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2016 Annual Meeting Early Bird Registration Open!

Maybe you’ve been to New Orleans…Maybe you’ve been to a PECAA Annual Meeting…But you’ve never been to a PECAA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Experience the Big Easy like never before!
Join us May 19-21, 2016 at the New Orleans Marriott located in the heart of the French Quarter for the 2016 Annual Meeting.
• Dynamic speakers
• Business-focused education
• COPE approved CE lectures
• Peer-to-peer breakouts
• Vendor exhibit hall – meet with 58 of PECAA’s Vendor Partners
• Unforgettable experience in New Orleans!


Early bird registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is now open! The event is open to both doctors and staff and there is a limited amount of space available so please register early to secure your spot at this can’t miss event! Please note that each individual person from your practice who plans to attend will need to submit their own separate registration form. Five total people, including at least one doctor, may register for the meeting.

msyla_phototour119Book Hotel:

You are responsible for booking your hotel room at the New Orleans Marriott. Please note that registering for the meeting does not mean your hotel room as been booked. Click the link below to book your room now through PECAA’s online reservation site:

Schedule of Events: General Session

Thursday, May 19th:
1:30pm – 1:45pm – Welcome
1:45pm – 5:00pm – Dr. Paul Karpecki CE & PECAA Presentation
6:30pm – 9:00pm – Welcome Reception on the Creole Queen Paddle Wheeler
9:00pm – Explore the French Quarter
Friday, May 20th:
7:00am – 8:00am – Breakfast & Vendor Exhibits
8:00am – 10:00am – General Session Speakers
10:00am – 10:15am – Break
10:15am – 11:30am – Peer-to-Peer Breakouts
11:30am – 1:15pm – Lunch & Vendor Exhibits
1:30pm – 3:00pm – General Session Speakers
3:00pm – 5:00pm – Happy Hour & Vendor Exhibits
6:30pm – 10:00pm – Member Appreciation Dinner at Generations Hall
Saturday, May 21st:
7:00am – 8:00am – Breakfast & Vendor Exhibits
8:00am – 10:00am – General Session Speakers
10:00am – 11:00am – Peer-to-Peer Breakouts
11:00am – 11:30am – Closing Remarks
11:30am – 1:00pm – Lunch & Vendor Exhibits

Introducing two all-new staff tracks!

Attending staff can choose from two all-new education tracks, our Staff Track designed for practice and optical staff or our Management Track designed for practice managers and administrators.
Staff Track:

  • Patient Engagement
  • Patient Outcomes
  • Patient Experience
  • Romancing The Dispense

Management Track:

  • Finding & Unleashing Your Leader Within
  • KPI’s
  • Effective Leadership
  • Romancing The Dispense

* Please register for only 1 of the tracks – either Staff Track OR Management Track

Evening Events

Experience New Orleans and join us for our two evening events on Thursday and Friday! Our evening events are open to all attendees including doctors, staff, guests and vendors.
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Join us on Thursday, May 19th for dinner and a river cruise on the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler. Please note, we will be walking a few short blocks as a group from the hotel to the boat dock.

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Friday’s evening event will give you a true taste of New Orleans and the culture of the Big Easy! We will be walking the streets of New Orleans in true Mardi Gras fashion, ending with a dinner and celebration at Generations Hall.

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