• 2017 Spring Council Meeting

  • 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 28-29 at the Renaissance Downtown in Washington DC. Academy members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    Registration for the spring Council Meeting which will be held in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum 2017, April 28-29. Registration is now open through April 11, 2017. If you have any questions regarding registration, contact us. Review the meeting schedule below.

    Spring Council Meeting Schedule of Events:

    April 28, 2017:

    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 29, 2017:

    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