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AECOS Winter Symposium
Feb 25 - 28, 2018 | St. Regis, Aspen, CO

AECOS European Symposium
May 31 - June 3, 2018 | Berlin, Germany

AECOS Summer Symposium
July 12 - 15, 2018 | St. Regis Hotel, Deer Valley, UT

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AECOS 2016 Summer Symposium

AECOS Summer Symposium
July 14-17, 2016
St Regis Hotel, Deer Valley, Utah

The American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery® welcomes you to the 6th Annual AECOS Summer Symposium. This dynamic meeting, held annually for the past five​ years in Deer Valley, Utah, has expanded to incorporate a series of extensive, peer-to-peer case discussion and video sessions. This year, the Program Committee has actively solicited topics from past meeting participants in order to create a highly relevant program that will drive interactive discussion and perhaps even controversy.

Please note that this year’s symposium will begin on THURSDAY, July 14, at 2:00PM. Again, the meeting will be held at the St Regis Hotel in Deer Valley, Utah. Make plans now to join us and become a part of this spectacular AECOS Summer Symposium.

Thursday, July 14, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Exhibitors Reception 
   Sponsored by ReVision Optics

Friday, July 15, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Satellite Reception: "The Elimination of Corneal Blindness by 2040: Transforming SightLife to Meet this Challenge"
   Brought to you by SightLife

Friday, July 15, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Abbott Reception
   Brought to you by Abbott

Saturday, July 16

Lunchtime Satellite Symposium: "HOLOS IntraOp Wavefront Aberrometer--Giving InSight to your Cataract Surgery"
    Brought to you by Clarity Medical Systems, Inc

Saturday, July 16, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Satellite Reception: "OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership: A Reception with an Update on Our Expanded Mission and Newest Programs"
    Brought to you by OWL

Saturday, July 16, 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Don't miss the 3D Afternoon at the Movies
    Brought to you by TrueVision

 - Popcorn and Coming Attractions at 5:00 pm!

 

 

Program Chair

Steven Dell, MD

Program Committee

Robert Cionni, MD • William Link, PhD • Tal Raviv, MD • Stephen Slade, MD • William Trattler, MD • George O. Waring IV, MD • Robert Weinstock, MD • William Wiley, MD

AECOS has secured discounted room rates at the St. Regis Deer Valley and the Deer Valley Lodges. Reservations must be booked individually according to the policies and procedures listed below. Please read and understand the booking deadlines and cancellation policy as they will be strictly enforced.

PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT attempt to contact AECOS or Bryn Mawr Communications requesting assistance with securing your hotel reservation, securing a reservation at the discounted group rate (especially after the cutoff dates published below), or to request a waiver of any cancellation fees. All cancellation policies are contractual terms provided by the hotel property. These and all other reservation questions/issues/concerns must be addressed directly with the Reservations Department at the St. Regis Deer Valley or the Deer Valley Lodges.

St. Regis Deer Valley

  • Reservation Cut-Off Date: June 22, 2016. (After this Reservation Cut-Off Date, it is at the Hotel's discretion whether to accept additional reservations which will be subject to prevailing rates and availability).
  • Discounted room rates available on a first come, first served basis.
  • ​​A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required at the time of booking your reservation. You may cancel without penalty up to June 22, 2016. All reservations are NON-CANCELLABLE after June 22nd and any cancellations or no shows after that date will result in the forfeit of the cost of your entire reservation which will be charged to your credit card. No exceptions.

Room reservations are available at The St. Regis Deer Valley at the AECOS discounted group rate of $268/night (plus applicable taxes). There are also a very limited number of one bedroom suites at the discounted group rate of $468/night (plus applicable taxes). While the meeting concludes on Sunday, July 17th the group rate is available from Thursday, July 14, 2016 – Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Room reservations may also be requested prior to and after these dates however they are subject to the hotel’s space and rate available at the time of making your reservation as determined by the hotel. The number of rooms at this​ group rate on the dates set forth above are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Your reservations must be made with the St. Regis Deer Valley on an individual basis by either calling the St. Regis Deer Valley directly at (435) 940-5858 and requesting the Reservations Department or booking online at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/AECOS2016. If calling the hotel you must identify yourself as part of the AECOS Meeting when making your reservations, otherwise the group rate that applies may not be extended. A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required at the time of booking your reservation and your reservation is required to be guaranteed by a major credit card. Your reservations must be made on or before June 22, 2016 in order to be eligible to receive the discounted group rate (while supply lasts). The St. Regis Deer Valley will continue to accept room reservations after June 22, 2016, on a space and rate available basis, as determined by the Hotel’s Reservations Department. 

​Cancellations - St Regis Deer Valley: You will be allowed to cancel your reservation without penalty up to June 22nd. All reservations are NON-CANCELLABLE after June 22nd and any cancellations or no shows after that date will result in the forfeit of the cost of your entire reservation which will be charged to your credit card.

DEER VALLEY LODGES

We have secured discounted room rates at the following Deer Valley Lodge properties. The rates below are valid for the meeting dates, July 14 – 17, 2016. All lodges are located within 1/4 mile from the base of the St. Regis Funicular. Please note – a two (2) night minimum is required on all bookings.

Room rates are as follows:

Lodges at Deer Valley

2900 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City, UT 84060

Accommodations available starting Friday, July 15

Hotel Rooms - $159/night + applicable taxes

1 Bedroom Suites - $210/night + applicable taxes

2 Bedroom Suites - $303/night + applicable taxes

3 Bedroom Suites - $363/night + applicable taxes 

Trail’s End Lodge

2100 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT 84060

Accommodations available starting Friday, July 15

1 Bedroom Condos - $213/night + applicable taxes

2 Bedroom Condos - $272/night + applicable taxes

3 Bedroom Condos - $357/night + applicable taxes

4 Bedroom Condos - $395/night + applicable taxes

Powder Run Condominiums

1375 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT 84060

2 Bedroom Condos - $221/night + applicable taxes

Courchevel Condominiums

1375 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT 84060

1 Bedroom Condo - $123/night + applicable taxes

Comstock Lodge

1375 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT 84060

2 Bedroom Condos - $221/night + applicable taxes

To secure the discounted group rates, please contact Lodging Reservations at 800-558-3337 and reference the 2016 AECOS Summer Symposium.

Ground Transportation

To book your ground transportation to and from the Salt Lake City airport using Park City Transportation, please refer to the following form Park City Transportation.

 

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