COLA Spring Meeting

The COLA Spring Meeting is an annual, two-day event featuring the latest industry updates and educational sessions.

Due to COVID-19-related restrictions on travel and in-person meetings, the 2020 COLA Spring Meeting was canceled.

In lieu of an in-person presentation, the California Lab Committee hosted a virtual recognition event on Thursday, April 23, 2020 to honor Norm Kester, President of ophthalmic coatings company Quantum Innovations, Inc., as the 2020 Goodfellow Award recipient.  The annual award recognizes a lab executive or business leader who actively contributes to the advancement of the optical industry. Past winners include David Rips, President of Younger Optics, and Keith Grossman, co-founder of Simplify Optics.