NSAO 2019 Conference Agenda

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Friday, Nov 22

Optometrist - Continuing Education

8am - 5pm

Convention Level - C3

Event Details

Friday, Nov 22

Optometrist - Continuing Education

07:15 Registration

08:00 Corneal Cross-Linking for Keratoconus - Dr. Darrell Lewis

09:00 MIGS (Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery) - Dr. Brennan Eadie

10:15 Novel Glaucoma Drops- Dr. Brennan Eadie 

11:15 Insights into The Last 50 Years of Ocular Cannabinoid Research - Dr. Melanie Kelly

12:45 Preservatives in Medications Are Not All Bad: The Evidence - Dr. Joseph Blondeau

01:45 Dynamic Developments in AMD Diagnosis & Importance of Macular Carotenoids - Dr. Jerome Sherman  

03:00 Hi-Tech Procedures that Improve Patient   Care - Dr. Jerome Sherman 

04:00 Ocular Nutrition Fundamentals - Dr. Laurie Capogna

8am - 5pm

Convention Level - C3

NSAO Reception & Vision Expo

5pm - 930pm

Convention Hall - C5

Event Details

NSAO Reception & Vision Expo

Visit our sponsor and exhibitor booths to learn more about your industry and stay current.  Play games, win prizes, enjoy a light buffet from 6 - 8:30 pm and a complimentary beverage.

5pm - 930pm

Convention Hall - C5

NSAO Hospitality After Party

930pm - Midnight

Venue: The Stubborn Goat

Event Details

NSAO Hospitality After Party

Join your associates and industry partners in a relaxed fun atmosphere immediately following the Vision Expo.  Snacks and your first beverage on us! 

930pm - Midnight

Venue: The Stubborn Goat

Saturday, Nov 23

NSAO & NSCO AGM'S

8am - 4pm

Convention Level - C3

Event Details

Saturday, Nov 23

NSAO & NSCO AGM'S

0800 Hot Breakfast

0900 NS College of Optometrist Meeting 

1045 NSAO AGM (immediately following the NSCO Meeting)

0300 NSAO Council Meeting 

0300 NSCO Board Meeting

8am - 4pm

Convention Level - C3

Optometric Personnel - Continuing Education

8am - 5pm

Convention Level - C4 & Rm 109

Event Details

Optometric Personnel - Continuing Education

08:00 TBD - Dr. Jerome Sherman

09:00 ADHD and Dyslexia: Common Links Between Learning Disabilities and Vision Related Learning Problems - Dr. Jacquelyn Smith

10:15 Create a Food Plan for Healthy Eyes - Dr. Laurie Capogna  OR

10:15 Tuning In: The Art of Truly Listening - Marilyn Smith

11:15 TBD - Dr. Jerome Sherman

01:15 Vision Enhancement - Rewarding, Profitable and Easier Than You Think - Barbara Mora & Ryan Heeney

03:00 The Canadian Cannabis Conversation – Marilyn Smith

04:00 Ready, Set...Goals – Marilyn Smith 

8am - 5pm

Convention Level - C4 & Rm 109

More Events

2019 Social Events

NSAO Reception & Vision Expo

Friday, November 22nd

5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

NEW Halifax Convention Centre - Convention Hall

Visit our sponsor and exhibitor booths to learn more about your industry and stay current.  Play games, win prizes, enjoy a light buffet from 6 - 8:30 pm and a complimentary beverage.

NSAO Hospitality After Party

Friday, November 22nd

9:30 pm - midnight

The Stubborn Goat Gastropub


Join your associates and industry partners in a relaxed fun atmosphere immediately following the Vision Expo.  Snacks and your first beverage on us!

NSAO Holiday Celebration

Saturday, November 23rd

7 pm - 11pm

East of Grafton Tavern


Registration for this event is $47 + tax per person and includes Welcome Reception including appetizers, 2 course Dinner and Post Reception with Cash bar.  

NSAO OD's and a guest are welcome.  

Advance registration is required 

Food Bank Donation Required at Door!