Additional Programs

Enhance your experience by registering for specialized, pre-meeting programming. Separate registration is required.

 Credits

Earn continuing education credits: CME, COE, Nursing, JCAHPO, OPS/AOC, and AAPC (pending accreditation).

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ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery

General Sessions

ASCRS•ASOA Joint Government Relations General Session

Friday, May 5, 2017

ASCRS Opening General Session

Saturday, May 6, 2017

  • Presidents’ Addresses
    • Kerry D. Solomon, MD (outgoing)
    • Bonnie An Henderson, MD (incoming)

  • Binkhorst Lecture
 
 

The Sunday Summit General Session

Sunday, May 7, 2017

  • ASCRS Lecture on Science, Technology, & Medicine
  • 60 Minutes
    International Trends in Anterior Segment Surgery
 
 

ASCRS Innovators General Session

Monay, May 8, 2017

This session features special innovative presentations followed by the ASCRS 2017 Charles D. Kelman, MD Innovator’s Lecture.

 
 

The Best of ASCRS 2017 General Session

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

This special wrap-up session will highlight some of the most important and interesting papers presented at the 2017 ASCRS Annual Meeting, as selected by EyeWorld editorial board members from among the “Best Paper of Session” winners. Following summary presentations of the best papers, the specialty section editors of EyeWorld will debate the conclusions and implications in a free-flowing panel discussion.

 
 

Symposia

From discussing diagnostic technologies that maximize quality of vision for IOL patients to looking at methods for imaging the anterior segment, ASCRS Symposia offer in-depth analysis and instruction on an array of ophthalmic topics.

Instructional Courses

Course presentations are 90-minute scientifically sound and unbiased instructional lectures, which aim to achieve a stated educational objective for the learner. Instructional courses are presented by accepted instructors and faculty using varied formats.

Handout Description: Handouts: A handout is a supplement to enhance your experience in a course. Instructors are asked to emphasize key points for the learner.

Scientific Papers

Enhance your educational experience by attending any of our rapid-fire paper sessions. Paper sessions are formatted for 5-minute presentations that have been clustered in groups followed by active discussion by panelists and audience members.

Best Paper of Session (BPOS): At the end of each paper session, the panelists will confer to select the Best Paper of Session.

Join us for the ASCRS Best of 2017 General Session on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, with a special wrap-up session highlighting the most important papers presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting, as selected by EyeWorld editorial board members from among the “Best Paper of Session” winners. Following summary presentations of the best papers, the specialty section editors of EyeWorld will debate the conclusions and implications in a free-flowing panel discussion.

Skills Transfer Sessions

Master complex diagnostic and surgical techniques in these high-demand, hands-on sessions.

Scientific Posters

Electronic Poster Presentations: Accepted poster abstracts will be presented in electronic format only (PowerPoint). All accepted poster submissions will be available for viewing on-demand at kiosks throughout the convention center.

Films

Film Viewing

Saturday, May, 6–Tuesday, May 9, 2017

All films are available for viewing to receive CME credits. Film & Poster kiosks are conveniently located throughout the convention center.

ASCRS 34th Film Festival Awards Ceremony

Free admission for attendees to the ceremony, the door prize drawings, and the earlier ASCRS Film Festival Reception.

ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame Exhibit

Saturday, May, 6–Tuesday, May 9, 2017

ASCRS has inducted over 40 members into the ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame for their contributions to the science and practice of ophthalmology. The 11th ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame Exhibit will feaure an extensive collection of photographs, books, personal effects, and other memorabilia associated with the 2017 ASCRS Hall of Fame honorees.

Ophthalmic Photographers Society Exhibit

The jointly sponsored with ASCR, the Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (OPS) Exhibit showcases high-quality images that demonstrate superior imaging techniques at the ASCRS Annual Symposium & Congress. OPS represents members who perform imaging of all structures of the eye using highly specialized equipment in order to increase the level of patient care and help to advance the science and practice of ophthalmology. Acceptance of photograph for the exhibit is highly selective.

Programming for Young Eye Surgeons (YES)

ASCRS seeks to meaningfully engage with residents, fellows, and ophthalmologists in their first five years of practice through exclusive educational content developed with the young surgeon in mind. Exclusive YES programming includes the following events:

Visit the Young Eye Surgeons page for more information.



Eclectic, progressive, trendy, laid back or retro, every neighborhood in L.A. boasts a unique, signature scene.

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles will host the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress. Eclectic, progressive, trendy, laid back or retro, every neighborhood in L.A. boasts a unique, signature scene.