Women in Eye and Vision Research Luncheon

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | Honolulu, HI
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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
Doors and buffet lunch open at 1pm

Ala Moana Hotel
Hibiscus Ballroom
410 Atkinson Dr.
Honolulu, HI, USA
Within walking distance of the Hawaii Convention Center; look for directional signs as you exit the Hawaii Convention Center

Check in process:

Guests who purchased individual tickets: Your ARVO meeting badge is your ticket to attend. Your badge will be scanned for entry. You may sit at any of the tables labeled "open seating."

Guests of sponsored tables: Please check in at the registration tables when you arrive to receive your seating assignment.

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

The 10th Annual WEAVR Luncheon is sold out! Tickets are not available for purchase onsite at the ARVO 2018 Annual Meeting. 

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