Paul C. Ajamian, O.D., is General Chairman of the SECO CE Committee.

SECO 2007 is The Education Destination, featuring almost 400 hours of optometric continuing education for eye care professionals. With targeted sessions, workshops and specialized education tracks, SECO 2007 will certainly have what you are looking for and more.

In addition to the world-class education program, SECO 2007 features Optometrys Marketplace, one of the largest exhibit halls in optometry, with more than 240 participating companies, and more than 40 social and affiliate events.


SECO 2007 is designed for optometrists, opticians, and ophthalmic professionals at all career levels who wish to expand their skills and professional knowledge, acquire new skills or professional accreditations, and develop networking and professional relationsall necessary to build and maintain a successful practice.


SECO 2007 takes place February 21 to 25, 2007. The education program begins Wednesday, February 21 and closes Sunday, February 25. Optometrys Marketplace exhibit hall will be open February 22 through February 24.


SECO 2007 is hosted in Building A of the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) in Atlanta. Some events are hosted at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center (Omni), which is the headquarters hotel for SECO 2007. The Marriott Marquis and Westin Peachtree Plaza hotels also are affiliated hotels for overflow accommodations.

All SECO courses and events are held at the GWCC or Omni; the on-site program provides event location details.

A Special Invitation From Dr. Paul Ajamian:
SECO International is more than just an annual congress.

Its more than just an annual congress and more than just your average array of continuing education courses. SECO International offers optometrists from around the world an Education Destinationthe opportunity to partake in world-class continuing education and events. And, its just around the corner. SECO 2007 will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 21 to 25, 2007!

SECOs dedicated and experienced volunteers have identified optometrys leading experts and have built an O.D. continuing education program that is new and exciting and will deliver the tools necessary for you to build a thriving, successful practice. Much of what you will see at SECO 2007 is not available anywhere else in the country!

In addition, SECO has a flare for the creative and provides education that is fun and innovative. With our "007" theme this year, we expect attendees to be "shaken" and "stirred" with new ideas and information that can be immediately applied to everyday practice. Our lineup of special sessions, panels, tracks, and workshops will cover everything from practice management to pediatrics, cornea to cutting edge glaucoma, and retina to refractive. You will find custom-designed tracks for students, staff, and practitioners. Doctors from coast to coast continue to count on SECO year after year to keep them and their staff on the forefront of everything new in eye care!

We understand that you have many options for fulfilling your CE requirements, but SECO offers that and so much more! In addition to the most advanced and innovative education, doctors and staff come to SECO from around the world to network and meet friends; exchange ideas; shop the latest technology, equipment and products; and enjoy the city of Atlanta!

I encourage you to register soon, as many will be clamoring for the new courses and workshops. Register early to receive discounted rates, and use our easy online registration process ( to ensure you are registered for the courses and activities you want. And, with SECOs many joint education courses, dont forget to bring your staff so that you can take a team approach to continuing education and practice management.

On behalf of the entire CE Committee, we appreciate your support and participation. We are here to serve you as well as the profession of optometry. I look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!

Paul C. Ajamian, O.D., F.A.A.O.

General Chairman

Continuing Education Committee

SECO International, LLC


Vol. No: 144:01Issue: 1/15/2007