AACO & Optometric Education Consultants

AACO and Optometric Education Consultants are dedicated to quality education. The philosophy of The Optometric Education Consultants (OEC) is to help optometrists enhance care of their patients through timely, clinically pertinent, and highly interactive education. OEC assembles top clinical educators to deliver high-quality COPE-approved continuing education in a relaxed, comfortable setting. To provide all AACO members with the highest quality of education possible, we are offering discounted registration costs for the following conferences. 

Sunshine State Summer Conference

June 26 – 27, 2021
Enjoy the beautiful Florida weather and the Sawgrass Marriott Golf and Spa Resort while earning 16 Hours of education with featured speakers including Greg Caldwell, Lori Vollmer, OD, Joe Sowka, OD, and more.

Mackinac Island OEC Meeting

August 27-29, 2021
Mackinac Island is a unique vacation destination with the opportunity to explore, shop, eat, and relax! Enjoy the island while earning 16 hours of education with featured speakers including: Greg Caldwell, OD, Joe Sowka, OD, and more. 


3rd Annual Music City Fall Classic

November 19 – 21, 2021
We have designed a conference with 20 hours of COPE clinical continuing education, affording an opportunity to enjoy all that makes the Music City special. Featured speakers include: Greg Caldwell, Andrew G. Lee, MD, Joe Sowka, OD, and more.