Optometry's MeetingĀ® 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 come together in the great American city, Chicago, to advance the great profession of optometry!

Optometry’s Meeting, the 125th Annual AOA Congress and 54th Annual AOSA Conference, welcomes back friends and colleagues June 15-18 in Chicago, IL, where world-class education, networking and business opportunities will intersect in 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!

Due to a surge in new COVID-19 cases in late 2021 and early 2022, the City of Chicago implemented a new vaccine requirement to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Effective Jan. 3, 2022, any individual age 5 and older is required to provide proof of vaccination to dine indoors, visit gyms, or enter venues where food or drink are being served. The McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago, headquarters for the AOA/American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) Optometry’s Meeting® 2022, will adhere to these requirements and require proof of vaccination for attendance.

Find more information by visiting Optometry's Meeting's health and safety page.

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