• Academy Plus is a course pass that offers unlimited access to all Academy and AAOE instruction courses, including Skills Transfer didactic lectures. Pass holders can float among all available courses. 

    All classroom layouts will be changed to increase physical distancing. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at rooms early to ensure a seat in preferred courses.

    How to Purchase Academy Plus

    Purchase the Academy Plus course pass when you register for AAO 2020 online. You can also purchase the course pass anytime online up through the meeting, or onsite at the convention center.


    Academy and AAOE Members, Nonmembers

    • $250 by Aug. 12, the early registration deadline.
    • $275 Aug. 12 - Oct. 14
    • $300 Starting Oct. 15

    Academy Members in Training Discount

    As a member benefit, Academy members in training receive a discounted price of $150 for the Academy Plus course pass.

    This discount does not apply to nonmember physicians in training.

    Access to Meetings on Demand

    When you purchase the Academy Plus course pass you will automatically gain complimentary access to the Meetings on Demand AAO 2020 Highlights package—including dozens of hours from the AAOE Practice Management Program—for free.

    Review 2020 Meetings on Demand information.

    Receiving the Course Pass

    You will not receive a separate "pass," instead look for Academy Plus noted on your badge.

    The course pass is non-transferable. View more registration and ticket policies.

    Free Programs and Sessions

    You do not need Academy Plus to attend a number of programs and sessions at AAO 2020. Your meeting registration gives you access to:

    • Opening Session
    • Sessions
    • Named Lectures
    • Academy Café panels
    • Original papers
    • Poster Discussions
    • Video program
    • Learning Lounge discussions
    • Exhibition
    • Technology Pavilion presentations

    Ticketed Events, Labs and Programs

    Academy Plus does not cover sessions that require an individual ticket or a separate registration, including:

    • AAOE Practice Management Master Classes
    • AAOE Coding Sessions
    • Skills Transfer labs
    • Subspecialty Day meetings
    • Specific special meetings and events

    You can register for Subspecialty Day meetings and AAOE Coding Sessions, as well as purchase tickets, when you register for AAO 2020 online.

    Tickets and meeting registrations are non-transferable. View more registration and ticket policies.