2024 MEETING


CELEBRATING 50 YEARS WITH NANOS

Make plans to join us at Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu to celebrate NANOS' 50th anniversary. NANOS Annual Meeting continues to be the premier meeting for cutting-edge innovation and advances in Neuro-Ophthalmology. The in-person meeting provides a forum for everyone to come together from across the globe to share expertise and advance the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology through case discussions, didactic sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities.


JOIN NANOS ANNUAL MEETING FUNDRAISER
We're looking forward to having you join us in tropical Honolulu, HI for the NANOS 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting. This year, for the Annual Meeting Fundraiser when you donate $100 or more, you will receive a limited edition commemorative NANOS 50th Anniversary Tiki Mug, available for pickup onsite while supplies last! Visit https://www.giveonsite.com/nanos/ to donate today. Click here to learn more!


REGISTRATION INFORMATION
The North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) invites you to attend the 50th Annual Meeting. The in-person meeting takes place March 2-7, 2024 at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort, in Honolulu, HI. On-demand viewing will be available from April 10 - August 31, 2024 for CME credits.

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 33 CME credits total.

NEW! 2024 syllabus without Walsh answers is now available. Please click here to login and view the e-syllabus.

REGISTER
MEETING RESOURCES 
2024 REGISTRATION FEES
2024 BROCHURE/PROGRAM
NANOS CODE OF CONDUCT 

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LUAU DINNER:
Please note that the Luau Dinner has reached full capacity and is now SOLD OUT!

Your enthusiasm for this event has been truly remarkable, and we appreciate your support.

For those who registered after February 7th, 2024 and were unable to secure tickets but are still eager to join us, we have established a waiting list. To be added to the waiting list, please send an email to info@nanosweb.org with your contact information.

Thank you for your interest in our event, and we look forward to celebrating NANOS 50th anniversary with you!

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NANOS is committed to the health and well-being of our members, meeting attendees, staff, exhibitors, and meeting contractors. At this time, there are no vaccine, negative tests, or mask requirements to attend the NANOS 50th Annual Meeting. NANOS reserves the right to implement COVID-19 precaution requirements should CDC, local, or venue guidance or restrictions change. NANOS strongly encourages all attendees to be vaccinated and boosted in accordance with CDC guidelines. Attendees should wear masks according to their personal comfort level, and out of consideration for others (not required).


DOWNLOAD #NANOS2024 MOBILE APP 

It's time to download the NANOS 2024 mobile app. This will ensure you're fully prepared for an unforgettable meeting experience. Map out your days and stay on top of essential information and resources. Click here for instruction on how to DOWNLOAD the "NANOS Connect APP"


PRE-REGISTER FOR ANCILLARY EVENTS AT NANOS 2024
*The NANOS Program Committee was not involved in the planning of this activity.R

CME Dinner Event: Thyroid Eye Disease: Updates on Comprehensive Management

Monday – March 4th: 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm HST

CME Dinner Symposium: Andrew G. Lee, MD and Prem Subramanian, MD, PhD lead a clinical discussion on current thyroid eye disease (TED) management. Gain crucial insights for your practice through case studies and earn valuable CME credits.  Register now and be a part of this unmissable educational experience! Register Here.

CME Lunch Event: Thyroid Eye Disease: Navigating Diagnosis and Treatment in the Real World

Tuesday – March 5th: 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm  HST

CME Lunch Symposium: Join Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD; Marc Dinkin, MD; and Madhura A. Tamhankar, MD on Tuesday, 3/5 for this CME lunch symposium on thyroid eye disease (TED). We will be addressing the pathogenesis and involvement of the insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor in TED, summarizing best practices for diagnosis and treatment, analyzing real-world evidence for the safety and efficacy of current therapies, as well as examining case presentations on the diagnosis and treatment of TED to improve the overall care and management of patients with this disease. Register Here.


FREE TIME IN OAHU
Connect with your NANOS Colleagues
Interested in organizing your own fun with your NANOS colleagues? Use this form to connect with each other to plan activities during free time.

Before purchasing any tickets, be sure to check the expiration dates and possible block out dates.

PLAN YOUR FREE TIME IN OAHU - Discover the treasures of Honolulu and Oahu during your free time. Reach out to the Sheraton Waikiki Resort Concierge Desk for a wave of inspiration! Immerse yourself in a variety of Sheraton Waikiki Resort activities. Book your island experiences online.

