The American Ophthalmological Society


Knapp Symposium

Saturday Symposium

Schedule at a Glance

Financial Disclosure

Guidelines For Presentations

Guidelines For Discussants

Travel Grants

The American Ophthalmological Society

152nd Annual Meeting
May 19 - 22, 2016
The Broadmoor Hotel
Colorado Springs, Colorado


Advanced registration is now closed. Onsite registration is available. Please visit the AOS registration desk at The Broadmoor to inquire.

Schedule at a Glance           Download Complete Program Book Here


Annual Meeting Member Personal Guest Professional Guest Resident / Fellow Guest
Onsite $600 $250 $600 $250


Thank you to the AOS Committee on Programs: Drs. J. Sebag, Chair, David Tse, Eduardo Alfonso and Preston Blomquist, and the AOS Council Chair, Dr. Edward Wilson, for preparing an exciting 2016 program!

The complete program book is now available for download. You may also view the Knapp Symposium, Saturday Symposium, or Schedule at a Glance.


Don't miss the new guided poster session added to the program this year! Poster authors will give a short presentation about their work immediately following the New Member Spotlight Presentations at 3:30 PM in the Rocky Mountain Ballroom C. Once each poster has been discussed, you will be invited to the McGrew Room where the posters will be displayed. Authors will be available to field questions for the remainder of the session. CME is being offered for this session.


Your spouse / personal guest registration fee includes daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks, admission to the New Members Spotlight Presentations, Reception Welcoming New Members, Friday Reception, Saturday Reception and Gala Dinner.

The AOS is sponsoring a Guided Art Tour for registered spouses and personal guests. Two identical tours are being offered on Friday, May 20th, one at 9:30 AM and one at 10:45 AM. Advanced sign up is required. Contact the AOS office to inquire, or visit the registration desk when you arrive onsite.

New this year, Mrs. Grace Parks Mitchell will be presenting our first ever Spouse Lecture in the Hospitality Lounge on Saturday, May 21st at 9:00 AM. Her presentation is titled: Colorado's Women of Exception: An Exploration of Historical Influences Which Shaped the Lives of These Notable Women. All registered spouses and personal guests are encouraged to attend.


Non-member ophthalmologists are welcome to attend the Annual Meeting as a professional guest. Professional guests must be sponsored by an AOS member who will also be in attendance. Potential candidates for AOS membership are particularly encouraged to attend.


Enjoy tennis on Friday afternoon. Rated as one of the Top 10 tennis resorts in the country by Tennis Magazine for the past 15 years, The Broadmoor Tennis Club has become legendary in Colorado Springs. Racquet rental, if needed, is included with your tennis registration.

On Saturday, play one of the challenging and enjoyable golf courses at The Broadmoor, with tee markers of varying lengths on all courses!

Also on Saturday, experience some of the best fly fishing Colorado has to offer on more than five miles of private waters under the tutelage of The Broadmoor's professional guides. This event will take place on Saturday afternoon. The cost is $260, and includes your fishing license, transportation, lunch, equipment rental, and one-half day of guided fly fishing.


This year, the AOS Annual Meeting is being held at the lovely Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The Broadmoor Hotel
1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Telephone: (855) 634-7711

If you were unable to book a room at The Broadmoor, below is a link to alternate housing options in the area.

Alternate Housing Options


The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.*

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Ophthalmological Society. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Broadmoor is conveniently located in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Guests flying into Colorado can choose from either Colorado Springs Airport (COS), which is only 15 minutes to the hotel or Denver International Airport (DIA), which is a scenic 75-minute drive to The Broadmoor.

The Broadmoor is also happy to offer an array of customizable transportation options for individuals and groups, including airport shuttles, buses, and private town cars among other options.


The AOS Annual Meeting schedule offers ample opportunities to explore the many sights and activities offered throughout Colorado Springs. Visit the Colorado Springs Visitor's Bureau website for ideas.

AOS is ADA Compliant

Any registrant who requires special accommodation should contact the AOS Meetings Manager, Michael Paulos, via email ( or directly at 415.561.8580.

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