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Congress Attendee Information

Thank you to all who attended GWCO 2019! We hope to see you all next year at Portland, OR for GWCO 2020 being held on Thursday, September 17 through Sunday, September 20. Mark your calendars!

We will be updating the GWCO website as 2020 details become available. Until then, we encourage you to take a look at the 2019 details for a frame of reference.

CE Certificate Information

CE Certificates from the 2019 Congress will be emailed to attendees in November. This certificate will have CE master numbers and your proof of attendance via the sessions you were scanned into. The certificate will come from Action Registration.

Congress Highlights

  • 75+ Hours of Cutting-Edge Education
  • COPE, ABO, NCLE & CPC Accreditation
  • BOGO Staff with OD Early Registration
  • 2-Day Exhibit Hall Marketplace
  • Evening Events & More

Join Us in Portland

Online registration is now closed, but you can still join us in Portland for #GWCO2019. We will be offering walk-in registration at the Oregon Convention Center starting Thursday, October 10, 2019. You can also learn more about the event by downloading the GWCO App.

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Congress Online Registration Book

Read more about our event by reviewing this year's digital Registration Book. This informational packet contains a message from the GWCO president, details on hotel and travel information, sponsor and exhibitor listings, social highlights, a course guide, and speaker biographies. 

GWCO Registration Book

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Hotel & Travel

Learn all you need to know about traveling to Portland for Congress. If you are planning to join us in Portland for the 2019 GWCO Congress, then it is time to start planning your trip.

Learn more about air travel, getting around, weather, OCC parking, and the top 10 things to do in Portland on the hotel and travel page.

Plan Your Trip

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AACO Partnership Event

AACO Sunday @GWCO Congress 2019
Sunday, October 13, 2019 | DoubleTree Hotel 

After attending GWCO join the American Association of Corporate Optometrists (AACO) for their annual event.

Learn about new ideas and techniques: featuring sessions on global scientific research as well as practice management relevant for those working in corporate retail settings as well as private practice!

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Additional OD Social & Learning Opportunity

Essilor: Trivia Edu-tainment
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | Kells Irish Pub

Join Essilor and featured speaker Dr. Ryan Parker, to explore why the numbers of myopic children are continuing to increase in the United States and the potential for vision loss if we do not manage these cases appropriately. This event will also cover various management options and how effective they are in dealing with myopia.  Future management options will also be explored.

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CE Certificates

Thank you to those who joined us at the 2018 GWCO Congress in Portland Oregon. CE Certificates are available, please email the GWCO Office to obtain your Certificate of Attendance and be sure to join us again.

Learn more about CE credits offered, how to make sure you receive your credits, and how to obtain your Certificate of Attendance on the CE Certificate page.

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