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Social events

Join us throughout the week at social events for networking and enjoying downtime with your colleagues. 


Saturday, May 2nd

ARVO Foundation and Dowling Society Gala 2019 Gala
6:30pm
Hilton Baltimore

The Saturday evening before the Annual Meeting, the ARVO Foundation hosts a dinner of over 400 members and friends of ARVO to honor individuals and organizations who have shown dedication to the ARVO Foundation and its mission. This evening among colleagues is a great start to the ARVO week. 

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Sunday, May 3rd

Sunday SocialCamden Yards
A block party at Camden Yards
7 - 10pm
333 W. Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Always a popular event, this year's Sunday Social features games, music, and more at the Orioles Park at Camden Yards.

$25.00 (includes admission and two drinks)
Registration for the ARVO Annual Meeting is required to attend this event. Tickets for the Sunday Social can be purchased online or onsite Saturday and Sunday (depending upon availability). These tickets are non-refundable.

Saturday: Pick up or purchase tickets in the registration area of the Baltimore Convention Center.
Sunday: Pick up and purchase tickets in ARVO Central

 
  

Monday, May 4

The Annual Women in Eye and Vision Research (WEAVR) Luncheon2019 WEAVR Luncheon
1:15 - 2:45pm
Hilton Baltimore

The annual Women in Eye and Vision Research (WEAVR) Luncheon, a fundraising event for the ARVO Foundation, takes place on Monday of the 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.  

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Student/Trainee Social2019 Student/Trainee Social
7:30 - 9pm
Charles Street Lobby
Baltimore Convention Center

Members-in-Training are invited to join us in honoring 2020 travel and research grant recipients. Please come and mingle with your colleagues, make new acquaintances and meet members of the ARVO Board of Trustees. 

 

 

Wednesday, May 6

ARVO Classical Concert2019 Classical Concert
8 - 10pm
Hilton Baltimore

Be sure to attend another ARVO classic. ARVO members perform some of the best-known classical selections at this popular concert event. Sit back, relax and enjoy the chamber music.

No admission fee.

ARVO Karaoke Night 2019 Karaoke Night
9pm - 12am
Frank and Nic's West End Grille
511 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Show your vocal talents or cheer on your favorite performer at ARVO's annual Karaoke Night! Come out for light snacks, great drinks and an awesome time! Cash bar and light snacks provided. You must be 21 years or older to attend this event.

Cost: $10.00 (includes admission and one drink)
Registration for the ARVO Annual Meeting is required to attend this event. Tickets for Karaoke Night can be purchased online or onsite Saturday - Wednesday (depending upon availability).

Saturday: Pick up or purchase tickets in the registration area of Baltimore Convention Center.
Sunday - Thursday: Pick up and purchase tickets in ARVO Central

Thursday, May 7

San Francisco Travel Welcomes ARVO 2021 Kick-Off Reception
2 - 3pm

Join ARVO and San Francisco Travel as we look forward to the ARVO 2021 Annual Meeting, May 2 -6. All are welcome to join!