Members of the Academy’s Council, an advisory body to the Board of Trustees, and also leaders of ophthalmic state, subspecialty and specialized interest societies will meet to discuss the latest advocacy news and provide take home messages and action items during the Spring Council Meeting. The Council will also meet by region to discuss issues common to certain areas of the country. The meeting will conclude with elections for Council leadership positions and the Council Advisory Recommendation (CAR) hearing.
This meeting will be held April 12-13 at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington D.C.
Spring Council Meeting Schedule of Events:
April 12, 2019:
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Orientation for New Councilors-by invitation only
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Council Opening Session
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Regional Meetings
April 13, 2019:
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. State Section Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Subspecialty/Specialized Interest Section Meeting
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Council Elections and Council Advisory Recommendations
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Council Closing Luncheon