ALOA Annual Convention

October 2 - 4, 2020

Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

The ALOA has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Convention that was scheduled to be held October 2-4 in Birmingham. We will miss seeing our optometry family in person and hope that everyone stays safe in these difficult times.

2020 ALOA Annual Convention Schedule and Registration Forms - printable

2020 ALOA Exhibitors Registration - printable

2020 ALOA Exhibitors Online Registration

Click here to get your hotel reservation at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham

OPTOMETRIST SCHEDULE
FRIDAY
7:30am - 9:50am      CPR - Lt. Jon Riley (pre-registration required; limited to 30 registrants)
10:00am - 12:00pm  Periocular Malilgnancies (COPE 61605-PD) Andrew Gurwood, OD and Marc Myers, OD
12:00pm - 2:00pm    Exhibit Hall and lunch
2:00pm - 3:00pm      Posterior Segment Grand Rounds (COPE 66141-PS) Andrew Gurwood, OD and Marc Myers, OD
3:00pm - 5:00pm      Management of Superficial Corneal Injuries (COPE 61780-AS) Gurwood and Myers
8:00pm                    Young OD Pedal Pub Social (pre-registration required)

SATURDAY
7:00am - 8:00am      Membership Meeting Breakfast
8:00am - 10:00am    AMD-How to Improve Outcomes and Help Prevent Blindness (COPE 65999-PS) Damon Dierker, OD
10:00am -12:00pm   Interactive Grand Rounds (COPE applied for) Damon Dierker, OD
12:00pm - 2:00pm    Exhibit Hall and Lunch
2:00pm - 3:00pm      The Latest in Corneal Dystrophies and Degenerations (COPE 49800-AS) Blair Lonsberry, OD
3:00pm - 5:00pm      Ocular Manifestations in Diabetes (Cope 62504-SD) Blair Lonsberry, OD
5:00pm                     Reception

SUNDAY
7:00am - 8:00am       UABSO Alumni Breakfast (pre-registration required)
8:00am - 10:00am     Anterior Segment Grand Rounds (COPE applied for) Blair Lonsberry, OD
10:00am - 11:00am   Doctor, I See Double Simplyfing Diplopia (COPE 61799-NO) Joseph Sowka, OD
11:00am - 1:00pm     Rules and Exceptions in Neuro Disease (COPE 66391-NO ) Joseph Sowka, OD


TECHNICIANS/STAFF SCHEDULE
FRIDAY
7:30am - 9:50am      CPR-Lt Jon Riley (pre-registration required; limited to 30 registrants)
10:00am -11:00am    Basics of Light, Reflection and Refraction? (BP-0013-17) Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
11:00am-12:00pm     What are Lens Aberrations and What Can We Do about Them? (OP-0036-17) Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM
12:00pm - 2:00pm     Exhibit Hall and lunch
2:00pm - 4:00pm       Unequal Refractive Errors Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
4:00pm -5:00pm        Defining the Chief Complaint to Maximize Vision (BP-0006-18)) Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM

SATURDAY
8:00am - 9:00am      What Makes Eyeglasses Fit Badly and What to do About it? (OP-0022-18) Diane F. Drake, LDO
9:00am - 10:00am     Effects of Cosmetics on Contact Lens Wear Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
10:00am - 11:00am   Trouble Shooting Pediatric Dispensing (CV-0007-18) Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
11:00am -12:00pm    Trouble Shooting Uncommon Prescriptions (OP-0021-18) Diane F. Drake, LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
12:00pm - 2:00pm     Exhibit Hall and Lunch
2:00pm - 5:00pm       The Ins and Outs of Contact Lens Calah Ray, OD
5:00pm                      Reception


Contact

Name: Teri Hatfield
Email: teri@alaopt.com