96th Annual Meeting American Academy of Optometry (AAOPT)
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Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America
The primary author's CV is required for continuing education approval for some state boards.
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Abstract submissions will only be accepted through this website from May 1 through May 31, 2017, 11:59 PM EST.
Abstracts must consist of text only. No pictures, graphs, tables or links will be accepted.
Abstract character count limit is 2,000 (including spaces, but not including author names, affiliations and citations). Abstract title is restricted to 150 characters.
Authors are required to upload a word or PDF version of their abstract in addition to typing the abstract into the required fields.
Authors are permitted a maximum of two first-author presentations within the scientific program. Any combination of paper or poster presentations are permitted, however, no more than two first-author submissions will be accepted. There is no limit to the number of co-authored submissions, e.g. authors may be listed as second, third or other position on any number of submissions.
Authors presenting their work at the Annual Meeting MUST be registered for the meeting.
The first author is solely responsible for presentation of accepted abstracts at the date and time assigned by the Scientific Program Committee. Co-authors, substitutes, or multiple presenters are not permitted.
First authors may be scheduled to present a paper or poster presentation any time from 8:00 AM on Wednesday, October 11 to 6:00 PM on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Authors should not submit to the scientific program unless they can commit to be present when assigned.
Ethical and Regulatory Requirements: The first author is required to provide assurance of compliance with the following ethical and regulatory requirements:
Research involving human subjects must be conducted in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Declaration of Helsinki and in adherence of applicable national and local human subjects requirements.
Research involving animal subjects must be conducted in accordance with international standards for animal treatment and care, as published, for example, by the Society of Neuroscience and ARVO.
All coauthors must read and approve the final, submitted version of the abstract and consent to listing their name as an author.
Copyright Assignment: authors are required to transfer the copyright for their submitted abstract to the American Academy of Optometry. First authors must provide assurance that all coauthors agree to the copyright transfer terms.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: the first author is responsible for disclosing any conflict of interest on behalf of all listed authors as defined in the Scientific Program Committee's Statement on Conflicts of Interest. Any conflict of interest must also be disclosed at the time of presentation; this applies to both scientific paper and poster presentations.
We invite you to exhibit with us at Academy 2017 Chicago. Our annual meeting is the most comprehensive optometry meeting in the world and represents the full spectrum of optometry leaders, vision science professionals and decision-makers. Your participation at this meeting offers face-to-face and unequalled opportunities to be present among other leaders in the eye care industry, in addition to showcasing your products and services to the vision science community.
McCormick Place, Lakeside Center
2301 S. King Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616
Headquarters Hotel: Palmer House Hilton
EXHIBIT HALL DATES AND HOURS
*Please note: Exhibit hours are subject to change
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
ALL BOOTHS MUST BE SET BY 3:00 PM WEDNESDAY.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017: 4:00 to 7:00 PM (Opening night Welcome Reception)
Thursday, October 12, 2017: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Student Focus)
Thursday, October 12, 2017: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, October 12, 2017: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Attendee Reception)
Friday, October 13, 2017: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, October 13, 2017: 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM
How does the Academy assign your booth space?
Booth space for Academy 2017 Chicago is assigned in priority point order first, and then on a first-come, first-served basis after all priority point assignments have been completed. The priority-point system is designed to recognize companies that support the Academy’s Annual Meeting and its activities, and to encourage new companies to participate. For companies with the same number of priority points, the date the application is submitted will be determine space assignment priority.
Contact No.: (617) 954-2000