2021 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
04:15 PM - 04:45 PM
Registration/Packet Pick-up

Register for the event in the Pre-function area.

05:00 PM - 06:40 PM
Title TBA

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: Joseph Nezgoda, MD, MBA

06:40 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 - 10:40 AM
Anterior and Posterior Segment Case Presentations – Enough Pearls to Make a Necklace

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: 67315-AS Lecturers: Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO

11:10 AM - 12:50 PM
What’s Hot in Neuro-Op: Case After Case After Case

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours | CE Broker: Pending | COPE: Pending Lecturers: Valerie Biousse, MD, Nancy Newman, MD

12:50 PM - 01:50 PM
Buffet Lunch/Exhibits (Lobby)

Visit the exhibit hall and enjoy a buffet lunch.

01:50 PM - 02:50 PM
Clinical Updates in Eye Care

Crescendo Ballroom 1 CE hour | CE Broker: Pending | COPE: Pending Lecturers: David W. Shoemaker, M.D., William J. Lahners, M.D., FACS, William L. Soscia, M.D., Joaquin O. De Rojas, M.D., Tanuj P. Banker, M.D., Jesse T. McCann, M.D., John P. Fezza, M.D.

03:20 PM - 05:00 PM
Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours | CE Broker: Pending | COPE: 67510-GL Lecturer: Joshua Kim, MD, Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO, Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

05:00 PM - 06:00 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 - 10:40 AM
Prevention of Medical Errors

Crescendo Ballroom Medical Errors: 2 CE hours | CE Broker: Pending | COPE: Pending Lecturers: Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Barry Frauens, OD, FAAO

11:10 AM - 12:50 PM
Florida Jurisprudence Laws and Rules of Practice

Crescendo Ballroom 2 CE hours | CE Broker: Pending | COPE: Pending Lecturers: Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Barry Frauens, OD, FAAO