OTCE PRESENTS
31th Annual
Ocular Therapeutics In Cancun 2020


20 Hours of COPE Approved
Continuing Education
Covering the Latest Developments in Ocular Therapeutics

FEATURING
Drs. Tony Litwak and Jim Thimons

Special Guest Speaker

Dr. Eric Conley


ALL INCLUSIVE 
Fiesta Americana Condesa Resort
Cancun, Mexico
March 11-15, 2020

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COURSE OBJECTIVE:
Receive the latest and most comprehensive update in diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease. Learn about the latest pharmaceutical agents, as well as the latest technologies in the management of ocular disease. Presented by optometry’s most popular lecturers, this therapeutics series will be informative, interactive and entertaining.

 

MEETING PLACE:
The 31st Annual Ocular Therapeutics will be held at the Fiesta AmericanaCondesa. This 5-star hotel is ideally located right
on the turquoise blue Caribbean Ocean and boosts the largest free-form swimming pool in Cancun.
Special ALL INCLUSIVE rates have been arranged from Saturday, March 7 through Wednesday, March 20.

All Inclusive Rates for Run of the House Rooms are as follows:
Single Occupancy - $369.50 per person per night
Double Occupancy - $218.00 per person per night
Triple Occupancy - $196.50 per person per night

These rates include the following:
*Room Accommodations
*All taxes and service charges
*Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at all the restaurants
*International Bar at the restaurants and bars
*Pool Snacks and International Bar in pool area
*Minibar in room includes: bottled water, soft drinks, domestic beer, coffee refreshed daily
*24 hour room service
*Free Wireless internet
*Access to Fitness Center
*Kids Fiesta Club
*Teens Fiesta Club
*Entertainment and family activities

Please note that if you attend the meeting you must be registered in the hotel or pay a $158 day pass which will entitled you to the meals and international bar services for each day.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Reservations are made directly through the hotel. To make your hotel reservations online:
1. Go to https://www.fiestamericana.com/otce/ 
2.  Choose your arrival and departure dates

3. Choose number of persons in your party 
4. Click "Book Now" 

Or call 1-800-FIESTA-1
Please indicate you are with the "Ocular Therapeutics" group and refer to Group Code G1DJSR@FCC. REGISTER EARLY! - Our hotel block is limited and has always sold out because of the popularity of Cancun in March.

If you have any difficulties securing your hotel reservations, email info@otce.net for assistance.

Speakers

Tony Litwak, OD

Tony Litwak, OD graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and completed his residency at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. He is program director of Ocular Therapeutics and past residency and student director of the Maryland Health Care System Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Litwak brings years of clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He is author of “The Glaucoma Handbook” and a founding member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and National Glaucoma Society. Dr. Litwak is clinical professor at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, New England College of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry, Southern College of Optometry and UAB College of Optometry.

Jim Thimons, OD

Jim Thimons, OD is an Ohio State University graduate and completed his residency at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center. He is currently the Center Director for Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut and has been one of optometry’s most popular lecturers. He is a clinical authority on anterior segment disease and refractive surgery. He is a founding member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and National Glaucoma Society.  Dr. Thimons has received numerous professional awards, authored over 50 publications and conducted eight clinical research projects. He is the clinical professor at The New England College of Optometry and has been voted one of optometry’s 10 most influential people.

Cancun Lecture Schedule

Wednesday, March 11
6-8pm Lecture
8-10pm Opening Dinner Reception


Thursday, March 12
8am-1pm Lecture

Friday, March 13

6-10pm Lecture

Saturday, March 14
8am-1pm Lecture

Sunday, March 15
8am-12pm Lecture

Registration Fees:
• Early Registration (before Dec 31st) $550
• Regular Registration (after Jan. 1) $650
• Assistant Registration* $250

*Staff members and spouses who wish to attend the CE courses may register for $250.

To Register by Mail:
Please make checks payable in US funds drawn from a US bank to “Ocular Therapeutics” and send with registration form to:

Ocular Therapeutics
808 Howes Point Place
Wilmington, NC 28405

Doctor's Registration includes:
• 20 Hours of COPE Approved CE
• Lecture outlines will be e-mailed to each registered doctor prior to the meeting
• Welcome Mayan Theme Dinner on Wednesday evening
• Upon receipt of completed registration, a confirmation letter will be sent. A $100 processing fee is nonrefundable but may be applied to a future conference if cancelled 60 days prior to meeting. No refunds within 60 days of meeting

AIR TRAVEL

Check with your travel agent or online travel web sites such as Kayak, Travelocity or Expedia for air travel to Cancun. Early airline reservations are strongly advised, especially for weekend travel. Passports now required for entry into Mexico

Eric Conley, OD

Dr. Eric Conley is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and completed his residency in ocular disease at the Baltimore VA Medical Center.  Following residency, he served as the Director of Continuing Education and Assistant Professor of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry.  Dr. Conley received a Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) degree in Health Law from Loyola University School of Law in Chicago.  He was the Chief of Ocular Disease at the Worcester Eye and Vision Center and Assistant Professor of Optometry at MCPHS University.  Dr. Conley served as the Clinical Director of TLC Laser Vision in Fairfield CT and an Associate at the Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut. Currently, he is partnered with Berke Eye Care, a glaucoma specialty practice in Westbury, NY.  Dr. Conley has lectured nationally and has been a research assistant for Heidelberg Engineering and a principle investigator in the ongoing COPIOUS Trial.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Call 443-895-1682
Or E-Mail: info@otce.net

GROUP ACTIVITIES:
Group activities include touring the ancient Mayan Ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum, Isla Mujeres – The island of Women (catamaran cruise with lunch, snorkeling and shopping), Bullfights, Cozumel Tour (scuba diving), Jungle Tours (wave runner and snorkeling), Xcaret (Mexican Theme Park, swim with dolphins and underground rivers), Horse Back Riding, Golfing, Fishing, luxury shopping plazas, open air flea markets and world class dining and shopping. A courtesy travel booth will be set up outside the lecture room.