• Welcome to Presenter Central

    Presenter Central is your one-stop location for AAO 2015 and Subspecialty Day presenter information.

    Online Forms and Schedules

    If you need assistance, contact presentercentral@aao.org.

    Presentation Tools and Tips

    Visit the Presentation Tool and Tips webpage to find:

    • Financial disclosure PowerPoint slides
    • Subspecialty Day Faculty Notebook
    • Presenter Resources

    Grand Rounds Symposium

    Submit a case study for the Grand Rounds: Cases and Experts From Across the Nation symposium.

    The Special Projects Committee will accept cases for consideration through Tuesday, Aug. 25.

    Submissions are open to residents only. If selected, residents will be asked to present the case at the symposium at AAO 2015 on Monday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

    Speaker Ready Room

    Sands Expo/Venetian, Titian 2302
    Thursday: 1:00 - 5:00 PM
    Friday & Saturday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Sunday - Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Scientific Session Presenters

    • Beginning Oct. 13, submit your presentations online to the Speaker Ready Room.
    • Onsite, submit presentations as early as 24 hours, but no later than 4 hours, in advance of your scheduled presentation time.
    • Presenters with early morning sessions should submit their materials by 4:00 PM the preceding day.

    Course Instructors

    • Do not submit your presentations in advance.
    • Preview your presentation and test embedded videos at the Speaker Ready Room.
    • Each course room is equipped with a desktop PC.

    Commercial Free Zone

    To comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) guidelines as well as create an environment free of perceived commercial bias and financial interest, representatives from commercial companies are not allowed in the Speaker Ready Room.

    Volunteer Lounge

    Sands Expo/Venetian, Titian 2301
    Saturday - Monday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    During AAO 2015 Academy volunteers can visit the Volunteer Lounge to relax, enjoy complimentary refreshments, access meeting information and the Internet. Academy volunteers include:

    • Members of the Board of Trustees,
    • AAO 2015 program participants,
    • Subspecialty Day meeting faculty,
    • Council representatives, and
    • Committee members.
  • Important Dates and Deadlines

    December 2014

    11: AAO 2015 Instruction Courses and New Skills Transfer Labs Online Abstract Submitter Open
    Abstract submissions accepted Dec. 11, 2014 - Jan. 13, 2015 for AAO 2015 instruction courses and new Skills Transfer labs.

    January 2015

    13: Submission Deadline: AAO 2015 Instruction Courses and New Skills Transfer Lab Abstracts

    March

    12: AAO 2015 Paper/Posters and Videos Online Abstract Submitter Open
    Abstract submissions for AAO 2015 paper/posters and videos accepted March 12 - April 14.

    April

    14: Submission Deadline: AAO 2015 Paper/Poster and Video Abstracts

    16: Retina Subspecialty Day Video Online Abstract Submitter Open
    Video abstract submissions for the Retina Subspecialty Day meeting are accepted April 16 - May 13.

    23: AAO 2015 Video Submissions Accepted
    Submit videos online April 23 - May 12. Note: must have submitted a video abstract by the April 14 deadline and then notified to submit a video for review.

    30: AAO 2015 Course Selection Notifications
    Course selection notifications are sent by email to Senior Instructors only.

    May

    12: Submission Deadline: AAO 2015 Videos

    13: Submission Deadline: Retina Subspecialty Day Video Abstracts

    14: ISRS/Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day Online Abstract Submitter Open
    Abstract submissions are ISRS/Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day meeting are accepted May 14 - June 17.

    21: AAO 2015 Course Scheduling Notifications
    Course scheduling notifications are sent by email to Senior Instructors only.

    21: Retina Subspecialty Day Late Breaking Developments Online Abstract Submitter Open
    Abstract submissions of late breaking developments for the Retina Subspecialty Day meeting are accepted May 21 - September 16. 

    June

    17: Submission Deadline: ISRS/Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day Abstracts

    July

    10: AAO 2015 Paper/Poster & Video Selection Notifications
    Paper/poster and video selection notifications are sent by email to Presenting Authors and Senior Producers only.

    14: Print Program Change/Additions Deadline
    Submit instruction course changes or additions to the Final Program up to July 14.

    31: AAO 2015 Paper/Poster Scheduling Notifications
    Paper/poster scheduling notifications are sent by email to Presenting Authors only.

    September

    16: Submission Deadline: Retina Subspecialty Day Late Breaking Developments Abstracts

    November

    13: Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day meeting

    13 and 14: Retina Subspecialty Day meeting

    14: Subspecialty Day meetings: Cornea, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology

    14 – 17: AAO 2015