Participate in the Academy 2018 San Antonio Program

Published December 8, 2017

Participate in the 2018 Program

Wondering how you can participate in Academy 2018 San Antonio, November 7-10, 2018? Whether you would like to present a lecture or workshop, a scientific paper or poster, or simply attend the meeting, this email provides the information you will need to plan accordingly.

Call for Courses: January 2 - 31, 2018

The Lectures and Workshops Committee invites you to submit up to 3 course proposals for consideration for Academy 2018 San Antonio. The submission window will be open January 2 - 31, 2018. To get more information, visit the Call for Courses webpage.

2018 Annual Awards Nominations: Due April 1, 2018

Each year individuals are honored who have made significant contributions to vision science, education, and service to the profession and humanity. Nominations must be received from an Academy Fellow, with an explanation of why the nominee is particularly deserving of the award for which the nomination has been made. A letter seconding the nomination must come from another Academy Fellow. These documents, as well as a CV of the nominee, should be emailed to Helen Viksnins at prior to April 1, 2018. For more information and a list of Academy Awards, visit the Awards webpage.

Scientific Program Abstract Submission Window: May 1 - 31, 2018

The Academy's Scientific Program offers scientists, educators, and clinicians the opportunity to exchange the latest information in optometry and vision science in two formats, research paper presentations and scientific posters. Please visit the Scientific Program webpage for more information or to download resources on how to construct your Scientific Program abstract. Please note that you do NOT need to be an Academy member in order to participate.

Other Important Deadlines

• April 2018 - Program Preview Available
• May 2018 - Registration and Housing Open

Look for more information on Academy 2018 San Antonio in the coming months at