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 met to discuss the latest advocacy news and provide take home messages and action items during its Council of Advocates session. The Council also meet by region to discuss issues common to certain areas of the country. This meeting was held April 20-21 at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington DC.
The nine Regional meeting reports, as well as the State Section and Subspeciatly/Specialized Interest Section meeting reports will be posted here on May 11, 2018.
Spring Council Meeting Schedule of Events:
April 20, 2018:
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 21, 2018:
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. State Section Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Subspecialty/Specialized Interest Section Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.. Refreshment Break
9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Council Elections and Council Advisory Recommendations
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Council Closing Luncheon