Champion the future of optometry

The premier event for advancing our profession’s future. Join thousands of optometrists to turn your vision into a reality.

Optometry’s Meeting ® 2023
June 21-24, 2023
Walter E. Washington Convention Center


Optometry's Meeting 2023

Optometry's Meeting® is dedicated to what matters most—keeping you at the forefront of eye health and vision care through innovative education and emerging innovations that help you and your team deliver top-quality, comprehensive patient care.

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150+ Paraoptometrics/
Optometric Staff



Optometry's Meeting 2023 experience

Optometry's Meeting Education

Unparalleled Education

Our 2023 event features over 136 expert-led continuing education and professional development courses. The kind of relevant, actionable learning that enables you to support every member of your staff and practice at the highest level.
Optometry's Meeting hands-on education

Hands-On Workshops

Shape the next era of eye care as you learn from 13 interactive workshops. Ranging from practical, office-based procedures to patient assessment and administrative functions, workshops help you stay on top of optometry’s rapidly advancing scope of practice.
Optometry's Meeting networking

Next-Level Networking

Collaborate with leading experts and peers from across the profession, grow your network, and build out your care team. There’s no better place to connect with the optometric community than Optometry’s Meeting 2023.


Voice your vision in Washington, D.C.

Convening in Washington, D.C., the can’t-miss 2023 event has a unique focus on advocacy, combining AOA on Capitol Hill and AOA+ programs to enable attendees to find their voice in several ways, including:

  • Participating in advocacy workshops and residency summits
  • Connecting with state affiliates
  • Engaging with leading experts through immersive education
  • Accessing the latest technological innovations
  • Exploring our nation's capital with newly expanded social events
  • Developing personally and professionally through holistic wellness programming
  • And much more!

Hear from a past attendee on why Optometry’s Meeting is the profession’s must-attend event:

“I look forward to Optometry's Meeting every summer. Featuring great CE, the Optometry Cares 5k, an expansive expo and uniquely exciting Celebration of Optometry!” -Mahsa Masoudi, O.D., Atlanta GA

"Optometry's Meeting provides cutting edge education collaboration with the leaders who continue to move our profession forward." -Justin Schweitzer, O.D., Sioux Falls, SD


Thank you to our 2023 Industry Supporters


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