Innovative Education

Gain Innovative Optometric Education

Optometry’s Meeting® delivers a premier, industry-recognized continuing education (CE) and professional development program for optometrists, paraoptometric professionals and optometry students that not only satisfies your board and accreditation needs but also aligns the profession with optometry’s advancing scope of practice nationwide.

Impactful Networking

Connect, Grow Your Professional Network

Optometry’s Meeting is more than the annual conference of AOA and AOSA members—it’s a broad community of optometry professionals and industry thought-leaders from across the eye care community dedicated to keeping you at the forefront of eye health and vision care. Build your network, advance your career or get involved at Optometry's Meeting.

Advancing Optometry

Advance Optometric Care Nationwide

Optometry’s Meeting unites the profession’s leaders to advance optometry through innovative CE, powerful collaborations and strategic partnerships, as well as practice solutions, business services and resources that empower doctors of optometry and paraoptometric staff to deliver quality, primary eye health and vision care in your communities.

Want early access to registration for Optometry's Meeting in Minneapolis?

Interested in being the first to know when registration opens for Optometry's Meeting, June 25-28, 2025, in Minneapolis, Minnesota? Sign up for our early registration notification email to receive exclusive, early access to registration and housing when it becomes available in 2025!
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Optometry's Meeting 2025 hosts 5th World Congress of Optometry

Optometry's Meeting will host the 5th World Congress of Optometry, in partnership with the World Council of Optometry (WCO), during the June 25-28, 2025, event in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This globally minded event will focus on advancing universal access to high-quality eye health and vision care, as well as an industry-leading conversation on technological advancements in the eye health care industry. 


5 reasons why your colleagues choose Optometry's Meeting

Whether optometrists, paraoptometric office staff or technicians, optometry students, industry and affiliate leaders, or exhibitors, Optometry's Meeting attracts a wide range of attendees from across the eye health and vision care industry. All find value in the profession's premier meeting for a number of reasons, but here are the top five reasons surveys show attendees choose Optometry's Meeting for their annual conference.







Did you hear what happened at Optometry's Meeting?

Get your breaking news, professional updates and industry announcements out of Optometry's Meeting 2024 with the AOA's official conference news page, featuring live-running news posts, photos and more. Stay up-to-date with what's happening in our profession!
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About the City of Lakes | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Called the "City of Lakes" for its abundant, picturesque landscape with 20+ lakes within city limits, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. Beyond the lakes and mighty Mississippi river are 200 miles of walking, biking and hiking trails, all within city limits, that lead you to a vibrant arts and music scene, world-class shopping and museums, award-winning restaurants and more.

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Engage with us on social media using our event hashtag, #OptometrysMeeting, and follow the conversation on our live-running social wall.
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