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OANJ Spring Education Conference
Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center and Conference Center
3100 Quakerbridge Road
Mercerville, NJ 08619
United States

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Sunday, May 05, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

OANJ Spring Education Conference

Online registration is now closed.  You may register in person at the conference, May 5, 2019.

The Spring Program will offer Spectacle credits only. We will offer Contact Lens Credits in both Fall Conference Programs.










Herbert Fletcher
Younger Optics Transitions Brand Ambassador
ABO & NCLE Certified

Herb Fletcher works as a Transitions Brand Ambassador for Younger Optics, the last remaining independently owned lens manufacturer in the world. He is an ABO Certified Speaker who has presented in 15 States, sharing 32 years of experience with the Optical Community. Over the span of his career Herb has worked for Independent Guild Opticians, Ophthalmology practices, small chains, national chains, Lab Rep, and now as a Brand Ambassador.

Course Titles:

  • Lens Technology for Every Generation (1 Hour)
  • DRIVEWEAR: Accelerate your Sun Lens Business (2 hours) 


Drew Paul
Account Executive
Shamir Insight

Drew Paul is an ABO certified lecturer in Ophthalmic Dispensing and an Account Executive Shamir Insight.  Born and raised in Connecticut, Drew attended Northeastern University where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Management. After a number of sales positions, and an interest in optics that developed while working as an optical laboratory technician during college, Drew enrolled at City Tech where he graduated as the Valedictorian of his class in Ophthalmic Dispensing. In addition to being awarded the Ophthalmic Dispensing Honor Award, Drew was also the President of the Student Optical Society. After City Tech, Drew joined Shamir Insight where he was a member of the Gold Club in his first year and given the Rookie Achievement Award. He is currently licensed in New York State in ophthalmic dispensing along with contact lens fitting allowing Drew to work hands on with many of his clients. Drew was chosen by Shamir to be assigned, as a champion, to redesign Shamir’s Basic and Advanced Optics Curriculum. Drew remains passionate in his dedication to education and teaching, and his commitment to his clients and colleagues.

Course Titles:

  • What is Your Passion Pair? Level: Technical II (2 Hours)
  • AI: Advancing Lens Design through Artificial Intelligence - The Future is Now (1 hour)