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 its Council of Advocates session. The Council will also meet by region to discuss issues common to certain areas of the country. This meeting requires separate registration and will be held from April 20-21 at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington DC. Academy members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The spring Council Meeting which will be held in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum 2018. Preregistration ends April 3, 2018. If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please contact us.
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