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20/20 FOA Convention (Attendees)

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED; EMAIL FOR ONSITE OD AVAILABILITY

7/17/2020 to 7/18/2020
When: July 17-18, 2020
Where: Tampa Marriott Water Street
505 Water St
Tampa, Florida  33602
United States
Contact: Maria Crume
850-877-4697


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ANNUAL CONVENTION JULY 17-18, 2020 

26 HOURS CONTINUING EDUCATION WITH 14 HOURS OF TQ 

>>>EARN UP TO 22 HOURS OF CE

**At this time, our 20/20 Annual Convention will be proceeding as a live, in-person event. Optometrist CE registration sold out, please email to check for cancellations. You may still register onsite for Exhibit Hall Only or Optician CE. To better accommodate our attendees, we've made a few changes: the program has been modified to a 2-day continuing education format with reduced registration rate for 1-day as well as 2-day options; register risk-free - our cancellation policy has been updated to waive the $50 administrative fee and allow for full refunds up to the start date; and we will be obeying all CDC guidelines and social distancing requirements during the event.

The Florida Optometric Association invites you to our 118th Annual Convention! Join us for a two-day continuing education event Friday, July 17 through Saturday, July 18 at the Tampa Marriott Water Street located at 505 Water Street in Tampa, Florida. 

Accommodations

Registration Descriptions & Rates

Schedule

Safety Precautions

Sponsors

Exhibitors

Award Winners

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

To make a reservation at Tampa Marriott Water Street, visit https://book.passkey.com/go/FLOptometricAssnTampa or call (888) 789-3090 and ask for the FOA 2020 Convention group-rate of $169. A 25% discount will be offered on valet parking (current rates $32/day), and there are no resort fees. Discounted rooms are offered on a space-available basis. If you require overnight accommodations, please make your reservations as soon as possible.

*The FOA-discounted hotel block is for registered convention attendees only. Hotel reservations made by non-convention attendees will be canceled. OD registrations are eligible for up to two rooms at the group rate; OP and student/resident registrations are eligible for one room per registration.

    

REGISTRATION DESCRIPTIONS AND RATES

FOA Member Ticket Includes exhibit hall, symposia and education (must be a dues paying member for 6 months). You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.
*Newly licensed ODs should register under the FOA/AOA/or non-member rate as appropriate. Newly licensed ODs cannot register under student/resident rates. 

AOA Member Ticket Includes exhibit hall, symposia and education.

Optometry Student Education - Includes education, symposia and exhibit hall. Must be a student member of the FOA. You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.

Resident Education  - Includes education, symposia and exhibit hall. Must be a post-graduate/resident member of the FOA. You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.

Non-member of FOA or AOA Includes education, symposia and exhibit hall.

OP/Optician Education (One Day) Includes OP/Optician education and exhibit hall (ODs not eligible) for Saturday. OP Courses are CPC approved; LDO courses are approved for general or elective credit through the Board of Opticianry. ODs not eligible. 

Exhibit Hall - Complimentary access to the exhibit hall only (opens for registration mid-June 2020).

 

Registration Type

Late/Onsite after 7/10/20

FOA Member 2 Day 

 $399

FOA Member 1 Day

(Friday or Saturday)

$249

AOA Member 2 Day

$399

AOA Member 1 Day

(Friday or Saturday)

$249
Non-Member of FOA or AOA 2 Day $599

Non-Member of FOA or AOA 1 Day

(Friday or Saturday)

$449

OP/Optician Education
(ODs not eligible)

$50
Optometry Student Rate
(must be a student member of the FOA)
$25
Resident Rate
(must be a post-graduate/resident member of the FOA)
$25
Exhibit Hall Only $0
 

Cancellation Policy: In light of the recent developments of COVID-19, the previous $50 administrative charge for cancellations has been waived. Full registration cancellations will be allowed prior to the start of convention, July 16, 2020.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.

 

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

It is the Florida Optometric Association’s goal to provide a safe, healthy, respectful environment in which to conduct the business of optometry for our members, our attendees, and vendors. We will appreciate your cooperation in respecting everyone’s health and safety. 

Download the Florida Optometric Association's Safety Policy

Download Marriott's Full Commitment to Clean Guidebook

 

 


 

20/20 CONVENTION SPONSORS

 

DIAMOND PLUS

 
 
 
 
 

DIAMOND

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RUBY

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Sapphire

 
 
 
 
 
 

EMERALD

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TOPAZ

 
 
 
 
 
 

PEARL

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CRYSTAL

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

20/20 ANNUAL CONVENTION SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 EXHIBITORS

ABB OPTICAL GROUP 
 aerie pharmaceuticals
 alcon
 ALLERGAN
Bay Area Eye Institute 
 BlephEx
 centervue, inc.
 Clerio Vision - Extreme H2O
 coburn technologies
 Color My World/Colorblind Glasses
 COOPERVISION
 Crystal Practice Management
 David Keith Ophthalmic
DGH Technology, inc. 
 ECR Vault
 Essilor of America
 Florida Optometric Association
 FOA Historical Archives
 fortifeye vitamins
 FRESNEL PRISM & LENS CO.
 Gold coast ophthalmic instruments, inc.
 Heidelberg Engineering
 humana
 IER Biopharma Medical
 itrust her
 Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 KODAK Lens / Signet Armorlite
Konan Medical USA, inc.
 Lombart instrument
 Lumenis Vision
 macular degeneration association
MacuLogix
 Marco
MAXIVISION
 Miraflex
MyEyeDr
 novartis
NSU College of Optometry
Optos, Inc.
 OPTOVUE
Premier Ophthalmic Services, LLC 
Quidel Corporation
regener-eyes 
ScienceBased Health
 sight sciences
signet armorlite, llc
 Special Olympics Florida
 st. luke's cataract + laser institute
 Sun Ophthalmics 
 the dry eye doctor, inc. 
 triad
 Vision Group Holdings
WALMAN INSTRUMENTS

 

 

AWARD WINNERS

 

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SOCIETY MEMBER

Adam Ramsey, O.D.

 

YOUNG O.D. OF THE YEAR

Laura Espinosa, O.D.

 

OPTOMETRIST OF THE YEAR

Tad Kosanovich, O.D.

 

OPTOMETRIST OF THE DECADE

David Rouse, O.D., F.A.A.O.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

John Hill Coppedge, Jr., O.D.

 

PRESIDENTIAL AWARD

Tamara Maule, O.D. 

 

PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE:

By registering for the 2020 FOA Annual Convention, I hereby grant permission to use any and all photographic imagery and video footage taken of me at this event and activities pertaining to this event, without payment or any other consideration. I understand that such materials may be published electronically or in print, or used in presentations or exhibitions. 

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