New: Vaccination Requirement
The Academy is committed to your safety at AAO 2021. Therefore, our Board of Trustees has determined that proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all registrants attending the meeting in person in New Orleans.
See the Health and Safety webpage for more information.
Join Us in New Orleans
When you register for the in-person meeting you will also have access to content in the virtual meeting. If you are unable to join us in New Orleans, you can register for just the virtual meeting. Learn more about meeting registration.
Reserve a Room
The Academy has negotiated special hotel rates for AAO 2021. Learn more about hotel reservations.
View The Program
You can now view the program online. The search function is part of the meeting registration process, but you do not need to be registered, or logged in, to use it. Click the quick search buttons or the blue "Filter" button at the top of the search page to refine your search results.
When you want to build a schedule, or select favorite sessions, you will need to scroll to the bottom of the search page to log in.
The Academy is excited to bring you new educational and networking opportunities, including:
New meeting dates so that you spend less time away from your practice. The program will now run Friday, Nov. 12 through Monday, Nov. 15.
Reducing the number of simultaneous programs so that you can more easily plan your schedule.
Providing more learning opportunities in the Expo.
A robust virtual component for those unable to join us in-person or who want to view a session they may have missed on-site.
To help plan your meeting, view the AAO 2021 Meeting Schedule Overview (PDF 77KB). Note: All times are subject to change.