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Council Meetings
Pre-registration for the spring Council meeting to be held from April 11 to 12, in conjunction with the 2014 Mid-Year Forum ended March 17. Review the meeting schedule below.
  • Members of the Academy’s Council, an advisory body to the Board of Trustees, and leaders of ophthalmic state, subspecialty and specialized interest societies will meet to discuss issues of importance to membership and the profession.
  • Updates regarding various Academy activities and strategic issues affecting the profession will be provided, including key advocacy issues related to state and federal affairs.
  • The Council will also meet by region to discuss issues common to certain areas of the country.
  • Academy members are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting.

Spring Council Meeting Schedule
Renaissance Downtown
Washington, DC

Friday, April 11
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Council Opening Session
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Regional meetings
Saturday, April 12
8 a.m to 9:30 a.m. State Section meeting
8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Subspecialty/Specialized Interest Section meeting
9:45 a.m to 11:30 a.m. Council Advisory Recommendations and Council business
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Council closing and luncheon

The Council meets twice each year: in the fall, in conjunction with the Academy's annual meeting, and in the spring, in conjunction with the Academy's Mid-Year Forum.

Councilors are required to attend ALL Council meetings.

The fall Council meeting will be held in conjunction with AAO 2014 in Chicago on Oct. 19.

If you have questions about the Council meeting, contact us.