2018 FOA Annual Convention (Attendees)

7/19/2018 to 7/22/2018

When: July 19-22, 2018
Where: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, Florida  32830-8451
United States
Contact:
FOA Office (Sign in to view e-mail address)

Event Details
ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. YOU MAY REGISTER ONSITE AT DISNEY’S Grand Floridian RESORT DURING THE FOA CONVENTION JULY 19-22. BE OUR GUEST The Florida Optometric Association invites you to be our guest at the 116th Annual Convention. Join us for a weekend of continuing education and social affairs at FOA's Annual Convention Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22. Experience Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa 's elegant atmosphere with views of Disney's iconic fireworks every night  at the FOA- discounted  rate of just $199 per night .  A link to access the room block will be contained in your email confirmation after registering for the convention. Overflow rooms are also available at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge and Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.    REGISTRATION DESCRIPTIONS AND RATES FOA Member Ticket - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, legislative brunch, membership/delegate meetings, evening hospitality suites 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, evening  hospitality suites, exhibit hall and education Optometry Student/Resident Education - Includes education and exhibit hall. Must be a student member of the FOA. Non-member of FOA or AOA  - Includes education, awards gala and welcome reception, evening hospitality suites and exhibit hall. OP/Optician Education - Includes OP/Optician education and exhibit hall (ODs not eligible). OP/Optician Courses are CPC approved.  Social - Includes awards gala and welcome reception, exhibit hall, and evening hospitality suites (If you are a member, it also includes legislative lunch and business/delegate meetings.) Banquet - Access to the "Be Our Guest" banquet.   Exhibit Hall - complimentary access to the exhibit hall only
Registration Type Early Available
thru 5/31/18
  Regular Available
thru 7/5/18
Late/
On-Site
after 7/5/18
FOA Member $499   $599 $799 AOA Member $699   $799 $999 Non-Member of FOA or AOA $1099  $ 1199 $1299 OP/Optician Education (ODs not eligible)
$75   $75 $75 Social $349 $349
$349 Banquet
(children 12 & under) $99
(+$39ea) $99
(+$39ea) $99
(+$39ea) Optometry Student/Resident $0 $0
$0   Online Registration closes Sunday, July 8 at 11:59PM, Any registrations after that must be completed onsite at the Annual Convention Registration Desk.     2018 Convention SPONSORS       DIAMOND PLUS        
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                                          CONVENTION  SCHEDULE YOUR CHANCE TO EARN $50   Advanced Multifocal Fit Training Program   This program is sponsored  by Alcon Vision Care. Offered Thursday, July 19 at 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:20PM, and 4:20PM.   Program Overview
This exciting program provides a unique opportunity to learn more about Alcon’s innovative multifocal contact lens portfolio and how to personalize the multifocal fit to improve our presbyopic patient outcomes. With a focus on expert discussions around the unique needs of today’s presbyopic patients and the opportunity that this presents for us as eye care professionals and our practices, and featuring live patient fitting, this program is designed to maximize your efficiency and success with Alcon multifocal contact lenses.

The Florida Optometric Association will provide $50 Disney gift cards to optometrists who attend the Advanced Multifocal Fit Training Program. This program does not earn continuing education credits. One gift card max per person.         WHAT TO WEAR
    Convention Session and Exhibit Hall Attire: Business Casual Awards Gala/Welcome Reception Attire: Cocktail Banquet Attire: Formal (Floor Length Gowns, Tuxedos and Suits)
  AWARD WINNERS
  Young Optometrist of the Year Award Chung T. To O.D., F.A.A.O Outstanding Local Society Member Hang H. Thai O.D. Florida’s Optometrist of the Year Award Kevin L. Henne O.D. Edward K. Walker, O.D., Optometrist of the Decade Award Emilio H. Balius O.D. Frank A. Broome, Sr., O.D., Lifetime Achievement Award Donald P. Humphrey O.D. Lenny Cherdack Student Legislative Award  Sara Rasekhi     Cancellation Policy:  $50 administrative charge before 6/29/2018; No refunds will be given after 6/29/2018.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.     EXHIBITORS ABB Optical Group Abyde Aerie Pharmaceuticals  Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Allergan Alternative & Plan "B" Bausch + Lomb Bio-Tissue Blue Frog, LLC  Carl Zeiss Meditec Carl Zeiss Vision Centervue Inc. ClearVision Optical Company
Coburn Technologies
Color My World
CooperVision
Costa Sunglasses
David Keith Ophthalmic
DGH Technology, Inc.
Digital Healthcare Professionals
Diopsys, Inc.
Doctor Multimedia
e-dr./New Era Optical
EHRC Group Enhanced Medical Services Eschenbach Optik Essilor of America
Fabulous Fanny's NYC
Florida Optometric Association
Florida Optometric Association Historical Archives
Florida Optometric Association Insurance Services
For Eyes by Grand Vision Fortifeye Vitamins Fresnel Prism and Lens Co. Gold Coast Ophthalmic Instruments, Inc.
GSRx Inc
Hoya Vision Care
Humana Vision
iDoc, LLC
iMatrix
iTrust EHR
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Konan Medical USA
LaFont
LandrumHR
LasikPlus
Lombart Instrument
Luneau Technology USA
MACUHEALTH, LLC
Maculogix
Marco
MAXIVISION
MedTech International Group
MyEyeDr
National Vision
Nationwide Vision Centers - FL
Nerdwax
Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry
Novartis
NuSight Medical
OBC Insurance Billing & Credentialing Specialists OCULUS, Inc. OCuSOFT, Inc. OPTICS INCORPORATED
OptiLanes, Inc
Optimetrics Inc.
Optisource International
Optos, Inc
Optovue
PrevMED
Quality Optical Service
Rev360 / RevolutionEHR
RightEye Sanofi Genzyme ScienceBased Health
Shamir Insight, Inc.
Shire
Signet Armorlite/KODAK Lens
Sun Ophthalmics
Superior Vision
Visionary Optics
Visioneering Technologies
Vision Group Holdings
X-Cel Specialty Contacts
VSP Global


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