This gathering brings together leading voices in optometry, from across the country to collectively explore the opportunities and challenges facing the profession. The objective in 2015, to discuss key messages from the Pathways to the Future discussion document and ways to build momentum around the case for change. Against the background of a dynamically shifting landscape, the importance of predicting, analyzing and understanding trends in eye health and vision care have become more acute. Technology, research and scope of practice in the vision sector is changing and moving rapidly. Change means increased agility to address patient needs, but it also means more intricacy and will require more flexibility from the health care system, the public and the profession.