2023 ISEPS/COS Annual Meeting

Ophthalmic Technicians Program

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


Date - Friday, March 10, 2023
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, including...

  • Minimally Invasive Cataract Surgery
  • The Neuro-ophthalmology Patient, History and Exam
  • The Technology Learning Curve and Ethics
  • Case Studies . . . interesting 
  • Detailed Ophthalmic Technician ProgramCLICK HERE (PDF format) nearly final draft

Please plan to stay for an hour after the conference ends for a cocktail reception at the convention center.  All meeting attendees and exhibitors are invited.

Session Schedule Overview  (subject to minor variations) coming soon

Program Chair:  Kati Read, COT, COE; Medical Department Manager; Wheaton Eye Clinic

Friday, March 10, 2023

     7:15 a.m. -- Registration & Continental Breakfast in the exhibit area
     8:30 a.m. -- General Session I
     10:40 a.m. -- Break in the exhibit area
     11:00 a.m. -- General Session II
     12:00 p.m. -- Buffet lunch in the exhibit area
     1:00 p.m. -- Session III 
     3:00 p.m. -- Break in the exhibit area
     3:20 p.m. -- General Session IV 
     5:00 p.m. -- Adjourn for the Day

Registration Information - Non-physician Ophthalmic Technicians


Use this online registration form for all non-physician ophthalmic technicians.  There is a separate form for practice administrators.  Get administrative session details here. 

If you are an ophthalmic technician registering yourself as an individual (not as an employee of a practice), please use the paper (PDF) form Individual technicians signing up and paying for themselves are eligible for the member price.

Special Note - Early Bird pricing is extended to Monday, February 27.

Category Early Bird
Thru 2/24
Late Rate
3/8 & later
Technicians-ISEPS Member Rate* $125 $150 $250
Technicians - Registered by non-member $250 $275 $400

 Register 5 or more technicians and receive a 10% rebate after the conference

*  A technician registering and paying for themselves will receive the member rate whether nor not employed by an ISEPS member.

The online registration form will automatically calculate the correct registration fees for the number of attendees. 
If you prefer to pay with a check or don't want to register using our secure online form, download a paper registration form (PDF format) -   CLICK HERE

Refund Policy -- Cancellations received by the ISEPS/COS office no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 will be eligible for a refund less our standard $25 processing charge.  We are unable to offer refunds for "no shows" at the conference.  If you wish to cancel a registration, please email or call with the name of the attendee and the session for which they registered (physician, administrator, ophthalmic technician).  All refunds will be processed after the conference.
You may substitute another person if the registered individual is unable to attend.  Please contact the ISEPS/COS office as soon as possible if you wish to take advantage of this procedure.

Email - [email protected]      Phone:  847-680-1666

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 is being submitted to IJCAHPO 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]