Events

                            
 

2017 Achromatopsia Convention July 21-22

Location: Medical College of Wisconsin, Health Research Center, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Presenters List:

Dr. Susanne Kohl

http://www.eye-tuebingen.de/wissingerlab/members/susanne-kohl 

Dr. Shannon Boye

http://boye-lab.eye.ufl.edu/about-dr-boye/short-bio/ 

Dr. Christine Kay

http://vra-pa.com/dr-christine-kay/2720286 

Dr. Joseph Carroll

http://www.mcw.edu/AOIP/Team/Faculty/Joseph-Carroll.htm 

Dr. William Hauswirth

http://research.eye.ufl.edu/researchers/research-faculty/william-w-hauswirth-ph-d/ 

Representative from Applied Genetic Technology Corporation (AGTC)

https://www.agtc.com/ 

Additional Sessions -more will be added as information becomes available-check back!

- Eva Goluza-Eva (age 16) is an active alpine skier who lives in Croatia. She has successfully competed in Europa and World Cups and she is already a confirmed candidate to race in March 2018 at the next Paralympic Games in South Korea. Eva will present details about her successful skiing experience. 

- John Gibson-Specialty Tints (CA)

John will discuss his unique process for hand-tinting (multiple darkness levels) disposable contact lenses and provide information for those interested. He will also be bringing several demo lenses for a first-hand look at them! This session will be part of a larger session (featuring multiple folks) focused on discussing creative solutions to frustrating problems with glasses, goggles, tints, contacts, etc. with the overall goal of providing useful information that you can incorporate into your repertoire of tools!

***For the airport shuttle information (to and/or from the airport) we recommend GO Riteway:

http://www.goriteway.com/

The cost for a single person is about $24 each way. It is about $30 each way for 2 people traveling together, so about $6 increments per person for family traveling together after the first $24.


HOTEL INFORMATION FOR THE 2017 ACHROMATOPSIA CONVENTION

July 21-22

Convention Location: Medical College of Wisconsin, Health Research Center, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

The room block is confirmed for July 20 - 23, 2017 at the following hotel: Radisson Milwaukee West 2303 North Mayfair Road Wauwatosa, WI 53226

To book directly with the hotel, please call 414-257-3400 and ask for the Reservation Department. Be sure to reference the block name “Achromatopsia Convention” to ensure you receive the group rate.

To book online, please visit our website at www.radisson.com/milwaukeewi_west and use the promotional code “MRMC17” when entering your travel details.

The group rate of $105 is guaranteed until 6/30/2017. After the cut-off date all unreserved rooms will be released into the hotel’s general inventory and will no longer be available to reserve at the group rate.

Shuttle service to and from the convention location will be available at no cost to from the Radisson Milwaukee West both Friday and Saturday.

Additional hotels and area information can be found at: http://www.mrmccampus.org/resource-guide


 

   
  

Convention Registration

Registration cost includes a morning snack and lunch for both days.