Join us in Chicago Oct 19-21

2024 National Meeting

Meeting at a Glance

Important Dates


March 3, 2024:

Abstract Submission Open


June 1, 2024

Abstract Submission Closes


June 16, 2024

Registration and Housing Opens


August 16, 2024

First Early Bird Registration Ends


September 12, 2024

Second Early Bird Registration Ends


October 10, 2024

Second Early Bird Registration Ends & Pre-Registration Closes


October 19-21, 2024

AACO National Meeting

Registration and Housing Information

AACO Registration Policy

All AACO 2024 meeting attendees are required to be registered using the correct registration category. If a registration is completed in an incorrect category, the registration will be corrected or canceled; additional fees my be due if the correct category is at a higher cost.


Attendees at the AACO 2024 meeting must wear their own badge. Registrations are non-transferable. CME is only available to fully registered attendees. Guests/spouses are not eligible for CE credits.


Event Photography and Video/Audio Recording Policy

Any person who attends an AACO annual meeting event grants permission to the AACO to record his or her visual/audio images, including but not limited to, photographs, digital images, voices, sound or video recordings, audio clips, or accompanying written descriptions, and, without notifying such persons, to use his or her name an such images for any purpose of the AACO, including advertisements for the AACO and its programs, in any media or format including web-based, film or print.


Meeting Content Policy

Programs presented at the AACO national meeting are not public events. They are for the education of meeting attendees.

Presenter Central

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2024 AACO National Meeting. Please use the links below to complete the required speaker submissions and forms.

  • Now Open

    Submit An Abstract

    For those interested in presenting at the AACO National Meeting in Chicago, click on the button below to submit your abstract for review. Abstract submission deadline is July 1, 2024.

  • AACO 2024

    Disclosure Forms

    Every speaker participating in the AACO National Meeting must complete a speaker disclosure form and consent to video form. Click on the button below to complete this form. Forms must be submitted by July 1, 2024.

  • Available Now

    IJCAHPO Form

    In order to receive IJCAHPO CE for our national meeting, we need each particpant to complete an IJCAHPO Speaker form. Click the button below to download the form. Forms can be to submitted Julie Harmon at

Sponsor Information

The American Association of Certified Orthoptists (AACO) is a non-profit organization comprised of certified orthoptists who are devoted to improving vision and binocularity in patients with visual system disorders. We are grateful for our continued partnerships as we advance eye care treatment for our patients.

  • Now Available

    Exhibitor Prospectus

    Become a sponsor at the 2024 AACO National Meeting. Click the link below for more information.

  • Purchase a package

    Exhibitor Application

    Become an exhibitor today! Click on the link below to complete the application.

General Meeting Information

CE Information, Schedule of Events, and Program Book coming soon.

  • Contact Information

    Amanda Yonkers, CO

    AACO Vice President & Meeting Organizer AACOVP@orthoptics.org

281-939-5332

AACO@orthoptics.org

8 Tanager Trail , The Woodlands, Texas, 77381


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