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Over 29 years of providing high calibre and accredited education, live and online, to all eye health professionals.

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We've picked some of our events, programs and updates that we think you'd like to know about!

Upcoming Events

Join us for one of our upcoming conferences, vacations, webinars or trade shows.

Optometrists

100-Hours Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA) Review Course - Designed for UK-Trained Canadian Optometrists*

June 2024-February 2025
Structured
Certificate

Featuring

Dr. Langis Michaud, OD, MSc, FAAO(Dipl), FSLS, FBCLA, FEAOO Dr. Jessica Steen, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO Dr. Patrick Simard, OD, MSc, MBA, FAAO, FBCLA, FIACLE Dr. Etty Bitton, BSc, OD, MSc, FAAO, FBCLA Dr. Hélène Defalque BSc, OD Dr. Elvire Vaucher, PhD Dr. Badr Mehdi, OD, Ocular Health Certificate Dr. Catherine Ieraci, OD, MSc Dr. Marie-Lou Garon, OD, MSc Dr. Dan Samaha OD, MSc, FAAO Dr. May Jarkas, OD, FAAO, Diplomate ABO Dr. Luigi Bilotto, MS, OD, FAAO Dr. Laurence Boily, OD, MSc

Masterclass Series in Optometry - Interactive Grand Rounds: Retina

Tuesday June 4, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Jose Daniel Diaz, MD Dr. Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO

7-Night Western European Cruise 2024

July 8-15, 2024
Vacation
July 10 - Seminar (While Ship Is at Sea)
20 COPE-Accredited Hours* (6 Hours Available On Cruise)

Featuring

Patrique Gauthier, PFP Dr. Shalu Pal, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA, FIAOMC Dr. Patrick Quaid, BSc (Hons) Optom, MCOptom, FCOVD, Ph.D Dr. Jonathan Shapiro, BSc, FCOptom, FAAO, FEAOO Dr. Vishakha Thakrar, OD, FAAO, FSLS Dr. Jacqueline Theis, OD, FAAO

Masterclass Series in Optometry - Interactive Grand Rounds: Glaucoma

Tuesday August 6, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Analisa Arosemena, MD Dr. Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO

Masterclass Series in Optometry - Interactive Grand Rounds: Oculoplastics

Tuesday September 3, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Aaron Gold, OD, FAAO Dr. Ana Carolina Victoria, MD, FACS

MBA In a Day 2024

Sunday September 29, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
5 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Wes McCann, OD Dr. Trevor Miranda, OD Dr. Jessilin Quint, OD Dr. Kerry Salsberg, OD

Masterclass Series in Optometry - Interactive Grand Rounds: Ocular Surface Disease

Tuesday October 1, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Angelica Cifuentes, OD Dr. Jennifer Loh, MD

Dry Eye Update 2024

Sunday October 20, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
5 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Hardeep Kataria, OD, FAAO Dr. Cory Lappin, OD, MS, FAAO Dr. Aaron Neufeld, OD Dr. Jessilin Quint, OD, MBA, FAAO Dr. Kambiz Silani, OD

Masterclass Series in Optometry - Interactive Grand Rounds: Anterior Segement

Wednesday November 6, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO Dr. Michael Venincasa, MD

Myopia Update

Sunday November 17, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 3:30 pm EST
4 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Thomas Aller, OD Dr. Edward Bennett, OD Dr. Langis Michaud, OD Dr. Martin Spiro, OD

Masterclass Series in Optometry - Interactive Grand Rounds - Wrap-Up

Tuesday December 3, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO Dr. Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO

Refractive and Cataract Surgery Update

Sunday December 15, 2024
Webinar
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
6 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. David Black, OD Dr. Sondra Black, OD Dr. Mark Eltis, OD Dr. Fatimah Gilani, MD Dr. Shalu Pal, OD Dr. Kerry Salsberg, OD Dr. Raymond Stein, MD Dr. Rebecca Stein, MD Dr. Nancy Tucker, MD

