Cogan Ophthalmic History Society 32nd Annual Meeting
March 15-17, 2019
Friday, March 15
All three tours are free. No reservation necessary; just show up.
Transportation to and from the tours is on your own (via taxi, Uber, Lyft, etc.).
10:00 – 11:30 am Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
An unusual and delightful tour emphasizing humorous and whimsical aspects of the Cathedral, as well as including traditional elements.
12:45 - 2:15 pm Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capital Street, SE
A special tour of the reading room and of the vault with the world’s largest collection for the study of Shakespeare and his time. You also can view the public exhibit of that week: First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas.
3:00 – 5:00 pm Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue, SE
A unique tour, including music and performing arts collections of the Library, which are not usually covered on tours.
5:45 - 7:15 p.m. Reception
Georgetown University Hotel and Convention Center, South Gallery
Dinner on your own
Saturday, March 16
Georgetown University Hotel and Convention Center
7:00 am - noon Breakfast buffet available in the Faculty Club Restaurant
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Welcome
8:10 - 10:10 a.m. Session 1
10:10 - 10:25 a.m. Break
10:25 - 11:25 a.m. Session 2
11:25 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Snyder Lecture: David Harper
12:10 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch: Faculty Club Restaurant
1:00 - 3:10 p.m. Session 3
3:10 - 3:30 p.m. Group photo and Break
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Session 4
4:45 - 5:00 p.m. Call to the 33rd Annual Meeting
5:00 p.m. Adjournment
5:30 p.m. Shuttles depart for Cosmos Club; Drinks & Hors d’oeuvres
6:30 - 9:15 p.m. Dinner and Special Guest Lecture by Patrick Freeny
9:15 p.m. Shuttles depart for GUHCC
Sunday, March 17
7:00 a.m. – noon Breakfast buffet available in the Faculty Club Restaurant
7:45 – 8:20 a.m. Business Meeting (members only)
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Session 5
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Session 6
1:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks
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