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Annual General Meeting – Red Deer, Alberta

May 2-3, 2020

Radisson Hotel 

It’s that time again! Our Annual General Meeting & Education Session will take place in Red Deer at the Radisson Hotel on May 2-3, 2020.

AGM Registration

Registration will be open soon, please check back. Go to your My ACAO Profile and click on the Events tab.  You can attend just the AGM or both the AGM & Education Sessions!

Continuing Education Credits

We will have a total of 10 speakers on various topics for a total of 18 credits for attending both days.  Need credits? This is the perfect event to receive your credits before the 2020 deadline.

Topics & Presenters

Saturday

  • An Insight into Ocular Prosthetics
    Presented by: Shirley Weyland
    1EC
  • Dispensing for Traumatic Brain Injury
    Presented By: Dr. Ben Barrus
    2EC
  • Considerations for Ultimate Prescribing
    Presented By: Shay Gornshtein
    2EC
  • Navigating the Complexities: Your Roadmap to Providing Great Vision Presented By: Christina Logee
    1EC
  • Dry Eye: Diagnostics and Treatments
    Presented By: Krista Wills
    1EC
  • Beyond the Limbus, Scleral Lens Applications
    Presented by: Jim Thompson
    2CL

Sunday

  • An Introduction to Benefits Fraud
    Presented By: Jil Tanguay
    2EC
  • Ask Your Council
    Presented By: ACAO Council
    1EC
  • Applying Risk and Support Factors to Medical Regulatory Authority Quality Programs
    Presented By: Nigel Ashworth
    2EC
  • Optical Profession Success Solutions (Sharpening the Focus on People, Processes, Products, and Profits in the Optical Profession)
    Presented By: Lee Primeau
    1EC
  • Acetate Frame Repair and Modification
    Presented By: Sara Moshurchak
    1EG
  • ACAO Annual General Meeting
    2EC  (attendance to AGM is free)     

AGM Documents:

  • To be posted at a later date.

Voting at AGM:

  • Voting will be held online only.
  • Only Practicing Alberta Opticians can vote at the AGM and for council elections.

Council Elections:

Voting for council will open on March 13, 2020 and will close on April 17th at 4:00 p.m. Stay tuned for more information.


Sponsors:

Student Awards:

TBA
Justin Holmes Memorial Scholarship
Highest Achievement on Practical Licensing Exam Ophthalmic Dispensing

TBA 
Cecil Oxenbury Memorial Scholarship Award
Highest Achievement on Practical Licensing Exam for Contact Lens

TBA
Stan Souch Award
Highest Achievement Year One Optical Sciences NAIT

TBA 
Highest Achievement
Second Year Optical Sciences NAIT

TBA
Highest Achievement
Advanced Practice Contact Lens Program NAIT