More than 500 good reasons to attend AAO in 2005

October 1, 2005

The deadline for online meeting registration is Sept. 28. The quickest, most efficient way to register and reserve a hotel room is online.

Symposia

The popular spotlight sessions are:

Subspecialty meetings

Find the best intensive reviews of the latest advances from leaders in the field in this year's six subspecialty meetings:

Practice management

While the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives (AAOE) program of the 2005 annual meeting is designed for both administrators and physicians, here are courses that may be of particular interest to the new associate, physician owners, and managing physicians:

Networking opportunities

Looking to hire or be hired? The Professional Choices Job Fair (Oct. 16, from 2:15 to 5 p.m.) is a unique opportunity to connect with job seekers and hiring practices from all over the country in a convenient, casual atmosphere during the annual meeting. Job seekers attend for free, but should register in advance (with Event Code SPE18A) to receive synopses of participating hiring practices prior to the event. There is a registration fee for hiring practices (register for Event Code SPE18), which includes admission for two to the Professional Choices Job Fair Opening Session: Hiring an Ophthalmologist for Your Practice: What Do You Need to Know? (Oct. 16, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.).

Topics addressed include:

Registration

The deadline for online meeting registration is Sept. 28.

The quickest, most efficient way to register and reserve a hotel room is online. Immediate confirmation is provided.

For more information on the 2005 annual meeting, please visit the academy's Web site at http://www.aao.org/.

Susanne Medeiros is Editor, Communications Department, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco.