Education Series

The two-day education series at Vision Canada is geared towards the professional development of Opticians meeting our need for knowledge as our industry evolves and the needs of the eyecare consumer change.

Education benefits us all, therefore, Vision Canada is open to Licensed Opticians, Optical program students, Optometric Assistants and auxiliary staff.

The education series at Vision Canada is available in-person or online via live webinar, with the exception of the OAC Master Program (Level One) which takes place on Sunday morning in a separate hall and is available in-person only.

The education series at Vision Canada is scheduled as follows:


Saturday, November 4th —- CLICK HERE to view Saturday’s Schedule
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Lunch 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM) 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Sunday, November 5th —- CLICK HERE to view Sunday’s Schedule
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (or 1:00 PM) 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM



* Please note that the Trade Show Exhibit is open on Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Lunch is available during this time.

All presentations and workshops on the schedule for Vision Canada 2017 are submitted for accreditation review to the College of Opticians of Ontario (for Opticians in Ontario) and to the National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators (for Opticians in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, PE & SK), the Ordre des opticiens d’ordonnances du Québec and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. How many credits you earn for attending Vision Canada is determined by the presentations/workshops you attend, and the province you are licensed in. Credits vary per province based on policies set by the Regulatory College in your province.

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