AAO Events

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Annual Conference & Optifair

Join your colleagues at Alberta's leading continued education and networking event! 

Conference — October 26, 27, 28
Optifair — October 27
Conference & Optifair Venue — Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 136 8th Avenue
Host Hotel — Calgary Marriott Downtown,110 9th Avenue
You can book your stay HERE.

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New Grad Orientation

The 2023 New Grad Orientation is an opportunity for graduates to gain a better understanding of the optometric profession in Alberta and it leaves them with practical tools, information, and advice to ensure they are getting the most out of their profession for years to come.

This in-person session in Calgary and Edmonton will present new grads with information on several topics. From patient and practice management, Alberta Health billing, accounting, and debt management, it is a very full day of learning and discussion.

October 1, 2023
10AM – 3PM
Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Road Edmonton, AB
Otter Room

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10 Cat 1 credits will be accredited by the ACO for attendees at either orientation

Diabetes Public Webinar

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? Did you know diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in Canada? Join us and learn how diabetes can affect your eye health, what you can do to manage possible issues, and how to maintain your eye health. You will have an opportunity to submit your questions during the presentation. Your sight is a gift that deserves protecting!

November 14, 2023
12PM - 1PM MST

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Member Billing Webinar

The AAO recognizes the importance of correct billing and that it can be a challenging learning curve for even the most experienced optometrist. This is an opportunity to learn about billing resources, definitions, what is and isn’t covered, the most common billing errors, and review the billing basics with examples.

November 21, 2023
7PM – 8:30 PM

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