2019 Mid-Year Meeting

Mark Your Calendars Today!

2019 Mid-Year Meeting
May 17, 18, & 19, 2019
The Greenbrier Resort
White Sulphur Springs, WV

Speaker: Blair Lonsberry, OD, MS, FAAO, MEd

9 hours of CE will be presented over the three day weekend!

Hotel Rooms at the Greenbrier Resort:

- Traditional Guest Rooms: $265.00 per room, per night

- Superior Guest Rooms: $299.00 per room, per night

- Deluxe Guest Rooms: $349.00 per room, per night

- Draper Suites: $349.00 per room, per night

To make a hotel reservation at the Greenbrier Resort, please contact the Greenbrier Resort by calling 855.453.4858 or online by clicking the link here. The deadline to reserve a hotel room is April 15, 2019. After this date, the hotel rooms in the room block will go back to full price and may possibly not be available.

Additional to the room reservation fee, the Greenbrier Resort charges a Daily Resort Fee of $39.00 per room, per day. The following services are included in the Daily Resort Fee: Morning coffee service, Afternoon tea, Nightly movies in the Theatre, Historical tours and presentations (Bunker Tour is excluded), on-property transportation shuttle, wireless internet, Cyber Cafe with high-speed internet, Champagne toast in the Casino Club, Culinary demonstrations, Hiking trails, Use of resort Fitness Center, Use of resort's Indoor and Outdoor pools, local and toll-free phone calls and Entertainment provided by the Casino Club's Beverage Entertainers.

Additional to the room reservation fee, the Greenbrier Resort charges a Historic Preservation Fee of 6.5% to all charges. In order to preserve and protect landscapes, buildings, and amenities in Greenbrier Resort history, the Resort charges a Historic Preservation Fee. These proceeds have an extremely positive economic, environmental and educational impact on the Resort and surrounding communities. 

Valet Parking, if utilized, is $25.00 per vehicle, per day. Self-parking is complimentary.
Check-in time at the Greenbrier Resort is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am. 

Please note that there are additional hotels in the Lewisburg area available for hotel accommodations. Hampton Inn is available at 304.645.7300 and Holiday Inn Express is available at 304.645.5750. If you do decide to stay off location, you are still able to participate in the activities and receptions at the Greenbrier Resort.

Speaker: Blair Lonsberry, OD, MS, FAAO, MEd

Dr. Lonsberry grew up in Rossburn, Manitoba (Canada). He obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996 after completing a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Manitoba. He completed his residency in Primary Care Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1997 and then joined the faculty at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. During his time at Southern College of Optometry, he completed a Masters degree in Education with an 
emphasis on adult learning. Currently, Dr. Lonsberry is a full Professor with Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. Dr. Lonsberry is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the Optometric Retinal Society, the Optometric Glaucoma Society and the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry.
Registration Fees:

AOA/WVAOP Member Registration Fees:
  • Optometrist (Full Weekend - 9 hours of CE): $325
  • Optometrist (One day only - 3 hours of CE): $150
  • Retired or Life Member: $150
  • Student: FREE
  • Spouse Registration (Anyone attending above 15 years of age): $150
    **Includes all WVAOP activities, receptions, etc.
  • Golf Tournament Fee: $100 per person
    **Golf fee for those wishing to play golf in the Annual Golf Tournament on Old White.
NON Member Registration Fees:
  • Optometrist (Full Weekend - 9 hours of CE): $500
  • Optometrist (One day only - 3 hours of CE): $325
  • Optometrist (Retired): $250
    **NON Members who register must pay $50 per CE hour in addition to the initial registration fee.
  • Spouse Registration (Anyone attending above 15 years of age): $150
    **Includes all WVAOP activities, receptions, etc.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • 7:00-9:00pm
    • WVAOP Board of Directors Meeting - Room TBA
Friday, May 17, 2019
  • 1:00-2:00pm
    • Registration & Check-In - Eisenhower Foyer
  • 2:00-4:00pm
    • Oral Pharmaceuticals in Anterior Segment Disease” - Eisenhower A & B Salons
      • 51788-OP – Blair Lonsberry, OD (2 hours)
  • 4:00-5:00pm
    • Simplifying Systemic Antibiotics” - Eisenhower A & B Salons
      • 58476-PH – Blair Lonsberry, OD (1 hour)
  • 5:00-7:00pm
    • Exhibitor Reception - Eisenhower Foyer
  • 7:00pm
    • Dinner (On Your Own)
Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • 8:00-10:00am
    • Interactive Grand Rounds” - Eisenhower A & B Salons
      • 60887-SD – Blair Lonsberry, OD (2 hours)
  • 10:00-11:00am
    • Uveitis Systemic and Ocular Approaches to Management” - Eisenhower A & B Salons
      • 59152-SD – Blair Lonsberry, OD (1 hour)
  • 11:00am-12:00pm
    • WVAOP General Membership Meeting (NON-COPE 1 hour) - Eisenhower A & B Salons
  • 7:00pm
    • Dinner (On Your Own)
Sunday, May 19, 2019
  • 9:00-11:00am
    • Ocular Manifestations in Diabetes” - Eisenhower A & B Salons
      • 58027-SD – Blair Lonsberry, OD (2 hours)
  • 11:00am-12:00pm
    • Lab Testing the Basics” - Eisenhower A & B Salons
      • 49740-SD – Blair Lonsberry, OD (1 hour)

**Please Note: Schedule is subject to change at any time without any notice.
Activities are being provided by the WVAOP over the three day weekend. We will be announcing the activities at a later date once all have been finalized.

- You may now register online by clicking here.
- You may also download the registration brochure by clicking here.

Site last updated on January 28, 2019.