Focus on Your Future at SECO 2017
Registration Opens November 1
When you’re in the business of optometry, your future success depends on more than providing good patient care—you also need to devote time and effort to managing your staff, improving operations and keeping up with the latest clinical advances. The best place to focus on the latest issues, trends and medical developments is SECO 2017, the world’s largest conference for optometric professionals and staff, where you’ll access the essential knowledge, new strategies and timely techniques for running a thriving practice. Join us in Atlanta March 1 – 5, 2017—and set your sights on a prosperous future.
SECO Award Nominations Due November 30
SECO International is currently accepting nominations for its 2017 awards program, recognizing significant contributions to the profession of optometry.
“SECO International is dedicated to providing world-class optometric continuing education and recognizing outstanding individuals who provide the highest level of dedication and service to the optometry profession through our annual awards program,” said Dr. Ted McElroy, president of SECO International. “We encourage optometry professionals in our 12 southeastern member states to nominate colleagues who inspire others and have made a significant impact on optometry.”
The Optometrist of the South award is presented annually to an optometrist demonstrating a significant contribution to the optometric profession. The recipient must be a member of the Southern Council in the year in which the award is presented.
The Paraoptometric of the South award is given yearly to a non-optometrist who has demonstrated a significant contribution to the optometric profession. Traditionally, this award has been presented to individuals who reside in one of the 12 states comprising the Southern Council of Optometrists.
The Young Optometrist of the South is awarded to an optometrist who has demonstrated significant contributions to the optometric profession and graduated from an accredited school or college of optometry within ten years of the request for nominations. For purposes of this award, a year will be defined as a calendar year beginning January 1 and ending on December 31.
Nominations are due November 30, 2017 and details are available here.