SHERATON WAIKIKI | PLEASANT HOLIDAYS Tel: 808-931-8183 | SheratonWaikiki-Concierge@pleasant.net


2024 SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

We'd like to thank our partners for their support of our Annual Meeting and mission:

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

GOLD LEVEL

SILVER LEVEL

BRONZE LEVEL

Please click here to view our Exhibitor listing.  

NEW! Pick up your Exhibitor Passport at the registration desk and have it initialed by an exhibit representative. Once complete, drop it off at the registration desk by 12:00 pm on Wednesday to be eligible for prize drawings at Luau Dinner.

  • Click here to view our 2024 Exhibit & Sponsorship Prospectus.
  • Havent paid yet?  Click here to pay by credit card.  Click here to pay by invoice. Note that we only accept credit card payments up to $5,000. Payments over $5,000 should be made via ACH transfer or checks.  

ABSTRACT & POSTER SESSION INFORMATION

Poster Numbers for the Poster Sessions: 

2024 BEST ABSTRACT AWARD NOMINEES

Student:

  1. Olivia Grech - Raised Intracranial Pressure Alters Cranial Nociception Which Can Be Rescued By Glucagon Like Peptide 1 Receptor Agonism And CGRP Antagonism In Vivo.
  2. Mariam Tang - “Acute Vision Loss” In Patients Presenting To A Large Emergency Department: Impact Of A Hybrid Non-Mydriatic Ocular Fundus Camera With Optical Coherence Tomography
  3. Lauren Seidman - Binocular Visual Function Testing in an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) Cohort:  Low-Contrast Letter Acuity and Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) Tasks of MULES and SUN
  4. Patrick Zhang - Racial Disparities In The Development Of Visual Impairment In Patients With Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  5. Jordan Tang - Optimization of Patient Education Materials in Neuro-Ophthalmology
  6. Connie Huang - Electric Field Stimulation Enhances Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor-Mediated Retinal Ganglion Cell Axon Regeneration After Optic Nerve Crush Injury
  7. Jacqueline Jeon-Chapman - Prevalence and clinical associations of peripapillary hyper-reflective ovoid mass-like structures (PHOMS) in patients with craniosynostosis
  8. Jim Xie - Efficacy of intra-arterial or intravenous thrombolytic therapy versus conservative standard therapy for central retinal artery occlusion: an individual patient data meta-analysis

Resident:

  1. Amy (Mung Yan) Lin - Emergency Department (ED) Non-Mydriatic Fundus Photography Expediates Care For Patients Referred For “Papilledema”
  2. J. Chacko - 10-Year Risk of Aortic and Carotid Complications in Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis
  3. Muhammad Chauhan - Risk of Cranial Nerve Palsies and Double Vision Following CSF Diversion Procedures for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Large Database Study
  4. Jessica Kraker - Frequency of Non-specific Optic Nerve Sheath Enhancement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  5. Maximilian Friedrich - Curiouser and curiouser: a distributed brain network underlying Alice in Wonderland syndrome

Fellow-in-Training:

  1. Avital Lily Okrent Smolar - Reducing Neuro-Inflammation in a Mouse Model of Mitochondrial Optic Neuropathy
  2. Minjun Hur - Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Effects of Chronic Immunotherapy in Idiopathic Recurrent Papillitis and Idiopathic Recurrent Neuroretinitis: A Multi-center Retrospective Analysis

ABSTRACT POSTER PRINTING INFORMATION

If you printed your poster with Access Signs by February 26th, please stop by the registration desk to pick it up.

Access Signs Hawaii Phone: 808 488 1795 Email: accesssigns@gmail.com 

All posters should have a vertical orientation with a horizontal width no greater than 3.28 feet (100 cm) and a vertical height of no greater than 4 feet (120 cm).


HOTEL INFORMATION
NANOS ROOM BLOCK IS  SOLD OUT!
Sheraton Waikiki offered NANOS additional rooms at the following discounted rates:

  • $350 room rate plus the $17 resort charge for the Partial Ocean view room 
  • $395 room rate plus the $17 resort charge for the Ocean Front room

Room rates above are subject to 17.962% tax. All taxes are subject to change without notice. 

Children 17 and under stay for free with existing bedding. Additional persons in room up to four, or rollaways, are at $120.00, as reflected in the triple/quad. rates.

