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Upcoming Events & Event Dates for 2015 – 2018

For all society meeting schedules, please click here. Upcoming society meetings:

Southwest Central Society (Society 4) Meeting: Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 pm, Table 100 in Flowood.  Dr. Jill Autry, O.D., R.Ph will speak on Dry Eye Treatment for 1 hour of COPE(pending). Please RSVP to Debra at 601-969-1430.

JANUARY 2015
Jan. 8 – 10, AOA President’s Council in St. Louis, MO (past event)
January 10, AGU Luncheon, Jackson, MS (past event)
Jan. 13-14, SCO State Day, Memphis, TN (past event)
Jan. 24 – 26, Third Party Conf & Legislative Day (past event)

FEBRUARY 2015
February 21, Para Jump Start Training, Magee, MS (past event)

MARCH 2015
March 4 – 8, SECO, Atlanta, GA

APRIL 2015
April 12 – 14, AOA Advocacy Meeting, Washington, DC

MAY 2015
May 2, Jump Start Para Training Level I, Carthage, MS

JUNE 2015
June 11-14, Summer Convention, Biloxi, MS at the Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel & Casino
June 23 – 28, AOA President’s Council & AOA Congress, Seattle, WA

JULY 2015
July 11, AGU Luncheon, Jackson, MS

AUGUST 2015
August 15, Jump Start Para Training Level I, Greenwood, MS

OCTOBER 2015
Oct. 1 – 4, Fall Conference, Jackson, MS

FUTURE DATES

2016-2018 DATES
Summer Convention 2016, June 16 – 19, Island House
Fall Conference 2016, Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, Hilton of Jackson
Summer Convention 2017, June 8 – 11, Island House
Fall Conference 2017, Oct. 5 – 8, Hilton of Jackson
Summer Convention 2018, June 7 – 10, Island House


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SUMMER CONVENTION HOTEL ROOM INFORMATION
Room Reservation Information
Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel & Casino, MS
You must reserve your room by May 12, 2015
Group code: S156119
Room reservations: 228-435-5400
Room rates with the group code:
$89 Thurs /$179 Fri /$179 Sat


 

2015 SUMMER CONVENTION EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Click here to register online as an Exhibitor

Click here to download and mail in Exhibitor registration


 

 

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Congratulations to Dr. Steven Reed! He has been named Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Southern College of Optometry (SCO).

 

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Dr. Alexandria Espy was recently asked to speak on MPB’s Southern Remedy! You can hear it here:

   http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/southern-remedy/2015/01/16/open-your-eyes/

 

 

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