Presents the Joint Regional West and Midwest Orthoptic Meeting

      May 19th-21st 2022  

Hosting Location: Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, Casey Eye Institute

OHSU, Portland Oregon

 COVID Health and Safety- OHSU/AACO is committed to the health and well-being of our members, meeting attendees, staff, exhibitors, and meeting contractors. All attendees and guests to the meeting must be fully vaccinated and masked during indoor sessions. 


Portland, Oregon 

Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music.



By registering to attend this meeting in person, you agree to comply with OHSU visitor vaccination policies and those of the local public health authorities. OHSU’s current policy for on-campus events requires attendees to be fully vaccinated or have received a negative PCR test within 48 hours of the event. You may be asked to show proof at entry to the event.

Policies are subject to change; updates will be posted on these web pages. Attendees are responsible for keeping themselves apprised of changes.

Continuing Education Credits:
The program is approved by the AOC for 15 continuing education credits.

Click here to register


Recommended Lodging and Travel

Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Riverplace
2115 S River Pkwy, Portland, OR 97201•(503) 552-9500
This hotel offers an OHSU discounted rate. This hotel is walking distance from the tram and easy access to downtown
Click here for hotel information 


Sentinel Hotel
614 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205•(503) 224-3400

This hotel offers an OHSU discounted rate. It is located downtown and requires a car transfer to the meeting.

Click here for hotel information 

Meeting at a Glance: 

Click here for the Joint West/Midwest Regional Conference Planning Materials

Click here for the 2022 Joint Regional Meeting Educational Program

No IJCAHPO Credits Available

15 credits approved by AOC

  • Thursday May 19th

    • Registration Noon-12:30PM

    • Meeting 12:30PM-5:00PM

    • Opening Reception 5:00PM-6:30PM in the Knight Cancer Research Building

  • Friday May 20th

    • Breakfast 7:30AM-8:00AM

    • Meeting 8:00AM-5:00PM

    • Cocktail Social at Portland City Grill 5:30PM-7:00PM

Thursday and Friday's meeting will be held in the Knight Cancer Research Building
  • Saturday May 21st 

    • Breakfast 7:30AM-8:00AM

    • Meeting 8:00AM-Noon

Saturday's meeting will be held in Robertson Life Sciences Building

If our current COVID situation does not improve the meeting may be canceled or rescheduled.