NANOS 47th Annual Meeting

NANOS 2021Annual Meeting
We bring the Learning , Networking , CME , Research to YOU!

February 20-23, 2021

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NANOS 47th Annual Meeting

The North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) is dedicated to achieving excellence in care of patients with neuro-ophthalmic diseases by the support and promotion of education, research, and the practice of neuro-ophthalmology.

The NANOS 47th Annual Meeting will deliver a highly interactive, 3D environment. All meeting content can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home or office until March 21st!
Click here to learn more about NANOS.

Click here to view the program.

Click here to view the 2021 Annual Meeting registration fees. Early bird rate expires December 31, 2020. Registration for students and residents is only $50 if you register by December 31, 2020.  Students and residents should email proof of their status to to receive a coupon code.


Click here to learn more about the NANOS Talent Show.

Why Attend?

  • Stay on top of neuro-ophthalmology education and cutting-edge research
  • Network with NANOS colleagues and Industry partners from around the globe throughout the meeting using the online chat or video feature
  • Enjoy all content via On Demand viewing until March 21st
  • Download valuable educational materials to access later
  • Earn CME credits at your convenience
  • No Travel Required - enjoy this event at a low cost from the comfort of your home or office!


Saturday, February 20th

Tele-Neuro-Ophthalmology: Updates and Future Implications

Frank B. Walsh Meeting

Poster Chat Session I

Business Meeting

Virtual Welcome Reception

Sunday, February 21st

Infectious Diseases in Neuro-Ophthalmology: It’s Not Just COVID-19

Journal Club: What You Need to Know Now!

Poster Chat Session II

Poster Chat Session II

Industry Sponsored Symposium

Virtual Wine Tasting with Chat

Monday, February 22nd

Poster Chat Session III

Scientific Platform Session I

TBI and the Neuro-Ophthalmologist

Scientific Platform Session II

NANOS Talent Show

WIN/YONO Chat and Social Hour

Tuesday, February 23rd

Cognitive Disorders and Vision

Controversies in Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology

Poster Chat Session IV

Industry Sponsored Symposium

Awards ceremony


GLASER SOCIETY $5,000 - $9,999

  • Preston Calvert, MD (In honor of Neil Miller, MD)
  • Benjamin Frishberg, MD (In memoriam of Harvey Braufman, MD)

WIRTSCHAFTER CLUB $1,000 - $2,499

  • Sophia Chung, MD (In honor of John Selhorst, MD)
  • Kathleen Digre, MD (In honor of James J. Corbett, MD and Stan Thompson, MD)
  • Edmond FitzGibbon, MD
  • Deborah Friedman, MD, MPH (In honor of Robert Spector, MD who started my journey in Neuro-Ophth)
  • Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD
  • Steven Hamilton, MD (In memoriam of Simmons Lessell, MD)
  • John Keltner, MD
  • Melissa Ko, MD (In honor of Nicholas Volpe, MD)
  • Leah Levi, MD (In honor of trailblazing women: Kathleen Digre, MD and Deb Friedman, MD, MPH)
  • Patty McNussen, MD (In honor of Randy Kardon, MD, PhD)
  • Mark Moster, MD
  • Nancy Newman, MD and Valerie Biousse, MD (In memoriam of Simmons Lessell, MD)
  • Stephen Pollock, MD (In honor of Neil Miller, MD)
  • Peter Quiros, MD
  • Prem Subramanian, MD, PhD
  • Sharon Tow, MD (In honor of Neil Miller, MD)


  • Phil Aitken, MD (In honor of Michael Sanders; In memoriam of Simmons Lessell, MD)
  • Erica Archer, MD
  • Larry Frohman, MD (In honor of my fellowship preceptor, Mark Kupersmith, MD)
  • Gerard Hershewe, DO (In honor of Thomas Carlow, MD)
  • Sachin Kedar, MD (In honor of James J. Corbett, MD)
  • Roy Meckler, MD (In honor of James J. Corbett, MD)
  • Sashank Prasad, MD
  • Valerie Purvin, MD
  • Sonali Singh, MD (In honor of Jade Schiffman, MD and Rosa Tang, MD)
  • Barry Skarf, MD (In memoriam of William F. Hoyt, MD)

