Victoria BC 2024 SpeakersPlease plan on joining Pacific University in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia for up to 20 hours of COPE-accredited continuing education from July 18 to 21, 2024.

This summer continuing education conference in the picturesque heart of British Columbia. Hosted by Pacific University, this conference has been a staple in the optometry community since 1991, and we are proud to continue this tradition of excellence.

At the 2024 Victoria Conference, you can earn up to 20 hours of Cope-accredited continuing education. Our lineup of top optometric educators — including Dr. Paul Karpecki, Dr. Carolyn Majcher, Dr. Pat Caroline, and Dr. Sergio Cruz — Will cover a wide range of crucial topics, including ocular disease, retinal conditions, glaucoma, and contact lenses. You can count on gaining valuable insights and enhancing your skills.

Victoria Conference isn't just about professional growth.  Victoria provides a stunning backdrop for your getaway. With its beautiful gardens, exciting eco-tours, delectable cuisine, and a remarkably walkable city, you'll have plenty of options for relaxation and adventure outside the conference sessions.

For those who may be unable to travel, we've got you covered. The Victoria Conference will also be available virtually, ensuring that you can access this outstanding educational opportunity from the comfort of your home or office.

Hotel Grand Pacific

The Hotel Grand Pacific is offering a group discount of $255/CAN (If you wish to upgrade to a harbour view room it will be an additional $160/per night based on availability).

For Hotel reservations please contact the Hotel Grand Pacific at 1-800-663-7550 | Direct (250) 386-0450 | Group Code: JUL24PACI when booking your room—or email                                

Plan now for upcoming CE events!


Thursday, July 18, 2024 (5 hours of COPE Accredited CE)

7:30-8:20 a.m. | Modern Management of Diabetic Retinopathy | Dr. Carolyn Majcher | COPE #91534-TD
8:30-10:10 a.m. | New Pharmaceuticals and Their Clinical Applications | Dr. Paul Karpecki | COPE # 91517-PH
10:30-11:20 a.m.| Contemporary Topics in Specialty Contact Lenses | Dr. Pat Caroline | COPE #91531-CL
11:30-12:20 p.m. | Primary to Secondary: A Case-Based Review of Angle Closure Glaucoma | Dr. Carolyn Majcher | COPE #91535-GL

Friday, July 19, 2024 (6 hours of COPE Accredited CE)

7:30-8:20 a.m. | Pupillary Pathways: From Normal Function to Neurological Indicators | Dr. Sergio Cruz | COPE # Pending
8:30-10:10 a.m. | Multimodal Retinal imaging Grand Rounds | Dr. Carolyn Majcher | COPE # 91683-TD
10:30-12:10 p.m.| The SEVEN HABITS of Highly Effective Anterior Uveitis Management | Dr. Paul Karpecki | COPE # 91519-TD
12:20-1:10 p.m. | Mastering Co-Management: When to Collaborate with Ophthalmologists | Dr. Sergio Cruz | COPE # Pending

Saturday, July 20, 2024 (6 hours of COPE Accredited CE)

7:30-8:20 a.m. | What’s New in Ocular Surface Disease | Dr. Paul Karpecki | COPE # 91520-TD
8:30-10:10 a.m. | Myopia Control…New Thoughts New Understandings | Dr. Pat Caroline | COPE #88769-GO
10:30-12:10 p.m.| Swollen, Atrophic, and Anomalous Oh My! Navigating the Yellow Brick Road of Optic Neuropathy Differential Diagnoses | Dr. Carolyn Majcher | COPE # 91684-NO
12:20-1:10 p.m. | Critical Cases in Optometry: From Diagnosis to Urgent Care | Dr. Sergio Cruz | COPE # Pending

Sunday, July 21, 2024 (3 hours of COPE Accredited CE)

7:30-8:20 a.m. | Glaucoma Under Pressure - Insights for Practicing Professionals | Dr. Sergio Cruz | COPE # Pending
8:30-9:20 a.m. | Optometry Meets Neurology: Linking Headaches and Dry Eye Symptomology | Dr. Paul Karpecki | COPE # 91521-NO
10:30-11:20 a.m. | Contact Lenses Grand Rounds in 2024 | Dr. Pat Caroline | COPE #91530-CL

*Course schedules are subject to change

Contact Us

Michelena Buckingham | Continuing Education & Events Coordinator
College of Optometry | Jefferson Hall 207 | 503-352-2985