Fees include all educational programming except workshops and leadership courses (additional fees/registration) and except where noted. Fellowship Banquet tickets can be purchased for $25 each. Attendees are not required to pre-register for specific lectures unless the sessions have additional fees (such as hands-on workshops, leadership workshops, Diplomate prep courses).

Please note that badges and registration materials will not be mailed out in advance of the meeting. Pick up your registration materials in the convention center (West Concourse near West Lobby D) or satellite registration kiosks at the Rosen Plaza Hotel beginning at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, October 22.


Onsite Registration Hours and Locations

Main Registration (Convention Center)
Tuesday - 1:00 to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday - 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday - 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday - 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Sunday - 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Satellite Registration Hyatt Regency Orlando
Tuesday - 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - 6:30 to 9:00 AM
Thursday - 6:30 to 9:00 AM

Satellite Registration Rosen Plaza Hotel
Monday - 12:00 to 5:00 PM
Tuesday - 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - 6:30 to 9:00 AM

Registration Rates for Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry

Special offer for first time international attendees! If you reside outside of the United States and this is your first Academy meeting, you qualify for member registration rates

Registration Pricing Chart

Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS) Packaged Rates

The Academy is pleased to partner with AFOS to offer bundled registration for both the Academy and the AFOS meetings (Fellowship Banquet tickets not included).

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Member Savings

Fellows and Candidates for Fellowship save on registration! Student and resident members can also receive the best continuing education at a discounted rate. Not a member? Visit the Becoming a Fellow page or the Student Membership page for more information.

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Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be received in writing.  For a full refund less a $25 fee, cancellation requests must be received by August 30, 2019. Any requests received between August 31, 2019 and September 26, 2019 will receive a full refund less 25%. No refunds will be issued after September 27, 2019.