Schedule

Schedule updated every day. Please check back often.

  • OD Track
  • Para / Staff Track
  • OD + Para / Staff Track
Golf Outing
9:30am – 9:00pm
Thursday Registration 4th Floor Foyer
10:00am – 12:00pm
Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO "Lumps and Bumps: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Removal Techniques" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO "New Testing and Treatment for Retinopathy" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Peter J. Cass, OD "How To See 50 Patients Per Day" CE: 1 General/CPOSponsored by: Practice Compliance Solutions
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Boxed Lunch (must pre-register) Sponsored by: Novartis
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO "OCT-Angiography What You Need to Know with this New Technology" CE: 1 TPA/DPA/CPOSponsored by: Optovue
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO "Grand Rounds: a String of Pearls" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO "OCT and OCT Angiography in Glaucoma" CE: 2 TPA/DPA/CPOSponsored by: Optovue
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Seema Nanda, OD, FAAO "Ocular Surface Disease 101 Workshop (limited attendance – must pre-register)" CE: 2 TPA/DPA/CPO
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "CPOA/CPOT/COA Certification Self Assessment Part 1" CE: 2 CPO/ABO
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO "IPL in the Optometric Practice" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO "Dry Eye Overview" CE: 2 TPA/DPA/CPO
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Zanna Kruoch, OD, FAAO "The Deep Dive Into Cornea Ulcers" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "CPOA/CPOT/COA Certification Self Assessment Part 2" CE: 2 CPO/ABO
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Dinner On Your Own
9:00pm – 11:00pm
Seema Nanda, OD, FAAO "Late Night CE: Avenging the Anterior Segment" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
6:30am – 7:30am
Continental Breakfast
6:30am – 8:30pm
Friday Registration
7:00am – 8:00am
John Nolan, PhD "Targeted Nutrition for the Macula: Optometry’s Role in a New Era of Visual Function" CE: 1 TPA/DPASponsored by: MacuHealth
8:00am – 9:00am
Charles Shidlofsky, OD, FCOVD "Hospital Based Neuro Vision Rehabilitation" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
8:00am – 10:00am
Brianna Rhue, OD "Myopia Management: Why and How to Implement Myopia Management" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
9:00am – 10:00am
Claudio Lagunas, OD "Using Functional and Structural Testing to Monitor the AMD Patient" CE: 1 TPA/DPASponsored by: Maculogix
9:00am – 10:00am
Peter J. Cass, OD "Patient Workup: Beyond the Basics" CE: 1 CPOSponsored by: Practice Compliance Solutions
9:00am – 11:00am
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "What Every Optician and Tech Should Know About Ocular Emergencies" CE: 2 CPO/ABO
10:00am – 11:00am
Brianna Rhue, OD "Patient Care in the Digital Age" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
10:00am – 12:00pm
David Dinh, OD, FAAO "Utilizing Technology to Maximize Specialty Lens Success" CE: 2 CPO
10:00am – 12:00pm
HOUSE of DELEGATES, Part One: Business and Awards Ceremony
11:00am – 12:00pm
Brianna Rhue, OD "Scleral Topography – Why it Matters" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
11:00am – 12:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "My Last Nerve" CE: 1 CPO/ABO
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Boxed Lunch: (must pre-register) Sponsored by: RVL Pharma, Sunbit and Micro Medical Devices
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Peter J. Cass, OD "Managing the Risks and Benefits of Pain Management with Opioid Analgesics" CE: 1 TPA/DPA/Opioid
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Craig Thomas, OD "Staff Misadventures and What To Do About Them" CE: 2 CPO
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "Anatomy and Physiology" CE: 2 CPO/ABO
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Rebecca Jowers, "Human Trafficking" CE: 1 General/Human Trafficking
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Craig Thomas, OD "Billing and Coding" CE: 1 CPO
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "Culture Shock" CE: 1 CPO
3:00pm –
Branding Texas Style “BTS” – Optometrists Only – NO CE

$200 REBATE!*
*If you attend all specified vendor sessions on Friday & Saturday, we will rebate $200 of your registration fees.

5:00pm – 8:30pm
Exhibit Hall & Dinner Sponsored by: 44 Farms (Food)
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Job Placement Social (must pre-register)
6:30am – 7:30am
Continental Breakfast
6:30am – 8:00pm
Registration
7:00am – 8:00am
Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO "Professional Responsibility Course" CE: 1 EthicsSponsored by: University of Houston College of Optometry
8:00am –
Branding Texas Style “BTS” – Optometrists Only – NO CE

$200 REBATE!*
*If you attend all specified vendor sessions on Friday & Saturday, we will rebate $200 of your registration fees.

9:00am – 10:00am
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "Screening for Diabetic Eye Disease: What Every Optician and Technician Should Know" CE: 1 CPO/ABO
9:00am – 10:00am
Stephanie Schmiedecke, OD, FAAO "LV – From Magnifiers to Electronic Aid" CE: 1 CPO
10:00am – 11:00am
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "What is Cataract?" CE: 1 CPO/ABO
10:00am – 12:00pm
Stephanie Schmiedecke, OD, FAAO "How to Get Along With Anyone – Anytime" CE: 2 CPO
10:00am – 12:00pm
"HOUSE of DELEGATES, Part Two: Business and Optometry Update" CE: 2 General
11:00am – 12:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "Put a Lid on It" CE: 1 CPO
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Exhibit Hall & Lunch Sponsored by: 44 Farms (Food)JW Grand Ballroom
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Walt Whitley, OD, FAAO "Ocular Pain Management" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO "Updates on Glaucoma Management" CE: 1 CPO
3:00pm – 5:00pm
TOA Panel, "“Eye Know” Trivia Game" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Lynn Lawrence, CPOT "This is Us: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work" CE: 2 CPO/ABO
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Walt Whitley, OD, FAAO "Advances in Surgical Glaucoma: The OD’s Role" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO "Understanding the Meibomian Glands" CE: 1 CPO
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Mark Gustafson, "First Aid" CE: 1 TPA/DPA/CPO
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Charles Shidlofsky, OD, FCOVD "Sports and Performance Vision" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Walt Whitley, OD, FAAO "Advances in Ocular Surface Disease Management" CE: 2 TPA/DPA
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Mary Kate Sain, OD "Case History for the Paraoptometric Technician" CE: 2 CPO
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Mark Gustafson, "CPR: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification" CE: 1 TPA/DPA/CPO
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Presidential Celebration Reception Sponsored by: UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry, University of Houston School of Optometry
9:00pm – 11:00pm
Retro Movie: “80’s Flix and Chill”
9:00pm – 10:00pm
Live Band – “SPAZMATICS”
7:30am – 8:30am
Continental Breakfast
7:30am – 10:00am
Registration
8:00am – 9:00am
Walt Whitley, OD, FAAO "Rapid Fire Cornea" CE: 1 TPA/DPA
9:00am – 10:00am
Walt Whitley, OD, FAAO "The Future of Eye Care Innovation" CE: 1 TPA/DPA