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The tagline for this year’s Transitions Academy was “Light Years Ahead.” The Canada Welcome Reception was held at the Da Vinci Terrace on the first night of Transitions Academy Martin Lesperance, director of training and development at Essi- lor Canada, gave a talk entitled Turn Your Light On: Flip the Switch and Reach the Impossible, which aimed to motivate attendees to reach their ambitious business goals this year Members of the Transitions leadership team: Drew Smith, director North America channels; Mark Francois, vice-president global operations; Catherine Rauscher, global director, business innovation; Isabelle Tremblay-Dawson, director of business development; and Philippe David, key account director. Chrystel Barranger, president of Essilor photochromics and Transitions Optical, announces the new innovations that are set to launch this year - ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions Light Intelligent Technol- ogy contact lenses and Transitions Signature Gen 8 lenses. OPTICAL PRISM | March 2019 37