Disney Orlando | July 3 – 10, 2016


Enjoy the theme parks of Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Or hit the water parks of Typhoon Lagoon or Disney’s Blizzard Beach. There is so much to do and not nearly enough time to experience it all.

Mark-DunbarMark Dunbar, OD

Mark Dunbar, OD is a graduate of the Ferris State College of Optometry and did a Fellowship in Ocular Disease at the Omni Eye Services of Lexington, Kentucky. He has been on the optometric staff at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for the past 20 years. Dr. Dunbar currently serves as the Director of Optometric Services and the Optometric Residency Supervisor. Mark Dunbar has authored numerous papers, has refereed many optometric journal articles and currently writes the monthly “Retina Quiz” for the Review of Optometry. He is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and is one of the founding members for both the Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS) and the Optometric Retina Society (ORS). In the state of Florida, Dr. Dunbar has been a member of the Topical Ocular Pharmaceutical Advisory (TOPA) Committee since 1991 and the Education Committee since 1993. In addition, Dr. Dunbar has lectured throughout the world in addition to the American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting, the AOA Congress and SECO International.


Jill-AutryJill Autry, OD, RPh

Jill Autry, OD, RPh received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. After graduation, she served as a clinical pharmacist at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C., for several years.
Dr. Autry relocated to Texas in 1996 and began training in Optometry at the University of Houston College of Optometry.
In May of 2000, Dr. Autry graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry Summa Cum Laude. She was elected to Beta Sigma Kappa for her outstanding educational accomplishments and inducted into the Gold Key Leadership Society.
Dr. Autry also won numerous awards at the college, including the Texas State Optical Scholarship Award, the Deborah Adler-Grinberg Award for Research, Ciba Leadership Award and Varilux Optometric Scholarship Award.
Dr. Autry lectures around the country on both pharmaceutical and ocular disease topics.
In addition to her professional career, she is married and the proud mother of two boys.

20 hours of COPE Qualified hours available
The courses to be presented are TBD.

Monday, July 4
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jill Autry, OD, RPh

Tuesday, July 5
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Josh Johnston, OD

Thursday, July 7
12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Mark Dunbar, OD, RPh

Friday, July 8
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mark Dunbar, OD, RPh

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Delight in the formal grace of a grand New England-style yacht club at this lakeside hotel. Relax in the inviting elegance of a plush lobby replete with nautical touches, explore the whimsical Stormalong Bay and rent a variety of watercraft from Bayside Marina. Sharing many amenities with its pastel-toned sister, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, this hotel is walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Beach Tower – $209 per night*

Single or Double Occupancy
*Does not include hotel taxes and resort fees

All rooms are booked directly with Tropical CE

Tropical CE Attendees will be able to purchase discounted park tickets. After you register with us for the conference, we will provide you a Disney confirmation number and a dedicated Tropical CE Group link. You will be able to make reservation and purchase discounted park tickets on that website.

Magic Kingdom

Fairytale dreams come true for children of all ages at Magic Kingdom park. Delight in classic attractions, enchanting fireworks, musical parades and beloved Disney Characters across 6 whimsical lands. See fantasy become a reality as you explore Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A. areas. Zoom through space, become a swashbuckling pirate and watch fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle.
Explore exciting attractions, enchanting international pavilions, award-winning fireworks and seasonal special events. Celebrating the human spirit, Epcot has 2 distinct realms: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase, which shares with Guests the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Movie magic comes to life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, awash in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Step into the action with attractions based on blockbuster movies and top TV shows, and delight in exciting entertainment that puts you center stage. With the vibrancy of a bustling movie set, this park features 8 sections: Hollywood Boulevard, Echo Lake, Sunset Boulevard, Streets of America, Commissary Lane, Pixar Place, Mickey Avenue and Animation Courtyard areas.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Encounter exotic animals and exciting adventures at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park, one of the largest animal theme parks in the world. Home to more than 1,700 animals across 250 species, the park reflects Walt Disney’s dedication to conservation and is committed to animal care, education and research. Explore 6 enthralling lands: Oasis, Discovery Island, Africa, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Asia and DinoLand, U.S.A. areas.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

Escape to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park for a storm of fun in the sun! Snorkel with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish in the coral reef. Plunge down rushing rapids, sunbathe on the sandy beach and glide down the lazy river on a relaxing raft ride. After an epic typhoon hurled surfboards into palm trees and tossed boats like toys, the storm-soaked Mount Mayday became a topsy-turvy oasis of water-filled adventure!

Disney’s Blizzard Beach

Discover frosty fun for the whole family at Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. Zip down the slushy slopes of Mount Gushmore on one of the world’s tallest and fastest waterslides. Float down the tranquil river and sunbathe on the white-sand beach. Children under 48 inches tall can even splash around in their own water play area with a snow-castle fountain and kid-sized waterslides.


The closest airport is Orlando (MCO).

All guests may utilize the Tropical CE airline discount codes to save on the cost of flights for their entire family. Or guests my use whichever airline is most convenient for them.

United Airlines Discount Code – ZVMX235795
Delta Meeting Event Code – NMMDA
Input this number in the promo code box when booking your flights to receive a discount on your flights!

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