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The Meeting is open to all Physicians and Eye Care Professionals

The Meeting also offers the opportunity to learn new skills in Instructional Courses that have immediate impact on various aspects of your clinical practice. The Exhibits will provide a wonderful tour of the advancements in technology that promise to deliver better eye care. The Socials program included in the Full Program Registration entitles the delegates to attend the Fellowship Dinner to mingle with the Speakers, with Colleagues, and Industry Partners in a festive and informal atmosphere at the end of the day.


Registration is open from now until last day of the Meeting. Early Bird rates are until August 18, 2017 (Friday) Extended until September 15, 2017.  Advance Registration is until October 13, 2017 (Friday). Starting October 14, 2017 (Saturday) On-Site Registration rates will apply.


Registering for the Full Program gives the participant access to all the activities during the entire meeting including the Scientific Sessions, the Socials, and the Exhibitions. The Registration Kit will have the badge, the Final Program, and other meeting aids. The registrant will also be entitled to lunch and snacks during the meeting dates.


Single day registration is an option for those who do not wish to register for the full three-day meeting. Day registration entitles the participant to receive a badge valid only for the specific date, the Final Program, lunch for that day, and access to the scientific sessions and the Exhibits on the same day only.



The Registration Fees are shown in the Table below. Early Bird Registration rates are valid only until August 18, 2017 (Friday)PAO Members who are not in good standing should pay Non-Member rates. To be in good standing, a member should have paid membership dues for 2017 and must have attended either the 2015 or 2016 Annual Meeting. For any queries about membership status, please check with the Secretariat. Members may also pay dues and arrears by indicating so in the Registration Form.



Registration Forms will not be processed without the correct payment.



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Payments may be sent to the Secretariat at the PAO Office during regular working hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 nn on Saturdays (Except during declared holidays).


Personal or Manager's Checks should be made payable to the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, written in full. The registrant's full name should be indicated at the back of the check. Check payments may be sent to the PAO Office during the same time indicated above. Sending the check by mail is not recommended. Fill-up the appropriate blanks regarding check payments in your Registration Form.

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Confirmation and Cancellation

Registrants will receive a confirmation number by e-mail if processing is successful. If you do not receive your confirmation letter, please notify the Secretariat by phone, by fax or by e-mail to rectify the situation.

Request for cancellation of registration must be received in writing either by mail or e-mail prior to August 18, 2017 (Friday) for a 50% refund. Refunds cannot be processed until after December 7, 2017. Cancellation after August 18, 2017 (Friday) will not be entitled to a refund. Registration is not transferable.

Claiming Badges and Kits

Claiming of badge and Kits will commence on December 4, 2017 (Monday), 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City anytime during the meeting proper. Please bring your confirmation letter to expedite the release of your kits.

You will be required to wear your badge at all times during the meeting. You will not be admitted into the Meeting and Exhibit Areas without the proper badge. The lunch and snack tickets will also be in your kits. They will be collected by the waiters before each meal. Lost badges and meal tickets will be replaced at considerable cost to the participant.

The Official Receipt for your payment will be included in your kits. Certificates of Attendance will be processed upon request at the Registration Area.


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