- This event has passed.
AAO Annual Meeting
November 12 - November 15
AAO 2021: Re/Create
Join us in November as we re-create the Academy’s annual meeting in New Orleans. From highlighting clinical pearls and the latest research, to making new connections and learning new techniques we look forward to bringing our community together, where all of ophthalmology meets®.
AAO 2021: Friday, Nov. 12 – Monday, Nov. 15
Subspecialty Day: Friday, Nov. 12 – Saturday, Nov. 13
AAOE Practice Management Program: Friday, Nov. 12 – Monday, Nov. 15
Note our new meeting dates so that you spend less time away from your practice. The Academy is excited to implement more changes to increase educational and networking opportunities, including:
- Reducing the number of simultaneous programs so that you can more easily plan your schedule.
- Providing more community engagement 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.
View the AAO 2021 Preliminary Meeting Schedule (PDF 176KB). Note: All times are subject to change.
Look for more exciting program news and updates in the coming months.
The Academy continues to monitor developments with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on our profession. We are exploring many options to bring you the highest quality educational experience that you have come to expect from the Academy. The Academy and Morial Convention Center are implementing cleaning procedures and physical distancing protocols in all areas of AAO 2021 that meet or exceed industry standards. Review the Health and Safety initiatives that the convention center has rolled out in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2021 Abstract Submissions
Share your knowledge and passion at AAO 2021 in New Orleans.
The online abstract submitter will close April 13 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
The online abstract submitter for instruction courses and new Skills Transfer labs is closed. Find more information about how to participate in AAO 2021 on Presenter Central.
AAO 2020 Virtual
Visit Meeting Archives to find information about AAO 2020 Virtual.