The 31st Annual Berkeley Practicum is a three day continuing education event that offers a total of 20 CE hours. The Practicum will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in the Berkeley Marina.

Upcoming Dates

Dates:January 18-20th, 2020
Dates:January 16-18th, 2021


 DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in the Berkeley Marina.


Online registration for this program will open in mid-October.

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Registered attendees will receive an email on Friday, January 11th with additional event information and a link to the syllabus download. If you did not receive this email, please notify us at

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Full Program $690
Saturday & Sunday $605
Saturday & Monday $470
Sunday & Monday $470
Saturday Only $345
Sunday Only $345
Monday Only $160

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Medical Emergencies
Cancellations due to medical emergencies must include a note from your primary or diagnosing physician. To receive a full refund, we must receive your cancellation at least 3 days before the first day of the program. Cancellations made within 3 days of the first day of the program, or 'No Shows,' will receive an 80% refund.

Refund procedures
All cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail, email, or fax. We do not accept phone cancellations. If original payment was made by credit card, your cancellation refund will be credited to your credit card account.

Credit for a future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan Symposium
If you cancel between 3 weeks and 7 days before the first day of a Morgan Symposium or Berkeley Practicum, you may request a 75% credit towards a future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan Symposium. If you would like us to apply your cancellation refund to a future program, please write, email, or fax us to let us know. We will mail you a 'letter of credit.' When sending in your registration form for a future program, write in the amount of credit you have, and submit payment for the balance.

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."] [margin space="50"]


[hidden]Rooms at the DoubleTree Marina Hotel are available for our conference attendees at a special rate. A link to the hotel booking page and discount code will be included in your registration confirmation email. Alternatively, you may call (510) 548-7920.
Rooms at the DoubleTree Marina Hotel are available for our conference attendees. Call (510) 548-7920 to book.


CE Credits

20 CE hours will be available for the full three day program.

Please note: partial ​attendance ​of ​a ​COPE ​course ​does ​not ​count ​towards ​COPE ​CE. ​

Daily CE Breakdown

Saturday, January 18: 8 CE Hours*

Sunday, January 19: 8 CE Hours*

Monday, January 20: 4 CE Hours*

*Specific breakdown of CE hours will be provided later in October.

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Keynote Speaker: Jost B. Jonas, MD

Dr. Jost Jonas is Professor of Ophthalmology and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg, Germany. He is a member of the German Academy of Science Leopoldina, as well as the Glaucoma Society of the International Congress of Ophthalmology. A highly respected researcher, his topics of research include intravitreal application of medication as treatment of intraocular edematous, proliferative and neovascular diseases, as well as the morphologic diagnosis of optic nerve diseases including glaucoma and the association between cerebrospinal fluid pressure and ocular disorders. 

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