We are filming panel discussions and live talks at Vision Expo East 2018.
NewGradOptometry.com and partner, CovalentCareers.com will have a dedicated booth and presence at Vision Expo East 2018 and we will be filming LIVE interviews with the top thought leaders in optometry. If you want to take your professional career to the next level and ask questions to the interviewees, stopping by our booth is a MUST!
The talks are live at booth #1267:
Things to keep in mind:
- Get FREE exhibit hall registration thanks to the Young Professionals Lounge.
- You can always check out these travel guides for ideas on what to see or do in New York during your stay.
- The full Vision Expo East 2018 Event Schedule and details of this year’s Education Sessions will be available closer to the event.
Friday at 09:30am – 10:00am
One-on-one with Scott Jens, OD, Founder of RevolutionEHR
How to assess the market for opportunity and build a company that focuses on teamwork and Disney principles.
sponsored by Rev360
Friday at 10:30am – 11:30am
How to Sell Your Way to a More Successful Practice: A Look at Contact Lens and Optical in the Modern Day Practice
Antonio Chirumbolo, OD | Steve Turpin, OD | Drew Dias, ABOC-AC | Ed Buffington
Friday at 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Everything You Need to Know about Resume Building: Don’t let your dream job end before it begins
The Covalent Careers Team
Friday at 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Live Talk Series
2:30 – 2:50pm : Steve Turpin, OD – Getting Comfortable with Specialty Contact Lenses
2:50 – 3:10pm : Covalent Careers – Finding Career Happiness
3:10 – 3:30pm : Cory Hakanen, OD – Should You Get a Degree Just Beyond Your OD?
3:30 – 4:00pm : Alan Glazier, OD – Keeping Staff Motivated
Saturday at 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Medical Optometry 101: How to make your practice more medically based
Daniel Epshtein, OD | Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO | Antonio Chirumbolo, OD | Mark Dunbar, OD
Saturday at 1:40pm – 3:00pm
Live Talk Series
1:40 – 2:00pm : Bryan Rogoff, OD – The Future of Optometry
2:00 – 2:20pm : Aaron Lech, OD – Combatting Disruption in the Profession
2:20 – 2:40pm : Daniel Epshtein, OD – Uveitis and Ultra Wide-field Imaging
2:40 – 3:00pm : Keith Smithson, OD – Everything You Need to Know About Sports Vision
Saturday at 3:15 pm – 4:15pm
Eenie, meenie, miney, moe…To Which Kind of Practice Should I Go?
Matt Geller OD | Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO | Kristin O’Brien, OD | Chun AuYeung, OD | Cory Hakanen, OD | Keith Smithson, OD
Sunday at 10:30am – 11:30am
Top Things I Wish I Knew Before Graduation
Laura Goldberg, OD | Sabrina Mayo, OD | Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO | Antonio Chirumbolo, OD
Live Talk Series
12:00 – 12:20pm : Emilie Seitz – Optometry School Behind the Scenes: Transparency and Marketing Yourself
12:20 – 12:40pm : Covalent Careers – Finding Career Success
12:40 – 1:00pm : Chun AuYeung, OD – Opening Cold From Someone Currently Doing It
3:00 – 3:20pm : Josh Johnston, OD – Building A Dry Eye Practice
Optometry Student Career Workshop
Presented by CovalentCareers + NewGradOptometry in collaboration with NYSOA and SUNY College of Optometry
Join us Saturday from 10:00am – 12:00pm for a workshop that will provide valuable in-person and take-home information, enhance your ability to find a job that aligns with your life goals, and provide fundamental knowledge to build upon prior to graduation. You’ll hear directly from 3 new graduate optometrists who will share what works and what doesn’t.
Register for Vision Expo East (it’s FREE for students) and the student session.
Optometry Student Networking Event
Find some time to meet, network, and connect with other optometry students on:
Saturday, March 17
8:30PM – 12:30AM
Hard Rock Cafe Times Square
All optometry students are invited to attend this annual fundraiser for New Eyes for the Needy. RSVP for your FREE entry (wristband and 2 drink tickets, a $70 value).
Tickets be distributed at the end of the Optometry Student Career Workshop.
2018 Vision Expo East Show Dates & Hours
Education Dates & Hours:
But wait, there’s more!
Vision Expo East will be a great opportunity for new graduates looking for that first job, or any OD looking for new opportunities to demo and learn more about CovalentCareers.com.
Vision Expo East could be the PERFECT opportunity to meet and connect with potential employers! Make sure you come prepared to make a great first impression because your future employer might meet you at the booth!
Vision Expo East is always special, and a place where all of the top dogs in optometry meet. It is a great place to learn a few things, have fun, and make long lasting friendships. Networking is such an important part of growing your professional network, especially in such a small profession like Optometry.
We hope to see you at the booth where you can meet some of these key leaders, and maybe find your next big opportunity.
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