General Information

ACE 2021

IJCAHPO’s 49th Annual Continuing Education (ACE) Program offers flexibility with both on-site and virtual learning opportunities. Join us on-site, virtually, or both!

On-Site Program in New Orleans at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside—November 12-14, 2021

  • Streamlined program with over 30 new courses
  • Harold A. Stein, MD Lecture featuring Dr. James Chodosh on COVID-19 and the Eye: Alternative Facts
  • Capstone Lectures – featuring key innovations in ophthalmology
  • 5 Sub-Specialty Sessions
  • Certification Exam Prep Courses

Virtual On-Demand Program—October 28 - November 21, 2021 

  • Select from over 50 new and returning favorite courses 
  • Take courses at your own pace with no quizzes

Additional Virtual Add-Ons

  • Learn new skills and perfect your technique with Demonstration Labs
Watch Our Website! No traditional ACE Bulletins will be mailed! Instead, an online program brochure is posted highlighting the November education on-site and virtual programs.

Program Location

Courses for Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP) will be held at the:
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


Hotel reservations must be made through the AAO Housing Bureau. Visit for details.

IJCAHPO Mobile App Available in October

Don’t miss out! Stay informed with access to all of the latest ACE information. Download IJCAHPO’s mobile app at


  • View your custom program schedule
  • Interactive hotel map
  • ACE news, alerts and updates
  • Course descriptions and handouts
  • Course evaluations
  • Faculty listing
  • Access IJCAHPO’s social media page
  • Sponsor Listings
IJCAHPO does not provide WIFI access within the hotel.

IJCAHPO Exhibitors at Hilton New Orleans Riverside

IJCAHPO hosts a variety of exhibitors during the ACE program. Visit the exhibits on Friday and Saturday from 7:30 am-4:30 pm in the Chemin Royal Foyer.

Registration/Fees On Site Virtual Program Program Online Bulletin 2021 Sponsors ACE Mobile App


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