The 2022 Symposium and InfoMart will take place April 1-3 in Niagara Falls.

Program and registration information coming soon.

Our Partners

OAO would like to thank the following 2021 Virtual Symposium Conference Partners for their support.

Platinum Plus Partner

Silver Partners


Conference Details

Dr. Manveen Bedi

Dr. Manveen Bedi pursued her Doctorate of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry.

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Tom Bowen

Tom Bowen is the Founder and CEO, THRIVE Practice and Life Development.

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Dr. Murray Fingeret

Dr. Murray Fingeret is Chief of the Optometry Section, Brooklyn/St. Albans Campus.

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Dr. Jeffry Gerson

Dr. Jeffry Gerson graduated from Indiana University school of Optometry in 1997, after which he went on to do a VA residency concentrating in low vision and ocular disease.

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Dr. Blair Lonsberry

Dr. Blair Lonsberry obtained his Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996 after completing a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Manitoba.

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Dr. Efrem Mandelcorn

Dr. Efrem Mandelcorn is an attending vitreoretinal surgeon at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network.

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Dr. Leonard Messner

Leonard V. Messner is the Vice President for Strategy & Institutional Advancement at the Illinois College of Optometry. He holds the rank of Professor of Optometry at ICO.

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Dr. Susan Resnick

Dr. Resnick is the president and managing partner of Drs. Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick and Associates, a contact lens and anterior segment specialty practice.

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Dr. Shen Lee

Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee earned her Doctor of Optometry degree magna cum laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry.

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Dr. Paul Karpecki

Dr. Karpecki received his doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University followed by a fellowship in Medical Cornea in Kansas City in affiliation with the PCO.

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Dr. Christoph Kranemann

As one of North America’s leading eye surgeons, Dr. Kranemann’ s goal is to understand exactly what patients want from their vision.

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Dr. Jill Autry

Dr. Autry received her pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She practiced in critical and surgical care before returning for her optometry degree.

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Dr. Brad Sutton

Dr. Brad Sutton is a Clinical Professor at the Indiana University School of Optometry and is the Chief of Service at the Indianapolis Eye Care Center.

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