GWCO 2024 Congress Information

October 17-20, 2024
The Hyatt Regency | Portland, Oregon


GWCO Congress was developed to provide an educational venue for the optometric professional in GWCO member states to come together and receive high-quality, multi-track optometric education. As a way to encourage participation of members and state leaders, net profits from the annual congress are returned to the GWCO states based on an attendance formula. 


Event Location & Host Hotel 

Hyatt Regency Portland 
75 NE Holladay Street
Portland, Oregon, 97232

Hotel & travel information coming SOON!




Schedule at a Glance
Take a look at the 2024 Congress schedule overview including social events, meetings, exhibit hall hours, and CE Sessions. To view the Schedule at a Glance, click here.


Daily Schedule
To view the detailed daily schedule for 2024, click here.


Session Descriptions
GWCO 2024 Congress detailed session information can be viewed here.  


Speaker Profiles
GWCO 2024 Congress speaker profiles and speaking schedules can be viewed here.

  Continuing Education - Accreditation
GWCO makes every effort to secure accreditation for all continuing education through the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE).  GWCO does not guarantee that a licensing board or certifying organization will accredit any course presented at GWCO Congress 2024.