Registration is facilitated by the APAO ID.


Early Bird
On or Before
Dec 15, 2016
On or Before
Jan 31, 2017
Feb 1 – Mar 5, 2017#
1 Ophthalmologists US $500 US $550 US $650
2 Trainees*** US $250 US $275 US $325
3 Healthcare Professionals/
Administrators ^
US $250 US $275 US $325
4 Trade Delegates * US $400 US $450 US $550
5 Developing Nations
(Rank 51 – 100) **
US $250 US $275 US $325
6 Developing Nations
(Rank 101+) **
US $125 US $140 US $165
7 Exhibitors US $100 US $150 US $200
8 Accompanying Persons US $100 US $150 US $200
9 One-Day Pass N/A N/A US $200



^ Including Optometrists/Opticians/Orthoptists/Nurses/Ophthalmic Photographers/ Technicians/Administrators/Eye Bank Personnel/Prevention of Blindness Organizations/Visual Scientists/Nonophthalmic Physicians, etc.
* Trade delegate badges can only be purchased via the Exhibitor Center.
** Country ranking based on information provided by the International Monetary Fund (2015).
*** Registrations on trainee category will not be available for on-site registration. If you miss the deadline for online registration, you will need to pay for full amount on-site. Partial refund can be honoured AFTER the 2017 Congress is ended, if you can submit the completed trainee declaration form to afterwards.

Exhibitors are only allowed to enter the Exhibition Hall. Exhibitors are NOT permitted to enter the Sessions Rooms to attend any Invited Programs or Submitted Programs. Please use a trade delegate badge for attending the Scientific Sessions.
# Online registration will be closed on February 12, 2017((Hong Kong time, GMT+8). If you missed the online registration deadline, please register onsite at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.



We reserve the right to alter the contents of this Congress and/or the identity of the Congress presenters due to circumstances beyond our control.

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  • The Registration and Abstract Submission System has 128-bit SSL encryption on all pages that handle sensitive information.


Cancellation Policy

The deadline for cancellation and registration fee refund is January 31, 2017 (Hong Kong time, GMT+8). To cancel your registration and receive a refund, a written request stating your full name, registered email address and registration barcode must be sent to the APAO Secretariat by email at January 31, 2017 (Hong Kong time, GMT+8). For written requests received by November 30, 2016, will be accepted and registration fees will be fully refunded. And written requests received by January 31, 2017, a cancellation processing fee of US$50 will be applied per person, per meeting. No refunds will be honored for cancellation requests received after the deadline. Refunds will be processed after the Congress only.