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THE FUTURE IN FOCUS SPECIAL EVENTS
Keynote Address: Electronic Wearable Devices & the Ophthalmic Industry
Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, received his doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University and completed a fellowship in medical cornea and refractive surgery in Kansas City in affiliation with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He currently works in corneal services, heads the ocular surface disease clinic and is director of clinical research at the Koffler Vision Group in Lexington, Kentucky.
A noted educator and author, Dr. Karpecki has provided over 1000 invited lectures at various meetings domestically and covering 4 continents. He has also authored over 1000 papers in journals, book chapters, eblasts and newsletters.
He currently serves as the Chief Clinical Editor for Review of Optometry.
Panel Discussion: What Emerging Technologies will Change the Optical Landscape?
Rapid changes in technology impact the eye care industry. This diverse panel will provide insights from industry, eye care providers and investors about both short and long term implications. Questions from meeting attendees will be collected prior to the session.
Richard Clompus, President, Clompus Consulting Group
Barry Barresi, OD, PhD, CEO OcuHub
Pia Taveras, Engineer, ClearVision
Pharma & Implantable Devices
Bill Burns, CEO, Encore Vision
Electronic Wearable Devices
Jay Sales, Co-Founder, The Shop
Internet Ophthalmic Sales
Kevin Hundert, Founder, Made Eyewear