Online pre-registration will close at 5:00 PM ET on Monday, October 22. All new attendee registration will take place onsite in San Antonio.
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 (Exhibit Hall 4, West Lobby, Street Level) or satellite registration kiosks at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio beginning at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 6.


Onsite Registration Hours and Locations

Main Registration (Convention Center)
Tuesday - 1 to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday - 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday - 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday - 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Satellite Registration (Grand Hyatt)
Tuesday - 6:30 to 9:00 AM and Noon to 8:00 PM
Wednesday - 6:30 to 9:00 AM
Thursday - 6:30 to 9:00 AM

Registration Rates

Registration Rates 2018

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).

AFOS Rates

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.

Become a Member

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be received in writing. For a full refund less a $25 fee, cancellation requests must be received by September 19, 2018. Any requests received between September 20 and October 12 will receive a full refund less 25%. No refunds will be issued after October 12, 2018.