General Information

Program Site

IJCAHPO: Courses for Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP) will be held at the:

  • Hilton Union Square, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-771-1400
  • Parc 55, 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-392-8000

ATPO and CLSA: Courses will be held at the:

  • Parc 55, 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-392-8000
  • Parc 55 is located across the street from the Hilton Union Square.

IJCAHPO Friday Education Program

Friday's educational program has a NEW look with 3 options for registering:

A. Capstone Lectures
B. Other Tracks and Labs (No Capstone)
C. LIVE STREAM of Capstone Lectures*
*Live Stream will have a quiz that registered attendees will need to complete for CE Credit.
Register early to secure your preferred program option!

Registration Deadlines

Registration fees increase after September 12—save money during Early Registration. Registration form and payment must be received (not postmarked) on or before the deadline to qualify for the respective registration fees.
September 12 . . . . . . Early Registration Closes
September 13 . . . . . . Registration Price Increase
September 20 . . . . . . Changes/Cancellations/Refunds Deadline
October 11 . . . . . . Registration Price Increase
Online registration still open
October 11 . . . . . . On-Site Registration at Hilton Union Square

Register Online, by Fax, or Mail

On-site registration fees are significantly higher and Learning Labs sell out fast. To reduce the risk of not getting your first choice of classes, be sure to pre-register on or before September 20. Registrations received without payment will not be processed. Faxed or mailed registrations will be assessed a $50 processing fee.*

Preferred Registration Method—Online Registration
Fax* your registration form and selections to 651-731-0410
Mail* your registration form and selections to:
IJCAHPO/ACE Registration
2025 Woodlane Drive
St. Paul, MN 55125

*Registrations received by fax or mail will be assessed a $50 processing fee.

ATTENTION— Name badges and Tickets Will Be MAILED to You

Name badges and tickets will be mailed to the home address listed on the registration form via USPS if you registered on or before September 20, and live in Canada or the US.*

If no home address is listed, the work address will apply. Carefully review your name badge and tickets when you receive them. If a course was sold out at the time you registered, it will NOT appear in your tickets.

All attendees who register after September 20 will need to pick up tickets on-site at the registration desk.
*International registrants (excluding Canada) will pick up tickets/name badges on-site.

Registration Changes

Changes to your initial registration may be made online on or before September 20, and on-site in San Francisco, October 11-13. You may add or delete course selections of equal value by logging into your account and viewing the Registration page.

Changes involving a financial transaction must be received in writing at the IJCAHPO office on or before September 20, or handled by an IJCAHPO staff member in San Francisco, October 11-13. Email change requests to or FAX to 651-731-0410.

Please Note:

  • Transfer of courses from one registrant to another is not permissible.
  • No refunds resulting from a registration change will be issued after the September 20 cancellation deadline.

Cancellations and Refunds

  • Cancellations must be received in writing. If your registration is cancelled on or before September 20, the amount will be refunded less a processing fee of $100.
  • If you become certified prior to the program, and initially paid the non-certified registration fee, you may request an appropriate refund on or before September 20. No refunds will be offered for changes after September 20.
  • ATPO and CLSA memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • ALL refunds will be processed after ACE beginning November 1, 2019.

Registration Confirmations

Registrants will receive an email confirmation at their preferred email address, within 10 days of registering. If you have not received a confirmation within this time frame, call IJCAHPO at 800-284-3937 or email

Group Discounts Available

When two or more people from the same office register for the 3-Day Package, only one person pays the regular fee. The additional registrants receive a $25 discount for each additional 3-Day Package registration. The name of the person paying the non-discounted fee must be written on the registration form under “Group Discount” for verification. Group discounts must be requested when completing the registration form—no retroactive discounts will be granted. Group discounts apply to the IJCAHPO 3-Day Package only. This discount is NOT available for ATPO and CLSA.

If you are registering as a group and do not see an account for your certified technician, to assure you receive correct pricing, please contact IJCAHPO before creating a new account. To avoid potential complications, for groups of 7 or more attendees, please contact our administrative department at 651-731-2944, option 1.

Military and Veterans Registration

A special discounted registration fee is offered for Military Personnel and Veterans from the US and Canada. Military and Veterans Packages are discounted until October 11, when the price increases to the on-site fee.

The IJCAHPO Military Package includes: Saturday, Sunday and Friday's Live Stream of the Capstone Lectures. IJCAHPO Learning Labs are an additional fee. No other course combinations will be accepted. All other IJCAHPO policies apply.

Registrants must mail or fax their registration and payment with proof of military status. The $50 processing fee will be waived. Online registrations cannot be processed.

On-Site Registration Hours

IJCAHPO/Capstone, Lectures and Labs
Limited Attendee Registration for Friday Only
Stockton Room at the Parc 55

   Friday      October 11 6:30 am-4:00 pm

    (Includes Limited Attendee Registration and Lecture Faculty Check-In)

Union Square Foyer at the Hilton Union Square

   Friday      October 11 6:30 am-4:00 pm

    (Includes Limited Attendee Registration and Learning Lab Faculty Check-In)

Imperial Ballroom at the Hilton Union Square

   Saturday October 12 6:30 am-5:00 pm
   Sunday October 13 6:30 am-4:30 pm

    (Includes IJCAHPO and CLSA Faculty Check-In)

Stockton Room at the Parc 55

   *Friday October 11 6:30 am-4:00 pm
   Saturday October 12 6:30 am-5:00 pm
   Sunday October 13 6:30 am-4:30 pm

    *(Includes Limited Attendee Registration and ATPO Faculty Check-In)

AAO Exhibition Hours—Moscone Center

American Academy of Ophthalmology: The exhibit hall and courses for the physicians will be located at the:
  • Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco
  • There will be three exhibit halls, North, South and West in the corresponding buildings
  • Attendees may purchase an AAO exhibit hall pass at a reduced fee of $150 through IJCAHPO, which is good for the entire 4 days of the exhibition.
   Saturday October 12 9:00 am-5:00 pm
   Sunday October 13 9:00 am-5:00 pm
   Monday October 14 9:00 am-5:00 pm
   Tuesday October 15 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Visit IJCAHPO in West, Booth 7616 at the AAO Exhibition—Moscone Center.

Photography Release
By attending the IJCAHPO/ATPO/CLSA Annual Continuing Education Program, attendees agree to allow their names, likenesses and images (photographic) to be used by IJCAHPO, ATPO and CLSA for educational and promotional purposes.
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