Attendee Registration Fees

Attendee registration rates are based on several factors. Optometrist rates are based on AOA membership, student and resident rates are based on AOP membership and both options have single day rates available. We also offer registration of exhibit hall access only an additional specialty education.

If you would like to read more about our event please review our digital Registration Book. This informational packet contains a message from the GWCO president, details on hotel and travel information, sponsor and exhibitor listings, social highlights, a course guide, and speaker biographies. 

Be sure you have all of the materials and details ready to submit your registration:

  • Full Name
  • Title & Organization
  • Email, Phone & Address
  • OE Tracker # (if applicable)
  • Optometrist License # (if applicable)
  • AOA Member Number (If registering at the member rate)
  • AFOS, AOSO, or Energeyes: AACO # (If registering at the affiliate rate)
  • Registration Option: Full Event or Single Day
  • Desired Session Selections
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Cancellation Policy: All cancellations requests received on or before Monday, September 2, 2019, will be issued a refund less a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be given thereafter except in the event of extenuating circumstances such as hospitalization or death. Requests for registration cancellation must be submitted in writing via email to [email protected]. No refunds can be made by GWCO for lodging, airfare, or any other expenses related to attending the Congress.


Full Congress Registration

Full Day
Registration Types
Early Bird Rates
Thru August 26, 2019
Regular Rates
August 27, 2019 –
September 23, 2019
Onsite Registration Rates
October 10, 2019 –
October 13, 2019
OD Registration      
GWCO and/or AOA Member $560 $610 $690
GWCO Associate Member
(AFOS, AOSA, or Energeyes: AACO Members)

$675

$725

$805
Non-Member $870 $920 $980
AOP Registration      
GWCO and/or AOA Member $220 $260 $310
Non-Member $285 $315 $365

 

Single Day Registration

Single Day
Registration Types
Early Bird Rates
Thru August 26, 2019
Regular Rates
August 27, 2019 –
September 23, 2019
Onsite Registration Rates
October 10, 2019 –
October 13, 2019
OD Registration      
GWCO and/or AOA Member $355 $405 $445
GWCO Associate Member
(AFOS, AOSA, or Energeyes:AACO Members)

$460

$510

$550
Non-Member $665 $715 $755
AOP Registration      
GWCO and/or AOA Member $140 $185 $210
Non-Member $225 $275 $300

 

Additional Registration Types/Rates

Additional
Registration Types
Early Bird Rates
Thru August 26, 2019
Regular Rates
August 27, 2019 –
September 23, 2019
Onsite Registration Rates
October 10, 2019 –

October 13, 2019
Students

$0

$10

$10

Events & Exhibit Hall Pass Only (No Education)*
Applicable for Executive Directors and President’s Council members

 

$150

 

$150

 

$190

Guest/Spouse Registration (No Education) $150
Includes free Exhibit Hall
Marketplace Pass
$150
Includes free Exhibit Hall Marketplace Pass
$190
Includes free Exhibit Hall Marketplace Pass

 

Additional Specialty Education

Additional Specialty Education Courses Registration Rates
(Limited Space Available)
Energeyes: AACO Program Only (Sunday)
Energeyes: AACO Members
$50
*Lunch Provided
Energeyes: AACO Program Only (Sunday)
Non-Members
$75
*Lunch Provided
CPR Certification $65
 
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Registration Discounts

  • BOGO: Buy one OD registration (member or non-member) and get one AOP registration free (member or non-member). Offer valid thru August 26, 2019.
  • $20 discount (per registrant) for groups of 10 or more paid AOPs registering from the same organization.
  • $100 discount for 2017-2018 optometry graduates.

If you would like to take advantage of any of these discounts please email to the GWCO office [email protected] with your request. Once approved you will be notified with your unique discount code.

Continuing Education Information

Continuing Education Information GWCO makes every effort to secure accreditation for all continuing education through the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE), American Board of Opticianry (ABO), National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE), and American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Section (CPC). GWCO does not guarantee that a licensing board or certifying organization will accredit any course presented at GWCO Congress 2019.

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