OOSS Perspective 2018 @ ASCRS/ASOA – Washington D.C.


OOSS Perspective 2018

OOSS Perspective 2018 Keynote by George F. Will

OOSS Perspective 2018 Keynote by George F. Will

Join us in Washington D.C. at OOSS Perspective 2018 @ ASCRS/ASOA for a complimentary lunch and the opportunity to…EXPLORE the core mission and strategic initiatives of OOSS…EXPERIENCE the power of informed insight amidst a changing political and economic landscape with Mike Romansky, JD, Washington Counsel, and George F. Will, America’s foremost political commentator and columnist…And ENGAGE with Mr. Will and our panel of OOSS leaders and partners to conceptualize a future for outpatient ophthalmic surgery.

As always, the OOSS Perspective and luncheon is free for OOSS members and their guests but does require an RSVP.

The ASCRS/ASOA sessions proceeding and following OOSS Perspective 2018 require a separate registration fee payable through their respective websites.



President’s Council Meet and Greet*

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Marriott Marquis (Adjacent to Walter E. Washington Convention Center) – Archives Room, Meeting Level 4

*Invitation Only – President’s Council Members and Supporting Sponsor Representatives – Featuring Special Guest: George F. Will

OOSS Perspective 2018 – Community Luncheon, Annual Meeting, and Program

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Marriott Marquis (Adjacent to Walter E. Washington Convention Center) – Independence Salon ABCDE Level 4
Program: Advocacy & Argument for a Higher Purpose

12:00 p.m. – Buffet Luncheon
Available to all members, partners and guests

12:30 p.m. – Welcome and Sponsor Recognition
Larry Patterson, M.D., Past President and Chair of OOSS Government Relations – Master of Ceremonies

12:35 p.m. – New Partner Introduction, OOSS Gives Collaboration, and Annual Membership Meeting – Call to Order
Jeffery Whitman, M.D., President
Maria Scott, M.D., President-elect

12:50 p.m. – Washington Update: Legislative & Regulatory Landscape
Michael Romansky, J.D., Washington Counsel

1:15 p.m. – The Political Argument Today
Keynote Speaker George F. Will – Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will is the country’s most widely read political columnist, as well as its foremost conservative voice. His popular twice-weekly column for The Washington Post reaches nearly 475 newspapers throughout the United States and Europe.

2:15 p.m. – Blue Ribbon Panel: Advocacy & Argument
Moderator: Bruce Maller, Founder and President of BSM Consulting
George F. Will, Perspective Keynote Speaker
Maria Scott, M.D. President-elect
Y. Ralph Chu, M.D., Chair of Government Relations
Cathy McCabe, M.D., Vice President-elect
Andy Stapars, Director, Global Market Access, Johnson & Johnson Vision

2:50 p.m. – Roving Q& A and Closing Remarks
Larry Patterson, M.D., Master of Ceremonies

3:00 p.m. – Adjourn