Meetings and Events

Meeting Schedule

2015 Meetings
Unless otherwise indicated, the contact for all meetings is LaShawn Sidbury, CMP


JUNE – 2015

The June 2015 meetings will be held in conjunction with Optometry’s Meeting in Seattle, Washington. The locations have not been determined.

June 21, 2015
Student Affairs Committee     |     Contact: Paige Pence 

June 22, 2015
Chief Academic Officers
Student Affairs Officers     |     Contact: Paige Pence

June 23, 2015
Executive Committee

June 23-24, 2015
Annual Meeting

June 24, 2015
Annual Leadership Luncheon     |     Contact: Christine Armstrong
Generously Sponsored by HOYA

June 26, 2015
Corporate Contributors Breakfast     |     Contact: Christine Armstrong


JULY – 2015

July 9-11, 2015
Low Vision Educators SIG     |    Pacific University  College of Optometry    |      Portland, Oregon

July 12-14, 2015
Future Faculty Program     |     Eric P. Newman Education Center     |     Saint Louis, MO
Generously Sponsored by Walmart

July 12-15, 2015
Summer Institute for Faculty Development     |     Eric P. Newman Education Center     |     Saint Louis, MO
Generously Sponsored by Alcon, Essilor of America, Vistakon, Luxottica, National Board of Examiners in Optometry, and Allergan Eye Care

July 23-25, 2015
Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG     |     Michigan College of Optometry     |     Big Rapids, MI
Generously Sponsored by Carl Zeiss Vision, Essilor of America, EyeMed, HOYA, and Transitions Optical


OCTOBER – 2015
The meetings dated October 5-10 are tentative; these meetings will be held in conjunction with the AAO meetings in New Orleans.

October 5, 2015
Executive Committee

October 6, 2015
Board of Directors
Clinical Optometric Methods & Procedures Instructors SIG

October 7, 2015
Educational Technology SIG

October 7-8, 2015
Vision Science Librarians SIG

October 8, 2015
Development Directors SIG     |     Contact: Christine Armstrong
Joint ASCO/AOA Executive Committee
Low Vision Educators SIG
Neuro-rehab Educators SIG
Public Health Educators SIG
Residency Educators SIG |     Contact: Paige Pence

October 9, 2015
Biomedical Science Educators SIG
Chief Academic Officers
Continuing Education Directors SIG
Ethics Educators SIG
International Optometric Educators SIG
SIG Chair Meeting/Orientation

October 10, 2015
Binocular Vision & Perception Educators SIG

October 22, 2015
Externship Directors SIG     |     San Antonio, TX

October 22-24, 2015
Clinic Directors/Administrators SIG     |      San Antonio, TX


 2016 MEETINGS SCHEDULE

Unless otherwise indicated, the contact for all meetings is LaShawn Sidbury

February  2016

February 5-6, 2016
Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Summit   |   Fullerton, California     |     Contact: Joanne Zuckerman


MARCH – 2016
The March 2016 meeting dates are tentative. The location is still being determined.

March 18, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting (evening)

March 19, 2016
Board of Directors Meeting


JUNE – 2016

The June 2016 meetings will be held in conjunction with Optometry’s Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.
The locations have not been determined.

*denotes meetings that are being held in conjunction with the National Association of Advisors of the Health Professions (NAAHP).

June 22, 2016
Student Affairs Committee*     |     Meeting Date Tentative     |     Location TBD     |     Contact: Paige Pence

June 23, 2016
Student Affairs Officers*     |     Meeting Date Tentative     |     Location TBD     |     Contact: Paige Pence

June 27, 2016
Chief Academic Officers

June 28, 2016
Executive Committee

June 28-29, 2016
Annual Meeting

June 29, 2016
Annual Leadership Luncheon     |     Contact: Christine Armstrong
Generously Sponsored by HOYA


JULY – 2016

July 1, 2016
Corporate Contributors Breakfast     |     Boston, MA     |     Contact: Christine Armstrong

July 7-9, 2016
Low Vision Educators SIG     |     Meeting date tentative     |     Location TBD

July 21-23, 2016
Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG     |     University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science     |     Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Generously Sponsored by Carl Zeiss Vision, Essilor of America, EyeMed, HOYA, and Transitions Optical


OCTOBER – 2016

The Externship Directors and Clinic Directors and Administrators SIG meetings will take place sometime in October.
The dates and locations are still being determined.


NOVEMBER – 2016
The dates below are tentative; these meetings will be held in conjunction with the AAO meetings in Anaheim, California.

November 14, 2016
Executive Committee

November 15, 2016
Board of Directors
Clinical Optometric Methods & Procedures Instructors’ SIG

November 16, 2016
Educational Technology SIG

November 16-18 2016
Vision Science Librarians SIG

November 17, 2016
Development Directors SIG     |     Contact: Christine Armstrong
Joint ASCO/AOA Executive Committee
Low Vision Educators SIG
Neuro-rehab Educators SIG
Public Health Educators SIG
Residency Educators SIG

November 18, 2016
Biomedical Science Educators SIG
Chief Academic Officers
Continuing Education Directors SIG
Ethics Educators SIG
FFP & SIFD Alumni Networking Session
International Optometric Educators SIG
SIG Chair Meeting/Orientation

November 19, 2016
Binocular Vision & Perception Educators SIG