The American Optician

Spring 2017

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6 C O N F E R E N C E S OptiCon 2017: Experience the Magic W hat's the one conference of the year that's created by opticians for opticians, hosts all the opticianry organizations and has top notched continuing education for opticians and contact lens fitters? OptiCon of course! This year OptiCon ® 2017 will take place from October 6 to October 8, 2017 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida! Conference events will begin on Friday morning, October 6, with educational sessions, and continue through Sunday afternoon, October 8. Courses will be offered in the following categories: spectacle, contact lens, business, hands-on and refraction, as well as the ABO and NCLE exam review courses! You can also participate in the OAA State Society Meeting, OAA Delegate Assembly, the CLSA Business Meeting, and the NAO Annual Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony. Registration will open soon. The full conference registration fee for 2017 is $249, which includes education sessions from Friday through Sunday afternoon, breakfast during the general session on Friday morning, lunch in the exhibit hall with over 80 optical vendors on Friday and Saturday, a networking reception on Friday night, and the NFOS College Bowl on Saturday. Have a non-optical friend or spouse who would like to join you for the evening events? You can purchase their registration for only $125. This fee includes access to the reception on Friday evening and the NFOS College Bowl on Saturday, as well as any sponsored event on Saturday evening following the NFOS College Bowl. Come to Walt Disney World before the conference, or stay after the conference to enjoy everything that the most magical place on earth has to offer! • Disney Springs continues to grow! Visit their new eateries and shops • Visit Pandora — The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Park • The Epcot ® Food and Wine Festival takes place from August 31 through November 13, 2017 You don't want to miss this premier education event. It is the only event of its kind that is produced for opticians and contact lens technicians. For more information on the conference, please visit the conference website at www.abo-ncle.org/conference . Mark your calendar now to join your opticianry colleagues and experience the magic! INTRODUCING LET HEALTHY LIGHT IN. KEEP HARMFUL LIGHT OUT. U N I Q U E F E AT U R E S THE ONLY REMOVABLE BLUE-VIOLET LIGHT FILTER DESIGNED TO MAINTAIN LIFE'S VIBRANT COLORS CUSTOMIZED TO WORK WITH EASYCLIP ® , EASYTWIST ® AND TAKUMI ® FRAMES PATENTED MAGNETIC-CLIP TECHNOLOGY OFFERING A SEAMLESS LOOK & EXPERIENCE © 2 0 1 6 A S P E X E Y E W E A R . A l l r i g h t s r e s e r v e d . Co n t a c t U s : 1 - 8 0 0 - 2 7 7-3 979 BY THE INTELLIGENT EYEWEAR TECHNOLOGY COMPANY THAT BROUGHT YOU

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