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2018 TOA Convention Information



 

Page Last Updated 03-01-2018

THE 2018 EVENT HAS CONCLUDED

2019 TOA Convention Dates:  February 14 - 17, 2019


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Education Events Spotlights Location Information Sponsors

 

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Promotions, Savings, Handouts, New Links, Braking Information, Event Updates and MORE....



 

ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE!

4th Floor Foyer

Hilton Austin Downton


 

>> Optometric Staff ONLY or EXTRA Staff  REGISTRATION FORM

 

 

 

Full-Color Brochure

Beach Ball

DOWNLOAD INFORMATION and SCHEDULE HERE

 



The TOA Annual Convention is "THE EVENT" in Texas for Optometry.  Over 40+ hours of continuing education to choose from, we host a packed Exhibit Hall with 130+ of the nation's top vendors , TOA House of Delegates, a comprehensive and tailored Paraoptometric/Optician/Staff CE track, and various Networking opportunities. Register before Jan. 19th to receive the earliest price break. The next price break deadline is Feb. 2nd. ON-SITE registration only after February 19th.

 

Education

 


National and State Speakers

  • Danielle Astilla
  • Drew Biondo, OD
  • Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO
  • Richard Castillo, OD, FAAO
  • Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO
  • Mark Gustafson
  • Tami Hagemeyer, ABOC
  • Jeffrey Jones, OD
  • Lynn Lawrence, ABOC, COA, OSC
  • Blair Lonsberry, OD, FAAO
  • Seema Nanda, OD, FAAO
  • Bobby Saenz, OD, MS, FAAO
  • Stephanie Schmiedecke, OD, FAAO
  • Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO
  • Jim Stringham, PhD
  • Craig Thomas, OD
  • Kara Tison, OD, FAAO
  • Matt Valdes, OD, FAAO
  • Christopher Wolfe, OD, FAAO
  • Chris Wroten, OD, FAAO
  • and more...

 


 

>>Optometric Staff & AFVA Schedule .



    Paraoptometric, optician and staff
    education track include advanced
    and basic classes.

     

    CPR certification available for

    Optometrist and Staff





40+ hours of CE to choose from

(can earn over 23 education hours), including the

1-hour Professional Responsibility Ethics course

 

OPTOMETRIST TOPICS INCLUDE

Low Vision

Posterior Segment

Macular Carotenoids

Rheumatology

Glaucoma

Corneal Ulcers

Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions

Eyelid Tumors

Practice Management

Corneal Disease

Dry Eye

AMD

and so much more

 

Back by popular demand TOA's own

Eye Bowl IV


 

 

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Events

 

THURSDAY:

BACK by DEMAND: Golf Tournament - Swing For Sight - proceeds support Optometry Giving Sight - Sponsored by VSP Global, Metro Optics, L'Amy America, Structures & Interiors

Poker Tournament - Sponsored by OCuSOFT


FRIDAY:

House of Delegates Part One - Awards Ceremony and TOA Business (No CE)

Job Placement Social - Sponsored by Texas Vision Source Regional Administrators


FRIDAY & SATURDAY:

"Branding Texas Style" Seminar  -   Be sure to attend ALL SESSIONS to get your $200 REBATE

"PACKED" Exhibit Hall - Over 130 vendors to visit and do business with


SATURDAY:

House of Delegates Part Two - State of Optometry (2hrs General OD CE)

TOA Presidential Celebration - Sponsored by UIWRSO and UHCO

The Mentalist/Magician - Kevin Viner - Sponsored by 460 North

Saturday Night Soiree featuring the SPAZAMATICS - Sponsored by the Doctors of Texas State Optical

 

 

 


 

Location

Convention Host Hotel

Hilton Austin Downtown

Hilton Austin (Downtown)

500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas, 78701

512-482-8000

CLICK HERE for Reservations

Group Rate: $214

LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS AVAILABLE

Cut Off Date: January 29th

 

 


 

Information

 

 

When? February 22-25, 2018
Where?

Hilton Austin (Downtown) - 512-482-8000

How do I register? Register online or fill out a paper registration and fax or mail it to TOA, P.O. Box 47043, San Antonio, TX 78265-7043
What's this about a $200 rebate? If you attend all session of the "Branding Texas Style" seminar and you pre-registered by 2/18/2018, we'll have a $200 rebate check waiting for you when you're finished for the weekend.
Where do I get my handouts? TOA will start posting handouts on the web February 18, 2018. Always check back for updates. >> Handouts Now Available


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Sponsors

 

 

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EssilorHOYA
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PCS
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Other Sponsors



44 Farms
460 North
ABB Optical
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Claypoole Construction
DiopsysiMatrix
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Intergra LifeSciences/BioDOptix
KatenaMacuhealth
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MaculogixOCuSOFT, Inc.
Optovue
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Texas Vision Source Regional Administrators University of Houston College of Optometry
UIW Rosenberg College of Optometry
. .

X-Cel Contacts
Weave


44Fams





Don't see your company name here?  Want to be part of "THE OPTOMETRY MEETING IN TEXAS"?

Contact the TOA Office at 512-707-2020 or e-mail events@txeyedoctors.com