About the Conference


The Michigan Optometric Association and the Michigan College of Optometry have joined together again to bring you the Great Lakes Eyecare Conference (GLEC).  You are invited to attend this educational meeting and trade show on Thursday-Saturday, June 15-17, 2017, at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI.

GLEC will feature 18 hours of COPE Approved CE for ODs, MCO Residency Day (June 16), Para Program at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids (June 15 & 17), and Practical Training for Opticians at the Michigan College of Optometry (June 16 & 17).

Additionally, your registration includes admittance to two GLEC events:

Michigan College of Optometry Welcome Reception - Attend the MCO Welcome Reception on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - Gerald R. and Betty Ford Presidential Ballroom.

GLEC 2017 also offers two options for Optometric staff to get the education and training they want! 

  • Para Program - Staff can register for one or two days of CE training that will be held at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Thursday & Friday, June 15-16, 2017.

  • Practical Training for Opticians - A second opportunity for training will be held at the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, Practical Training for Opticians, Friday & Saturday, June 16-17, 2017.