Important Dates

View the table below to find important dates and deadlines for registration, housing, submissions, and more.

 Questions

Contact information for the various submission types.

 Copyright Assignments

ASCRS, ASOA, and ASCRS/JCAHPO copyright assignments.

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SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (OPS) OPEN Submissions August 30–January 10, 5 p.m. ET

(OPS Photographs) Make an OPS submission.

T&N Tech Talks Submissions OPEN August 30–January 10, 5 p.m. ET

(Lead author limited to: technicians/nurses/orthoptists/ophthalmic photographers) Make a T&N Tech Talks submission.

ASCRS Scientific Film Submissions UPLOAD FILM: February 7–March 7

View the Instructions and Checklist.

Speakers

  • Honoraria: Noted as part of the submission process, ASCRS•ASOA does not pay honoraria or travel/housing expenses for presenters at the annual meeting.
    1. All program participants (to include all invited course faculty) are required to register and pay an attendee fee for the Symposium and Congress.
    2. Registration opens December 5.
  • Complete the Financial Interest Disclosure All participants—presenters, coauthors, instructors, co-instructors, faculty, producers, and co-producers—must disclose their financial interests.
  • Complete the Faculty CME Review. All ASCRS and ASOA lead presenter, instructor, producer, co-instructor, and course faculty member must complete the review.
 
 

Important Dates

October 6
5 p.m. ET

ASCRS Film Paper and Poster submissions deadline
ASOA Practice Management Course submissions deadline
Faculty CME Review deadline
Financial interest disclosure deadline

December 5

Registration opens

December 8

Acceptance confirmations sent via email

January 10, 2017
5 p.m. ET

OPS Submissions deadline
T&N Tech Talks deadline

February 2, 2017

Revision deadline for ASCRS paper and poster results (100 words) and conclusions (50 words).

February 7–March 7, 2017

Film upload at TMI (Tradeshow Multimedia, Inc.)

ASCRS Electronic Posters upload

Note: Electronic Posters and Films received after March 7 will not be judged

February 16, 2017

Tier 1 Registration Deadline

April 3, 2017

Housing Deadline

April 14, 2017

Presentation upload site available

Upload link available for ASCRS General Sessions, Symposia, Papers

Upload link available for T&N Tech Talks

April 20, 2017

Tier 2 Registration Deadline
 
 

Questions

CME Review
cme@ascrs.org

Financial Interest
financialinterest@ascrs.org

ASCRS Papers
papers@ascrs.org

ASCRS Courses
courses@ascrs.org

ASCRS Films
films@ascrs.org

ASCRS Posters
posters@ascrs.org

ASOA Courses
courses@asoa.org

Ophthalmic Photographs
ops@ascrs.org

General Submission Questions
submissions@ascrs.org

Tech/Nurse Programming
Tech.nursesubmissions@ascrs.org

   
 
 

Copyright Assignments

ASCRS

By submitting this presentation (paper, poster, course, film), I agree to grant and assign exclusively to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (“the Societies”) all of rights, including copyright, in the presentation listed below, as well as any related materials used for audiovisual presentation (collectively referred to as “the works”). I also grant and assign to the Societies the rights to film, record, reproduce, reprint, distribute, sell, and otherwise make use of the works, or any presentation of the works, in any media or format, and authorize the Societies to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with its use and promotion of the works. I understand that I will receive no royalty or other monetary compensation from the Societies for this assignment of rights and the subsequent use of my works by the Societies.

I represent and warrant that the works are my own original work or that I have obtained all necessary permissions and authorizations from all individuals or entities that may otherwise have a right, title, or interest in the works; that I have full right and power to make this assignment; that the works do not violate any copyright, proprietary or personal rights of others; and that the works are factually accurate and contain no matter libelous or otherwise unlawful. .

ASOA

By my signed acceptance of the terms and conditions of this agreement, and in consideration of the opportunity to speak and present my work at the ASOA Congress, I hereby grant the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, a division of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (the "Societies"), a royalty-free, perpetual worldwide license to copy, reproduce, film, distribute and/or sell the work in any media or format in connection with the Congress or sale or other distribution of congress materials, as well as authority to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with its use and promotion of the works. I understand that I will receive no royalty or other monetary compensation from the Societies for this license of rights and the use of my works by the Societies in connection with the Congress. ASCRS•ASOA will not use the works for any purposes unrelated to the Congress or sale/distribution of Congress materials without my written permission prior to use.

The Societies understand and agree that the above grant of rights does not constitute a transfer of copyright and that I remain free to present the materials or revised versions thereof elsewhere for any purposes. I represent and warrant that the works are my own original work or that I have obtained all necessary permissions and authorizations from all individuals or entities that may otherwise have a right, title, or interest in the works; that I have full right and power to make this license; that the works do not violate any copyright, proprietary or personal rights of others; and that the works are factually accurate and contain no matter libelous or otherwise unlawful. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Societies and their respective officers, directors, employees, and volunteers from any and all claims of copyright infringement made against the Societies and arising out of the work and my presentation of the work at the Congress.

ASCRS/JCAHPO

By submitting this paper presentation, I agree to grant and assign exclusively to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology all of the rights, including copyright, in the submitted presentation, as well as any related materials used for audiovisual presentation (collectively referred to as “the works”). I also grant and assign to ASCRS and JCAHPO the rights to film, record, reproduce, reprint, distribute, sell, and otherwise make use of the works, or any presentation of the works, in any media or format, and authorize ASCRS and JCAHPO to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with its use and promotion of the works. I understand that I will receive no royalty or other monetary compensation from ASCRS or JCAHPO for this assignment of rights and the subsequent use of my works by either ASCRS or JCAHPO.
I represent and warrant that the works are my own original work or that I have obtained all necessary permissions and authorizations from all individuals or entities that may otherwise have a right, title, or interest in the works; that I have full right and power to make this assignment; that the works do not violate any copyright, proprietary or personal rights of others; and that the works are factually accurate and contain no matter libelous or otherwise unlawful.



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