• This list is updated regularly as organizations provide information, but may not include all events taking place during AAO 2022.

    Advanced Center for Eyecare (ACE)

    ACE Global MEET and GREET FELLOWS and MENTORS
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Aga Khan University

    AKU Ophthalmology Alumni & Friends Get-Together
    Pizano’s Pizza Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

    AAPOS Board of Directors and Finance Committee Meeting
    Hilton Chicago
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    AAPOS Recruitment Task Force
    Hilton Chicago
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    AAPOS Telemedicine Task Force
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    AAPOS Digital Education Committee
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

    AAPOS Fellowship Directors Committee
    Hilton Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    AAPOS International Affairs Committee
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    AAPOS Pediatric Low Vision Rehabilitation Committee
    Hilton Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    AAPOS Pediatric Uveitis Committee
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    AAPOS Professional Education Committee
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Young AAPOS Committee
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Young AAPOS Genetic Eye Disorders Committee
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    IPSOC Advisory Board
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    IPSOC Council Meeting
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    American Board of Ophthalmology

    AVO Volunteer Appreciation Reception
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    American Eye Study Club

    AESC Luncheon/Business Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

    ASCRS Executive Board Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    ASCRS Foundation Board Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

    ASCRS Foundation Board Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    ASCRS Program Committee 1 & 2
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    EyeWorld Section Editors Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

    ASCRS Government Relations Committee
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

    ASCRS Program Committee
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    American Society of Ocularists (ASO)

    2022 ASO Annual Conference
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Friday, Sept. 30
    12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    2022 ASO Annual Conference
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    8 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

    2022 ASO Annual Conference
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

    2022 ASO Annual Conference
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Monday, Oct. 3
    7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

    ASOPRS 2022 Fall Program
    Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    ASOPRS 2022 Fall Program
    Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)

    WinR Mentorship Breakfast
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    6:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.

    ASRS DEI Reception & Mentorship Session
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    American Uveitis Society

    Executive Committee
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    American Uveitis Society Social Hour
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    American Uveitis Society Members Meeting
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    Association of Ophthalmology Development Officers (AODO)

    Association of Ophthalmology Development Officers
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Association of Ophthalmology Development Officers
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Monday, Oct. 3
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO)

    Train the Trainer Course
    Hilton Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    ATPO Reception
    Hilton Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    Train the Trainer Course
    Hilton Chicago
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Baylor College of Medicine

    Baylor College of Medicine, Alumni Reunion AAO 2022
    Vu Rooftop
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Boston Keratoprosthesis

    Boston Keratoprosthesis Users Breakfast
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Boston University

    Boston University/Boston Medical Center Annual Alumni Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Childhood Glaucoma Research Network (CGRN)

    Childhood Glaucoma Research Network Annual Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Chinese American Ophthalmological Society

    Chinese American Ophthalmological Society Annual Educational Dinner
    New Furama Restaurant
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Christian Ophthalmology Society

    Christian Ophthalmology Society Prayer Breakfast
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Cogan Ophthalmic History Society

    Cogan Society Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Duke University Eye Center

    Duke University Eye Center Alumni Reception
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Emory University

    Emory Eye Center Reception
    Swissôtel Chicago
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Endothelial Keratoplasty Breakfast Meeting

    Endothelial Keratoplasty Breakfast Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Monday, Oct. 3
    6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Flaum Eye Institute

    Flaum Eye Institute / University of Rochester Medical Center
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    Georgetown University Hospital

    MedStar Washington National Eye Center/Georgetown University Hospital Alumni/Staff Reunion
    Westin Chicago River North
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Glaucoma Research Foundation

    Glaucoma Research Foundation Ambassador Breakfast
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Glaucoma Research Foundation Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Hadley

    Experience the Future of Vision Rehab at Hadley’s State-of-the-Art Facility
    Hadley, 700 Elm Street, Winnetka
    Friday, Sept. 30
    6:45 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    International Join Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO)

    ACE 2022 Chicago
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    ACE 2022 Chicago
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    ACE 2022 Chicago
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Kresge Eye Institute

    Kresge Eye Institute Alumni and Friends Reception
    Blackstone Hotel, Autograph Collection
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda University Eye Institute Annual Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

