Save the date for the 2018 
WAEPS Annual Meeting

March 29 and 30, 2018

Venue:   Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA

Join your colleagues for another outstanding program with tracks specifically designed for ophthalmologists, their medical personnel, practice managers and administrative staff.

This year we move to the spacious Meydenbauer Center convention facility in downtown Bellevue, WA.   

Our Annual Meeting program includes the following components:

  • All day Coding and Reimbursement Seminar -  Thursday the 29th.
  • Physician Program begins Thursday evening and continues all day on Friday the 30th.
  • Ophthalmic Personnel Program for techs -  Friday the 30th.
  • Practice Management Seminar -  Friday the 30th

Registration Fees:

The cost to participate in each program is based on whether participants are employees of a WAEPS member practice. In order to take advantage of the significant member discounts, the member’s 2018 dues must be paid prior to registration. Some of the programs also have an early-bird registration discount. Check the individual program pages for details, which will be posted around January 1, 2018.

Reciprocal society members:

WAEPS has reciprocal arrangements with ophthalmology societies in Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and British Columbia. Physicians, providing proof of membership in their respective state and province societies, may register at the Active WAEPS Member rate. Please contact our office for details if you would like to take advantage of this opportunity: waeps@waeps.org

Overnight accommodations:

A room block at a discounted rate of $189.00 per night (single or double occupancy), plus tax including free wi-fi and discounted parking  has been reserved at a convenient nearby hotel, the Bellevue Marriott. You may book your room at the discounted rate by clicking this link. 

The room block is limited and the rate expires on 3/7/18. 

Accessibility and special needs:

We encourage participation by all individuals. If you require assistance, please notify Debra Alderman at the WAEPS office at 206-956-3650 at least two weeks prior to the conference. Advance notification is essential in order for us to serve you better. We’ll be glad to help. Note that our conference venue is fully accessible and ADA compliant. Other needs? Moms needing access to our “pump room” during breaks should contact us for details. Special dietary needs? Indicate these on your registration form or contact us via phone or email and we’ll do our best to accommodate.

Industry participation:

For more information in booking commercial exhibit space at the 2018 meeting, click the links below:

Exhibitor Prospectus
Exhibitor Agreement