2020 Agenda

The CE Sarasota Symposium has expanded to three days in order to maximize credit hours, biennium requirements, and bring you nationally renowned speakers.

The Art Ovation Hotel in Sarasota, FL, is a beautiful venue to learn, meet fellow ODs, and mingle with our speakers. Enjoy!

Friday, March 5, 2021
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Registration/Packet Pick-up

Register for the event in the Pre-function area.

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Optional: Welcome Reception (Rooftop Pool)

Join us for a casual networking and social hour on the rooftop of the Art Ovation Hotel. Enjoy the beautiful city view and network with your peers. Refreshments will be served.  

Saturday, March 6, 2021
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Optional: Ringling Bridge Run 5k

Optional and complimentary!

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

Register for the event in the Prefunction area and enjoy a buffet breakfast.

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lecture I

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturers: TBD

11:15 AM - 01:15 PM
Lecture II

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturers: TBD

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Buffet Lunch/Exhibits (Lobby)

Visit the exhibit hall and enjoy a buffet lunch.

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Lecture III: Cataract Surgery: Then and Now

Crescendo Ballroom 1 CE hour CE Broker: Pending COPE: N/A Lecturers: David W. Shoemaker, M.D., William J. Lahners, M.D., FACS, William L. Soscia, M.D., Joshua W. Kim, M.D., Joaquin O. De Rojas, M.D.

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Lecture IV

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: TBD

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Optional: Art & Wine Tour with Hotel Curator

The Art Ovation Hotel is known for its exquisite rotating art display. Join the Hotel Curator for a tour of the pieces and a glass of wine following Saturday’s lectures.  

Sunday, March 7, 2021
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Optional: Yoga on the Rooftop

Optional and complimentary!

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

Register for the event in the Prefunction area and enjoy a buffet breakfast.

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lecture V

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: TBD

11:15 AM - 01:15 PM
Lecture VI: Prevention of Medical Errors

Crescendo Ballroom Medical Errors: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: TBD

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Buffet Lunch/Exhibits (Lobby)

Visit the exhibit hall and enjoy a buffet lunch.

02:15 PM - 04:15 PM
Lecture VII: Florida Jurisprudence Laws and Rules of Practice

Crescendo Ballroom 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: TBD