Doctor Highlights

The profession's premier conference returns in 2021 with a reimagined program that intersects optometry's advocates and industry leaders with the peerless, contemporary optometric continuing education and professional development, and influential networking opportunities, that attendees expect from their Optometry's Meeting® experience. So, what's in store for #OM2021? Take a look.

Safety measures and protocols will be in place for all education, programs and events throughout Optometry's Meeting.

NEW! Leaders Summit
Wednesday, June 23 & Saturday, June 26

Optometry's Meeting truly distinguishes itself as the place where optometry's leaders convene and so new this year, the AOA will convene its Leaders Summit volunteer work meeting concurrent to the conference schedule. This alignment of leading volunteers and advocates ensures a meeting-of-the-minds atmosphere where optometry remains foremost.

House of Delegates
Thursday, June 24 & Saturday, June 26

For more than a century, optometry's preeminent assembly of leaders and decision-makers has led the advancement of our profession. Join us as the House of Delegates discusses the latest developments in optometry and essential governance updates, news from the AOA Board of Trustees and the presentation of awards. All members are invited to attend sessions, including the election and installation of the AOA Board of Trustees. Hear the latest in advocacy news and accomplishments, and glimpse the future of optometry from our AOA leaders.

Exhibit Hall
Friday, June 25 & Saturday, June 26

Optometry's Meeting returns its renowned Exhibit Hall, featuring industry leaders and vendors that can help give you a leg up in practice. Take a break from your CE schedule and join us in the Hall to visit with our exhibitors and sponsors, find business and practice solutions, and grow your networking connections.

AOA+ Leadership Link

Calling all AOA doctors of optometry! Do you have one hour to share your experience and mentor a small group of optometry students, residents and new doctors? One of the comments we receive from doctors who have participated in an AOA+ Leadership Link is that they received more than they gave! They walk away knowing that they have made an impression and a connection that will last a lifetime. Table resources will be provided so that you can focus on answering questions, sharing your story and empowering this next generation of doctors of optometry. And for all of your hard work, breakfast will be provided!

Mentor seating is limited, so sign-up today.

Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, June 26

Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation is bringing its 5K Run/Walk to Denver. Join us for a 3.1-mile run or walk with a positively scenic view! A race entry fee of $30 guarantees you a performance-blend T-shirt and 5K medal. Awards will be presented to top age-division finishers and overall winners. Be sure to sign up for the 5K when you register your Optometry's Meeting attendance.

Celebration of Optometry, sponsored by AOAExcel
Saturday, June 26

Send Optometry's Meeting off with a party! Join your colleagues as we recognize the 2021-2022 AOA and AOSA Boards of Trustees, and expect an evening to remember as we celebrate with food and live entertainment.