GWCO 2024 Congress Information

October 17-20, 2024 | The Hyatt Regency, Portland, Oregon

GWCO Congress was developed to provide an educational venue for the optometric professional in GWCO member states to come together and receive high-quality, multi-track optometric education. As a way to encourage participation of members and state leaders, net profits from the annual congress are returned to the GWCO states based on an attendance formula. 

 Event Details


Event Location & Host Hotel


Hyatt Regency Portland 
75 NE Holladay Street
Portland, Oregon, 97232

Hotel & travel information coming SOON!


Continuing Education


Education Schedule
GWCO 2023 Congress detailed schedule can be viewed here.  

  Continuing Education Accreditation
GWCO makes every effort to secure accreditation for all continuing education through the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE).  GWCO does not guarantee that a licensing board or certifying organization will accredit any course presented at GWCO Congress 2023.


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