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Desmond Hotel and Conference Center

One Liberty Blvd.
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 1-800-575-1776
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October 15, 2017 - Malvern, PA

Join us in the suburbs of Philadelphia for 8 hours of COPE and Florida approved CE. Lectures include 7 hours of Glaucoma and 1 hour of Pharmacology.  

The speakers at this program are Jonathan Myers, MD, Eric Schmidt, OD and J. James Thimons, OD. The full agenda and lecture titles are listed below. (Please note: All one-hour courses will be 50 minutes in length; due to limitations of our website, which only accommodates 15-minute increments, some are listed as 45 minutes and others as 60 mintues.)

Early Bird conference fees, available through October 5, are $230 for the full day (8 hours) and $115 for half-day (4 hours). Conference fees for Full NGS Members are $200 for the full day and $100 for the half-day through October 5. From October 6 through walk-in registration, conference fees are $280 for 8 hours and $140 for 4 hours ($250 and $125 for Full NGS Members). 

Space at the conference is limited.  We cannot guarantee the availability of walk-in registration. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made by October 10 can receive a refund, less a $25 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made on or after October 11 can receive a credit of the full registration fee to a future program. Cancel in writing to the NGS by fax (978-470-4520) or e-mail (  No refunds will be given for leaving early or canceling sessions once the program begins.  

Conference registration is closed.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Glaucoma for the Everyday Optometrist
Eric Schmidt, OD, FAAO
COPE # 48466-GL
Advances in Glaucoma Therapy
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 43279-GL
Lunch (provided for full-day registration)
Pharmacology of Allergies
Eric Schmidt, OD, FAAO
COPE # 45357-PH
Quantifying the Risks of Glaucoma
Jonathan Myers, MD
COPE # 49259-GL
Controversies in Glaucoma
Jonathan Myers, MD, Eric Schmidt, OD, FAAO, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 51598-GL