12:30 PM                             Registration Open/Exhibits Open

1:00 - 2:45 PM                    Adding Low Vision to Your Practice (Interactive)
                                             
SP/CL – 2 Credit Hours
                                              Deb Kogler, LDO, ABO, NCLE

1:00 - 2:45 PM                    Achieve Excellence in Frame Adjustments – A Focus on Rimless Drill Mount (Hands On)
                                             
SP – 2 Credit Hours
                                             
Jeff Rohlf, Assistant Director-Optometry Clinic, The Ohio State University

2:50 - 3:40 PM                    Night Vision
                                             
SP/CL – 1 Credit Hour
                                              Robert Alexander, LDO, ABOM, NCLE-AC
                                             
Sponsored by Vision Ease

3:45 – 5:30 PM                   Panel Discussion- Case Studies (Interactive)
                                             
SP/CL – 2 Credit Hours
                                              Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO and Robert Alexander, LDO, ABOM, NCLE-AC                                                                                                                                              

5:30 - 7:00 PM                    Networking Reception & Raffle
                                             
Mingle with friends, colleagues and exhibitors

Sunday, October 15, 2017

7:30 AM                               Registration Open/Exhibits Open
                                            
Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM            ABO Review Course
                                            
Richard McCoy
                                             Sponsored by ABO-NCLE

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM           NCLE Review Course
                                            
Robert Russo
                                             Sponsored by ABO-NCLE

8:00 AM – 8:50 AM            The Seven Fundamentals of Merchandising

                                             SP – 1 Credit Hour
                                             Doug Martin
                                            
Sponsored by Hoya-Transitions Optical

8:50 – 9:40 AM                  Optical Budgeting & Frame Board Management
                                            
SP – 1 Credit Hour
                                            
Doug Martin
                                            
Sponsored by Hoya-Transitions Optical

9:40 – 10:10 AM                Exhibit Break

10:10 – 11:00 AM              Stop Selling and Help Your Patients Buy
                                            
SP/CL – 1 Credit Hour
                                            
Samantha Toth, ABOC
                                             Sponsored by Hoya-Transitions Optical

11:00 – 11:50 AM              How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing
                                            
SP/CL – 1 Credit Hour
                                             Samantha Toth, ABOC
                                             Sponsored by Hoya-Transitions Optical

12:00 – 12:30 PM              Luncheon
                                            
Sponsored by Hoya-Transitions Optical

12:30 – 1:15 PM                Luncheon Presentation
                                            
Beyond Clear – Five Latest Innovations in Photochromic Lens Technology
                                            
Samantha Toth, ABOC
                                             Sponsored by Hoya-Transitions Optical

1:15 – 1:30 PM                   Keynote Address
                                              Tom Barracato, LDO

1:30 – 1:50 PM                   OAO Annual State Meeting
                                             
Election of Officers & Board of Trustees
                                              Bud Thoma Award Presentation

1:50 – 2:20 PM                   Exhibitor Raffle
                                             
Frames, Lenses, Gift Cards & CASH
                                              (Must be registered for the Annual Conference and present to win!)

2:20 – 4:00 PM                   Relevant Information for the Dispensing Optician
                                             
2 – SCD/CL Credit Hours
                                              Michael Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

4:00 – 4:50 PM                   Astigmatism Contact Lens Fitting Strategy
                                             
SP – 1 Credit Hour
                                             
Michael Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO




 
 
 

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