Annual Meetings


Information about annual meetings and other meetings of interest to Christian ophthalmologists.

We are excited to have a activity packed teenager schedule for Lake Junaluska.
The teens will enjoy spiritual themes such as:
"Made by God"
"Known by God"
"Loved by God"
"Called by God"
In addition, activities will include games, a movie, swimming, a boat tour and slip and slide kickball!
The female spouse program will highlight three separate spouses this year.  We are privileged to hear from Helen Pons, Halle Paauw and Jessica Cropsey.
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On Thursday, Helen Pons will be sharing on "How Can I Raise Godly Children in an Ungodly World?"
On Friday, Halle Paauw will be sharing on "God's Providence - A Testimony of How God's Ways are Better than Ours"
On Saturday, Jessica Cropsey will be sharing on "Loving One Another in Intense Community"


Dr. Cecil and Debra Berlie and Dr. Eric and Cara Bothun will be the hosts of the 44th annual COS meeting in St Paul which will be held August 5 - 9, 2020.  The St Paul Hotel will host this meeting in downtown St Paul, MN.   Please join us this year for a phenomenal program including a hands-on wetlab and events for the whole family!  Our venue is fantastic for 2020 and should be easy access using the Minneapolis International Airport.  Save this date on your calendar now!!



Dr. Abe and Sandra White will be the hosts of the 43rd annual COS meeting in Kansas City which will be held July 31 - August 4th, 2019.  The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center will host this meeting for the second time as the society found it to be very accomodating in 2014 for our meeting.  The venue is fantastic for families and is situated exactly in the middle of the US making it convenient for our attendees from both coasts!  Save this date on your calendar now!!


Annual Meetings

The COS annual meetings are being planned for the following places in upcoming years:


Date   Location Hosts
2017 Lake Junaluska, North Carolina Dr. Nick and Grace Patel
2018 Estes Park, Colorado Dr. Steve Petty and Dr. Matt Kruger
2019 Sites being considered  Submit your suggestion here.

This section lists the meetings throughout the year of interest to the Christian ophthalmologist.

Selected lectures from annual meetings may be available for viewing.  Please select from the following lectures that are available from the 2009 and 2011 meetings.