Opticians & Optical Assistants

7-Night Western European Cruise 2024

July 8-15, 2024
Vacation
July 10 - Seminar (While Ship Is at Sea)
20 COPE-Accredited Hours* (6 Hours Available On Cruise)

Featuring

Patrique Gauthier, PFP Dr. Shalu Pal, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA, FIAOMC Dr. Patrick Quaid, BSc (Hons) Optom, MCOptom, FCOVD, Ph.D Dr. Jonathan Shapiro, BSc, FCOptom, FAAO, FEAOO Dr. Vishakha Thakrar, OD, FAAO, FSLS Dr. Jacqueline Theis, OD, FAAO

Optician's Interactive Webinar

Sunday August 25, 2024
Webinar
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
3 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario and NACOR

Featuring

Lynn Lawrence, CPOT, ABOC, COA

Optician's Interactive Webinar

Sunday September 8, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
3 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario and NACOR

Featuring

Dr. Manveen Bedi, OD, FAAO Dr. Fallon Patel, BSc. OD Dr. Patrick Quaid, Optometrist, FCOVD, PhD

Optician's Interactive Webinar

Sunday October 6, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
3 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario and NACOR

Featuring

Dr. Sophia Capo, OD Nyah Miranda, BSc Dr. Trevor Miranda, OD

Optician's Interactive Webinar

Sunday November 10, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 3:15 pm EST
4 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario and NACOR

Featuring

Sharon Carter Lynn Lawrence, CPOT, ABOC, COA

Optician's Interactive Webinar

Sunday December 8, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
3 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario and NACOR

Featuring

Lynn Lawrence, CPOT, ABOC, COA Jackie O'Keefe, LDO

Join us at our Optifair Canada Trade Show for your chance to network with 700+ eye care professionals including optometrists, opticians, optometric/ophthalmic assistants and sales and support staff.

Next Optifair Trade Show: TBD

LEARN WHEN YOU WANT

On-Demand

Our platform allows you to watch pre-recorded videos at your convenience, take a short quiz at the end of each video and instantly receive a certificate of completion. If you’re an optometrist with an OE Tracker account, we’ll submit your hours to ARBO for you. Try it for FREE!

SUPPORTING THE FUTURE

Students in Eye Care

AOE has a long history of supporting students in Optometry, Opticianry and related eye care fields. This ranges from fundraising and financial support to completely FREE access to live education, webinars, trade shows and our on-demand platform.

What makes us different

World-Renowned Speakers

We bring the best of eye care speakers from Canada, USA and across the entire world.

Luxury Vacation Education

From tropical destinations to Mediterranean cruises, There's no better way to learn and play.

Hands-On Workshops

From fixing screws in frames to treating OSD or learning VT, everyone loves our workshops.

29+ Years of Experience

We are a wealth of knowledge, driven by our unwavering commitment to eye care education.

Trade Shows

Running alongside our seminars, they make the breaks and lunch much more enjoyable.

Webinars and On-Demand

Can't travel? Our interactive webinars and massive on-demand library are second to none.

OUR REPUTATION

What others say about us

We are so very humbled to have such distinguished individuals share their comments about us. We are never done learning and appreciate all your thoughts and feedback.

“Through it's continuing education seminars and fundraising initiatives, the AOE is contributing to excellence in the field and helping make progress toward the goal of eradicating blindness around the world.

The Rt. Hon. Stephen harper, prime minister of canada

“Twenty-five of dedication to providing eye-health professionals with opportunities to hone their skills, build their networks, and stay informed about developments in their area of expertise.

Doug ford, premiere of ontario

“It is my pleasure to write you this letter acknowledging the value of the educational programs that you offer to our students and our faculty. Your organization had been providing access to many hours of high quality education, and to renowned experts in their field.

DR. Langis Michaud, Optometrist, MSC, dean, University of montreal School of Optometry

“Having lectured at over 1,000 continuing education conferences over the past 30 years, let us share with you that your conference was the most organized and managed as any we have ever participated. It is so rewarding to us to see our profession prosper, and your conferences seem to amplify this growth.

DR. Randall thomas, OD, MH, FAAO