2022 Annual Meeting

The North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) invites you to attend the 48th Annual Meeting. The in-person meeting takes place February 12-17, 2022 at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, TX. On Demand viewing is available from March 9 - May 31, 2022 for CME credit. Register for the in-person meeting today, and if your plans change at the last minute, you can still get your CME by converting to On Demand attendance. Deadline for converting to On Demand attendance is February 2nd, 2022.

All attendees who register for the full in-person meeting will receive complimentary access to the On Demand platform. Separate CME certificates will be issued for the in person and On Demand meetings for an estimated 30 CME credits total.

Click here to register.
Click here to view the 2022 Annual Meeting registration fees.


NANOS is committed to the health and well-being of our members, meeting attendees, staff, exhibitors, and meeting contractors. All attendees and guests to the NANOS 48th Annual Meeting in Austin must be fully vaccinated. Boosters are highly encouraged for those who are eligible and can get one. You (and any guests) will be required to show proof of vaccination in order to receive your name badge and enter the meeting space. Attendees are required to wear a face mask securely covering their mouth and noses within the meeting space. Instructions on verifying vaccination will be sent closer to the meeting.  

NANOS's Health and Safety Measures for the Annual Meeting can be viewed here.


EXHIBIT AND SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES
Click here to view the Exhibit and Support Prospectus that provides unique opportunities to amplify your brand, establish your thought leadership and maximize your impact among neuro-ophthalmology professionals.

 


2022 BEST ABSTRACT AWARD NOMINEES
Click here to check out the 2022 Best Abstract Award nominees.


HOTEL ROOM BLOCK - RATE DATE EXTENDED


NANOS has secured guest rooms at a rate of $289 plus tax. The NANOS rate has been extended until January 27th, 2022 or until the room block sells out. You may cancel your reservation for no additional charge until 7 days prior to the day of arrival. Please note that a fee of one night’s room and tax will be charged if you must cancel after this deadline.


SOCIAL
HEADSHOT PHOTO STATION
Need a new professional headshot? Stop by the professional headshot booth from Sunday through Tuesday to have one taken. Complimentary for all attendees and guests. Sign up required!


RECEPTIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Welcome Reception – Reconnect with your NANOS colleagues at the Welcome Reception on Saturday, February 12th from 6:00 - 9:30 pm. All attendees and guests are welcome at the reception from 6:00 - 7:30 pm followed by a line dancing lesson led by professionals from 7:30 - 9:30 pm. Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided at the reception.

Members in Training Reception – All Students, Residents, and Fellows-in-Training are invited to this reception on Sunday, February 13th from 5:45 - 6:45 pm. This reception is a great opportunity to network and connect with NANOS leadership and Fellowship Directors as well as learn about neuro-ophthalmology fellowships.

Meet the Poster Author: Analytical Studies Reception – Tuesday, February 15th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. This is your chance to ask questions and learn more about the Analytical Studies posters. Heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet included. Guest tickets are available for purchase at $150 with online registration or onsite.

Annual Banquet – Put on your best Western attire and join us for a fun night of celebration! Dinner and awards from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Music and dancing from 8:00 pm - midnight. Group line dancing performances are encouraged! We will also have a photo booth with props so you can take home a memento from the evening. Guest tickets are available for purchase at $150 with online registration or onsite.

TOURS
A limited number of tours are available for NANOS attendees on Tuesday afternoon, February 15th. Click on the links below to learn more and book the tour. The below tours will depart from the lobby of the JW Marriot Austin. Tours are organized and managed by AO Tours Austin.

Austin Art & Architecture 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Austin + Hill Country with stops 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm  
Austin + Hill Country 90 minute non-stop tour 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Interested in organizing your own fun with your NANOS colleagues? Use this form to connect with each other to plan activities during free time.

 
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INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AWARDS
NANOS leadership and the International Relations Committee would like to acknowledge those international groups/organizations that support travel award for individuals to attend the NANOS 2022 Annual Meeting.

