2019 ISEPS/COS Annual Meeting
Frontiers and Controversies in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Technicians Program

Sponsored by the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons
and the Chicago Ophthalmological Society


Date - Friday, March 8, 2019
Place - Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL 

Program Topics & Schedule

We are offering a range of topics that will appeal to ophthalmic technicians in all levels of expertise.  

  • Ophthalmic Technician ProgramCLICK HERE (PDF format) 
  • View the printed brochure for the full conference (PDF) - CLICK HERE

Session Schedule Overview  (subject to minor variations)

Program Chairs:  Delores Byrne, COT;  Andrea Degillio, CRA, CDOS
Friday, March 8, 2019

     7:30 a.m. -- Registration & Continental Breakfast in the exhibit area
     7:55 a.m. -- General Session I
     10:00 a.m. -- Break in the exhibit area
     10:30 a.m. -- General Session II
     12:00 p.m. -- Buffet lunch in the exhibit area
     1:00 p.m. -- Session III - Hands-on Breakout Sessions
     3:00 p.m. -- Break in the exhibit area
     3:15 p.m. -- General Session IV - hands-on learning
     4:45 p.m. -- Adjourn for the day

Registration Information - Non-physicians

Use the registration form below for all non-physicians (ophthalmic technicians and practice administrators).

Ophthalmologists must use the physician form

  • Early bird (received at ISEPS/COS office on or before February 22) - $125
  • Regular rate (received on or after February 23) - $150
  • Group Discount
    • ISEPS Practice Members may receive group discounts for non-physician attendees (administrator and ophthalmic tech registrations combined).  In order to receive the discount, please use the paper (PDF) form.
    • 5 - 9 attendees = 5%    10 - 19 attendees = 10%     20+ attendees = 20% 


The online registration form will automatically calculate the correct registration fees for the number of attendees.  It also will apply the "Early Bird" rate.  ISEPS Member Practices interested in receiving the group discount when registering 5 or more from the same practice are asked to used the paper (PDF) registration form.

If you prefer to pay with a check or don't want to register online, download a paper registration form - 

Refunds:  If you cannot attend, we will issue a refund (less a $25 processing fee) if you tell us you are cancelling no later than 8 a.m. Monday, March 4.  Cancellations will be accepted by phone, email or regular mail, but we must receive your notice by the deadline.  Unfortunately, we are unable to give refunds for "no shows" or last-minute cancellations.  Thank you for your understanding.

If a registered attendee is unable to attend, you may substitute somebody else from your office in their place.  Please contact the ISEPS/COS office as soon as you are aware of the substitution so we can make the appropriate changes to our registration system.

Continuing Education

Ophthalmic Technician Session

This program will be of interest to ophthalmic technical personnel working in an ophthalmology practice, as well as those wishing to keep up with the latest developments and CE credits.

CE Credits

This course has been submitted to JCAHPO for consideration of CE credit. 

Meeting Site Information

The conference takes place in the conference facility of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  The venue is near O'Hare International Airport and is close to major highways and just two blocks away from the CTA's Blue Line.

View an overview of the schedule for all three sessions:  physicians, administrators and techs (PDF file) - coming soon

Return to the conference overview page 


Contact the ISEPS/COS office at 800/838-3627 or send email to: [email protected]

Last Updated on Monday, February 18, 2019 03:01 PM