A record number of opticians will attend OpticalCEUs’ Fall Continuing Education Conference this Sunday. It also happens to be the event’s 15th anniversary. Opticians from Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island will gather in the Grand Ballroom of the famed Grand Pequot Hotel at Foxwoods. Three national speakers will offer the following ABO/NCLE-approved courses:
The Full Spectrum of Prism Speaker: Deborah Kotob (1 ABO) 9am-10am – NEW!
Night Vision Speaker: Deborah Kotob (1 NCLE) 10am-11am – NEW!
Contact Lenses on the Job Speaker: Linda Conlin (1 NCLE) 11am-Noon
Day By Day Speaker: Joe Forte (1 NCLE) 1pm-2pm – NEW!
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lenses, But Were Afraid to Ask Speaker: Joe Forte (1 ABO) 2pm-3pm – NEW!
Score with Contact Lenses for Sports Speaker: Linda Conlin (1 NCLE) 3pm-4pm
Reflecting on Refraction Speaker: Joe Forte (1 ABO) 4pm-5pm – NEW!
For 15 years Linda Conlin, an NAO Fellow Ambassador, has provided continuing education and training for opticians at the state and national level. She is ABO and NCLE certified, licensed in CT, MA and RI, and has written for 20/20 and EyeWitness magazines.
Deborah Kotob, the ECP Education Facilitator for Vision-Ease, creates and presents ABO, NCLE and JCAHPO seminars related to optics and best practices. A Massachusetts-licensed optician, she has owned two optical businesses and was a sales representative for MODO and Luxottica. Deborah has achieved ABOM and NCLE certifications. She will be lecturing at Vision Expo West 2014.
Joe Forte, the director of contact lens services for Greenwich Ophthalmology Associates, lectured at CUNY Tech, Vision Expo and Optifair. He was program director of the Interboro Institute College of Opticianry where he taught courses in various areas of contact lenses and optics.
Foxwoods is located at 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, CT 06338, on Route 2 between I-395 and I-95. Click this link for the directions to Foxwoods. Valet parking is free. For accommodations, call Foxwoods at 1-800 PLAY BIG. Overnight reservations are not associated with the seminar.