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Special Registration Price for 2024 VM Leadership Summit Is Available Through Feb. 21

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Friday, February 16, 2024 12:27 AM NEW YORK—A special registration price is now available for the live, in-person 2024 Vision Monday Leadership Summit, taking place on Wednesday, March 13, just ahead of Vision Expo East here. The special registration price of $695 will be valid through Feb. 21. Registration for the 17th annual VM Summit and details about the event are posted at www.visionmonday.com/summit. The Summit program will open with a networking breakfast from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., and the program and lunch will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration includes the full program, networking breakfast and lunch.

Top Business and Health Care Experts to Bring Artificial Intelligence Into Optical's Focus at VM Summit in NYC

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024 12:18 AM NEW YORK—As artificial intelligence and its pervasive impact on modern life continues to make headlines, the 2024 Vision Monday Leadership Summit will bring AI’s influence on optical business and vision care into focus. The 17th annual VM Summit will take place in New York on March 13, just ahead of Vision Expo. In line with this year’s Summit theme, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future," influential thought leaders, business experts and vision care professionals will explore the critical decisions that leaders need to wrestle with to develop a clear-eyed view of the risks and rewards of AI implementation.

Top Business and Health Care Experts to Bring Artificial Intelligence Into Optical's Focus at VM Summit in NYC

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Monday, February 5, 2024 12:24 AM NEW YORK—As artificial intelligence and its pervasive impact on modern life continues to make headlines, the 2024 Vision Monday Leadership Summit will bring AI’s influence on optical business and vision care into focus. The 17th annual VM Summit will take place in New York on March 13, just ahead of Vision Expo. In line with this year’s Summit theme, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future," influential thought leaders, business experts and vision care professionals will explore the critical decisions that leaders need to wrestle with to develop a clear-eyed view of the risks and rewards of AI implementation.

Three New Speakers Join VM's Leadership Summit March 13 Program, "What's Your AI Acuity?"

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Monday, January 22, 2024 12:27 AM NEW YORK—A leading futurist who will provide informed insights and data about the advent of Generative AI technology to business leaders, a noted expert's views about the fast-moving adoption of AI technology in the retail space, and a top global influencer discussing AI's role in branding and the consumer experience are three new speakers rounding out the program for the upcoming 2024 VM Leadership Summit, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future," to be held March 13 here just prior to Vision Expo East.

Early Bird Registration for VM's March 2024 Leadership Summit Will Expire on Dec. 31

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Friday, December 29, 2023 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Early bird registration for VM's 2024 Leadership Summit program, an upcoming live event to be held in NYC on March 13, will expire on Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Details for registration and more about the speakers are posted at www.visionmonday.com/summit. The speaker roster is growing for the VM Summit, which asks, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future." The latest to join the exclusive annual event for senior executives and key opinion leaders in the vision care space is Dr. John Whyte, MD, MPH, who is WebMD's chief medical officer and one of the most influential voices in the health sector.

WebMD's Dr. John Whyte Joins Speaker Roster for VM's March 2024 Leadership Summit

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Wednesday, December 27, 2023 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The speaker roster is growing for VM's 2024 Leadership Summit program, an upcoming live event to be held in NYC on March 13, which asks, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future." The latest to join the exclusive annual event for senior executives and key opinion leaders in the vision care space is Dr. John Whyte, MD, MPH, who is WebMD's chief medical officer and one of the most influential voices in the health sector.

VM Summit Speakers to Examine Artificial Intelligence's Growing Influence in Health Care and How Leaders Build AI Teams

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Thursday, December 21, 2023 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Two experts from the business consulting firm Deloitte LLP are joining the growing speaker roster of the 2024 Vision Monday Leadership Summit for the upcoming live event in NYC on March 13, which asks, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future." Sharing their insights focusing on AI's impact in the health care sector on both physicians and patients as well as on how business leaders can build the best AI teams, will be Bill Fera, MD, a principal at Deloitte LLP and Jim Rowan, a principal and leader of Deloitte's strategy and analytics practice and Deloitte AI institute.

What's Your AI Acuity? Registration Is Now Open for Vision Monday's 2024 Leadership Summit in NYC on March 13

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Thursday, November 30, 2023 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Registration is now open for VM's 2024 Leadership Summit, which will be held in New York on Wednesday, March 13, just ahead of Vision Expo East. The program for the VM Summit is titled, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future." Early bird tickets and registration have a deadline of 11:59 p.m. ET on Dec. 31. "The growing use of Artificial Intelligence in both health care and retail portends a seismic shift in how companies are operating," noted Marge Axelrad, SVP editorial director of Vision Monday and VMAIL.

