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2024 Scientific Forum

2024 Scientific Forum

Friday, June 7, 2024 1:30 PM - Saturday, June 8, 2024 2:00 PM (EDT)


VSEPS Education Fund Annual Scientific Forum

June 7 – 8, 2024

Richmond Hilton Downtown, 501 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Join ophthalmologists from across the Commonwealth at the VSEPS 2024 Scientific Forum, June 7-8 in Richmond. In just 24 hours, you'll benefit by:

  • Engaging in education sessions led by experts in the field, earning valuable continuing education credits. Stay abreast of the latest clinical guidelines, surgical techniques, and ethical considerations to elevate your practice.|

  • Connecting with peers, mentors, and industry leaders during interactive sessions, panel discussions, and social events. The forum provides a unique platform to foster collaborations, share insights, and build lasting professional relationships within Virginia’s vibrant ophthalmic community.

  • Gaining insights from our industry partners at the expo on new developments, technologies, and solutions to improve patient care and benefit your practice.

The event attire is business casual. 

Target Audience: Ophthalmologists, Residents, Medical Students, Ophthalmic Technicians (COT’s, COMT’s, and COA’s)

Learning Objectives:

Educational Goal: Our educational goal is to identify & explore the latest developments in the prevention, diagnosis, management, and treatment of ophthalmic conditions. After participating in this meeting, attendees should be armed with some best practices that can be readily implemented in their current practices. They should also gain an awareness of how future trends and developments will shape their future patient care and practice management endeavors.

After participating in our annual scientific meeting, participants will be better able to:

  • Analyze advances in ophthalmic medical research & determine implications for physicians & patients

  • Outline advances in prevention, diagnosis, management & treatment of ophthalmic conditions in the areas of cornea, cataracts, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, and retina

  • Relate complications of ophthalmic disease & treatment. and outline ways to prevent or address these complications

  • Compare and contrast trends and developments in ophthalmology, and discuss opportunities for future diagnoses, treatment, and prevention

  • Evaluate best practices in diagnosis & management of ophthalmic conditions.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

For an agenda, please click here.

For details for getting to and parking at the Hilton Richmond Downtown Hotel and other details,  plase click here

Industry Partners: Learn more about exhibiting and sponsoring.

Ophthalmologists, Residents, Medical Students: Scroll down to the page to complete the registration form

VSEPS Members - if you need assistance with logging in to register and obtain member pricing, please contact 

For an agenda, please click here.

The VSEPS Room Block at the Hilton closed on May 20. A limited number of rooms are still available. If you need a room please contact Chrissy Cannaday ( by 3pm, May 30

The Virginia Society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (VSOMP) will be hosting a technician education program in conjunction with the VSEPS physician program. Please click here for more details. ***Technicians need to register on the VSOMP website.***

Hilton Richmond Downtown Hotel
501 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States


Hotel onsite valet park ($40), with in/out privileges, on first come basis.

Three city-run parking lots adjacent to hotel

  • Self-serve kiosks or use parking apps  
    • Intersection of E. Broad and 5th Streets
    • Intersection of E. Broad and 6th Streets
    • Intersection of E. Grace and 6th Streets
  • Public parking at Richmond Convention Center, across from/behind Richmond Marriott, 500 E. Broad St. (
    • Marriott Parking Deck entrance can be found at 500 East Broad Street. Rates are posted at the entry, and vary depending on the visit duration
    • Fourth and Broad Streets: Surface lots

Public Transit:

GRTC Pulse rapid transit service - closest stop is  Convention Center:

Event Contact
Chrissy Cannaday
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Friday, June 7, 2024 1:30 PM - Saturday, June 8, 2024 2:00 PM (EDT)

Friday, June 7:

Scientific Session
5:00 - 6:00pm

Dinner on your own

Saturday, June 8


Continental Breakfast

Scientific Sessions

Coffee Break

Scientific Sessions
Lunch, VSEPS Elections

Scientific Sessions
Meeting Ends

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