    Mayo Clinic Alumni & Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology Reception during AAO
    VU Rooftop | Club Bar Room & Board Room
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Muslim Ophthalmology Society

    Muslim Ophthalmology Society/IMANA Ophthalmology Annual Dinner
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    New England Eye Center

    TUSM Alumni Reception
    Peninsula Chicago
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Northwestern University 

    2022 AAO Northwestern University Alumni Reception
    Woodwind
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Ocular Microbiology & Immunology Group (OMIG)

    OMIG Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    OMIG Business Luncheon
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee Meeting 

    Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee Meeting 
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

    Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL)

    OWL Board Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 2
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    OWL Signature Event & Awards Ceremony
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Ophthalmology Foundation

    Ophthalmology Foundation Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Ophthalmology Foundation Board Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

    Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS)

    Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society Board Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society Luncheon Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Pacific Vision

    Pacific Vision/California Pacific Medical Center Reception
    Loews Chicago Hotel
    Friday, Sept. 30
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO)

    Executive Committee Meeting
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    PAOF Circle of Vision Luncheon
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Friday, Sept. 30
    12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    PAAO National Society President's Breakfast
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

    PAOF Board of Directors Meeting
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    PAAO Board of Directors Meeting
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Monday, Oct. 3
    6 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

    Pediatric Keratoplasty Association

    Pediatric Keratoplasty Association-Annual AAO Breakfast Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Monday, Oct. 3
    6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Retina Research Foundation

    Schepens Award Reception
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Retina World Congress

    Retina World Congress Board of Directors Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

    Rush University Medical Center

    Rush University Alumni Reception
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

    New Jersey Ophthalmology Residency Alumni Association
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    St. John Ophthalmic Association

    St. John Ophthalmic Association
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.

    Stanford University

    Retina Summit
    Swissôtel Chicago
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    SightLife

    SightLife Corneal Surgeon Capacity Taskforce Meeting
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

    SUNY Downstate HSU

    SUNY Downstate Alumni Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Temple University

    Temple Ophthalmology Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Texas Tech University

    Texas Tech University HSC Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Truhlsen Eye Institute

    Truhlsen Eye Institute Friends & Reception
    Willis Tower - Skydeck
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Tulane University of Medicine

    Tulane Eye Alumni Association Reception
    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    University of California - Davis

    UC Davis Eye Center Alumni & Friends Reception
    Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel, Chicago
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    University of California-Los Angeles

    UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institute Alumni Reception
    Westin Chicago River North
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    University of Chicago

    UChicago Reception During the AAO
    The Chicago Yacht Club
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    University of Cincinnati

    University of Cincinnati Alumni Reception
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    University of Iowa

    Iowa Eye Alumni Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    University of Michigan Department of Ophthalmology 

    University of Michigan Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Alumni Reception
    Peninsula Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    University of Missouri-Kansas City

    University of Missouri - Kansas City Department of Ophthalmology
    Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    University of Oklahoma

    Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Reception
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    University of Pennsylvania

    Scheie Eye Institute Alumni Reception
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    University of Pittsburgh Eye Center

    UPMC Eye Center/University of Pittsburgh
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    University of Tennessee Health Science Center

    Hamilton Eye Institute Alumni and Colleagues Reception
    InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    University of Texas Health Science Center 

    UTMB Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    Alamo City Ophthalmology Residents’ Alumni Reception
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    University of Utah

    University of Utah Health Science Center Alumni Reception
    University Club of Chicago
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    University of Washington           

    UW Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Event
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Vanderbilt Eye Institute 

    Alumni and Friends Reception with special farewell to Chair, Dr. Paul Sternberg
    The Arts Club of Chicago
    Friday, Sept. 30
    7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Washington University

    Washington University Alumni Event
    Swissôtel Chicago
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    Wills Eye Hospital

    Wills Eye Alumni Society
    American Writers Museum
    Saturday, Oct. 1
    6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    World Cornea Congress

    World Cornea Congress VIII
    McCormick Place West
    Wednesday, Sept. 28
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    World Cornea Congress VIII
    McCormick Place West
    Thursday, Sept. 29
    8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    World Glaucoma Association

    39th WGA IPE Meeting
    Marriott Marquis Chicago McCormick Place
    Sunday, Oct. 2
    7 a.m. - 8 a.m.