Women in Eye and Vision Research Luncheon

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | Honolulu, HI

Women in Eye and Vision Research Luncheon

The annual Women in Eye and Vision Research (WEAVR) Luncheon, a fundraising event for the ARVO Foundation, takes place on the Tuesday of the ARVO Annual Meeting. Over 300 attendees enjoy networking together over lunch. Prominent scientists from around the world are invited as guest speakers to share their experiences. While the luncheon program is chosen to support women in eye and vision research, attendees of all genders are welcome to attend.  

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
1:30 - 3pm

Ala Moana Hotel
Hibiscus Ballroom
410 Atkinson Dr.
Honolulu, HI, USA
Within walking distance of the Hawaii Convention Center

Featured speaker

Emily Y. Chew, MD, FARVO
The importance of replication in science
Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and Clinical Director
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health

Tickets, tables and sponsorships

  • Member/non-member: $65
  • Member-in-training/trainee: $40
  • Silver Table (10 seats): $1,000
  • Gold Table (10 seats, priority placement): $2,500

Tickets, tables and other sponsorships are on sale now. Learn more

Event proceeds
All proceeds from the event benefit female scientists. Funds raised at the 2017 WEAVR Luncheon are supporting two 2018 travel grants for female scientists, one 2018 Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowship for a female scientist and underwriting support of the 2018 Leadership Development Program. Learn more