Registration Information

ATTENTION: Online registration is currently closed. Any new registrations or changes can be made onsite at Registration Central.

Badges and registration materials will not be mailed out in advance of the meeting. Pick up your registration materials at Registration Central in the convention center beginning at 1 PM on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Satellite registration will also be available at the Palmer House Hilton and Hyatt Regency Chicago. See full onsite registration hours below:

Hyatt Regency Chicago Satellite Registration

Tuesday, Noon to 8 PM
Wednesday, 6:30 to 9 AM
Thursday, 6:30 to 9 AM

Palmer House Hilton Satellite Registration

Tuesday,  6:30 to 9 AM and Noon to 8 PM
Wednesday, 6:30 to 9 AM
Thursday, 6:30 to 9 AM

Registration Central at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center

Tuesday, 1 to 8 PM
Wednesday, 6:30 AM to 7 PM
Thursday, 6:30 AM to 6 PM
Friday, 6:30 AM to 6 PM
Saturday, 6:30 AM to 3 PM
 


Full 4-Day Rates


  PRICING INFORMATION PRICE INCLUDES
MEMBER RATES Early Bird (Before 8/7) Regular Onsite Exhibit Hall Access CE Session Access CE Credit Reported Social Event Access
Fellows/Candidates (includes Senior Fellows and Senior Retired Fellows) $435 $485 $535
Lectures and Workshops Presenter $140 $190 $240
Honorary/Life Emeritus/Emeritus $110 $110 $110
Student / Resident $75 $100 $110  
NONMEMBER RATES Early Bird (Before 8/7) Regular Onsite Exhibit Hall Access CE Session Access CE Credit Reported Social Event Access
Optometrists/Vision Scientists $795 $845 $895
Lectures and Workshops Presenter $260 $310 $360
Student / Resident $125 $150 $160  
Other (For Non ODs only, No CE Reported) $125 $150 $160  
Guest $100 $100 $150    

1-Day Rates


  PRICING INFORMATION PRICE INCLUDES
MEMBER RATES Early Bird (Before 8/7) Regular Onsite Exhibit Hall Access on day(s) Purchased CE Session Access CE Credit Reported Social Events on day(s) Purchased
Fellows/Candidates (Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday) $200 $225 $235
Fellows/Candidates (Saturday) $135 $160 $170 Exhibit Hall Closed
NONMEMBER RATES Early Bird (Before 8/7) Regular Onsite Exhibit Hall Access CE Session Access CE Credit Reported Social Events on day(s) Purchased
Optometrists/Vision Scientists (Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday) $300 $325 $335
Optometrists/Vision Scientists (Saturday) $210 $235 $245 Exhibit Hall Closed
OGS Joint Session (Wednesday Morning Only, Member or Nonmember) $0 $0 $0 Exhibit Hall Closed OGS Session Only OGS Session Only  

 


Exhibit Hall Only


 

Early Bird
(Before 8/7)
Regular
 
Onsite
Exhibits Only - 1 Day $35 $85 $85
Exhibits Only - 3 Days $100 $150 $150

OGS = Optometric Glaucoma Society


Fees include all educational programming except workshops and leadership courses (additional fees/registration) and except where noted. Banquet tickets are no longer included with the registration fee. It will be an additional $25 fee to attend the Banquet Saturday, October 14; all other food functions included in the registration fee.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to registration@aaoptom.org. For a full refund less a $25 fee, cancellation requests must be received by August 4, 2017. Any requests received between August 5 and September 22 will receive a full refund less 25%. No refunds will be issued after September 22, 2017.

Students who graduated in 2017 and residents who finished their program in 2017 are still eligible to register at respective student or resident registration rates for Academy 2017 Chicago.