Student Program


As a future optometrist, you have the opportunity to experience the best education in optometry at SECO 2015. Network with your peers, working optometrists, potential employers and industry leaders and enjoy a range of social events all at no cost to you.


What makes SECO special for students?


  • Complimentary admission to SECO’s world-renowned OD continuing education program, including Special Sessions and the Symposium Series.
  • The Student Symposium is just for you, with a free lunch and a special Future Professionals Forum with speakers from Vistakon. You also will have a chance to win one of four $1,000 scholarships just by attending. Registration is required. Sponsored in part by Vistakon.

Saturday, March 7, Noon – 1:15 PM

  • SECO’s famous Optometry Student Party on Friday night. Meet other future ODs and have a great time with SECO. Sponsored in part by HOYA.

Friday, March 6, 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

  • $100 cash stipend* from SECO to help offset your attendance costs.
  • Exclusive student rates at the landmark Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel.


What’s Included?

Free registration for students and residents includes entrance into all OD CE courses, the Special Sessions, the Symposium Series, Optometry’s Marketplace at SECO™ and all social events. Residents may reserve a space in OD courses by selecting the courses you wish to attend when you register. Students may attend any of the courses in the OD program as long as space is available. Student registration does not include Learning Labs.


*Terms and Conditions of Cash Stipend. This program is limited to one cash stipend per person, and the stipends may only be collected by the individual claiming the stipend. Not available to residents. See the SECO 2015 Program for claiming instructions.



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