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Eye Care Education

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

Education, programs and events for Optometrists.

Education for Opticians, Optical Assistants

Exihibitors, sponsors and attendees.

Featured

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

CE Seminar & Optifair Canada Trade Show - Optometry Program

Sunday March 24, 2024
Conference
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
6 COPE-Accredited Hours (Live) Plus 2 COPE Accredited Hours on AOE On-Demand

Featuring

Karim Fahmy, PhD Dr. Eric DesGroseilliers, OD Dr. Jordan Friedman, OD Patrique Gauthier, PFP John Hayes Dr. Baseer Khan, MD Dr. Langis Michaud, OD Dr. Rana Taji, OD

Co-Managing the Complex Cornea

Tuesday April 16, 2024
Webinar
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
2 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Cecelia Koetting, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO

Glaucoma Update 2024

Sunday April 28, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
5 COPE-Accredited Hours

Featuring

Dr. Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO Dr. Anu Laul, OD, FAAO, DIPL. ABO Dr. Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO

7-Night Western European Cruise 2024

July 8-15, 2024
Vacation
July 10 - Seminar while Cruising
20 COPE-Accredited Hours* (6 on Cruise)

Featuring

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

Opticians & Optical Assistants

CE Seminar & Optifair Canada Trade Show - Opticianry Program

Sunday March 24, 2024
Conference
Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Hotel and Conference Centre, 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, Ontario L6G 1A5
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
6 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario (Live) Plus 2 Hours on AOE On-Demand

Featuring

Dr. Meenal Agarwal, OD Karim Fahmy, PhD Patrique Gauthier, PFP John Hayes Fazal Khan, RO Dr. Janice Luk, OD Dr. Langis Michaud, OD Dr. Lauren Tabone, OD Dr. Rana Taji, OD

Optician's Interactive Webinar

Sunday April 14, 2024
Webinar
11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
3 Hours Accredited by the College of Opticians of Ontario and NACOR

Featuring

Dr. Meenal Agarwal Cory Boone Ali Khan, RO

7-Night Western European Cruise 2024

July 8-15, 2024
Vacation
July 10 - Seminar while Cruising
20 COPE-Accredited Hours* (6 on Cruise)

Featuring

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

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:

Sunday March 24, 2024
Hilton Toronto/Markham Conference Centre, 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, Ontario L6G 1A5
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