The EastWest Future OD Experience is designed to provide optometry students a preview of future practice and opportunities to connect with organized optometry. Current students will hear from Ohio Optometric Association (OOA) Leadership and Industry partners on the current state of Optometry and the importance of involvement. The EastWest Future OD Experience includes time in the Exhibit Hall led by OOA board members as well as participation in the EastWest Career Connection, an opportunity to network and meet with those seeking to hire.

Important Events at EastWest 2024:

  • Thursday, October 24th
    • Course 600 – Call the Conference Lunch Sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Vision Care (12:00 pm)
    • Course 501 – Keynote Lecture (1:00 pm)
    • Exhibit Hall Opening and Oktoberfest (4:00 pm)
    • OOA Honors (7:00 pm)
  • Friday, October 25th
    • OOA Congress (8:00 am)
    • Poster Session in the Exhibit Hall (10:00 am)
    • Lunch with Allergan, Inc. or Oyster Point Pharmaceuticals (12:00 pm)
    • Top 10 Poster Presentation in the Exhibit Hall (3:00 pm)
    • OMG Student Happy Hour
    • Allergan Inc. VIEW event (8:00 pm)
    • EastWest Friday Night Party featuring Bad Habits (9:00 pm)