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, January 10, 2020
04:15 PM - 04:45 PM
Registration (Prefunction Area)

Register for the event in the Prefunction area.

05:00 PM - 06:40 PM
Five Neuro-Op Triage Decisions that can Save a Life

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: Andrew Lee, M.D.

06:40 PM - 08:00 PM
Optional: Cocktail Hour (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, January 11, 2020
07:15 AM - 08:15 AM
You Choose: Ringling Bridge Run OR Yoga on the Rooftop

Optional and complimentary!

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

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

09:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Eye Care Update – Part I

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: 62108-PH Lecturers: Ron Melton, O.D. & Randall Thomas, O.D.

10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Eye Care Update – Part II

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: 62111-PH Lecturers: Ron Melton, O.D. & Randall Thomas, O.D.

01:10 PM - 02:10 PM
Buffet Lunch/Exhibits (Prefunction Area)

Visit the exhibit hall and enjoy a buffet lunch.

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Looking Past 2020: The Future of Ophthalmic Care

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., Jesse T. McCann, M.D., Ph.D., Tanuj P. Banker, M.D and John P. Fezza, M.D.

03:25 PM - 05:10 PM
Optometric Cases that turned out to be Neuro-Op: Oops… Now What?

Crescendo Ballroom Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: Andrew Lee, M.D.

05:10 PM - 06:10 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, January 12, 2020
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

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

08:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Prevention of Medical Errors

Crescendo Ballroom Medical Errors: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: Robert Easton, Jr., OD, FAAO

10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Florida Jurisprudence Laws and Rules of Practice

Crescendo Ballroom Medical Errors: 2 CE hours CE Broker: Pending COPE: Pending Lecturer: Robert Easton, Jr., OD, FAAO