SCENE + HEARD: Meetings As Expo Comes to a Close, Optical Looks to the Next Generation of ODs By Staff Saturday, September 30, 2023 12:33 AM As Vision Expo West 2023 wraps up today, the organizers of Vision Expo, The Vision Council and RX, would like to thank all supporters, attendees and exhibitors for their enthusiasm, hard work and commitment that has made the Show so successful. Today, students and young professionals are encouraged to check out the Career Zone-Student Lounge from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. Located at the Innovation Stage, the Career Zone-Student Lounge is a central hub for students and young professionals to network with participating companies, all of which are actively recruiting and seeking new talent.The Career Zone-Student Lounge will also host some special events including:9:30 am Career Zone – Student Lounge opens for the dayStudents' Passport & start networking10:00 – 10:30 am – Sights & Insights From Eye Care Professionals Like You!Presented by Uniting Vision Care10:30 am – 2:30 pm – Professional HeadshotsHosted by MyEyeDr.11:15 am – Starbucks Gift Card GiveawayFirst 20 attendees to the 11:30 am panelProvided by the Marshfield Clinic Health System11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Panel: Building Your Online Presence & Maximizing Your ImpactModerated by YODA (Young Eye Doctors of America)1:45 – 2:15 pm – Panel: Where Should I Start My Eyecare CareerModerated by MyEyeDr.2:15 – 2:20 pm – Passport Sweepstakes Drawing2:20 – 3:00 pm – Ice Cream SocialHosted by EyeCare PartnersThe Career Zone-Student Lounge’s supporting companies include:• Elevate Eyecare• EssilorLuxottica• EyeCare Partners• Marshfield Clinic Health System• MyEyeDr.• Vision Source• VSP Premier• Walmart• Warby Parker“We are thrilled to offer dedicated programming for students and young professionals at Vision Expo West 2023,” said Suzanne Krauss, Industry Relations Manager. “It is so important for us to facilitate opportunities for students and young professionals to meet with hiring companies, all of which are equally as eager to meet viable new talent. The Career Zone offers students exclusive access to practical advice, career guidance and valuable support as they navigate their professional paths.”For the most up-to-date schedule of events, reference Vision Expo’s mobile app.Click here to read the Digital Edition of today's Daily.