SCENE + HEARD: Meetings Today’s Focus Is on the Next Generation of ECPs as Vision Expo West Comes to a Close By Staff Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:30 AM As Vision Expo West 2022 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 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Located in The Union, Booth #U23019, 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:10:00 a.m. Career Zone - Student Lounge opens for the dayStudents' Passport and start networking 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Where should I start my Optometric Career?Moderated by: Young ODs of America 12:30–2:00 p.m. Professional HeadshotsProvided by Young ODs of America 2:15–3:00 p.m. Life, Work, Balance in OptometryModerated by: OWA 3:00 p.m. Passport Sweepstakes Drawing 3:15 p.m. Champagne ToastHosted by the OWA Please note, the programming is subject to-change. Reference the mobile app for the most up-to-date information. For those who were unable to attend the Show, Vision Expo+, a complimentary digital extension of the Vision Expo experience, will be offered from Thursday, September 15 to Friday, September 23, 2022 through ShopVISION, Vision Expo’s global sourcing platform. Vision Expo+ will offer a number of virtual experiences, including online showrooms from Vision Expo West’s exhibitors and recorded content from events taking place at The Innovation Stage. To gain access to Vision Expo+ offerings, register for ShopVISION at https://shopvision.balluun.com/en-us/home/anonymous by clicking the “Sign in/Join” button and then “Register Now.” ShopVISION and Vision Expo+ are being offered on a complimentary basis to all eyecare providers, buyers and all Vision Expo West 2022 exhibitors. Registrants who signed up for Vision Expo+ ahead of previous Shows do not need to register again.