HEDGES CLUB $250 - $499

  • David Bellows, MD (In honor of Walter Jay, MD)
  • Joe Chacko, MD (In honor of Norman Schatz, MD)
  • Helen Danesh-Meyer, MD (In honor of Kathleen Digre, MD)
  • Jane Edmond, MD (In honor of my teachers and inspirations: Stanley Thompson, MD, Randy Kardon, MD, Rod Foroozan, MD, and Sophia Chung, MD)
  • Ryan Gise, MD (In memoriam of Simmons Lessell, MD)
  • Christopher Glisson, DO
  • Ramesh Gopalaswamy, MD
  • Thomas Hedges, MD
  • Seema Sundaram, MD
  • Roger Turbin, MD

ZARET SOCIETY $100 - $249

  • Anonymous donor (In honor of Andrew G. Lee, MD)
  • Nathaniel Carter, MD
  • John Chen, MD, PhD
  • Ping-I Chou, MD
  • Edward Cohn, MD
  • Valerie Elmalem, MD
  • Bahareh Hassanzadeh, MD
  • Arthur Jordan, DO, MBA
  • Bonnie Keung, MD
  • Nancy Lombardo, MLS
  • Collin McClelland, MD (In honor of great senior partners and mentors: Michael Lee, MD, Greg Van Stavern, MD & Banks Shepherd)
  • Leonard Messner, MD
  • Heather Moss, MD, PhD
  • Harold Shaw Jr, MD
  • Richard Sogg, MD (In memoriam of Cheryl Zaret, MD)
  • Kimberly Winges, MD (In honor of John Keltner, MD for inspiring the importance of supporting NANOS)
  • Xiaojun Zhang, MD (In honor of Byron Lam, MD)


  • Aileen Antonio, MD
  • Andrew Berman, MD
  • Gabrielle R. Bonhomme, MD
  • Amal Buhaliga, MD
  • John Charley, MD
  • Steven Grosser, MD
  • Klara Landau, MD
  • Sarkis Marcel Nazarian, MD 
  • Deborah Parish, MD, MSc
  • Norman Schatz, MD
  • Mehdi Tavakoli, MD
  • Barbara Yates, MD

Frequently Asked Questions

The meeting is open to anyone interested in Neuro-Ophthalmology, members, and non-members! NANOS is pleased to offer significantly reduced rates for the virtual meeting.
Registration Type Early bird (12/31/20) Regular (1/1/21 and after)
Allied Health* $150.00 $200.00
Physician Member $275.00 $325.00
Non-Member $375.00 $425.00
Senior Member $175.00 $225.00
Fellow-in-training $100.00 $150.00
Student/Resident** $50.00 $100.00

*Allied Health professionals (technician, physician assistant, etc.) should contact the NANOS Executive Office for a coupon code. Optometrists should register as a Non-Member.

**Students and Residents need to email proof (an email from their professor or supervisor) to confirming their status to receive the discounted rate. Upon receiving confirmation of status, the Executive Office will provide the trainee with a coupon code to use during registration to apply the discount.
You will use your NANOS account login and password to access the virtual event.
All times listed in the agenda are in Mountain Standard Time. (UTC -7)
Yes, if you plan to participate in any of the live sessions, you will need to have Zoom installed (free to download).
A webcam is not required to attend the event. However, we encourage you to use your webcam to engage with your peers and our Industry Partners using the video chat feature!
Learn about exhibitors, interact via the instant message and video chat, add items to your virtual swag bag, and more!
Yes! All sessions will be published for On Demand viewing and available until March 21st, 2021.
Please contact Tara Thebeau at for all meeting related questions. If you have questions regarding your membership or would like to become a NANOS member, please contact Katie Connelly at