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    AAO 2023: Celebrate

    AAO 2023 will take place in Moscone Center, San Francisco.

    Save the Date

    AAO 2023
    Friday–Monday, Nov. 3 - 6

    Subspecialty Day
    Friday–Saturday, Nov. 3 - 4

    AAOE Practice Management Program
    Friday–Monday, Nov. 3 - 6

    AAO 2023 Expo
    Saturday–Monday, Nov. 4 - 6

    Be Part of AAO 2023

    The online abstract submitter for instruction courses and new Skills Transfer labs opens Dec. 8, 2022 and closes Jan. 10, 2023. View submission guidelines.

    San Francisco

    Join us as we return to the City by the Bay to celebrate achievements, growth and all that’s to come in ophthalmology. Whether you come for the unparalleled beauty of the California coast, the celebrated cuisine, a trip to wine country, or the glorious arts scene, you’ll leave your heart in San Francisco.


    November is a lovely time to visit San Francisco. The weather is mild and cool with average high temperatures of 63°F (17°C) and average lows of 50°F (10°C).


    San Francisco is in the Pacific Time Zone.

    On Saturday, November 5, 2023, the time will shift from Pacific Daylight Time to Pacific Standard Time. At 2 a.m. clocks will be turned backward 1 hour to 1 a.m. Attendees gain one more hour of light in the morning, and an extra hour of sleep.