Primary Care Symposium

2017 WOA Primary Care Symposium
November 10-11
Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha, WI

The 2017 Wisconsin Optometric Association Primary Care Symposium will be held Nov. 10-11, 2017 at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha, WI. Primary Care Symposium is WOA's last event of the calendar year, held each year to assist doctors of optometry in getting required CE hours to maintain licensure. The classes will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and will run until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.


  • Michael Chaglasian, O.D., FAAO, Associate Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and Chief of Staff of the Illinois Eye Institute
  • Eric Schmidt, O.D.,  FAAO, President of Omni Eye Specialists, Wilmington, NC

CE Approval Information:

9 hours approved by the Wisconsin Optometry Examining Board and COPE:

          7 hours glaucoma (GL)                     2 hours pharmacology (PH)

Registration Information:

To register at early bird rates for the Primary Care Symposium, please submit your registration prior to October 16, 2017. Registration can quickly and easily be completed online here. As you will see, there are two options for registration: (1) Full registration, which includes all education and meals (you must still check off each class and meal you plan to attend), or (2) Partial registration, which allows you to choose courses and meals individually.  The regular registration deadline is November 3rd.  There is a substantial discount for WOA members. If you are currently not a member of the WOA but would like to join, please contact Joleen at 800-678-5357 or for more information.

Hotel Information:

Please be sure to call the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha at 1-800-247-6640 today for your room reservation, and ask for the Wisconsin Optometric Association block.

The rates per room are $119 for single or double and includes waterpark passes park passes (4 passes included). Additional adults are $10 per person, and children 16 and under stay for free with parents. There are also Executive Suites available for $159 per night including waterpark passes.  One night’s deposit is due with your reservation. The room block will be released October 10, and the group rate will not be honored after that date. Early reservations are encouraged, as there is a set number of rooms in the block. If the rooms are sold out prior to the release date, you may not be able to get a room at the contracted rate.

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