Optometry's Meeting® returns to the Windy City to unite doctors of optometry, future doctors and paraoptometrics for premier education, entertainment and collaboration. Engage in these impactful networking and leadership opportunities alongside an expansive Exhibit Hall, offering the latest ophthalmic goods and services, and business solutions that position your optometry practice for success.
The American Optometric Association (AOA) and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) are energized and eager to once again come together in the all-American city, Chicago, to advance the great profession of optometry!
The 125th Annual AOA Congress & 54th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting® welcomes back our friends, family and colleages, June 15-18, in Chicago, where renowned education, networking and business opportunities intersect for one unforgettable experience.
Optometry’s Meeting will deliver world-class learning, networking and business solutions that will power your practice and patient health. From courses offering office-based surgical content to practical guidance on everything from building a medical contact lens practice to preparing financially for any stage of your career, Optometry’s Meeting 2022 is packed with discovery, interdisciplinary collaboration, and experiential opportunities. Don't miss your chance and register now!
Effective Feb. 28, 2022, the mask mandate by the State of Illinois and the mask/vaccine mandate for indoor dining for the City of Chicago, which applied to the Optometry's Meeting host venue, McCormick Place Convention Center, were lifted. The AOA does require meeting attendees to take preventive measures intended to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, and asks all meeting attendees to attest that they will follow all rules during Optometry's Meeting.
Find more information by visiting Optometry's Meeting's health and safety page.
Please note: Attendees will not need to register for individual CE courses during the registration process, excepting workshop courses, experiential CE or where otherwise noted during registration. Individual CE courses have seating available on a first-come-first-served basis and it’s recommended that attendees queue outside the course room 10 minutes in advance where possible.
AOA members: To receive the AOA member rate, please provide the primary email address associated with your membership account when registering.