AFOS Meeting 2020
~ March 2-3 ~ 
Ritz Carlton Atlanta

SECO Meeting
~ March 4-5 ~
Georgia World Congress Center

Please read and click below for the following important information:

We are excited for you to celebrate AFOS' 50th anniversary with us at the upcoming meeting in Atlanta!!
Registration Registration and Packet Pick Up

Ritz Carlton Atlanta - Lower level outside Ballroom I & II
  • Monday, March 2nd ~ 1:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, March 3rd  ~ 6:30am - 9am

Meeting Dress Requirements

Air Force: Service Dress for both meetings.  Civilian clothes are authorized on travel days.

Army: ASUs for both meetings.  Business Casual attire is appropriate for day of arrival and departure for Army members.

- Army members traveling in a Permissive Temporary Duty (PTDY) status are not required to wear their uniform.

* Navy: Service Dress Blues for both meetings. (Sweater or Eisenhower jacket is authorized with Blues unless presenting.)  Civilian clothes are authorized on travel days.

 - Members on Permissive TAD orders are not required to wear their uniform.  

*  PHS/IHS:  Service dress blues for both meetings. Business casual approved for travel days.

VA:  Business professional 

Civil Service & GS:  Business professional

Hotel and Travel Information

Ritz Carlton Atlanta
181 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Transportation to/from Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport (ATL) 

The hotel is just 20 minutes away from the airport. 

* Taxi:  follow the signs to "Ground Transportation".  Flat-rate fee to the hotel is $30 for one passenger.

* MARTA:   f ollow the signs to "Ground Transportation" and look for the MARTA station. Take the Red or Gold train to the Peachtree Center Station.  Upon exiting the train, go toward the Ellis St exit.  Once you reach Peachtree Street, turn Right and hotel is a half-block on your right.

Airport shuttles:  $22 per person round trip. 

Uber fare:   One way approx. $18
Check-in: 3pm
Check-out: 12pm

DietDietary Restrictions??

Please inform Dr. Wright ASAP with any dietary restrictions or requirements.

CoursesDid you Register for your SECO courses?

If you are planning on taking SECO courses then you must register directly through SECO for the individual CE courses you would like to attend!  

You do so by clicking on the "Register for SECO" link in the registration confirmation email you received from AFOS.  Any questions, please contact  Dr. Wright .

AFOS 50th Anniversary Reception!

You are cordially invited to attend the AFOS 50th Anniversary celebration!

Join us for a formal reception on Tuesday, March 3rd from 7:30-9:30pm.

Dress: mess or black tie civilian equivalent 

Guests welcome for an additional charge. 
** Did you register for the Zenlens Specialty Lens or Amniotic Membrane Workshop  on 
Monday, March 2nd??  **
Bausch and Lomb Zenlens  Workshop
~ Monday, March 2nd from 2:30-5pm ~

Over the last few years scleral gas  permeable contact lenses have emerged as one of the best tools for fitting difficult cases. From keratoconus to trauma, and even for more straightforward cases, sclerals are having a profound impact on specialty fitting. Zenlens scleral lens fully vaults the cornea and allows you to fit a wide variety of corneal shapes and sizes using a single fitting set and fitting philosophy.

Experience a hands-on workshop where you will learn much about contemporary scleral lens fitting and the innovative aspects of Zenlens that make it a valuable design.

The Zenlens workshop will provide...

Scleral Lens Application and Removal Guidance
Scleral Lens fitting training including:
Customization options
Toric pc selection

Limited attendance; please  RSVP HERE
Katena Amniotic  Membrane  Wet-Lab Workshop
~ Monday, March 2nd 5-7pm ~

Amniotic Membrane Therapy has resulted in amazing patient outcomes, promoting improved and faster healing. In this FREE, COPE-approved course, we will explore the benefits of Amnion Membrane Therapy, as well as show you proper application techniques, troubleshooting, choosing appropriate candidates, post-protocol and proper billing procedures. (Limited seating).   RSVP HERE
OEDownload your OE Tracker App today!
We will be utilizing the OE Tracker app to upload your CE credits. Please download the app to your iPhone or Android phone prior to the meeting.  

iPhone/iPad:   Go to the app store and search for "OE TRACKER." Find the OE TRACKER app and touch to download. Alternatively, you can also download the OE TRACKER app from iTunes. 

Android Phone: Download the app from Google Play. Go to Google Play on your Android phone and search for "OE TRACKER." Find the OE TRACKER app and touch the install button. 

* You will need to know your OE Tracker number and password in order to login to the app as a course attendee.  If you do not have your password, please call ARBO at 866-869-6852 to retrieve it.*

* If you do not have a smart phone or handheld device, we will be able to enter the CE for you.

Events at SECO to put on your calendar!!

SECO Reception for AFOS' 50th Anniversary

Omni Hotel in the President's Suite, South Tower, Centennial Lounge

Wed, March 4th from 9pm-11pm


AFOS Welcome and Tribute at SECO Opening Session

Georgia World Congress Center, Hall A3 Amphitheater

Thursday, March 5th from 8-10am 

**Register for the "Special Session: Cutting Edge Cornea" course


Luxottica Lunch and Sale Event for AFOS members

Thursday, March 5th 11:30-1pm (see below)


Luxottica Sale event for AFOS Members only!!  Lunch included!

Thursday, March 5th

You are invited to attend OneSight's exclusive Sale for Sight featuring amazing brands at discounted prices.  In addition to sunglasses, this year's sale will feature an expanded selection of Oakley apparel and accessories. 100% of proceeds support OneSight, a nonprofit organization providing access to quality vision care and eyewear in under-served communities worldwide.

Activities What to do in Atlanta!

AFOS Member, Dr. Darcy Eberle, created a list of some great things to do and see while you are in Atlanta. 

SponsorsA Big Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors

Patriot Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

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