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Centennial Alumni Reunion 2023

Berkeley Optometry Continuing Education Centennial CE & Reunion Weekend promotional banner with image of the campanile against a night sky. Text reads "Welcome back to Berkeley. Berkeley Optometry Centennial CE and Reunion Weekend, Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2023."
We’re celebrating 100 years of Berkeley Optometry & Vision Science, and we’re thrilled to invite you to our Centennial CE & Reunion Weekend! This program will take place in-person on the UC Berkeley campus. All are welcome.

Registration Details

September 23–24, 2023
UC Berkeley Campus
13 CE hours


Golden Conference 2023

Berkeley Optometry Continuing Education promotional banner. Text reads "Neurodegenerative Disease & the Eye. Golden Conference: September 24, 2023. Featuring Randy Schekman, PhD, 2013 Nobel Laureate. Lecture title: Tackling Parkinson's Disease With Basic Science.
Our 2023 Sheldon M. Golden Conference will focus on neurodegenerative disease and offer 6 COPE-accredited hours of CE. The program will feature panel discussions and Q&A with experts from the fields of Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and Glaucoma — including our special guest Noble Laureate Randy Schekman, PhD!

You can register just for the Golden Conference or register for our entire Centennial CE & Reunion Weekend September 23–24, 2023, for 13 total hours of CE.

Registration Details

Sunday, September 24, 2023
UC Berkeley Campus
6 CE hours

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Upcoming CE Programs

We offer continuing education courses year-round with both online and on-site programs. Join us for Berkeley Practicum in January, the Morgan-Sarver Symposium in April, Resident Forum in June, and Alumni Reunion and the Golden Conference in the Fall. Click the button below to learn about our upcoming offerings.

Upcoming CE Programs

State Board Requirements

We’ve developed a series of engaging continuing education conferences, forums and courses specifically designed to meet the required standards of California State Board of Optometry.

Per the California CE guidelines, as of May 2020, licensees may complete all of their required CE hours using online courses. Interactive courses offered live over internet platforms such as Zoom, or courses being offered by COPE, will count towards the required live CE course credits.

TPA – Certified Licensed Optometrists
California TPA-certified optometrists must obtain 50 hours of CE, 35 of which must be in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of ocular disease in any combination of the following areas:

Glaucoma (G)
Ocular Infection (OI)
Ocular Inflammation (I)
Topical Steroids
Systemic Medications (SM)
Pain Medications (P)

TPG/TLG – Certified Licensed Optometrists
The law requires licensed optometrists who are TPG or TLG certified to follow the same continuing education requirements as a TPA certified optometrists, with one additional requirement. Licensed optometrists that are glaucoma certified are required to complete 10 hours of glaucoma specific continuing education every license renewal period. These 10 hours shall be part of the 35 hours on the diagnosis and treatment and management of ocular disease. For more information, visit the California Board of Optometry website at:

CA Board of Optometry

What We Offer

Please click on link below to find out more about each of our CE events.

The Berkeley Optometry Continuing Education program expects all program participants to adhere to the UC Berkeley Code of Conduct and Principles of Community, whether in online or in-person CE events.


View our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on registration, CE credit guidelines, certification letters, cancellations, and refunds. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any additional questions!