VOSH Annual Meeting 2018

Montreal, Canada

 

October 12-13, 2018

Theme: United VOSH 

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Come to YOUR VOSH Annual Meeting!
GENERAL SCHEDULE

Friday, October 12:

8:00 am – 4:00 pm: Committee Meetings, Board meeting, Fellowship Exam at Meeting Hotel: The Best Western Plus Montreal City Center Hotel Europa, 1240, Rue Drummond, Montreal, Qc, H3G 1V7, http://www.hoteleuropa.com/en

5:00 – 6:30 pm: Welcome Reception Hosted by VOSH-Santa Cruz (Montreal) at University of Montreal School of Optometry  Universite de Montreal, L’École d’optométrie

Saturday October 13:

9 am – 5 pm: Annual Meeting (breakfast on your own due to later start of the meeting)

5 – 7 pm Closing Cocktail Reception

Sunday October 14:

Tour of VOSH-Santa Cruz Warehouse and Facilities, hosted by VOSH-Santa Cruz (Montreal)

ACCOMMODATIONS

 

Best Western Plus Montreal City Center Hotel Europa

Address : 1240, rue Drummond, Montreal, Qc, H3G 1V7

http://www.hoteleuropa.com/en

To make your reservation and receive the special VOSH rates, follow this link: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.67013.html?groupId=7V6MQ0D6

Sleeping room rates are as follows (free internet):

1 Queen bed, single or double occupancy            $124 CAD +TX

2 Double bed, double occupancy                           $140.00 CAD +TX

Breakfast is not included in the room rate. An American Breakfast buffet is available for $14.50 pp.

To get to the hotel from the airport, City Bus 747 will drop you off near the hotel, only a 2 minute walk, and it runs 24 hours. Otherwise, there is a taxi flat rate of $40.

TRANSPORTATION & FLIGHTS

Jeffrey Olinghouse of ProTravel is available to help make your travel plans. Contact Jeffrey at vosh@protravelinc.com

 

Helpful note:To get to the hotel from the airport, City Bus 747 will drop you off near the hotel, only a 2 minute walk, and it runs 24 hours. Otherwise, there is a taxi flat rate of $40.

Student VOSH Members: APPLY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ATTEND THE MEETING!

VOSH/International is offering financial assistance to one representative each Student VOSH Chapter.

(All Student VOSH members are welcomed to attend the meeting, but only one application per chapter, please).

Nominations must be received by VOSH/International from the SVOSH Chapter NO LATER THAN September 1.

APPLY HERE FOR SVOSH FUNDING

Funding will be determined, and student will be notified y September 10. A travel stipend, based on distance, is available offset expenses up to the amount as listed below. 

Travel Guide based on location of Chapter and Meeting, as follows:
30 – 99 miles one way: $50.00
100 – 199 miles one way: $125.00
200 – 299 miles one way: $200.00
300+ miles one way:
If driving – $350.00
If flying – $550.00

Questions? Contact Dr. Barbara Brown, barbwbrown@hotmail.com

 

SPEAKERS, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS

COMING SOON!

NOMINATE A PEER FOR THE DISTINGUISHED HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
SUBMIT A POSTER AND BRAG ABOUT YOUR CHAPTER
EXHIBITORS
HELPFUL INFORMATION

COMING SOON!

QUESTIONS?

Contact

Deborah Wright DeMaderios wright@vosh.org

Natalie Venezia, Executive Director venezia@vosh.org