Past Meetings

The Academy began holding annual meetings in 1922. To view the Academy's past meetings dates and locations, please select the following.

Past Annual Meetings (1922-2013)
 
Annual Meeting Registration Numbers (PDF)
 
Past International Meetings (1992-2004)
 
1992 Stratford-upon-Avon, England
1994 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996 Copenhagen, Denmark
1998 Sydney, Australia
2000 Madrid, Spain
2002 Interlaken, Switzerland and Munich, Germany
2004 Hawaii
 
Past Meeting Themes

2014
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: The Science of Cannabinoids: Medical Perils and Benefits
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: Mechanisms of Presbyopia Correction - Beyond Benjamin Franklin

2013
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Stem Cells and Ocular Regenerative Therapies
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: Clinical Application of Advanced Ocular Imaging

2012
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Autism Spectrum Disorders
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: Not Your Grandmother's Macular Degeneration: Current Issues in AMD 

2011
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: Omics

2010
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Policy, Advocacy and Science in Women's Health
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: Ocular Genetics: From Laboratory to Clinical Practice and Back Again
 
2009
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Longterm Deprivation and Perception
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: Teaching the Brain New Tricks
 
2008
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: How Does the Future Affect Today?
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: The Bionic Eye: Posterior Segment New Therapies
 
2007
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Impact of an Aging Population on Eye Care
Hirsch Memorial Research Symposium: The Bionic Eye: Implants for the Anterior Eye
 
2006
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Challenges and Opportunities in Providing a Lifetime of Eye Care to the Underserved
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: Age-related Macular Degeneration: the Future
 
2005
Plenary: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Rx for the Future
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: Hyperopia: A Prescription for Children's Vision Research
 
2004
Theme: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®: Technology's Impact on Standards of Care
Plenary: Human Genome Project, Neurobiology, Genomics
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: Genetics of Ocular Disease
 
2003
Theme: The Future in Sight: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice®
Plenary: Information on Neurons, Glaucoma Treatment
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: Macular Degeneration: Science Impacting Sight
 
2002
Theme: Caring for Patients with Diabetes 
Plenary: The Diabetes Epidemic
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: New Horizons in Detecting and Treating Diabetic Retinopathy- the Modern Paradigm of Applying Clinical and Basic Research to Prevent Blindness
 
2001
Theme: Preventable Vision Loss
Plenary: WHO, NEI representatives, joint with WCO
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: Myopia: Putting Theory into Practice
 
2000
Theme: Focus on Ethics
Plenary: Health Ethics in Action: From the Doctor-Patient Relationship to the New Global "Human Rights and Health" Agenda
Hirsch Memorial Symposium: Wavefront Sensing and Ideal Refractive Corrections: Breaking the 20/15 Barrier