2022 Fall Convention


2022 Fall Convention: Here is the information you have all been waiting for!!

It is taking a few last minute adjustments to get our schedule and registration done, but we wanted to get this out to everyone.


2022 WPA Convention Booklet

2022 Fall Convention Registration Form

I hope so! Here are a few things you need to know and then keep reading for class highlights.

The WPA Convention is at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells this year! A great place for a conference and fun. The original room block will be released Monday, August 22nd – just 5 days from now!! RESERVE NOW!!! Don’t miss out on the fun! Keep reading for all the exciting classes we have arranged! There is something for everyone!

Reserve your room TODAY!

Kalahari has agreed to extend the room block approximately a week to 8/29 but when the rooms are gone - they are gone! Don't be disappointed - make your reservation today!

WPA Annual Convention (September 23 – 24)

A dedicated website is now available. Reservations can be made at this web address:
Click here:  https://book.passkey.com/e/50334901

Our Headline Speaker, Back by Popular Demand

Diane Drake

Diane’s smooth teaching style has you learning difficult concepts as easily as you can count to three! A few of the classes you won’t want to miss:

Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
Defining the Chief Complaint
Prentice Rule
The Great Cover Up – Cosmetics and Contact Lenses
Types of Lenses – Converting Multifocal Rx’s to Task Specific Rx’s
Troubleshooting Dispensing to Seniors
The Basics of Soft Toric Lens Fitting
Prism and Characteristics of Lenses
Focus on Presbyopia
Customer Service 101+ When That’s Not Enough

Also back by popular demand: Greg Vickers, OD

Did you miss out on the Refraction Classes last year?? What a relief – he’s back again to explain the basics and the not-so-basics! What is a refractor – How does that thing work? What is the anatomy of a prescription? How do you figure that out? And HANDS ON experience. (Class size will be strictly limited for the hands on portion).

A THREE-PETE?? NO Way – Matthew Frank

is back again with his super practical Foundations 101 classes! If you work in an office you need to jump into these classes and learn how to become the adjustment superhero! You can also learn about frame styling, selling skills, troubleshooting, Computer Vision Syndrome and more. Don’t miss Matthew’s amazing classes that will get you noticed around the office!

Encore! Encore! Welcome back Brenda Montecalvo, OD, FCOVD!
Dr. Montecalvo taught the first WPA VT track classes a few years ago and she is back with more great information for all of us! Ever wonder how vision therapy translates into the real world of school or work performance? Wonder no more. Dr. Montecalvo will be unlocking the Secrets to Success and how the visual system leads us there! Whether you work in a vt practice or primary care you will learn real world, practical information that can help your patients succeed! Don’t miss this one!

A Special Guest – Valerie Manso from Bluetech Lenses!

Has a patient ever asked you why they need more than one pair of glasses? What did you say?? Learn the right answer from Valerie! Have you wondered about the science behind the “blue light debate? Come and find out first hand. Valerie Will also cover Sunlight – the dark side, Attracting Quality Staff, Diabetes, And Retail Strategies to Differentiate you from everyone else.

Are you serious about your career? Heading for certification and you’d like a little direction and support? We’ve got you covered! Come and join Tracy Rosiek, OD to learn all the ins and outs of certification for your CPO or CPOT review! She will walk you through the training and what the tests will cover. If you take this class and then take the test you are eligible for a $50 Scholarship reimbursement! Who wouldn’t want to study with the best, earn their certifications AND get money back? That’s a deal you can’t beat.

We are finalizing the Convention booklet and registration – thanks for your patience!!! Don’t miss out on the discounted rooms through the room block – book those rooms now! We will have the registration forms out shortly!! If you have any questions let us know- Can’t wait to see you in September!
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