The limited resort fee is a mandatory charge for all attendees and it includes: 
• High-speed WiFi access in guestrooms and hotel public areas and 
• Two (2) water pouches/room

If a room cancellation is made within 72 hours of arrival, a one-night deposit will be retained. Reservations by attendees must be received by 01/30, 2024 before 5:00pm (HST). A no-show charge of 1 night's room and tax will be applied to anyone who fails to show for their confirmed reservation. If you have any questions, contact the hotel directly +1(808)921-4611 or Grp.00377@marriott.com. Click here to book your room or call +1 (808) 921-4611. You will be required to provide a valid credit card to reserve your room. 

The NANOS Extended Group Rate is available until 5:00pm (HST) Tuesday, January 30th, 2024, or until the extended room block sells out.   

BOOK HOTEL
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ROOM SHARE - Please click here to access a Google sheet, which is designed to connect attendees with one another in order to share accommodations at Sheraton Waikiki Resort in Honolulu, HI. 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.


NANOS Committees
Are you looking to get involved with NANOS? Click here to view the NANOS Committee posters and learn more about the work of our professional Society powered by volunteers. New committee appointments will be made July 1, 2024. Get Involved here!

Organizational Posters 

Committee Posters


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE NANOS 2024 ANNUAL MEETING? 
The meeting will be held in-person in Sheraton Waikiki, HI, with on-demand viewing available after the live event. 

IS THERE A VIRTUAL COMPONENT TO THE MEETING?
On Demand content will be available for CME credit from April 10 until August 31, 2024.

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE POSTER SESSION?
There will be no e-Posters at the NANOS 2024 Annual Meeting. All accepted posters will be presented as a printed poster. All posters should have a vertical orientation with a horizontal width no greater than 3.28 feet (100 cm) and a vertical height of no greater than 4 feet (120 cm).

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

IS THE ROOM SHARE AVAILABLE AGAIN THIS YEAR?
YES! Please click here to access a Google doc, which is designed to connect attendees with one another in order to share accommodations at Sheraton Waikiki, HI. 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.

WILL THERE BE ORGANIZED TOURS BY NANOS DURING THE 50TH ANNUAL MEETING?
No, there will be no organized tours by NANOS. We encourage everyone to reach out to the Sheraton Waikiki Resort Concierge Desk for a wave of inspiration and plan your free time accordingly. Immerse yourself in a variety of Sheraton Waikiki Resort activities. Book your island experiences online.

SHERATON WAIKIKI | PLEASANT HOLIDAYS Tel: 808-931-8183 | SheratonWaikiki-Concierge@pleasant.net

IS THERE A SEPARATE TICKET FOR THE LUAU DINNER?
If you are pre-registered for the Luau Dinner, your badge will serve as your ticket as it will display "LUAU" on the left bottom corner of your badge. Please wear your badge when arriving at the Luau Dinner.

 WILL THE THE LUAU DINNER BE HELD INDOORS OR OUTDOORS?
The Luau Dinner will take place outdoors at Coconut Grove area located at the Royal Hawaiian hotel, which is Sheraton's sister property. It's only 2-3 minutes away from the Sheraton Waikiki. In the event of inclement weather, it will be held in the Kauai/Maui room at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort.

WILL THE AFTER-PARTY BE HELD INSIDE THE HOTEL?
The after-party with a DJ will be in the Molokai room as no outdoor events are allowed after 9pm.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE FOR THE LUAU DINNER?
The dress code is Hawaiian business casual attire. This includes aloha shirts/blouses, khaki or linen trousers or shorts, Hawaiian print dresses in light, airy fabrics, skirts, or capri pants in solid colors.

WHERE CAN I PICK UP GUEST TICKETS FOR SOCIAL EVENTS (WELINA WELCOME RECEPTION, LUAU DINNER)
If registered for social events, your guest should pick up a Guest badge at the registration desk in the Foyer (Second Level).  Your badge will serve as your ticket. 

WHERE CAN I PICK UP PRE-ORDERED ALOHA SHIRT/BLOUSE?
Pre-ordered Aloha Shirts/Blouses can be collected at the registration desk located in the Foyer (Second Level).

HOW CAN I GET A NANOS 5OTH ANNIVERSARY TIKI MUG?
Donate $100 or more and get a NANOS 50th Anniversary tiki mug, available for pickup at the registration desk while supplies last.

CAN I ADD A LUAU DINNER TO MY EXISTING REGISTRATION?
Luau Dinner is currently sold out. If you are interested, we can put you on the waiting list in case someone cancels. 

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