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October 6-7, 2018

The entire Berkeley Optometry community is invited to the CE and the celebration dinner. Earn a total of 13 CE hours for the entire weekend. Special invitations are extended to alumni celebrating milestone reunions this year — 2013, 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1973, 1968, 1963, 1958.

This program is made possible in part by generous donations to the Berkeley Optometry Annual Fund.

Registration

Click below to register today! Registration closes September 28th.

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Alumni Discounted Price

Special Package - Saturday CE and Celebration Dinner: $205
Celebration Dinner Only: $70
+ Add Dinner Guest: $50
+ Add Youth (6-18yrs): $25
Sunday CE: $180

Discounts available - check your email!

Non-Alumni Price

Special Package - Saturday CE and Celebration Dinner: $245
Celebration Dinner Only: $80
+ Add Dinner Guest: $60
+ Add Youth (6-18yrs): $30
Sunday CE: $215

Refund Procedures
All cancellations will be subject to a $10 cancellation fee and must be made in writing, either by mail, email, or fax. We do not accept phone cancellations. To receive a full refund minus cancellation fees, cancellations must be made by Tuesday, September 18th. Cancellations received between September 19th and September 28th will be refunded 80% minus cancellation fees. Cancellations made within 8 days of the event or No Shows will not be refunded.

Medical Emergencies
Cancellations due to medical emergencies must include a note from your primary or diagnosing physician. To receive a full refund minus cancellation fees, we must receive your cancellation at least 4 days (96 hours) before the first day of the program. Cancellations made within 4 days of the first day of the program, or No Shows, will receive an 80% refund minus cancellation fees.

If original payment was made by credit card, your cancellation refund will be credited to your credit card account.

Program Changes
If you make any changes in the dates of your attendance, you will be charged the fees that are in effect on the date you make the changes. Changes in your registration may be made by mail, email, or fax, and are contingent upon available space. All program changes must be made at least 4 days (96 hours) before the program start.

Schedule

Saturday, October 6 
REUNION CE CONFERENCE – COPE Event TBD
7 hours CE
8am — 4:30pm
Stanley Hall*
CE conference featuring presentation of Alumnus of the Year and Mert Flom Teaching Award. Breakfast and lunch included. 

Speakers & Lectures include:

Glaucoma Progression or Normal Variation? A Guide to Visual Field and OCT Interpretation (COPE No. 58457-GL)
Dr. David Hicks, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Examination of Infants and Toddlers (COPE No. 58458-FV)
Dr. Jeffrey Walline, Ohio State University College of Optometry

Grand Rounds
Dr. Chris Wilmer, Berkeley Optometry
Dr. Harry Green, Berkeley Optometry
Dr. Marlena Chu, Berkeley Optometry
Dr. Anne Tasaki, Berkeley Optometry

How and Why you Should Document Ocular Surface Symptoms
An Evidence-Based Approach to Treating Young Contact Lens Wearers
Dr. Robin Chalmers, Indiana University School of Optometry

A Clinical Assessment of Central Vision
Lewis Reich, President, Southern College of Optometry

 

Schedule subject to change

Saturday, October 6
ALL-ALUMNI CELEBRATION & DINNER
4:30pm — 9pm
Memorial Stadium Field Club, UC Berkeley
Past events featured 400+ attendees, the Cal Straw Hat Band, and exclusive field access. Guests of all ages are welcome.

Sunday, October 7
SHELDON M. GOLDEN CONFERENCE – COPE Event TBD
6 CE Hours
9am — 3:45pm
Stanley Hall*
Presentations on Myopia, moderated by Dr. Maria Liu, Berkeley Optometry. Breakfast and lunch included.

Session 1: Why Myopia Control Should Be Part of the Standard of Care - COPE No. TBD

Dr. Christine Wildsoet, Berkeley Optometry
Dr. Jeffrey Walline, Ohio State University College of Optometry

Session 2: What Are The Knowns and Unknowns of the Myopia Control Treatments From Clinical Studies - COPE No. TBD
Dr. Sarah Kochik, Berkeley Optometry
Dr. Elise Harb, Berkeley Optometry
Panel Discussion

Session 3: Evidence-Based Management of Progressive Myopia - COPE No. TBD
Dr. Thomas Aller, Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Optometry
Dr. Maria Liu, Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Optometry
Panel Discussion

Schedule subject to change

*Location subject to change.

Tours

A free tour of Minor Hall, optometry clinic, labs, and notable campus sites will be held on Friday, October 5th from 4-5pm. Spots are limited, so sign up early as part of your registration!

Sponsorship

Admission for this event is subsidized by sponsorships and donations to the Berkeley Optometry Annual Fund. Become a sponsor or contribute to your class gift today by contacting Rebecca Ricksen.

Rebecca Ricksen
Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
rebe@berkeley.edu
510-664-7626

Provide your contact info to optoalumni@berkeley.edu and never miss an invitation.

Travel & Lodging

For your convenience, the following local hotels offer preferred pricing for UC Berkeley affiliates, including alumni and CE attendees. Book directly per the included instructions.

Berkeley Lab Guest House
List Oriel Nolan-Smith as departmental host (oriel@berkeley.edu)
www.berkeleylabguesthouse.org

The Faculty Club
On-campus lodging option
www.berkeleyfacultyclub.com

Hotel Shattuck Plaza
Discounted UCB traveler rate, depending on availability at time of booking
Reservations: 510-225-6017
Call to reserve and request UC Berkeley corporate rate at time of booking
www.hotelshattuckplaza.com

DoubleTree Berkeley Marina
Discounted UCB traveler rate
Book online using the link below or group code OAR before September 5, 2018
www.doubletree.hilton.com

Graduate Berkeley
Discounted UC Berkeley Alumni rate, depending on availability at time of booking
Reservations: 510-845-8981
Call to reserve and request UC Berkeley Alumni rate at time of booking
https://www.graduatehotels.com/berkeley

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