For First Time American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting Attendees • Attire for this meeting is business casual • Attend all Lectures and Scientific Program at no extra charge. All are first come, first served. • Paper Sessions consist of 15 minute presentations on the latest advances in science • Lectures & Workshops consist of 1-to 3-hour presentations on clinically relevant topics • Pick up a green sheet at the registration area for the most current list of all activities by time An attendee can earn the following number of CE credits per day by attending Academy education all day long: Wednesday, November 12 11 hours of CE Friday, November 14 8 hours of CE Thursday, November 13 10 hours of CE Saturday, November 15 8 hours of CE CE Tracking You will receive a sheet of barcode labels in your registration packet. Each barcode is the same and represents your badge number. You will be handed pre-populated verification forms as you enter each course. Please place your barcode label on the right side of the form. At the conclusion of the course, please retain the left side of the verification stub for your records. For papers and posters (variable credit): You will receive a blank evaluation form with spaces where the monitors will enter the times in and out, as well as your verification form where you can keep track of your own times. If you are planning to re-enter (as is common especially with papers), please keep the form and turn it in once you are finished in that particular session. Each entry and exit will receive a time stamp. Please note: Your total time will be calculated based on entry and exit times in 15 minute increments. A link to the CE Certificates will be emailed to you after the meeting. Handouts are available digitally at http://bit.ly/1vUXEk0. We encourage you to be mindful about printing them out – let’s be green conscious! Continuing Education with Examination (CEE, formerly known as TQ) CEE courses will be presented all four days. Order forms for the exams, administered by the Illinois College of Optometry, will be available at the Education Desk, and at the rear of the rooms with CEE courses. Lectures Offered as CEE Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time 8:00 AM Course A Logical Approach to Differential Diagnosis of Peri-orbital Skin Lesions Lecturer(s) Thomas Freddo 10:00 AM Eyes That Dance and Eyes That Can't Richard London 2:00 PM The Many Faces of Multiple Sclerosis Patricia Modica, Kelly Malloy 3:00 PM Optic Nerve: Edema Itis Opathy Denise Goodwin Thursday, November 13, 2014 Time 10:00 AM 1:30 PM 2:30 PM Course Laser Procedures for the Management of Glaucoma and More Systemic Evaluation of the Red Eye Controversies in Nutrition: Sorting through the Literature Lecturer(s) Nathan Lighthizer Thomas Freddo Kimberly Reed 3:30 PM New Contact Lens Surgical and Medical Management Options for Keratoconus Timothy Edrington, Pam Satjawatcharaphong Friday, November 14, 2014 Time 8:00 AM Course Diabetes Nation: Where Are We and Where Do We Go From Here? Lecturer(s) Paul Chous, Jeffry Gerson 9:00 AM 10:00 AM Critical Assessment of the Optic Nerve in Glaucoma The Complete Management of the Corneal Collagen Crosslinking (CXL) Patient Elliot Kirstein Susan Gromacki, Andrew Morgenstern 2:00 PM Genetics in Posterior Segment Disease Sherry Bass, Jerome Sherman, Jerry Rapp 3:00 PM Visual Fields: An Interactive Approach Kelly Thomann, Nancy Wong Saturday, November 15, 2014 Time 9:00 AM 10:00 AM Course Neuro Grand Rounds - How to Rule Out a Cranial Nerve Palsy Diabetes and the Eye: What We Must Know Lecturer(s) Kelly Malloy William Townsend 12:30 PM From Outdated to Updated: A Review of Important Clinical Trials in Ocular Disease from 2014 Corneal Infections from A to Z (Acanthamoeba to Zoster) Anthony DeWilde 2:30 PM Registration Hours Tuesday, November 11: Wednesday, November 12: Thursday, November 13: Friday, November 14: Saturday, November 15: 1:00 – 8:00 pm 6:30 am – 7:00 pm 6:30 am – 6:00 pm 6:30 am – 6:00 pm 6:30 am – 3:00 pm Joseph Shovlin, Michael DePaolis Exhibit Hall Information Wednesday, November 12: Welcome Reception: Thursday, October 24: Student Only Hall Hours: Friday, October 25: 5:00–7:30 pm 5:00-7:00 pm 11:00 am–5:00 pm 9:00 -11:00 am 11:00 am–3:00 pm American Optometric Foundation Support the future of optometry! Don't miss this year's American Optometric Foundation (AOF) Silent Auction. The AOF offers a wide array of donated items this year including, but not limited to authentic autographed sports memorabilia, an assortment of musician themed items, art, a Black Hills cabin retreat, handcrafted jewelry and other one-of-a-kind items. We are very excited about this year's upcoming auction and we hope that you are, too! The AOF Silent Auction provides a great and fun opportunity to contribute to the mission of the AOF in support of the future of optometric education and research. Visit the AOF exhibit booth, #737, bid early and bid often. Interested in becoming a Fellow or a Diplomate? Thursday, November 13 join us at one of two events to find out more about the Fellowship and/or Diplomate processes. To register, please contact Jenny Brown at [email protected] EyeMAP™ (Meeting Activities Planner) Use the EyeMAP™ program to create and manage your personal schedule during Academy 2014 Denver! EyeMAP™ allows you to browse all available lectures, workshops, papers and posters, and special events, add sessions and personal appointments to your schedule, complete session evaluations, and much more. EyeMAP™ can be accessed online using your computer, smartphone or tablet (no app download required). Access EyeMAP™ at http://aao-eyemap.org. Future Meetings Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Practice® October 7-10, 2015 November 9-12, 2016 October 4-7, 2017 November 14-17, 2018 November 6-9, 2019 New Orleans, LA Anaheim, CA Boston, MA San Francisco, CA Philadelphia, PA We look forward to seeing you in Denver!
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