2018 Mid-Year Meeting

Mark Your Calendars!

2018 WVAOP Mid-Year Meeting
June 1, 2, & 3, 2018
The Greenbrier Resort - White Sulphur Springs, WV


Hotel Reservations:
To make hotel reservations, please call the Greenbrier Resort at (855) 453-4858.

The WVAOP has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate. The discounted room block is only available until April 30, 2018. After that date, the rooms will return to normal price. 
  • Traditional Guest Room: $265.00 per room, per night
  • Superior Guest Room: $299.00 per room, per night
  • Draper Suites: $349.00 per room, per night
  • Deluxe Guest Room: $349.00 per room, per night
  • Spring/Paradise Row Cottage: $439.00 per room, per night
Please Note: The following services and amenities are included in the Greenbrier's Daily Resort Fee of $39.00 per room, per day: Morning coffee service, Afternoon tea, Nightly movies in the Theatre, Historical tours and presentations (Bunker Tours excluded), On-Property transportation, Resort-wide wireless internet connectivity, Cyber cafe with complimentary high-speed internet, Champagne toast in the Casino Club each evening, Culinary demonstrations, Hiking trails, Use of the resort Fitness Center (at Tennis Center or Indoor Pool), Use of the resort's indoor and outdoor pools, Local and toll free phone charges and Entertainment provided daily by the Casino Club's Beverage Entertainers. Bellmen, doorman and others who render intermittent personal services are not included in the daily resort fee. 

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am


Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Dr. Karpecki received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University and completed a fellowship in medical cornea and refractive surgery in Kansas City in affilation with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He currently serves as the Director of Cornea Services at Kentucky Eye Institute in Lexington, KY and Director of the OSD Clinic for Gaddie Eye Centers in Louisville, KY. In 2017, Dr. Karpecki completed a preceptorship in retina and uveitis at one of the top 20 retina centers in the country, Retina Associates of Kentucky. He serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Pikeville School of Optometry. He was appointed to the Delphi International Society at Wilmer-Johns Hopkins, which included the top 25 dry eye experts in the world and the National Eye Institute's Dry Eye Summit for the profession, was a director in the CJO Optometric Dry Eye Guidelines for EyeCare. He was selected for the DEWS II Surface Society Symposium, moderated the TFOS DEWS II Congressional hearing and appointed a TFOS Ambassador. He has over two decades of experience in running some of the largest dedicated dry eye clinics in the United States. A noted educator and author, Dr. Karpecki has provided over 1,000 lectures at various meetings covering 4 continents. He has also authored over 1,000 papers in journals, book chapters, clinical e-blasts and newsletters. He currently serves as the Chief Clinical Editor for Review of Optometry, the most read journal in the profession, is director of clinical content and chairs the New Technology and Treatment Conferences. He is also on the board for the charitable organization Optometry Giving Sight.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, May 31, 2018:
- 12:00pm: Leadership Committee Meeting (for Leadership Committee Members only)

Friday, June 1, 2018:
- 10:00am-12:00pm: WVAOP Board of Directors Meeting & Lunch - Hayes Conference Room
- 8:00am-6:00pm: Outdoor Pool Cabana
- 1:00pm-2:00pm: Registration/Check In - Eisenhower Foyer
- 2:00pm-7:00pm: Exhibit Hall Open - Eisenhower Foyer (Open during breaks, etc.)
- 2:00pm-4:00pm: "Innovations in Eye Care"
49663-GO - Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO - Eisenhower A&B
- 4:00pm-5:00pm: "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Anterior Uveitis Management"
52306-AS - Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO - Eisenhower A&B
- 5:00pm-7:00pm: Exhibitor Reception - Eisenhower Foyer
- 7:00pm: Dinner (On your own)
- 9:00pm: Annual Bowling Tournament - Bowling Alley
- Hours TBD: President's Reception at Hawley House - Time TBD

Saturday, June 2, 2018:
- 8:30am-12:00pm: Exhibit Hall Open - Eisenhower Foyer (Open during breaks, etc.)
- 8:00am-6:00pm: Outdoor Pool Cabana
- 9:00am-11:00am: "Ocular Surface Disease Management"
48018-AS - Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO - Eisenhower A&B
- 11:00am-12:00pm: "Corneal Grand Rounds"
52554-AS - Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO - Eisenhower A&B
- 12:00pm-1:00pm: WVAOP General Membership Meeting (Does not count as COPE credit) - Eisenhower A&B
- 1:27pm: Annual Golf Tournament - Meadows Course
- 2:00pm: Annual Croquet Tournamnet - Croquet Lawn
- 7:00pm: Dinner (On your own)
- Hours TBD: President's Reception at Hawley House - Time TBD

Sunday, June 3, 2018:
- 9:00am-10:00am: "New Understanding in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease"
50980-AS - Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO - Eisenhower A&B
- 10:00am-12:00pm: "Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Surface: Conditions Focus on Allergy & Infectious Conjunctivitis"
45867-AS - Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO - Eisenhower A&B

**Please Note: Schedule is subject to change any any time without any notice.

Registration Fees:

- AOA/WVAOP Member Registration Fees:

  - Optometrist (Full Weekend) - $275
  - Optometrist (One Day Only) - $150
  - Life Member or Retired Member - $100
  - Optometry Student - Free
  - Spouse Registration - $100 (Includes all WVAOP receptions, activities, etc.)

- NON Member Registration Fees:
  - Optometrist (Full Weekend) - $500
  - Optometrist (One Day Only) - $325
  - Optometrist (Retired) - $250
  - Spouse Registration - $100 (Includes all WVAOP receptions, activities, etc.)
**NON Members 

Download the registration brochure by clicking here.
Register online by clicking here.

Site last updated on April 16, 2018.