Event Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, Feb 27

Armed Forces Optometric Society Annual Meeting (AFOS)08:30 am - 06:10 pmRitz-Carlton Downtown Atlanta: TBD
Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS) Joint Service Forum & Reception06:10 pm - 08:30 pmRitz-Carlton Downtown Atlanta: TBD

Wednesday, Feb 28

Education / Show Office Hours07:00 am - 06:45 pmGWCC: A307a
Essilor - Management Development Program08:00 am - 06:00 pmOmni Hotel: Oak Room, S Tower Lobby
Information Desk09:00 am - 05:00 pmGWCC: Across from Sydney Marcus Auditorium
SECO Kids Childcare09:30 am - 07:30 pmGWCC: TBD
OD Continuing Education Program10:30 am - 05:30 pmGWCC: Building A
Society of National Associated Pearle Professionals (SNAPP) Meeting12:00 pm - 05:30 pmOmni Hotel: Dogwood AB, Level M1
Ophthalmic Professionals Continuing Education Program04:30 pm - 06:30 pmGWCC: Building A
Society of National Associated Pearle Professionals (SNAPP) Welcome Reception07:00 pm - 10:00 pmGlenn Hotel: SkyLounge

Thursday, Mar 1

Education / Show Office Hours06:00 am - 07:15 pmGWCC: A307a
SECO Kids Childcare06:00 am - 09:00 pmGWCC: TBD
Information Desk06:30 am - 06:30 pmGWCC: Across from Sydney Marcus Auditorium
Ophthalmic Professionals Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 07:00 pmGWCC: Building A
OD Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 08:00 pmGWCC: Building A
Society of National Associated Pearle Professionals Meeting07:30 am - 02:00 pmOmni Hotel: Dogwood A, Level M1
FREE Ophthalmic Professionals Lunch Symposium11:00 am - 12:00 pmGWCC: A411/412b
FREE OD Lunch Symposium presented by Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision12:00 pm - 01:00 pmGWCC: Amphitheater A3
Optometry's Marketplace Grand Opening presented by Alcon12:45 pm - 12:50 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Optometry's Marketplace™ at SECO12:45 pm - 06:00 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Changing the Game to Match the New Rules01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
How to Increase Your Practice Net01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Practice of the Future01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Blue Light02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
How to Get the Maximum Value for Your Practice03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Self-Retaining Amniotic Membranes Treatments in the Optometric Practice03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Google Talk Session - Unlock Practice Growth with the Power of Online Marketing03:00 pm - 04:00 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Food Tasting Tour04:30 pm - 06:00 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Learning Lounge: Corporate Optometry with Dr. Maria Sampalis05:00 pm - 05:20 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
The Evolution of Lenses: Blocking Blue Light05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
The Art of Assortment Planning05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
How to Maximize Your Profit from Vision Plans05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Revolution EHR RevU Visits07:00 pm - 09:00 pmOmni Hotel: Dogwood B, Level M1
OD's on Facebook Party08:00 pm - 10:30 pmMarriott Marquis: Pulse Loft
Society of National Associated Pearle Professionals Cocktail Reception09:00 pm - 11:00 pmWestin Hotel: SunDial Restaurant & Lounge

