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upcoming meetings

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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Principal Investigators in the AECOS Corneal Cross-Linking Study

AECOS 2015 Summer Symposium, Deer Valley

AECOS Summer Symposium
July 30 - August 2, 2015
St Regis Hotel, Deer Valley, Utah

The American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery® welcomes you to the 5th Annual AECOS Summer Symposium. This dynamic meeting, held annually for the past four years in Deer Valley, Utah, has expanded to incorporate a series of extensive, peer-to-peer case discussion sessions. These sessions focus on a variety of topics including pharmaceutical interventions for managing difficult cases of cataract and refractive surgery, dry eye management, and Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. These intense, panel-led discussions will continue to appear throughout the program for the 2015 AECOS Summer Symposium in Deer Valley.  

Please note that this year’s symposium will begin on THURSDAY 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 dynamic AECOS Summer Symposium.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Afternoons

Product Demonstration Wet Lab with the VISUMAX® femtosecond laser and Cataract Suite markerless toric IOL alignment system. 
Register on-site with a Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. representative or email Ken Mauch,

Brought to you by Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Friday morning, July 31, 06:15 am

Live Interactive Breakfast Symposium  

Hosted by Google and Glacial Multimedia
Featuring Senior Level Google AdWord Specialists & Trainers in Person! Learn how to effectively use the Google AdWord Program to drive success in your market. Breakfast served at 06:00. 

Friday, July 31

Lunchtime Satellite Symposium: "Harnessing the Untapped Presbyopia Market with the KAMRA™ Inlay"

Brought to you by AcuFocus

Saturday, August 1

Lunchtime Satellite Symposium: "A Novel Advance for the Prevention of Miosis and Reduction of Postoperative Pain in Cataract Surgery or IOL Replacement"

Brought to you by Omeros Corporation

Saturday, August 1

Satellite Reception: "Advancing Diversity in Leadership: An Invitation to Connect and Collaborate"

Brought to you by Ophthalmic Women Leaders (OWL)

Saturday, August 1, 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 J. Dell, MD

Program Committee

William J. Link, MD • Stephen G. Slade, MD • William Trattler, MD • George O. Waring, IV, MD Robert J. Weinstock, MD • William F. Wiley, MD

Please click here to download the full agenda for the meeting.


We have secured a block of rooms at the St. Regis Deer Valley from Wednesday, July 29 through Sunday, August 2, 2015. Standard rooms are available at the discounted rate of $253/night + applicable taxes, while One Bedroom Suites are available on a limited basis at $453/night + applicable taxes. 

To make your reservations, please call the St. Regis Deer Valley at (435) 940-5858 and reference the AECOS Summer Symposium. You may also reserve online via the following link:

Please Note: Individuals will be able to cancel their reservation without penalty more than 14 days prior to check-in time at day of arrival. Guests cancelling their reservation within 14 days of arrival will forfeit the price of their entire reservation.

If you have any problems with the registration or reservation process, please contact Sarah Rimmele at


We have secured discounted room rates at the following Deer Valley Lodge properties. The rates below are valid for the meeting dates, July 30 – August 2, 2015. 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

5317 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City, UT 84060

Hotel Rooms - $142/night + applicable taxes

1 Bedroom Suites - $190/night + applicable taxes

2 Bedroom Suites - $278/night + applicable taxes

3 Bedroom Suites - $331/night + applicable taxes 

Silver Baron Lodge

2400-2624 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City, UT 84060

Hotel Rooms - $142/night + applicable taxes

1 Bedroom Suites - $238/night + applicable taxes

2 Bedroom Suites - $326/night + applicable taxes

3 Bedroom Suites - $379/night + applicable taxes

4 Bedroom Suites - $411/night + applicable taxes

Trail’s End Lodge

2100 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT 84060

1 Bedroom Condos - $200/night + applicable taxes

2 Bedroom Condos - $244/night + applicable taxes

3 Bedroom Condos - $300/night + applicable taxes

4 Bedroom Condos - $372/night + applicable taxes

Please click on the following link to view a map of the properties:

To secure the group rates above please contact Central Reservations at 1-800-558-3337 or, referencing the 2015 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.

AMO (Abbott Medical Optics)


Revision Optics


Early Corporate Supporter:

Integrity EMR

Ocular Therapeutix