2017 Education Program

The extraordinary scope of education, products, trends and solutions at International Vision Expo West will expand your field of vision and keep you updated on best practices for the care and treatment of your patients. Details coming soon.

The Conference Advisory Board

More than 320 hours of groundbreaking Continuing Education, developed by a conference advisory board representing the breadth of the field. These respected industry leaders meet twice yearly to develop, organize, and expand the hours of curriculum presented during International Vision Expo East and West. Below are the members of this prestigious team:

  • Ben GaddieBen Gaddie OD, FAAO, Co-Chairman
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
  • Mark DunbarMark Dunbar, OD, FAAO, Co-Chairman
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

  • Kirk SmickKirk Smick, OD, FAAO, Former Co-Chairman
    Clayton Eye Center

  • Christine Chan, ODChristine Chan, OD
    UC Berkeley School of Optometry

  • Edward DeGennaroEdward DeGennaro, MEd, ABOM
    First Vision Media Group
  • Douglas DevriesDouglas Devries, OD
    Eye Care Associates of Nevada

  • Phil GrossPhillip Gross, OD
    Vision Quest Eye Care Center

  • Mark JohnsonMark Johnson, LDO, ABO, NCLE
    Virginia Eye Institute

  • Laurie PierceLaurie Pierce, LDO, ABOM, NCLC
    Hillsborough Community College

  • Louise Sclafani, ODLouise Sclafani, OD
    Illinois College of Optometry

  • Jack SchaefferJack Schaeffer, OD
    Schaeffer Eye Center

  • Richard SodenRichard Soden, OD
    SUNY College of Optometry University Eye Center
  • Dave ZieglerDave Ziegler, OD
    Ziegler and Leffingwell Eye Care


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