AOS ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION
Pre-registration for the 159th Annual Meeting will open in early 2023.

SPOUSE / PERSONAL GUEST ATTENDANCE
AOS members are encouraged to register their spouse or personal guest for the Annual Meeting. Spouse/personal guest registration includes daily breakfast and coffee breaks, admission to the Thursday Reception Welcoming New Members, Friday Reception and Saturday Reception and Banquet. The AOS is planning a group activity for registered spouses and personal guests, and there will also be a special Spouse Lecturer in 2023. Members can register their guests online when completing their own registration.

PROFESSIONAL GUEST ATTENDANCE
Non-member ophthalmologists are welcome to attend the Annual Meeting as a Professional Guest. Professional Guests must be sponsored by an AOS member who will also be in attendance. Potential candidates for AOS membership are particularly encouraged to attend.

Please check back once registration has opened to access the Professional Guest Registration Form.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Abstract submissions to present your research at the 159th Annual Meeting will open in the fall of 2022.

PRESENTER INFORMATION
The AOS symposia and paper sessions will be archived and available on the AOS website after the meeting. All presenters are asked to use the AOS slide template for their presentations. Remember to include a financial disclosure slide at the beginning of your presentation.

Poster presentations will take place during the morning breaks on Friday and Saturday mornings. Posters are left up throughout the meeting. Poster authors are assigned to one of the two poster sessions, and are asked to stand near their poster to field questions and discuss their work.

 

HOUSING
The Annual Meeting is being held at the beautiful Omni Grove Park Inn. More information, including our discounted nightly rates, will be be announced closer to the meeting.

The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Ave
Asheville, NC 28804
(800) 438-5800

MEETING FORMAT
Programming will begin on Thursday, May 18th. The meeting will conclude with the Saturday night Gala Dinner and the 2023 AOS Medal presentation.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM & SCHEDULE

Stay tuned to learn about the fantastic programming the Committee on Programs and Council Chair are putting together for the 159th Annual Meeting of this unique society. 

AOS MEDAL
The AOS Medal will be presented on Saturday evening at the Gala Banquet. Please join us in congratulating this well-deserved honoree!

ATHLETIC EVENTS
The AOS will be offering athletic events again this year. The specific activities will be announced at a later date.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

We are hard at work planning an exciting schedule of social activities for the meeting, including the reception welcoming the new AOS members to the Society as well as the Saturday night formal reception and banquet where the athletic awards and the prestigious AOS Medal Award are presented.

HEALTH & SAFETY / COVID-19 POLICY
Your safety is our priority. We work diligently with our partners and vendors to ensure the necessary safety measures are in place. We are committed to creating a safe and healthy environment for all our attendees and team members. Specific guidelines will be announced closer to the meeting.