2011 IAO/COS Annual Meeting

The Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and the Chicago Ophthalmological Society 
invite you to participate in the 7th Annual Joint Conference!

Date:     Friday and Saturday, February 4 & 5, 2011
Place:   Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL

  • Map to the meeting site
  • Diagram of the convention center skybridge network
  • Hotel information (there is no room block for this meeting)
    • Hotels attached to the convention center closest to the meeting rooms are the Hyatt Regency O'Hare and the Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare)

View an overview of the schedule for all three sessions:  physicians, administrators and techs - CLICK HERE (PDF file)

CME Claim Information -- In order to receive your CME certificate, attendees must first complete a short online evaluation.  When you click on the "submit" button, a certificate (in PDF format) will be emailed to you automatically.  Be sure to answer all of the questions.  Please complete this short process no later than March 1st!  
Here is a link to the online claim form:

Physician Program Information

  • View the detailed program (PDF file) -- CLICK HERE
  • Download the physician meeting flier - CLICK HERE 
  • Download the detailed physician meeting brochure - CLICK HERE
  • Physician registration form -- "Fillable" PDF file... CLICK HERE 
  • Registration form for RESIDENTS/FELLOWS -- "Fillable PDF file... CLICK HERE
    Residents & Fellows are invited to attend either the physician session or the practice management/administrator session as they desire

Residents Session

We are offering residents a special panel discussion over breakfast on Saturday morning from 8 - 9:00 a.m.  This will feature young ophthalmologists sharing their perspectives and knowledge of "lessons learned" for those who will be entering ophthalmology practice soon.  No separate registration is required for this.

Administrator Program

We are planning a one-day program of practice management topics for Friday, Feb. 4. 

  • Seminar Flier -- CLICK HERE
  • Administrator session, detailed program -- CLICK HERE
  • Registration form (PDF file can be filled in on your computer) -- CLICK HERE  

Ophthalmic Tech Program

A day-long session for ophthalmic techs is planned.  We will be applying for JCAHPO credit.

  • Tentative program -- CLICK HERE
  • Copy of printed brochure in PDF format -- CLICK HERE
  • Registration form (PDF file can be filled in on your computer) -- CLICK HERE

Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Prospectus - Detailed information including booth costs, exhibit hall diagram, booth sales status, shipping information 

  • Exhibitor Fact Sheet -- CLICK HERE
  • Exhibitor registration form (PDF file that you can complete on your computer and print) -- CLICK HERE
  • IAO's W-9 taxpayer ID form (if you need it) -- download electronically signed PDF file here
  • Set-up and shipping information for registered exhibitors - CLICK HERE 
  • Exhibit hall floor plan -- CLICK HERE 
    • Entrances to the exhibit hall are mainly the doorways marked #1 and #4.  Registration is outside doorway #1.  
    • Booth sales status - ONLINE UPDATES 

Last updated:  2/7/2011