Armed Forces Optometric Society


Upcoming events

    • 05 Nov 2018
    • 4:00 PM (CST)
    • 06 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM (CST)
    • Marriott Plaza San Antonio

    Join us for the AFOS AAO 2018 Meeting in San Antonio, TX!

    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 for registration.


    When: AFOS Meeting will begin the evening of Monday, November 5th and run through the day on Tuesday, November 6th followed by the AAO Meeting November 7-10, 2018.

    Where: San Antonio, Texas

    Meeting location:  Marriott Plaza San Antonio (Nov 5-6) and Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center (Nov 7-10)

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

    555 South Alamo Street

    San Antonio, Texas 78205

    We will be hosting our meeting at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio and have secured a government-rate room block for our attendees!  It is 2 blocks from the famous River Walk and short walk to the Convention Center. 

    What to Expect:  

    • 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 (COPE approved)
    • 18 Feb 2019
    • (EST)
    • 24 Feb 2019
    • (EST)
    • New Orleans Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center / Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

    AFOS/SECO Meeting 2019
    New Orleans, LA

    We hope you can join us in New Orleans for the AFOS 2019 Annual Meeting!  Enjoy excellent CE and federal service camaraderie in a fantastic city!

    ** 12 hours of COPE approved CE including Service Chief Break-out Sessions **

    Total all-inclusive AFOS-SECO Program: 50+ hours CE

    Registration rates for the all-inclusive program:

    Package price includes AFOS Annual Meeting, 5 days of SECO courses, Special Events and SECO University for all year online CE.

    Early Bird Rate - Now until November 30, 2018 $499 AFOS Members in good standing*
    Advanced Rate - December 1, 2018 - February 12, 2019 $525 AFOS Members in good standing*
    Late or Onsite Rate - February 12-18, 2019 $550 AFOS Members in good standing*
    Current Resident Members of AFOS $50
    Student Members of AFOS Free
    Non OD/Guest for Luncheon & Reception $75
    Federal Service OD "Non-member rate" $899
    AFOS Meeting Only $150 

    ***Join AFOS to enjoy discounts and expanded benefits

    *AFOS/AOA dues must be paid in full for 2019 by 1/31/19, or paid in full for the 1st Qtr. of 2019 with quarterly recurring automatic credit card payments (or credit card on file with the AFOS) by 1/31/19 or registration will be cancelled.

    Important Note: After you register and complete payment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to complete your SECO course selections. You must select the courses you will attend February 20-24 and any learning labs. Please note that learning labs will have an additional fee.

    AFOS Hotel Headquarters:

    Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center
    1001 S. Peters Street

    New Orleans, LA 70130

    After you complete registration you will be provided a link to register in the AFOS block at the government rate.

    -All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by January 25, 2019. 

    -For continuing education attendees, a refund of the registration fee, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by this date. 

    -No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after January 31, 2018. 

    -Submit all requests via email to We regret that refunds will not be given for no shows.

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