Please click here to complete a short survey by February 7th, 2022 if you are aware of any award winner names/organizations that are providing travel awards for the NANOS meeting in 2022. Please note that if you have multiple names to submit, you can do so by re-accessing the Survey Monkey after you make the initial submission.

All individuals and organizations will be recognized at the NANOS Annual Banquet on February 16, 2022.


EXHIBIT AND SUPPORT
NANOS would like to thank the following supporters and exhibitors.

2022 TOP SUPPORTERS

Platinum Sponsor
Horizon Therapeutics

Gold Sponsor:
Viridian Therapeutics, Inc.

Silver Sponsors:
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
GenSight Biologics

2022 EXHIBITORS

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease
Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation
Bulbitech AS
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Diagnosys LLC
GenSight Biologics
Horizon Therapeutics
M&S Technologies
Medi Lazer
Nextech
Novartis
Optomed USA
PTC Therapeutics
Soleo Health


ABSTRACTS

The deadline to submit was October 14th, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST.  NANOS is no longer accepting abstracts.  Notifications for Walsh abstracts have been sent. Walsh cases that were not accepted have until 12:00 CST December 7th, 2021 to resubmit the abstract for consideration as a Descriptive Studies poster. Notifications for platform and poster presentations will be sent by mid-December.

New this year! – All posters will be presented as ePosters. There will be two poster sessions where attendees can meet the poster author and ask questions, and all presenting authors should plan to attend the respective poster session(s) for their ePoster.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
IS NANOS REQUIRING BOOSTERS TO ATTEND THE 2022 ANNUAL MEETING?
Boosters are highly encouraged for those who are eligible and can get one.

I CAN NO LONGER ATTEND THE MEETING IN PERSON. CAN I GET A REFUND?
NANOS is excited to offer On Demand viewing for those who cannot attend the meeting due to governmental or institution restrictions. Please contact meetings@nanosweb.org with a request to update your meeting registration by February 2nd, 2022.

ARE FACE MASKS REQUIRED WITHIN THE MEETING SPACE?
Yes, all attendees are required to wear a face mask securely covering their mouth and noses within the meeting space.

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE NANOS 2022 ANNUAL MEETING?
The meeting will be held in-person in Austin, TX.

IS THERE A VIRTUAL COMPONENT TO THE MEETING?
On Demand content will be available for CME credit from March 9 - May 31, 2022.

WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?
As the CME Content will be published for On Demand viewing until May 31st, 2022, no refunds will be issued.

IS THE ROOM SHARE AVAILABLE AGAIN THIS YEAR?
Please click here to access a Google doc, which is designed to connect attendees with one another in order to share accommodations at JW Marriott Austin, TX. Please provide your full name, contact information, and other relevant comments. Use this document to directly connect with other people on the list looking for a roommate.

CAN I PRESENT MY ABSTRACT VIRTUALLY?
All presentations are expected to be delivered in-person. Virtual presentation may be allowed for uncontrollable events (i.e. government travel restrictions, acute illness) and not simply upon request.

WHAT IS THE EXPECTATION FOR THE VIRTUAL POSTER SESSION?
All poster presenters will be required to upload a virtual presentation of their poster and be able to participate in the Meet the Poster Author session live in Austin. Notifications on poster acceptance were sent in December. Instructions for uploading your ePoster will be sent soon and are due February 4th.

WHY IS NANOS NOT OFFERING A HYBRID MEETING?
A hybrid meeting is significantly more expensive and requires resources we simply don't have, as well as dramatically increases the cost of registration for each member. Instead, we will offer an On Demand CME option from March 9 - May 31, 2022 for those who cannot attend live.

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NANOS members have successfully presented a poster on Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowships and Careers at the AAN Faculty and Trainee Reception at the AAN 2018 Annual Meeting.

Are you in search of a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship? Please visit our Fellowship page for openings.