2019 Technician Education Seminar

Jan 31, 2019 07:30am -
Feb 02, 2019 05:30pm
(GMT-5)

Event Description

2019 EBAA Technician Education Seminar

January 31 - February 2, 2019

Philadelphia, PA

 

Host Eye Bank: Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley

 

The Technician Education Seminar is a course that includes a series of lectures on the practical, technical, and scientific aspects of the eye banking practice through lectures, demonstrations, and breakout sessions. It is designed to fit the needs of beginning eye bank technicians. New this year, a portion of the sessions will be hosted online prior to the seminar. Individuals who register for the TES will be required to complete these sessions prior to attendance.

Prior to registration, please review the seminar details below. The deadline to register is January 16, 2019.


Preliminary Schedule:     

  • Wednesday, January 30: Optional Social Event (Time TBA)
  • Thursday, January 31: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday, February 1: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 2: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm                                        

 

Pre-TES Requirements:

  • Reading: EBAA Medical Standards, EBAA Procedures Manual, and Introduction to Eye Banking: A Handbook and Atlas by George Rosenwasser, MD.
  • Pre-Seminar Online Sessions: New this year, a portion of the sessions online prior to the seminar. Completion of the sessions is required prior to attendance. More information will be sent to registrants at a later date.

 

Hotel Accommodations: There is an EBAA room block at the Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City. The rate is $120/night plus taxes. To make a reservation, click hereAll unreserved rooms in the EBAA block will be released on January 8, 2019. Transportation between the hotel and eye bank will be provided each day.

 

Travel: Airline reservations should be made for arrival in Philadelphia on Wednesday, January 30. Please allow yourself some extra time to get to the seminar, as the weather conditions during that time of year in Philadelphia can be unpredictable. Departure can take place anytime after Saturday, February 2 at 7:00 pm. Note: Attendees should plan on staying at the conference until 5 pm. 

 

Fees:

 

Early Bird (Expires Dec. 17):           EBAA Member:  $550        Non-Member: $900

Registration (Dec. 18 - Jan. 16):      EBAA Member: $650        Non-Member: $975

 

Registration Details:

 

IMPORTANT: If you have never attended an EBAA event or have never been entered in the EBAA database, please register for the TES via the paper form. This is to ensure that if you are an EBAA Member, you will receive the member rate.  To register with the paper form, please click here.

 

If you are in the database already, you may register for this event online.

 

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Genevieve Casaceli at Genevieve@restoresight.org


Event Type:Education
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Dec 17, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Dec 18, 2018 and ends on Jan 21, 2019.
Late registration starts on Jan 22, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)