2018 Summer Symposium
Save The Date And Register Now!
Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) is pleased to invite you to attend its 2018 Summer Symposium, which will take place in Ponte Vedra, Florida, August 16 – 19, 2018.
The WIO Summer Symposium offers something unique that no other meeting does: A curated meeting for women offering the best of the best content in all subjects of importance to women ophthalmologists. Nowhere else will attendees find so many dynamic speakers and specialized educational content in a collegial atmosphere designed specifically for women. This is a must-attend event!
Women in Ophthalmology’s Summer Symposium Preliminary Program is available to download to assist with your planning.
Check out our amazing schedule for the 2018 Summer Symposium.
Summer Symposium Registration
Registration for the 2018 Summer Symposium is now open! Take advantage of the Early Registration discounts and reserve your space today.
|Registration Type||Early Registration|
(until June 15)
(June 16 – August 9)
|Late and On-Site Registration
(Beginning August 10)
|One Day Registration||$150||$150||$175|
(Child 12 and under)
Call for Poster Abstracts – Closed May 15, 2018
Highlighting our academic and scientific interests in a poster presentation and having meaningful discussions with other WIO members is a gratifying part of the WIO Symposium. The WIO encourages all to submit abstracts in the areas of original research, patient care, education and technology.
The top three abstracts will be recognized and invited to give a short oral presentation.
In addition, the top abstract will receive the Joanne Angle Poster of Distinction Award. This Award recognizes the abstract receiving the highest overall score with a certificate and a $200 monetary award.
The deadline for submissions was May 15, 2018. Notifications will be issued by May 31, 2018.
Summer Symposium Lodging
The Ponte Vedra Inn and Club provides the perfect environment for professional development and networking. The property is located in Ponte Vedra Beach Florida, which is a seaside community, located just 18 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville and 26 miles north of St. Augustine.
WIO has secured a discounted rate for all Summer Symposium registrants. The rates are as follows:
- Deluxe Oceanview Guest Rooms – $249/night
- Golfview Guest Rooms – $209/night
There is a resort fee per night that has also been discounted to $24/night. The room block ends July 16, 2018.
To reserve your room, call (888) 839-9145 or click here. Note the online link will provide registration for August 16 – 19, 2018, only. If you would like to extend your stay, please call to make your reservations.
Exhibit & Corporate Support
Women in Ophthalmology offers numerous exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities for organizations to reach a targeted group of women ophthalmologists, residents and fellows. As a sponsor and/or exhibitor, your company will be recognized for your support of women in ophthalmology.
To learn more, download our WIO Sponsorship & Exhibitor Prospectus 2018 with Form.
Contact our Headquarters Office at 303-339-0070 with any questions that you may have.
2017 Summer Symposium
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Summer Symposium!
- Visit the 2017 Summer Symposium archive page to access the resources page, view the program, and access the CME evaluation form for CME certificates.