2020 Summer Symposium


Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) is pleased to invite you to attend our 2020 Summer Symposium, which will take place at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida, August 20 – 23, 2020.

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!


Pre-registration for our Summer Symposium will open in the coming months. Attendee registration includes entry to all scientific sessions and our exhibit hall, social events, Live Well sessions, continental breakfasts, break refreshments, and the Gala Awards Dinner. Physician attendees have access to all CME Spotlight sessions with full meals included. Spouse/Personal Guest and Child Ticket registrations include access to the social events, our exhibit hall, Live Well sessions, and continental breakfasts served on Friday and Saturday mornings in our Guest Hospitality Suite and breakfast with the main meeting attendees on Sunday morning. Childcare will be available this year.

Registration TypeEarly RegistrationStandard RegistrationOn-Site Registration
Spouse/Personal Guest$225$225$225
Child Ticket (12 & under)$100$100$100

Cancellation Policy: Refund of registration fees minus a $30 administration fee may be applied for, in writing, before July 20, 2020.  No refunds will be provided after July 20, 2020.

Skill Labs

We will again be offering Skill Labs this year (formerly called Wetlabs). Registration for our Skill Labs will open closer to the meeting date, and correspondence will be sent to all pre-registered attendees for priority registration.  Stay tuned for more details!


The beauty and bounty of the Florida coast are celebrated at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Unfolding along 13 miles of pristine beachfront, this luxury resort infuses the story of the land into nearly every guest experience. WIO’s housing block at the Ritz-Carlton will be available when registration opens. A reservation link to book your room at the WIO discounted rate is sent in a confirmation email after your registration is processed.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
(904) 277-1100


Abstract submissions will open in early 2020. Stay tuned for details!