KOA Convention & Seminar 2024

April 25 - 27, 2024
Hilton Garden Inn
Manhattan, Kansas

Join us for the KOA Convention & Seminar 2024 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas. 

OD Program:

The education for optometrists will include at least 13 hours CE spread over two and 1/2 days.Thursday night will also include the President's Reception followed by the Eyeball Pub Crawl in Aggieville.  Friday will include CE, along with KOA Business Meetings, Elections of Offices, AOA Update and opportunities to visit with vendors. 

We will also host a golf tournament at Colbert Hills. It is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, April 25 and is open to ODs, spouses, staff, industry partners, and guests. 

Paraoptometric Program:

The in-person education for paraoptometric staff will also be spread over two days, with many of the classes AOA and/or ABO approved CE. The paraoptometric program will include a presentations from Sharon Carter and Mary Schmidt and paras are invited to participate in the Thursday night reception and Eyeball Pub Crawl. Saturday morning there will also be a special track from Mary Schmidt for office managers.

Hotel Information:

  • The event will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 410 South 3rd Street in Manhattan, Kansas.  Reservation information coming soon.


We are looking forward to another exciting in-person event in Manhattan, featuring excellent opportunities to visit with optometrists and optometric staff from across the state. We will be hosting our golf tournament at Colbert Hills on Thursday, April 25, and vendors are encouraged to participate.  In addition, we will be bringing back our very popular Eyeball Pub Crawl in Aggieville Thursday night, which features opportunities for vendors to sponsor the different stops on the pub craw.  If you are interested in exhibit/sponsorship opportunities, please complete the forms below or contact the KOA by phone at 785-232-0225 or email rachelle@kansasoptometric.org.