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2017 FOA Annual Convention (Attendees)

 Export to Your Calendar 7/20/2017 to 7/23/2017
When: July 20-23, 2017
Where: Disney's Contemporary Resort
4600 North World Dr
Orlando, Florida  32830
United States
Contact: FOA Office
8508774697


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ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.  YOU MAY REGISTER ONSITE AT THE disney’s contemporary resort DURING THE FOA CONVENTION JULY 20-23.

ROCK THE WEEKEND AWAY

The Florida Optometric Association invites you to rock out at the 115th Annual Convention. Join us for a rockin' weekend of continuing education and social affairs at FOA's Annual Convention Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. Experience Disney's ultra-modern Contemporary Resort just steps from the Magic Kingdom with Disney's iconic fireworks four times every night. 

The group room block at Disney's Contemporary Resort is sold out. Please refer to the nearby overflow hotels below. 

Disney's Contemporary Resort

 

REGISTRATION DESCRIPTIONS AND RATES

FOA Member Ticket - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, legislative brunch, membership/delegate meetings and education (must be a dues paying member for 6 months).  You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.

AOA Member Ticket - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, Thursday lunch and education

Student/Resident Education - Includes education and exhibit hall

Non-member of FOA or AOA - Includes education, awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, and Thursday lunch.

OP Education - Includes OP education and exhibit hall 

Social - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, Thursday lunch, (If you are a member, it also includes business/delegate meetings. Excludes banquet.)

Banquet - Access to the "Rock the Weekend Away" banquet.  

Exhibit Hall - complimentary access to the exhibit hall only


Registration Type

Early

Available 
thru 6/16
 

Regular

Available
thru 7/6

Late/
On-Site
after 7/6

FOA Member

$449

$599

$749

AOA Member

$699

$799

$999

Non-Member of FOA or AOA

$1099

$1199

$1299

OP Education

$75

$75

$75

Social $349  $349 $349

Banquet
(children 12 & under)

 $150
(+$50ea)
$150
(+$50ea)
$150
(+$50ea)
Student/Resident $0  $0 $0
Exhibit Hall Only $0 $0 $0

 

2017 Convention SPONSORS



     

DIAMOND PLUS


   
         
         
         
         
         
     

DIAMOND


   
              
         
         
         
         
         
   

 

RUBY


   
         
         
   

 

SAPPHIRE


   
    Cooper Vision     
         
         
         
   

EMERALD


   
  BCOA 


KODAK

MacuHealth


         
 


National Vision


 

         
 

 


 Zeiss

 
         

 

 

 

TOPAZ


   
    Konan 
 
         
   MDOPA

Paragon

 
         
 

 SynergEyes

 

Visionary Optics

 
         
   

pearl


   
         
         
    SECO     
         
     

CRYSTAL


   
 


SWFOA
 
 

 Treasure Coast optometric society

  Vision West   

2017 ANNUAL CONVENTION 

CE SCHEDULE

CONTACT LENS ROTATION WORKSHOP

This 2 hour workshop will introduce the practitioner to scleral, hybrid, and overnight orthokeratology contact lens designs. Hands on experience with all 3 specialty contact lenses including lens selection, insertion, evaluation and removal. Participants will have 40 minutes working with Paragon CRT Overnight Orthokeratology, SynergEyes hybrid design, and Visionary Optics Scleral Contact Lenses for a combined 2 hour workshop. This specialty workshop is limited to 60 participants so register early. There is a $100 workshop fee and offered with no continuing education credit given.


WHAT TO WEAR

  • Convention Session and Exhibit Hall Attire: Business Casual
  • Banquet Attire: Rock n’ Roll Chic | Our incoming President will don a black tux with red accents.

 

AWARD WINNERS (Awards to be presented at the Opening Session)

Outstanding Local Society Member: Kelly Nilsson, O.D.

Young Optometrist of the Year: Todd Dimmick, O.D.

Optometrist of the Year: Carl Spear, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Optometrist of the Decade: Barry Frauens, O.D., F.A.A.O.

