Student Welcome Reception

Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Generously sponsored by:

National Vision

VSP Global

Kick-off the annual meeting at this students-only reception.

Student and Resident Awards Lunch

Thursday, November 8, Noon – 1 PM
This luncheon will honor the best student scientific program presenters from Academy 2017 Chicago and the 2018 student and resident travel fellowship recipients.

Special Students Only Exhibit Hall Hours

Thursday, November 8, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Students will have a special opportunity to meet and network with over 150 exhibitors in attendance while playing Optometric Pursuit. While you’re there, stop by the Academy membership booth in the Exhibit Hall to ask a Fellow any question you have about membership or the Academy.

Essilor Academic Challenge @ Academy Stadium

Thursday, November 8, 7:00 - 10:00 PM
This event will determine which school has what it takes to be crowned the champion. Academic teams form the schools and colleges of optometry will compete against each other in an entertaining environment to see which team has what it takes to win the coveted title.

Student Networking Luncheon

Friday, November 9, Noon – 1:30 PM

Generously sponsored by:

VSP Global

Meet and network with students from other schools. Staff from residency programs will be available to answer questions.

Student Fellowship Program

Distinguish yourself by becoming a Student Fellow. Sign up when you register for Academy 2018 San Antonio!

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