Friday, Mar 2

Education / Show Office Hours06:00 am - 07:15 pmGWCC: A307a
Information Desk06:30 am - 06:30 pmGWCC: Across from Sydney Marcus Auditorium
Ophthalmic Professionals Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 07:00 pmGWCC: Building A
OD Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 08:00 pmGWCC: Building A
Society of National Associated Pearle Professionals Meeting07:30 am - 02:00 pmOmni Hotel: Dogwood AB, Level M1
Southern Caucus / AOA State Leaders Meeting09:00 am - 12:00 pmOmni Hotel: International ABCD, Level M2
Optometry's Marketplace™ at SECO10:45 am - 05:00 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Generate More Revenue from Vision Plans11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Amniotic Membrane Workshop11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Evolution of Lenses: Blocking Blue Light11:00 am - 12:00 pm
EyeStyle Fashion Show11:15 am - 11:45 amGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
FREE OD Lunch Symposium presented by Allergan and Bausch + Lomb12:00 pm - 01:00 pmGWCC: Amphitheater A3
What Banks Look at When Financing a Practice12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Maximizing the Value of Your Practice01:15 pm - 02:15 pm
Google Talk Session - Unlock Practice Growth with the Power of Online Marketing02:00 pm - 03:00 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Blue Light02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Get an Inside Look at Buying and Selling a Practice02:30 pm - 03:00 pm
SoCO House of Delegates03:45 pm - 05:30 pmGWCC: Amphitheater A3
Winning the Online Game: Any Practice can be #1 Online04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Procuring Practice Buyers and Sellers04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Practice of the Future04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Ophthalmic Professionals Party05:00 pm - 07:00 pmOmni Hotel: International Ballroom ABC, Level M2
Southern College of Optometry Adjunct Faculty Forum05:30 pm - 06:30 pmOmni Hotel: Birch, S Tower
NSUCO Alumni & Friends Reception06:00 pm - 07:30 pmOmni Hotel: Magnolia Room, Level M2
UABSO Alumni Reception06:00 pm - 07:30 pmOmni Hotel: Grand Ballroom E, Level M4
IU School of Optometry Alumni & Friends Reception06:00 pm - 07:30 pmOmni Hotel: Grand Ballroom A, Level M4
Pennsylvania College of Optometry Alumni & Friends Reception06:00 pm - 07:30 pmOmni Hotel: Grand Ballroom B, Level M4
Alumni Receptions06:00 pm - 11:00 pmOmni Hotel: Various Locations
Southern College of Optometry Reception for Alumni & Friends06:30 pm - 08:30 pmOmni Hotel: Atrium Terrace
Docs of Rock Charity Event & Student Party benefiting Optometry Cares09:00 pm - College Football Hall of Fame: Theater

Saturday, Mar 3

Education / Show Office Hours06:00 am - 07:45 pmGWCC: A307a
Information Desk06:30 am - 07:00 pmGWCC: Across from Sydney Marcus Auditorium
OD Continuing Education Program06:30 am - 07:30 pmGWCC: Building A
Ophthalmic Professionals Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 07:30 pmGWCC: Building A
AOA+ Leadership Link07:30 am - 09:00 amOmni Hotel: International Ballroom D, Level M2
SECO Member State Executive Meeting08:00 am - 10:00 amOmni Hotel: Redwood Room, Level M1
Optometry's Marketplace™ at SECO10:45 am - 05:00 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
The Art of Detailing10:45 am - 11:45 am
How to Use Your Practice as a Personal Wealth Generator10:45 am - 11:45 am
FREE OD Lunch Symposium presented by Shire and Women in Optometry11:30 am - 12:30 pmGWCC: Amphitheater A3
SECO Past Presidents Lunch11:30 am - 01:30 pmOmni Hotel: Pecan Foyer
FREE Student Lunch Symposium12:00 pm - 01:15 pmGWCC: A411/412b
Perception of Value12:15 pm - 01:15 pm
Starting Cold Versus Buying a Practice01:15 pm - 02:30 pm
MedPRO36001:30 pm - 06:30 pmGWCC: Amphitheater A3
Google Talk Session - Unlock Practice Growth with the Power of Online Marketing02:30 pm - 03:30 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Onboarding New Staff Members02:30 pm - 03:30 pm
Food Tasting Tour02:30 pm - 03:30 pmGWCC: Exhibit Hall A
Innovations in Diabetic Retniopathy02:30 pm - 03:30 pm
Student Debt: The Numbers Actually Work in Your Favor04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Saturday Night Party featuring KC & the Sunshine Band08:30 pm - Tabernacle: Main Floor

Sunday, Mar 4

Education / Show Office Hours06:00 am - 02:15 pmGWCC: A307a
SECO Kids Childcare06:00 am - 03:00 pmGWCC: TBD
Information Desk06:30 am - 12:00 pmGWCC: Across from Sydney Marcus Auditorium
OD Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 02:00 pmGWCC: Building A
Ophthalmic Professionals Continuing Education Program07:00 am - 02:00 pmGWCC: Building A
Energeyes Association Meeting08:00 am - 05:00 pmOmni Hotel: International Ballroom DE, Level M2
SECO Board of Trustees Meeting08:15 am - 10:15 amOmni Hotel: International AB
Executive Committee Meeting10:30 am - 11:30 amOmni Hotel: International AB