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 - 3:00pm
Ala Moana Hotel
410 Atkinson Dr.
Honolulu, HI, USA
Within walking distance of the Hawaii Convention Center
Emily Y. Chew, MD, FARVO
The importance of replication in science: A story of ethics, collaboration and relationships
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
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All proceeds from the event benefit female scientists. Funds raised at the 2017 WEAVR Luncheon will be used to support two 2018 travel grants for female scientists, one 2018 Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowship for a female scientist and to provide underwriting support of the 2018 Leadership Development Program.