Innovative Education

Gain Innovative Optometric Education

Optometry’s Meeting® delivers a premier, industry-recognized continuing education (CE) and professional development program for optometrists, paraoptometric professionals and optometry students that not only satisfies your board and accreditation needs but also aligns the profession with optometry’s advancing scope of practice nationwide.

Impactful Networking

Connect, Grow Your Professional Network

Optometry’s Meeting is more than the annual conference of AOA and AOSA members—it’s a broad community of optometry professionals and industry thought-leaders from across the eye care community dedicated to keeping you at the forefront of eye health and vision care. Build your network, advance your career or get involved at Optometry's Meeting.

Advancing Optometry

Advance Optometric Care Nationwide

Optometry’s Meeting unites the profession’s leaders to advance optometry through innovative CE, powerful collaborations and strategic partnerships, as well as practice solutions, business services and resources that empower doctors of optometry and paraoptometric staff to deliver quality, primary eye health and vision care in your communities.

View the 2024 Conference Preview

Interested in learning more about Optometry's Meeting, June 19-22, in Nashville, Tennessee? Start here! The digital 2024 Conference Preview provides you with everything you need to know about the meeting—all in one place!

2024 Conference Preview

Optometry's Meeting 2024 offers 250+ hours CE, professional development

Optometry's Meeting delivers four days of renowned, leading-edge CE and professional development. With over 250 hours of CE courses available for optometrists and paraoptometric staff, delivered by over 150 industry-recognized speakers, it's clear why attendees say it's the premier education that keeps them returning.


5 reasons why your colleagues choose Optometry's Meeting

Whether optometrists, paraoptometric office staff or technicians, optometry students, industry and affiliate leaders, or exhibitors, Optometry's Meeting attracts a wide range of attendees from across the eye health and vision care industry. All find value in the profession's premier meeting for a number of reasons, but here are the top five reasons surveys show attendees choose Optometry's Meeting.







What do attendees say about Optometry's Meeting?

About Music City | Nashville, Tennessee

Called the Music City, Nashville, Tennessee, is the creative heart of America's music scene with a soulful blend of pop, rock, country, bluegrass and jazz influences. But the creativity doesn't stop at your ears; Nashville's sights and sounds span world-class arts, award-winning restaurants, unique shopping opportunities and a classic, southern charm. Combined with Nashville's geographic convenience and accessibility, Music City is a perfect and harmonious host for Optometry's Meeting 2024.

About Music City

Downtown Nashville | Credit: Visit Music City

Grimey's New & Preloved Music | Credit: Visit Music City

National Museum of African American Music | Credit: 353 Media

Famous Prince's Hot Chicken | Credit: Prince's Hot Chicken

Ryman Auditorium | Credit: Visit Music City

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Credit: Visit Music City

Enjoy live music | Credit: Visit Music City

Music City Center in downtown Nashville | Credit: Visit Music City

Getting amped for Optometry's Meeting in Music City?

Take advantage of early-bird registration rates through Sunday, March 31, to receive the lowest pricing for Optometry's Meeting, June 19-22, in Nashville, Tennessee, and see other ways you can save with information on member pricing, travel grants, discounts and more.

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