Megatrends Shaped by the Pandemic to be Examined at Exclusive VM Leadership Summit in NYC, Now Offering Special Price Tickets for a Limited Time

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Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Megatrends shaped by the global pandemic will be on the program at the exclusive live-and-in-person VM Leadership Summit to be held in NYC on March 30. During "Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change,” a unique group of speakers will examine the dizzying pace of changes that are transforming retail and healthcare right now. Vision Monday has just announced a Spring flash sale for the in-person event. Tickets to the VM Summit will be priced at $695 until Monday, March 14, 12:00 p.m. EST. Prospective attendees can take advantage of the discounted ticket price by registering here and using the promo code SPRING.

Newly Announced VM Summit Speakers to Discuss Vision-Tech Convergence and New Access Points and Routes to Care

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Monday, March 7, 2022 12:27 AM NEW YORK—A renowned vision technology expert, a journalist who covers the intersection of healthcare and tech, a leading Canadian omnichannel retailer and a trio of optometrists who each offer specialized forms of care are rounding out the roster of speakers at the Vision Monday Leadership Summit. The unique, high-impact event will be held live and in person at The Times Center here on Wednesday, March 30, just ahead of Vision Expo East. Themed "Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change," the exclusive and influential event will examine the dizzying pace of megatrends, shaped by the global pandemic, that are transforming retail and healthcare right now.

Three New Speakers Will Add Fresh Perspectives to VM Summit Program

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Thursday, February 24, 2022 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Three new speakers are joining the Vision Monday Leadership Summit program, bringing their fresh perspectives to the unique, high-impact event which will be held live and in person at The Times Center here on Wednesday, March 30, just ahead of Vision Expo East. Themed "Discover & Recalibrate! Trends, Ideas and Tactics for Confronting Radical Change," the exclusive and influential event will examine the dizzying pace of megatrends, shaped by the global pandemic, that are transforming retail and healthcare right now.

At VM Summit, Tech Experts Explain How the Metaverse's Virtual Experiences Connect Consumers With Brands

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Monday, November 1, 2021 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Attendees of the final Vision Monday 2021 Summit got a glimpse of the metaverse and a quick tutorial about the intriguing possibilities this new digital world offers businesses, brands and healthcare. A previously obscure realm of cyberspace known mostly to video gamers, techno-nerds and digital content developers, the metaverse has been enjoying a breakout moment lately as high-profile entertainers, fashion and lifestyle brands and other early adopters have begun using it to engage consumers in imaginative new ways.

VM Summit Panel: How Do New Remote Monitoring Tech and Wearables Extend ECP Relationships and Promote Healthy Outcomes?

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Monday, October 25, 2021 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Escalated by the pandemic, consumers and patients are demonstrating their openness to using new technologies to redefine their own sense of wellness and take care of their own health. This is furthering the advent of new remote monitoring systems and wearables which are directly involving the patient in managing care with their doctors. Experts discussed these "Remote Possibilities" during VM's virtual Leadership Summit last week. They talked about how these technology developments can actually strengthen provider relationships with patients and provide healthier outcomes, too.

VM Summit Session Examines How to Rebuild Patient Trust in the Wake of the Pandemic

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Friday, October 22, 2021 12:33 AM NEW YORK—As the Oct. 20 virtual VM Leadership Summit kicked off on Wednesday afternoon, two expert speakers talked about how the pandemic has put patients' trust to the test, and more importantly, how providers can tackle the issue of misinformation and help counter the formidable challenge of rebuilding that trust. In a session titled Rebuilding Trust, Dr. John Whyte, chief medical officer for WebMD and Jennifer Hauser, head of Edelman’s Wellness 360 business unit, shared views about how today’s eyecare professionals can build trust with their patients.

VM Summit’s ECP Panelists Share How They Adapted to New Patient Experiences and Mindset Amid COVID Pandemic

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Friday, August 20, 2021 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Adapting and pivoting were two of the key actions eyecare professionals said they took over the past 18 months as they looked for ways to respond effectively to the ongoing COVID pandemic. These comments were expressed during the latest Vision Monday Leadership Summit session, held virtually on Aug. 11. The session, titled “Capturing the Imagination and Loyalty of Today’s Patients,” was moderated by Matt Alpert, OD, owner of Alpert Vision Care in Los Angeles. Alpert led four panelists in an in-depth discussion covering the different approaches  the four distinct practices took, and are still taking, to manage their business and adapt to changing consumer and patient priorities.