2018 Tentative Spring Agenda

April 26-29, 2018

This is a collective schedule of events with limited information.  Please see respective pages for specific education or times.  

Thursday, April 26, 2018 4 hours OD Education  
8am   J.C. Beane Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament Maumelle Country Club
2:00pm-6:00pm Registration SHCC Ballroom Foyer
4:00pm-6pm OD Education: UAMS Rapid Fire Session I Ballroom D
4pm-8pm TLC "Green Room" Ballroom Foyer
4pm-7pm exhibitor early bird set up GHIV
6:00pm-7:00pm Alcon Industry Sponsored Dinner *Must Register Ballroom AE
7:00pm-8:30pm ArOA Board Meeting Toltec
7pm-9pm OD Education: UAMS Rapid Fire Session II Ballroom D
9pm-10:30pm Presidents Hospitality Suite/Reception Doyle Rogers
Friday, April 27, 2018 7 hours OD Education/7 hours Para Education  
6:00am-4:00pm Registration SHCC Ballroom Foyer
7:00am-11:00am Exhibitor Move-in GHIV
8:00am-9:00am Membership Meeting &  Breakfast Ballroom AE
9:00am-10:00m Para Education: Optical Case Studies Ballroom BC
9am-10:50am OD Education: Corneal Dystrophies/Degenerations: What Every OD Should Know Ballroom D
10am-12pm Para Education: Practice Administrator and Optical Manager’s Workshop Ballroom BC
10am-3pm TLC "Green Room"  
11am-11:50am OD Education: Off-Label is Still Not Off-Limits Ballroom D
12pm-1pm Shire Industry SponsoredSymposium & Lunch (OD Only; Must pre-register) Fulton
12pm-1pm Essilor Industry Sponsored Symposium & Lunch  (Must pre-register) Izard
12pm-1pm TLC Industry Sponsored Lunch (Must pre-register) Ballroom AE
12pm-1pm Past Presidents Lunch CAPITOL HOTEL
12pm-1pm Exhibit Hall  GHIV
1pm-2pm Para Education: Lens Cosmesis: Are Your Patients More Up to Date Than You? Ballroom BC
1pm-2:40pm OD Education: Challenging Cases from Front to Back Ballroom D
1:00pm-5:00pm Exhibit Hall Move in (cont) Gov Hall IV
2pm-3pm Para Education: Prism: Everything You Need to Know Ballroom BC
3pm-4pm Para Education: House OD Case Reports and Video Grand Rounds Ballroom D
3pm-4pm Para Education: Anatomy of an Optometric Exam Ballroom BC
4pm-6pm Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, Concert T-shirt Party & Karaoke Goverrnor's Hall IV 
Saturday, April 28, 2018 6 hours OD Education/3 hours Para Education  
6:00am-12:00pm Registration SHCC Ballroom foyer
7:00am  Eye Run 5k Fun Run/Walk off-site
7am-8:30am Exhibit Hall GHIV
8am-10am OD Education: Top Ten Pathology Pitfalls Ballroom D
8am-850am Para Education: Arkansas Medicaid Billing and Prior Authorization Review izard
8am-850am Para Education: Amniotic tissues - The Ins and Outs of Bio-D fulton
9am-4pm TLC "Green Room"  
9am-9:50am Para Education: The AOA and You: Resources for Optometric Staff izard
9am-950am Para Education: Patient Experience Workshop fulton
10am-11am Exhibit Hall Encore GHIV
11am-12pm OD Education: Prescribing for the Pregnant Patient Ballroom D
11am-1150am Para Education: The Hallmarks of Good Leadership...and Common Mistakes to Avoid izard
11am-1150am Para Education: Scleral Contact Lenses: A Technician’s Guide fulton
12:00pm-1:30pm Awards Luncheon Ballroom AEBC
1:30pm-3:10pm OD Education:  The Pain and Drama… of Trauma Ballroom D
3:30pm-4:30pm OD Education: AR Jurisprudence Ballroom D
5pm-6pm NOW Reception (Special Event) CAPITOL HOTEL
6:30pm-9:30pm Young OD Event (Special Event) Dust Bowl
Sunday, April 29, 2018 4 hours  
8:00am-8:50am OD Education: Glaucoma Deep Thoughts Ballroom D
9:00am-9:50am OD Education: My Top Ten Nutrition Questions Ballroom D
10:15am-12:00pm OD Education:  OCT Ahoy-Righting the Diagnosis of Glaucoma and Retinal Disease Ballroom D
8:30am-10:00am Vision AR Board meeting Toltec
10:30am-12:00pm  ArOA Board Meeting Toltec