• AAO 2021: Re/Create

    AAO 2021 will be held Friday – Monday, Nov. 12 –15 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The AAO 2021 Expo will open on Saturday, Nov. 13 and will run, along with sessions, through 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15.

    Programming will begin Friday, Nov. 12 with a full day of Subspecialty Day meetings, the AAOE Master Classes, Coding Sessions and the AAO 2021 opening session in the evening. View the AAO 2021 Meeting Schedule Overview (PDF 77KB). Note: All times are subject to change.


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    New in 2021

    • AAO 2021 Meeting Schedule Overview (PDF 77KB)

      • Opening Session, Friday, Nov., 12

      • Closing Session, Monday, Nov., 15

      • Expo closes at 5 p.m. on Monday

    • Expanded breaks and power hour at noontime.

    • Reducing the number of simultaneous programs to encourage more time in the Expo.

    • Industry Showcase theaters offered in the Expo.

    • New transportation hub and park space adjacent to convention center.

    Exhibit Space Application

    The original sales cycles, determined by priority point totals, are now complete. If you have not yet submitted an application, go to the Exhibitor Portal and complete an exhibit space application.

    Contact exhibitions@aao.org if you have questions or need assistance.

    Hotel Meeting Space

    The Academy holds hotel meeting space from Thursday, Nov. 11 through Monday, Nov. 15 for events.

    Meeting space reservations may only be requested online. Reserve early as space is available on a first come, first serve basis and may sell out.

    Find more information, including fees, deadlines, and the link to the online application, at aao.org/meeting_space.

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