  

Cancellation Policy: $50 administrative charge before 6/28/2017; No refunds will be given after 6/28/2017.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.

 

OVERFLOW ACCOMMODATIONS

Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration
2900 Parkway Blvd. Kissimmee, FL 34747

Phone: (407) 396-7000 (Group Code: 0717FLOPTO)   |   Reservation Link: Book Here (Group Rate: $139 per night)

Complimentary Shuttle available to Epcot Transportation Center
(Shuttle does not travel directly to The Contemporary, however The Contemporary does offer free parking for FOA attendees outside of the Contemporary Convention Center)

Free Self-Parking | $20 Resort Fee
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation 24 hours prior to 4:00 PM hotel time, Jul 20 2017 = no penalty. Late cancel or no show will be charged 157.77 USD.

 

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane Orlando, Florida 32821

Phone: (888) 353-2013   |   Reservation Link: Book Here (Group Rate: starting at $179 per night)

Complimentary Shuttle available to Disney Parks and Disney Springs
(Shuttle does not travel directly to The Contemporary, however The Contemporary does offer free parking for FOA attendees outside of the Contemporary Convention Center)

$27 Self-Parking Daily Rate  |  Optional $35 Resort Fee
Cancellation Policy: First night's deposit is refundable up to 5 days in advance of July 19th, 2017. 

 

SpringHill Suites Orlando at Flamingo Crossings/Western Entrance
13279 Flamingo Crossings Blvd. Winter Garden, Florida 34787

Phone: (407) 507-1200   |   Reservation Link: Book Here (Group Rate: $119 per night)

Shuttle available to Walt Disney World® Ticket and Transportation Center ($5/per person)
(To travel to The Contemporary, take the Resorts monorail from the Ticket and Transportation Center)

Free Self-Parking  |  Waived Resort Fee  |  Free Hot Breakfast
Cancellation Policy: Reservations must be canceled within 5 days prior to 7/19/2017 to avoid a cancellation penalty. If cancellation occurs after this date then a first night room and tax charge will apply. 

 

EXHIBITORS

ABB Optical Group Lombart Instrument
Acculens Luneau Technology USA
Acuity Pro Software MacuHealth
Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Marco
Allergan MAXIVISION
American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control Menicon America
Bausch and Lomb Miraflex
BioD Optix MODO
Bruder Healthcare Company MyEyeDr.
CenterVue Inc. Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Clear Lab US, Inc. NSU College of Optometry
ClearVision Optical Company OBC Insurance Billing & Credentialing Specialists
Click Optical OCULUS, Inc.
CooperVision OCuSOFT, Inc.
Costa Sunglasses Omega3 Innovations
DGH Technology, Inc. OPTICS INCORPORATED
Diopsys, Inc. Optimetrics Inc.
e-dr./New Era Optical Optos, Inc
Eschenbach Optik Optovue Inc.
Essilor of America Paragon Vision Sciences
EyeCare Partners, LLC PrevMED
EyeMed Vision Care Prologue Vision
EyePromise/ZeaVision Quality Optical Service
Florida Optometric Association RevolutionEHR
Florida Optometric Association Insurance Services Sanofi Genzyme
FOA Historical Archives Shamir
FOA Historical Archives Shire
Fortifeye Vitamins Singlecare
Forus Health SolutionReach
Fresnel Prism and Lens Co. Special Olympics Florida
Gold Coast Ophthalmic Instruments, Inc. Sun Ophthalmics
GPN/The EDGE SynergEyes, Inc
GUNNAR Optiks Tura, Inc.
HOYA Vision Expo
Humana Visionary Optics
Icare USA VisionWeb
IDOC, LLC VSP Global
iMatrix Weave
Johnson&Johnson WESTGROUPE
KODAK Lenses (Signet Armorlite) X-Cel Specialty Contacts
Konan Medical ZEISS
LandrumHR ZEISS
LasikPlus Robertson Optical

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