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Mid-Year Forum

Mid-Year Forum Overview

Pre-registration for the 2015 Mid-Year Forum that will be held from April 15 to 18 in Washington, D.C. ended March 20. Onsite registration at the Marriott Marquis hotel will be available April 15 starting at 4 p.m. Questions about registration? Contact Gabrielle Naughten or call 415.561.8565.

This annual forum provides an opportunity for Academy members, leaders and leaders of allied ophthalmic organizations to identify and discuss critical issues facing ophthalmology.

Benefits of attendance:

  • Provide valuable contributions to Academy policy development.
  • Learn more about Academy activities and initiatives.
  • Return to your state, subspecialty or specialized interest society armed with the latest information.

MYF Dinner Keynote Speaker: Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for National Public Radio, will speak on “Politics and Elections” at the MYF Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 16.

Get MYF Mobile on your Smart Phone
Before and during the 2015 Mid-Year Forum, access event, hotel and transportation information from your mobile device, smartphone or tablet. Save items to your personal planner to access them later. This easy-to-use wireless guide is available for any Web-enabled mobile device. Point your mobile browser to

Questions about MYF? Visit the FAQ page.


Congressional Advocacy Day
Advocacy Day 2015 will be held April 15 to 16 in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum. During Congressional Advocacy Day, Academy members will be educated about legislative issues relevant to the Academy and the ophthalmic profession. Academy members will meet with their U.S. senators and representatives to present the concerns and positions of the Academy and the profession.

Council Meeting
The Council will meet in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum from April 17 to 18.

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