MIT Lounge

Sunday, May 5 - Thursday, May 9

image of MIT LoungeRelax and meet with colleagues in the MIT Lounge (location TBA).



Trainee/First-Time Attendees Info Table

Stop by the First-time attendees desk (location TBA) during the Meeting to get questions answered, grab meeting materials and get advice on how to make the most of the Meeting:

  • Dates and times TBA

Social & networking events

2019 Karaoke nightSaturday, May 4 - Thursday, May 9

You can join a number of events throughout the week for networking and enjoying downtime with your colleagues.

For events that are ticketed, you may purchase tickets when you register for the Annual Meeting. If registered already, you may add tickets to your current registration.

All times are PT
WEAVR Drop-In Mentoring Program

Two women sitting at a table; one shaking hands with a drop-in menteeSunday, May 5 - Wednesday, May 8
Noon - 3pm PT daily
Poster Hall (meet by ARVO Central)
Seattle Convention Center - Arch Building

WEAVR is offering Drop-In Mentoring at the ARVO 2023 Annual Meeting. Mid- and senior-level female ARVO members will be available to meet with individuals who may be looking for professional guidance from a female perspective.

Breakfast with the Experts

Tuesday, May 7
7 - 8:30am PT
Seattle Convention Center - Arch Building
Registration — $15

Breakfast with an Expert is your chance to meet with subject experts for in-depth conversations in a small group setting. Experts will host a table, give guidance and answer questions on a specific theme. Browse the table topics and choose the one you are most interested in.

Sign up when you register for the Annual Meeting. If registered already, you may add a table to your current registration.

Résumé Review

Tuesday, May 7
2 - 4pm PT
MIT Lounge
Seattle Convention Center - Arch Building

Sign up for a one-on-one session with an experienced ARVO member to review your CV/résumé. Bring a printed copy of your résumé

To reserve a session, stop by the First-time attendees table (location TBA) from Sunday, May 5, to sign up. Any unclaimed spots or no-shows* will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

*As review sessions are only 20 minutes, late arrivals will be treated as no-shows if someone is waiting to claim an available timeslot.

Members-in-Training (MIT) Poster Award Competition

MIT First Authors of the top-five scored abstracts scheduled as poster presentations from each Scientific Section and Cross-sectional Group will be eligible for consideration as award recipients and invited to participate in the MIT Outstanding Poster Award Competition being held:

  • Wednesday, May 8
    5:30 - 7 pm PT
    Seattle Convention Center - Arch Building

The poster viewing time is open to all. Light refreshments available.