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The ASCRS Annual Meeting is the ideal forum for ophthalmologists interested in presenting research and educating their peers. Submit your abstract for instructional courses, papers, films, and photos today. Detailed information is now available on the Call for Submissions website. Please read the 2020 ASCRS Annual Meeting Submission Guide before submitting your entry.

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Abstract submissions for the 2020 ASCRS Annual Meeting are open.

Before starting a submission please review the 2020 ASCRS Annual Meeting Submission Guide. Questions can be submitted at here.

Step 1: Go to to submit an abstract for an ASCRS instructional course, film, scientific paper, electronic poster, or photograph:

Provide all required information. The process will allow you to review your submission.
It is important to use a valid e-mail address as all correspondence regarding the account and/or submission will be sent to this e-mail address.

Step 2: Complete the Financial Interest Disclosure and ASCRS Faculty CME Review at

All faculty in a position to control the content of this CME activity—presenters, instructors, co-instructors, producers, and other faculty—must complete the ASCRS Faculty CME Review and Financial Interest Disclosure by Sunday, October 20, 2019. Instructions on how to complete the ASCRS Faculty CME Review and Financial Interest Disclosure are listed on page 6. It’s only necessary to submit one Financial Interest Disclosure for 2020. Once you submit a disclosure, it will be applied to all ASCRS CME activities through August 2020.

Step 3: Use your browser “print” command to print or save a copy of your submission for your records. If you do not receive a completed submission confirmation ID, please contact: Incomplete abstract submissions will not be accepted.

Important Submission Dates

Dates Deadline
August 26, 2019 ASCRS website opens to accept submissions for instructional courses, papers, electronic poster, and films. The Financial Interest Disclosure and ASCRS Faculty CME Review site opens.
October 20, 2019 Deadline to submit all abstracts for ASCRS instructional courses, papers, electronic posters and films. Deadline for all faculty to complete Financial Interest Disclosure and ASCRS Faculty CME
December 23, 2019 ASCRS to send notifications of acceptance/decline via e-mail
December 30, 2019 - March 1, 2020 Websites to upload films and electornic posters open
January 10, 2020 Deadline to submit abstract and printed photograph for Ophthalmic Photographers' Society (OPS) Competition and Display
February 3, 2020 ASRS Program schedule available online
March 1, 2020 Deadline to upload films Deadline to upload electronic posters for judging
March 3, 2020 Deadline to update abstract results and conclusions for scientific papers and electironic posters
April 8, 2020 Deadline for all ASCRS Faculty to register
April 27, 2020 Deadline to upload all electronic posters
May 15, 2020 ASCRS Subspeciality Day
May 16 -19, 2020 ASCRS Annual Meeting