Events
Events
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
With IDOC, you never stop learning.
IDOC events are designed to inform, educate and inspire, whether you’re an OD just starting out in private practice or have been in business for years. We offer a year-round schedule of national and regional meetings, open to both ODs and their staff, that keep attendees on the forefront of clinical and industry developments, the best way to drive growth and stay competitive.

Just as important, IDOC events are powerful networking forums, helping our members and their staff connect and collaborate in new ways. Drawing attendees from across the country, our meetings encourage the open exchange of ideas and experiences, valuable peer-to-peer learning independent ODs can’t find on their own.

Featured Event: IDOC National Conference
February 13-15 2020
Our annual National Conference in February is an intensive multi-day offering of business management curriculums, COPE-approved education, staff training and high-profile guest speakers, all in a family-friendly Florida setting. The Connection experience includes:
  Informal and facilitated peer networking
  Face-to-face engagement with expert IDOC consultants
  Courses designed to fulfill Continuing Education requirements
  Professional staff training for many roles and responsibilities
  Special event-only vendor partner discounts and offers
  An impressive roster of guest speakers with messages that inform, entertain and inspire
  Complimentary childcare in a resort setting ideal for the whole family
Highlights from Connection 2020
More Events & Networking Opportunities
IDOC Study Groups
Our regional Study Group meetings offer independent eye care professionals a unique opportunity to network and connect with their local community in a small-scale, informal learning environment. Attendees are invited to explore topics of special interest to independent practitioners—from workplace productivity to winning retail strategies-and leave with clearly defined action steps that can be put to work right away. Study Group Meetings are offered both in a live setting with a sponsored dinner at a local, upscale restaurant, as well as in a virtual setting over video conference, depending on location. Join your local Study Group Meeting, and you will join a powerful community of local independent private practice doctors.
IDOC Study Groups are led by IDOC Member Directors.
Industry Events
IDOC is proud to be part of prominent industry events, providing ongoing participation with Vision Expo, SECO and other national conferences. We also remain actively involved in state association events across the country, a valuable opportunity for the IDOC team to engage one-on-one with eyecare industry professionals and thought leaders.
In light of the impact of COVID-19, many events have been cancelled or postponed. Check back for updates as restrictions are lifted.
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