American Academy of Ophthalmology


Where All of Ophthalmology Meets™
AAO 2022 will take place in McCormick Place, Chicago.

Save the Date
AAO 2022
Friday–Monday, Sept. 30–Oct. 3

Subspecialty Day
Friday–Saturday, Sept. 30–Oct. 1

AAOE Practice Management Program
Friday–Monday, Sept. 30–Oct. 3

AAO 2022 Expo
Saturday–Monday, Oct. 1–3

Present at AAO 2022
The online abstract submitter for instruction courses and new Skills Transfer labs is now closed.

The Academy will accept AAO 2022 paper/poster and video abstracts March 10 through April 5.

Learn more about participating in AAO 2022.

Chicago is known for its cutting-edge theater, breathtaking architecture, world-renowned museums and inventive chefs. Take in the 26 miles of lakefront along beautiful Lake Michigan, stroll through awe-inspiring Millennium Park or shop the latest fashions on the Magnificent Mile. There is always something new to see, hear and experience in Chicago.

Late September and early October in Chicago is mild. The average high temperature can range from 62°F – 74°F (17°C – 23°C) and the average low is around 50°F (10°C).

Chicago is in the Central Time Zone. The end of September and early October, the Central Time Zone is -5h UTC/GMT.


Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2022