2019 FOA Annual Convention (Attendees)

7/18/2019 to 7/21/2019

When: July 18-21, 2019
Where: Disney's Yacht Club Resort
1700 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, Florida  32830-8407
United States
Contact:
FOA Office (Sign in to view e-mail address)

Event Details
Annual Convention July 18-21, 2019  The Florida Optometric Association invites you to our 117th Annual Convention. Join us for a weekend of continuing education and social affairs at FOA's Annual Convention Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21. Accommodations Registration Description & Rates Schedule Sponsors Exhibitors
What to Wear Award Winners App Information   ACCOMMODATIONS Experience Disney's Yacht & Beach Club  with views of Disney's iconic fireworks every night for the FOA-discounted rate of just $199 (two adults included in rate, +$25 per extra adult per night after first two) .  There are also rooms available at Disney's Boardwalk Inn (ten minute walk from Disney's Yacht Club) with a group rate of $250 per room (two adults included in rate, +$25 per extra adult per night after first two).  A link to access the room block will be contained in your email confirmation after registering for the convention. *The FOA-discounted hotel block is for registered convention attendees only. Hotel reservations made by non-convention attendees will be promptly canceled. OD registrations are eligible for up to two rooms at the group rate; OP, social, student/resident, and banquet only registrations are eligible for one room per registration.
  REGISTRATION DESCRIPTIONS AND RATES FOA Member Ticket - Includes welcome reception, exhibit hall, legislative brunch, membership/delegate meetings, evening hospitality suites and education (must be a dues paying member for 6 months). You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing.
*Newly licensed ODs should register under the FOA/AOA/or non-member rate as appropriate. Newly licensed ODs cannot register under student/resident rates.  AOA Member Ticket - Includes welcome reception, evening hospitality suites, exhibit hall and education Optometry Student Education - Includes education and exhibit hall. Must be a student member of the FOA.  You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing. Resident Education  - Includes education and exhibit hall. Must be a post-graduate/resident member of the FOA. You must log in to your FOA account to receive reduced pricing. Non-member of FOA or AOA   - Includes education, welcome reception, evening hospitality suites and exhibit hall. OP/Optician Education (One Day)   - Includes OP/Optician education and exhibit hall (ODs not eligible) for Saturday. OP Courses are CPC approved; LDO courses are approved for general or elective credit through the Board of Opticianry.  ODs not eligible. Social - Includes welcome reception, exhibit hall, and evening hospitality suites (If you are a member, it also includes legislative lunch and business/delegate meetings.) Banquet - Access to the banquet.   Exhibit Hall - complimentary access to the exhibit hall only (opens mid-June 2019)
Registration Type Early Rates Available 
through 5/30/19
Regular Rates Available 
through 7/5/19
Late/Onsite Rates Available 
after 7/5/19
FOA Member  $549 $649  $849 AOA Member  $749  $849 $1049  Non-Member of FOA or AOA  $1149  $1249  $1349 OP/Optician Education (ODs not eligible)
 $79  $79  $125 Social  $349  $349  $349 Banquet
(children 12 & under) $99
(+$39ea) $129
(+$39ea) $129
(+$39ea) Optometry Student Rate
(must be a student member of the FOA)  $25  $25  $25 Resident Rate
(must be a post-graduate/resident member of the FOA)  $25  $25  $25       2019 CONVENTION SPONSORS      DIAMOND PLUS                                 DIAMOND                              
  RUBY             SAPPHIRE                 EMERALD                  
         
                                                                    TOPAZ                                         pearl                         CRYSTAL      
                         

          2019 ANNUAL CONVENTION SCHEDULE

*schedule is subject to change      EXHIBITORS AB Max™ ABB Optical  Abyde Aerie Pharmaceuticals  Allergan  American Academy of Optometry Avenova  Baseline Ophthalmic  Bausch &Lomb  Bay Area Eye Institute BlephEx  Carl Zeiss Vision CenterVue, Inc.   ClearVision Optical Company  Coburn Technologies Color My World CooperVision  David Keith Ophthalmic  DGH Technology, Inc. Diopsys  Doctor Multimedia  Doctors Optimal Formula/Alereve  e-dr./New Era Optical Econologics Financial Advisors Eschenbach Optik   eSee Acuity Florida Optometric Association FOA Historical Archives  For Eyes by Grand Vision  Fortifeye Vitamins Fresnel Prism & Lens Co. Gold Coast Instruments  GPN Technologies GSRx  Healthy Eyes Advantage  Heidelberg Engineering Hoya Humana  iCare Health Solutions   iDoc  Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Konan Medical USA, Inc. KODAK Lens/Signet Armorlite  Lafont    LandrumHR  LasikPlus Lombart Instrument Macuhealth Maculogix  Marco MAXIVISION  MediXall.com MyEyeDr  Nationwide Vision Centers neurolens®    NSU College of Optometry   OASIS Medical  OBC Insurance Billing & Credentialing Specialists  OCULUS, Inc. OCuSOFT, Inc. OPTIKAM INC  Optos, Inc.  Optovue Inc.  Orgreen Goldsmith  Peak Optical Quality Optical Services, Inc.  Rejuvenation  RightEye Sanofi Genzyme ScienceBased Health  Shamir Insight, Inc.  Sight Sciences  Solutionreach  Special Olympics Florida  Sun Ophthalmics Sunshine Ophthalmics  Takeda  The Dry Eye Doctor  Valley Contax, Inc. Visioneering Technologies   Visionary Eye Partners  VSP  Walman Instruments  Walmart/Sam's Club Wolters Kluwer   ZEISS Meditec  
WHAT TO WEAR
    Convention Session and Exhibit Hall Attire: Business Casual Welcome Reception Attire: Festive Cocktail Banquet Attire: Formal bright carnival style!
    AWARD WINNERS   OUTSTANDING LOCAL SOCIETY MEMBER Brianna Rhue, O.D., F.A.A.O.   YOUNG O.D. OF THE YEAR Greg Naberhaus, O.D.   OPTOMETRIST OF THE YEAR April Jasper, O.D., F.A.A.O.   OPTOMETRIST OF THE DECADE Stuart Kaplan, O.D.   APP INFORMATION   With the FOA App, you can:
    View the convention schedule
    Download lecture notes
    Browse sponsor and exhibitor info
    Donate to OD-EYEPAC
  "Search FOA 2019" on the App Store or Google Play Download on the App Store Download on Google Play     Cancellation Policy:  $50 administrative charge before 6/28/2019; No refunds will be given after 6/28/2019.
The list of convention attendees will be shared with exhibitors.   Photo/Video Release:
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