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The OOA’s signature event and the largest optician industry annual conference is INSIDE OPTICS®.  The coronavirus pandemic has required us to rethink how to deliver this remarkable learning, knowledge-sharing and trends showcasing opportunity.  We issued a notice of the cancellation of the in-person conference.  Those of you who have registered received notification we converted you all to the webcast. The OAC and the OOA have decided to make our National Webcast of INSIDE OPTICS, FREE OF CHARGE for all our members across the country.  You will be able to earn your CE credits  from the safety and comfort of your home. How this will look as far as live or recorded, is being reviewed. Please stay tuned. For those of you who have paid, your refund is being issued within the next two weeks. For those of you who have not previously registered, please click the link below. And... For those of you who had previously registered and cancelled, but would like to recommit, please also click the link below.

If you have registered, watch for the following email and follow the instructions:

Are you all ready for attending Inside Optics Live Webcast this Sunday, April 19, 2020? Your webcast profile can be created today. Please follow the steps below if you have not already done so:

  • Go to

  • Create your profile. In order to issue your CE certificates, it is extremely important you enter the right Association ID associated to your OAC/OOA association profile. Your ASSOCIATION ID is XXXXX

  • Access the webcast by following the instructions given by GotoWebinar in their confirmation email. If for any reason you get disconnected during the webcast, please keep cool and log back in as soon as you can, the same way you came in originally.

PARTICIPATION VERIFICATION & CE CERTIFICATESTo earn credits/hours for viewing an education session online, you must watch the full presentation and answer the  three (3) poll questions which will appear during each presentation. Attendees who meet the above requirements, will be emailed their Continuing Education certificates within 14 business days following Inside Optics 2020. Attendees who did not meet the above requirements, will be contacted by email.WEBCAST LECTURE TIMESThis webcast is LIVE. Lectures begin at 8:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The webcast education schedule is available by clicking HERENOT SURE IF YOU STILL WANT TO PARTICIPATE?We are almost reaching our maximum capacity, so please, if you are unable to attend contact us ( to release your seat and let another fellow optician register.

QUESTIONS?Contact us by email at

*OOA/OAC Members Free. Non-members $175+HST

*OOA/OAC Members Free. Non-members $175+HST- Time to join!

Please join us. Webcast instructions will be sent to you directly when available

to download the Updated INSIDE OPTICS E-LEARNING Program Schedule

On behalf of the OAC and the OOA, please continue to take care of yourself and your family during this trying time.  If practicing, please be sure to follow Public Health Guidelines for Health Care Practitioners during Coronavirus (COVID-19). During the pandemic, the OAC is running the office remotely and the OOA is running on a skeletal staff with shortened work hours.  Thank you for your patience.  We will get through this together. Questions?  Contact us by email at;

By Phone at 1 800 847 3155 ext. 0 (replies within one business day).

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