SECO 20/20 to Unite Optometric Community and Expand Educational Offerings With New Co-Located Events and Partnerships

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ATLANTA—SECO 20/20, the leading annual conference providing the optometric profession outstanding educational opportunities, will bring the optometric community together by partnering with 10 affiliate and associated organizations to host co-located events during this year’s annual meeting, according to a SECO announcement earlier this week. From March 4-8 in Atlanta, SECO 20/20—along with the 10 partner organizations—will convene optometric professionals from across the U.S. and from around the world to learn about the latest research, innovations, and techniques in the optometric profession, all in a single meeting place.

“SECO is the profession’s most valuable educational offering, and we continue to grow and enhance our partnerships with the optometric community,” SECO International president Max Ernst, OD, said. “For SECO 20/20, we are excited to partner with 10 esteemed organizations to provide a variety of opportunities to help these professionals expand knowledge, collaborate, and further build their practices.”

The organizations hosting co-located events with SECO 20/20 are:

• Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS)
• American Association of Corporate Optometrists (AACO)
• American Society of Optometric Surgeons (ASOS)
• Ophthalmology Innovation Summit (OIS)
• ECPU: Management Development Program
• College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
• Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS)
• Society of National Associated Pearle Professionals (SNAPP)
• Vision Trends
• Young ODs of America (YODA)

As a leading educational destination, SECO focuses on cutting-edge content designed to help optometrists, Allied Healthcare Professionals—including opticians, paraoptometrics, technicians, administrators, and students—provide better patient care and manage a more profitable business, the association’s announcement noted. The SECO 20/20 educational program includes courses and speakers that can only be heard at SECO—many of them for the first time.

From special sessions to learning labs and team-centered learning, SECO 20/20 will feature more than 250 high-caliber sessions.

Registration for SECO 20/20 is open and customizable packages are available. For more information and to register, visit the website