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Academy 2017 Chicago Registration and Housing Now Open

By Staff
Friday, April 28, 2017 12:15 AM

CHICAGO—The American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting, Academy 2017 Chicago, will take place October 11 to 14, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. Registration and housing are now open and early bird registration ends August 7, 2017.

The American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting offers a wide array of clinically relevant CE courses and cutting-edge research in the clinical and vision sciences. Attendees can choose from over 250 hours of lectures and workshops, 12 Section and Special Interest Group (SIG) symposia, hundreds of scientific papers and posters, and several memorable social events.

The exhibit hall will feature more than 200 booths displaying the latest products and technology. Attendees will be able to take advantage of extended learning in Vision Theater session presentations by exhibitors. The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) awarded more than $450,000 in scholarships, fellowships, grants and residency awards in 2016. Attendees can support the AAOF by donating during registration, at the meeting, or by participating in the silent auction onsite.

The Academy 2017 Chicago Program Preview provides an overview of the events and CE that will be offered. The Academy has contracted with several hotels, and will provide attendees staying in contracted hotels with complimentary shuttle service to and from McCormick Place. For more information, visit
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