NYSSO 10.25.20 Symposium at del Lago Resort & Casino

 Registration is closed for this event
NYSSO Symposium on Sunday, October 25, 2020, starting at 8:15 am

NYSSO del Lago Symposium

Sunday, October 25, 2020



del Lago Resort and Casino
1133 NY-414
Waterloo, New York 13165

(315) 946-1777


Symposium Schedule

8:15 am Registration

8:45 - 9:00 am NYSSO News and Highlights

9:00 - 10:00 am Mentoring Post-Pandemic, the How and the Why - Katie Brownell, 1 Hour, Basic, Dual - Ms. Brownell will explore how COVID has changed the landscape of re-location/retirement.  Is there opportunity beyond what we think we know?  Can we actually change the direction of the consumer?  Join us to find out.

10:00 – 11:00 am Fundamentals of Refraction - Prof. Joseph Sollecito, 1 hour, Intermediate, Dual- this session will be an overview of the principles of refraction and the relationship of Rx analysis, and at times unmet patient expectations.  Whether you are a seasoned optician or an apprentice, there will be a take away for all just from listening to questions from our peers.

11:15-11:45 am AWARDS CEREMONY

Terrance Schaefer- NYSSO Best of Profession Award, Ophthalmic Technology

John A. Kennedy, Jr. – Lifetime Membership Award

Sam Rind - Lifetime Achievement Award

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Crystal Chrome – Dale Clemens – 1 hour, Ophthalmic Dispensing, Intermediate- Manufacturers are always searching for ways to improve the patient visual experience.

Each photochromic technological advancement is born from either a material or coating solution improvement.

This course describes the latest improvement for photochromic casting technology for in-mass and informs us of the new patented CrystalChrome, the newest thermal cured hard coat coating photochromic technology.

1:00- 2:00 pm   Unpacking a New Era – Doreen Gaede- 1 hour, O.D., Basic

Taking the guesswork out of fitting digitally advance ophthalmic lenses and unpacking the devices used in this new era of Non-Contact Devices.
Please join us for a different approach to the standard which we are accustomed to. Learn about different lens designs and devices used to complete the fitting process. Using the most precise measurements and demonstrating the latest technology will help us gain more confidence to dispense and elevate the patient experience.

Thank you to Rochester Optical for sponsoring this symposium along with Visionary Class supporters Europa Eyewear and Cherry Optical Labs.

This Event is complimentary for NYSSO Members.  There will be a $30.00 per credit fee accessed for Non-NYSSO Members.

Please note, capacity is limited to the first 50 attendees to register.  Masks are required for this in-person meeting. 

October 25th, 2020 8:15 AM   through   4:00 PM
del Lago Resort & Casino
113 - NY 414
Waterloo, NY 13165
United States
Phone: 18007425877