2023 Aging Eye Summit


Thanks to all who attended in 2023!  It was a great event!!

Plans for the 2024 Aging Eye Summit are in the works!!



2023 Aging Eye Summit

Monday, May 15, 2023

9:00am – registration
9:30am – program begins
1:30pm – program concludes (includes lunch)

To Register
The Aging Eye Summit will be held in person at Miami University and on-line. Registration is free and open to the public.

To attend in person:

To attend on-line:

Join us for the 2023 Aging Eye Summit in-person or virtually to learn from our great line-up of speakers about:

  • What is new in research and clinical care of the lens and the retina including development and regeneration.
  • Aging eye diseases including cataract, diabetes related retinopathy, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
  • Low vision resources and other resources.
  • Providing support to older adults with eye disease and low vision

For: health, aging network, public health and rehabilitation professionals, patients and caregivers, clinicians, social workers, students, vision researchers, government employees, the bio-tech industry, and others interested in vision health.

Summit Agenda & Speakers

Continuing Education
Approved: 3.5 CEUs are available for ACVREP, Occupational Therapy, and Optometry

The Aging Eye Summit will be held at Miami University in the Psychology Building, Room -125, 90 N. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056

North Campus Garage, 645 E Withrow St., Oxford, Ohio 45056

A block of rooms is being held at The Marcum Hotel & Conference Center until May 1, 2023.
Room cost is $119.00 plus tax and includes free parking. The Marcum is approximately a five minute walk to the Psychology Building.
Call the hotel to book your reservation at 513-529-6911. Ask for Block Name: OAPB0523.
Please note: there is not a  reservation link as the hotel is switching to a new reservation system.

Contact Us:
Laura Schwartz
e-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 614-464-2020 ext.112 or toll free @ 800-301-2020 ext. 112

Planning Committee: Andrew Hartwick, OD, PhD (Chair), The Ohio State University, College of Optometry; Katia Del Rio-Tsonis, PhD and Michael Robinson, PhD, Miami University; Jackie Davis, OD, MPH, and Dean VanNasdale, OD, PhD – The Ohio State University, College of Optometry;  Marcus J. Molea, Ohio Department of Aging (retired); Mary Jo McGuire, MS, OTR/L, Neha Sharma, Center for Ophthalmic  Bioinformatics, Cleveland Clinic;  Amy Pulles, David Monder, and Laura Schwartz -Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate.

The Aging Eye Summit is presented by: Ohio’s Aging Eye Public Private Partnership, The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness and is hosted by Miami University.