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AFOS Academy 2017

  • 09 Oct 2017
  • 6:30 PM (CDT)
  • 10 Oct 2017
  • 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Congress Plaza Hotel ~ Chicago, Illinois

Join us for the AFOS AAO 2017 Meeting in Chicago!

We have secured a special package that allows you to register for both the AFOS meeting and the American Academy of Optometry meeting (AAO) at a bundled price.  Make sure to choose the AFOS Bundled Registration option if planning on attending both meetings.  Or you can select the AFOS meeting only option if you are not staying for the AAO meeting.  

To register, click here to be directed to the AAO website.


When: AFOS Meeting will begin the evening of Monday, October 9th and run through the day on Tuesday, October 10th followed by the AAO Meeting October 11-14, 2017.

Where: Chicago, Illinois

Meeting location:  Congress Plaza Hotel (Oct 9-10) and McCormick Place  (Oct 11-14)

Lodging:   Congress Plaza Hotel - For booking information, please contact Dr. Wright for information on how to book your government-rated room

520 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60605

Shuttle service will be provided from the hotel to McCormick Place.  

What to Expect:  

  • 11 hours of excellent CE Targeted for Military, VA & Federal ODs
  • Expanded Exhibit Hall
  • AFOS Awards Program
  • Member Appreciation Reception
  • Camaraderie with fellow service colleagues 
  • Service Chief break-out sessions 

Agenda can be found here.

Handouts below:

Optometric Glaucoma Refresher

Anterior Uveitis 201 Beyond the Drops - Dr. Brandon Runyon

The Blues: More than just great music - Dr. William Hefner

Clinical Cases from a Family Practice Optometrist - Dr. William Hefner

AFOS Grand Rounds

The Opioid Epidemic and Drug Diversion - Dr. Christopher Cordes

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