2020 Technician Education Seminar

Feb 20, 2020 07:30am -
Feb 22, 2020 05:30pm

Event Description

2020 EBAA Technician Education Seminar

February 20-22, 2020

Philadelphia, PA


Host Eye Bank: Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley


The Technician Education Seminar is a course that includes a series of lectures on the practical, technical, and scientific aspects of the eye banking practice through lectures, demonstrations, and breakout sessions. It is designed to fit the needs of beginning eye bank technicians. New this year, a portion of the sessions will be hosted online prior to the seminar. Individuals who register for the TES will be required to complete these sessions prior to attendance.

Prior to registration, please review the seminar details below. The deadline to register is January 31, 2020.

Preliminary Schedule:     

  • Wednesday, February 19: Social Event (Time TBA)
  • Thursday, February 20: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday, February 21: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 22: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm                                        


Pre-TES Requirements:

  • Reading: EBAA Medical Standards, EBAA Procedures Manual, and Introduction to Eye Banking: A Handbook and Atlas by George Rosenwasser, MD.
  • Pre-Seminar Online Sessions: A portion of the sessions online prior to the seminar. Completion of the sessions is required prior to attendance. More information will be sent to registrants at a later date.


The program includes:

  • 13 online courses to be viewed before the in-person seminar (Sessions will be released by January 15)
  • A live online re-cap session taking place on February 11 at 1 PM Eastern
  • A three-day interactive in-person seminar (Sample Schedule)


Hotel Accommodations: There is an EBAA room block at the Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City. The rate is $119/night plus taxes. To make a reservation, click hereAll unreserved rooms in the EBAA block will be released on January 20, 2020. Transportation between the hotel and eye bank will be provided each day.


Travel: Airline reservations should be made for arrival in Philadelphia on Wednesday, February 19. Please allow yourself some extra time to get to the seminar, as the weather conditions during that time of year in Philadelphia can be unpredictable. Departure can take place anytime after Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 pm. Note: Attendees should plan on staying at the conference until 5 pm. 




Early Bird (Expires Dec. 13):           EBAA Member:  $550        Non-Member: $900

Registration (Dec. 14 - Jan. 31):      EBAA Member: $650        Non-Member: $975


Registration Details:


IMPORTANT: If you have never attended an EBAA event or have never been entered in the EBAA database, please register for the TES via the paper form. This is to ensure that if you are an EBAA Member, you will receive the member rate.  To register with the paper form, please click here.


If you are in the database already, you may register for this event online.


If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Genevieve Casaceli.

Event Type:Education
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Dec 13, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Dec 14, 2019 and ends on Jan 31, 2020.
Late registration starts on Feb 01, 2020.
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