2021 ISEPS/COS Annual Meeting

Ophthalmic Technicians Program

Sponsored by the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons
and the Chicago Ophthalmological Society


Date - Friday, October 22, 2021
Place - Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL

Program Topics & Schedule

We are offering a range of topics that will appeal to ophthalmic technicians in all levels of expertise.  

  • Ophthalmic Technician ProgramCLICK HERE (PDF format) 

Please make note of our Covid-19 protocol for all attendees

Please plan to stay for an hour after the conference ends for a social hour -- cocktail reception at the convention center.

Session Schedule Overview  (subject to minor variations) coming soon

Program Chair:  Denese Smith, AAS, COT, OSC, COE
Friday, October 22, 2021

     7:15 a.m. -- Registration & Continental Breakfast in the exhibit area
     8:30 a.m. -- General Session I
     10:40 a.m. -- Break in the exhibit area
     11:00 a.m. -- General Session II
     12:00 p.m. -- Buffet lunch in the exhibit area
     1:00 p.m. -- Session III 
     3:00 p.m. -- Break in the exhibit area
     3:20 p.m. -- General Session IV 
     5:00 p.m. -- Adjourn for the Day

Registration Information - Non-physicians


Use the registration form below
for all non-physicians (ophthalmic technicians and practice administrators).

  • Registration fee - $125
  • Group Discount
    • ISEPS Practice Members may receive group discounts for non-physician attendees (administrator and ophthalmic tech registrations combined).  The online form will automatically calculate the correct pricing.
    • 5 - 9 attendees = 5%    10 - 19 attendees = 10%     20+ attendees = 20% 
  • If you are an ophthalmic technician not currently employed by an Illinois ophthalmology practice, you may still use the online form.

The online registration form will automatically calculate the correct registration fees for the number of attendees.  It also will apply the "Early Bird" rate.  ISEPS Member Practices interested in receiving the group discount when registering 5 or more from the same practice are asked to used the paper (PDF) registration form.

If you prefer to pay with a check or don't want to use our secure online system, download a paper registration form - 

Refund Policy --  Although public health authorities continue to state that exposure to the coronavirus remains at a relatively low risk factor for most Americans who do not have underlying medical conditions, ISEPS-COS has extended its refund policy.  Any cancellations received by the ISEPS/COS office no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20 will be eligible for a refund less our standard $25 processing charge.  We are unable to offer refunds for "no shows" at the conference.  If you wish to cancel a registration, please email or call with the name of the attendee and the session for which they registered (physician, administrator, ophthalmic technician).  

Email - [email protected]     Phone:  847-680-1666

If a registered attendee is unable to attend, you may substitute somebody else from your office in their place.  Please contact the ISEPS/COS office as soon as you are aware of the substitution so we can make the appropriate changes to our registration system.

Continuing Education

Ophthalmic Technician Session

This program will be of interest to ophthalmic technical personnel working in an ophthalmology practice, as well as those wishing to keep up with the latest developments and CE credits.

CE Credits

This course has been submitted to JCAHPO for consideration of CE credit. 

Meeting Site Information

The conference takes place in the conference facility of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  The venue is near O'Hare International Airport and is close to major highways and just two blocks away from the CTA's Blue Line.

View an overview of the schedule for all three sessions:  physicians, administrators and techs (PDF file) - coming soon

Return to the conference overview page 


Contact the ISEPS/COS office at 800/838-3627 or send email to: [email protected]

Last Updated on Thursday, October 14, 2021 06:44 PM