AAO 2023: Where All of Ophthalmology Meets
AAO 2023, the Academy’s 127th annual meeting, will take place Nov. 3 – Nov. 6, 2023. Both in-person and virtual options are available to media.
Members of the media are encouraged to register in advance. Media registration is free and open to editorial staff of credentialed media outlets. Freelance journalists must have a letter of assignment.
Online registration opens for eligible members of the media on Thursday, July 27, 2023.
Please have electronic copies of your credentials and/or letters of assignment available to upload while filling in the online registration form, as they are required for registration approval.
For more information on eligibility for attendance as press, please review the Academy's media registration policies and guidelines.
For Press Who Are Attending AAO 2023
In addition to receiving complimentary registration, qualifying members of the media will receive several AAO news resources, including:
- Full access to the newsroom, with complimentary breakfast and lunch
- Full access to AAO Virtual, for those who choose to cover the meeting remotely
- Breaking news updates from AAO 2023
- Embargoed press releases
If you have questions, please contact the Academy’s public relations department at email@example.com.
Health & Safety
The Academy Board of Trustees has determined that proof of COVID-19 vaccination will not be required for those attending the Academy’s annual meeting, based on best practices recommended by the City of San Francisco. Mask wearing is optional. For more information, please see the Health and Safety webpage.