Review the 2015 Education Program below and check back soon for 2016!

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

Check back soon for the 2016 education program.

The Conference Advisory Board

325 hours of groundbreaking 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:

  • Kirk SmickKirk Smick, OD, FAAO
    Pacific University
  • Mark DunbarMark Dunbar, OD, FAAO, Co-Chairman
    Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University
  • Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAOGreg Caldwell, OD, FAAO
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at the Salus University
  • Christine Chan, ODChristine Chan, OD
    UC Berkeley School of Optometry
  • Edward DeGennaroEdward DeGennaro, MEd, ABOM
    New York City College, Long Island University and Viriginia Commonwealth University
  • Doug DevriesDoug Devries, OD
    Pacific University College of Optometry
  • Barry Eiden, ODS. Barry Edien, OD, FAAO
    SUNY College of Optometry
  • Phil GrossPhillip Gross, OD
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
  • Mark JohnsonMark Johnson, LDO, ABO, NCLE
    Becker College and Worcester Technical Institute
  • William MarcoliniWilliam Marcolini, OD
    Pennsylvania College of Optometry at the Salus University
  • Andrew MorgensternAndrew Morgenstern, OD
    Boston University, Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry
  • Laurie PierceLaurie Pierce, LDO, ABOM, NCLC
    Newbury College Ophthalmic Dispensing Program
  • Jack  Schaeffer, ODJack Schaeffer, OD
    University of Georgia
    Southern College of Optometry
  • Louise Sclafani, ODLouise Sclafani, OD
    Illinois College of Optometry
  • Richard SodenRichard Soden, OD
    SUNY College of Optometry
  • Brian Wadman, ODBrian Wadman, OD
    New England College of Optometry
  • Dave ZieglerDave Ziegler
    Southern California College of Optometry

Interested in speaking at International Vision Expo?

If you would like to be considered to speak at either Vision Expo East or Vision Expo West, you can do so by submitting your course proposals through our online speaker Management System, Attendee Interactive. Our submission database will be active year-round to provide you with more opportunity to submit content for consideration.

All proposals must be submitted via the Attendee Interactive site in order to be considered. Submissions containing sales pitches for products or services will not be considered. Please be sure to reference our Guidelines for Prospective Speakers. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Leigh Mann at

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