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Alumni Events & Conferences

Alumni Relations hosts events to celebrate alumni, provide continuing education, offer students networking and career opportunities, and recognize our corporate sponsors. We look forward to seeing you soon.


2018 - 2019 Alumni Receptions and Event Schedule

Alumni, students, and our corporate partners are invited to attend alumni events and receptions at national optometric conferences.


Upcoming Alumni Events & Receptions


VISION EXPO EAST  |  New York City, NY  |  March 21 - 24, 2019

VEE New YorkRECEPTION: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001-1188


AOA’s OPTOMETRY’S MEETING  |  St. Louis, MO  |  June 19 - 23, 2019

Optometrys Meeting

RECEPTION: Friday, June 19, 2018

America’s Center Convention Complex
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, MO  63101


Past Events 2018-2019

ACADEMY 2018  

Chicago Academy
RECEPTION: Friday, November 9, 2018
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Lone Star Ballroom C, 2nd Floor
600 East Market St.
San Antonio, TX   78205

2018 NECO Alumni Reunion Weekend

NECO welcomes the classes of 1978, 1988, 1998, and 2008 back to campus to celebrate reunion weekend on September 22 and 23, 2018.  Reunion festivities will take place at the 424 Beacon Street campus, Boston, MA  02115.

Saturday:  Tour NECO’s New Clinical Campus, attend a reunion brunch, and attend off-campus events planned by each class.
Sunday: Attend complimentary CE: Systemic Disease and Case Challenges with Drs. Carlo Pelino and Matt Garston.

For more information and registration, visit the events page for the reunion weekend.

Fall Career Symposium & AOSA Trade Expo

The NECO Career Symposium offers alumni the opportunity to:

  • Tour the AOSA Trade exhibits to meet industry vendors, view equipment/products, and explore the latest optical services
  • Share a networking brunch with current NECO students, alumni, and industry reps

For more information, visit the events page for the Career Symposium.


Corporate Sponsorship

Special thanks to our corporate industry partners:

Sponsors poster with logos