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2017 Fall Meeting

St. Simon Island, GA 

November 11-12, 2017

Featured Speakers

Tami Hagemeyer ABOC, Thomas Blair, Jr. ABOM

Tami Hagemeyer is an Optician, Speaker and Author.  She is a member of the National Academy of Opticianry and the Opticians Association of Ohio.  Tami is certified by the American Board of Opticianry. With 35 years of optical experience, Tami shares her expertise in frame consultations, adjustments and repairs, highlighting compassion with patients and team members, and incorporating positive communication skills. Tami has been successful in creating a strategic office and optical design.  Her multiple publications include “Tami in the Trenches,” a reoccurring quarterly publication as a supplement in Optometry Times. She has been featured in INVISION’S “Smooth Seller,” published “L.O.V.E. Your Optical Career,” and “It’s Not Just A Job,” both in Eyecare Business, and, “Do We Stand a Chance Against Online Opticals?”  which was written in collaboration with Mile Brujic, OD, and David Kading, OD, and published in Review of Optometry.

*PLEASE UTILIZE THE HOTEL LINK BELOW TO MAKE RESERVATIONS AND RECEIVE THE (OAG) CONFERENCE RATE.*

Sea Palm Resort
 5445 Frederica Rd.
 St. Simon Island GA 31522
 912-638-3351
 www.seapalms.com  

THERE WILL NOT BE A MEETING IN DALTON, GA IN 2017.  ST. SIMON ISLAND IS THE FINAL MEETING FOR 2017.   

Saturday, November 11 (All Saturday courses are ABO ONLY)

7:30 – 8:30 am – Registration
8:30 – 9:20 am – 3 Steps to a more profitable Practice (1 hr. ABO)
9:30 – 10:20 am – The Secrets of Building Patient Loyalty (1 hr. ABO)
10:30 – 11:20 am – Task Specific Eyewear (1hr. (ABO)
11:30 – 12:20 pm – Remakes, Warranties, and Common Sense (1hr. ABO) 

12:20pm - 2:00pm LUNCH 

2:00 – 2:50 pm – Exercise, Nutrition, and Eye Health (1hr. ABO)
3:00 – 3:50 pm – Do We Stand a Chance Against Online Opticals? (1hr. ABO)
4:00 – 4:50 pm – Demystifying GA Opticianry Law – Thomas Blair, Jr., (1hr. ABO)

Sunday, November 12 (All Sunday courses are NCLE ONLY)

7:30 – 8:30 am – Registration
8:30 – 9:20 am – The History of Contact Lenses (1hr. NCLE)
9:30 – 10:20 am – But My Child Wants to Wear Contact Lenses (1hr. NCLE)
10:30 – 11:20 am – My Eyes are Red…It Can’t Be My Contact Lenses (1hr. NCLE)
11:30 – 12:20 pm – The Perfect Contact Lens (1 hr. NCLE)

A strict protocol of 1 CE per course attended will be enforced.  Late arrivals will not be permitted to attend classes already in session.  As of April 1, 2017, the GSBDO now requires 1 hour of GA Law continuing education as part of the 10 hours required for biennial (2 yr.) licensed renewal.

Early Registration for will only be available until November 3, 2017.  Choose the Member or Non-member option from the DROP DOWN MENU below to receive your registration credentials and receipt.  *YOU MUST BE CURRENT WITH YOUR 2017 MEMBERSHIP DUES TO RECEIVE THE MEMBER PRICE*

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION


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