Vision Expo West
September 18-21, 2024
The Venetian Expo | Las Vegas, NV

VisionEd at Vision Expo

Select from an extensive catalog of accredited optometric, opticianry, and business education spanning subjects from disease management and practice expansion, to lens innovation and business management. Enhance your learning with real-world experience with the industry’s leading exhibitors in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and technology.

With world-renowned experts at the helm of every session, Vision Expo delivers an unmatched learning journey, tailored to every team role.

For Doctors

At Vision Expo you will discover courses specifically developed to immerse you in the most cutting-edge developments for better patient care. Learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the field of optometry as they unveil leading-edge technology and the latest trends in the diagnosis and treatment of common eye diseases and business growth.

For Opticians & Allied Health Professionals

Unlock a world of knowledge and growth with the OptiCon @ Vision Expo education package. Dive into six key areas of education, including optical technology, allied health, contact lens, practice management and business solutions, and ABO and NCLE basic, advanced, and practical exam review courses. Designed to empower Opticians, Contact Lens Professionals, Allied Ophthalmic Professionals, Optical Assistants and Office Managers, Frame Buyers, and Lab Technicians, this comprehensive education package is your gateway to professional advancement and success.

For Other Industry Professionals

Professionals working in corporate management, service providers and others who are invited to experience Vision Expo’s world-class education program.  

Educational Planning Committee (EPC)

Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO,
EPC Chairman
New England College of Optometry

Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO, Co-Chairman, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

Melissa Bamett, OD, FAAO,
UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Mick Kling, OD, Southern College of Optometry 

Millicent Knight, OD, FAAO
Illinois College of Optometry

Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
North Hills, California

OptiCon Advisory Board

Phernell Walker, MBA, ABOM, NCLEC
OAB Co-Chair, Pure Optics, LLC

Tina Palumbo
OAB Co-Chair, ABO-NCLE Board Public Member, Foerster & Hayes LTD

Curt Duff, ABOM, NCLEM
Owner, Tinder-Krauss-Tinder
ABO Board Chair

Janet Acara, ABOC, NCLEM
Erie Community College

Tom Barracato, ABOC, NCLEC
Owner, Adolph Optical

Sandra K. Brown, ABOM, NCLEC
                    NCLE Board Chair                   VisionWorks

Ledonna Buckner, ABOC, NCLEM
CooperVision Specialty EyeCare

Deedee Finisecy, ABOM
Wagner Opticians

Carri L. Russell, NCLEM
NCLE Immediate Past Chair
Bausch Health Specialty Vision Products

Lanard C. Atkins, ABOC, NCLEC
Owner, Timeless EYEdentity