49th AUPO Annual Meeting
2015 UAO Annual Meeting

January 29 - 31, 2015
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Tucson, Arizona

AUPO Program Director's Council
Educating the Educators 2015

January 28, 2015
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Tucson, Arizona


2015 MEETING PROGRAM SCHEDULES – coming soon!


HOUSING
The AUPO block at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa will be available once registration opens. You will receive the AUPO housing reservation link by email once your registration has been processed.

If you choose to submit a paper registration form, the housing reservation link will be included in your registration confirmation email. Please note that paper registrations may experience a 1-2 day delay in receiving the housing reservation link.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: New this year - If you have not registered for the AUPO Annual Meeting you will not be eligible for the AUPO group rate and will be booked at the hotel’s highest rack rate. Please be considerate of your fellow meeting attendees and also help avoid attrition costs by only reserving the room nights that you need.

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa:
The negotiated room rate for AUPO meeting attendees at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa is $199 per night plus applicable taxes and fees. A resort fee of $20 per room, per day will be applied to each guest room upon checkout. This resort fee includes self-parking, high-speed internet, domestic local and long distance phone calls in the guest room, wireless internet in public space and general browsing wireless internet in the meeting space, access to Hashani Spa facilities and scheduled fitness classes, and use of golf driving range with unlimited ball and club rental.

REGISTRATION – OPEN OCTOBER 23RD
Registration for the AUPO and UAO Annual Meetings and Educating the Educators will open on October 23, 2014. Online registration is encouraged. Note that a single registration form can be used for both the AUPO/UAO Annual Meeting and the Educating the Educators meeting, although separate registration fees are required. Payment in full is required before any registration forms are processed. Non-members may be invited to attend through sponsorship by a member (chair) who must also be attending the Annual Meeting.

AUPO/UAO accepts both Visa and MasterCard.

SPOUSE/PERSONAL GUEST REGISTRATION:
All attendees are encouraged to bring a spouse or personal guest to the Annual Meeting. Spouse/personal guest registration includes daily continental breakfast and coffee breaks, admission to the Thursday welcome reception, as well as the Friday evening reception and banquet. You can register your guest online when completing your own registration.

PROFESSIONAL GUEST REGISTRATION:
Non-member ophthalmologists are welcome to attend the Annual Meeting and Educating the Educators. Professional guests must be sponsored by an AUPO member (chair) that will also be in attendance. Professional guests are welcome to attend Educating the Educators without a member sponsor. You will have the opportunity to register your professional guest(s) when completing your own registration

FEES:

Annual Meeting Member Associate Member Professional Guest UAO Member Non-member Administrator Coordinator Spouse/
Personal Guest
By January 9, 2015 $550 $550 $550 $495 $690 $400 $150
Onsite $625 $625 $625 $545 $740 $450 $150

Educating the Educators Member Associate Member Professional Guest/Non-Member UAO Member Non-Member Administrator Coordinator
By January 9, 2015 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $100
Onsite $225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $125


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GETTING THERE
The Tucson International Airport (TUS) is the closest airport to the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. The hotel is 12.3 miles from the airport, and takes approximately 20 minutes by car depending on traffic.

TAXIS
A cab ride from the Tucson International Airport to the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa is approximately $38.

RENTAL CARS
Tucson International Airport offers several options for rental car vendors, including Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, National, Hertz and Enterprise. Hertz is the closest rental car company to the meeting hotel.

AUPO is ADA Compliant!

Any registrant who requires special accommodation should contact the AUPO Meetings Experience Manager, Michael Paulos, via email (mpaulos@aao.org) or directly at 415.561.8580.




2014 MEETING FINAL PROGRAM SCHEDULES