Congress Information


Congress Information

Event Name: 

The 36th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress, the very first virtual meeting of APAO


Delegates can register online anytime during the event, please for registration after Sept 4, 2021, please expect to have a 24 hours delay in between payment settled and the availability of joining the virtual conference.


Please visit , click on “Exhibition” to visit the very first virtual exhibition, unlike the usual physical exhibition, you can visit the booth anytime you want, but if you want to interact with the staff instantly, you are recommended to visit the booth during the below opening hours:

Virtual Exhibition Opening Hours:
Sept 5, 2021 (Sun)  11:00 – 21:30 (GMT +8)
Sept 6-10, 2021 (Mon – Fri) 16:00 – 22:45 (GMT +8)
Sept 11, 2021 (Sat) 11:45 – 20:30 (GMT +8)

APAO Smartphone App

The APAO 2021 Virtual mobile app provides easy-to-use interactive capabilities to enhance your Congress experience. The app features all the scientific sessions and instruction courses, posters, video abstracts, exhibition and general information etc. 

The app can be downloaded by scanning the QR code as shown below:



Due to the censorship of Apple Inc., all the COVID-19 related scientific program is not available from the IOS mobile version, you are highly recommended to join those related sessions from webpage portal. For further details, please refer to


Updating the app regularly is recommended. For help on download the app and navigating its functions, please kindly visit APAO’s booth during the below hours , or drop an email to

Before Attending the Congress

In order to enter the platform, make sure you are registered to the congress. If so, you should have received your login and password in your email. It would be good to install Zoom on your computer in advanced. Please test your network, to ensure the connection stability, we recommend speakers to use LAN cable as connection, instead of using Wifi connection.

Ready to the Session

Step 1: Login to the event website (

Step 2: Click on the “Scientific Session” button

Step 3: Choose your assigned session

You are advised to join the session at least 5 minutes prior the session start. All the sessions will start and end on time, and this will be strictly enforced by the Session Chairs.

Step 4: You will be directed to the relevant zoom meeting

Posters and Video Platform

Please visit, click on “Poster and Video” to view all the accepted posters and videos.

Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Attendance can be downloaded through the APAO Congress system ( after the Congress. Please log in with the same email address that you used to register for the Congress.


Should you have any questions regarding the APAO 2021 virtual, please visit APAO’s booth during the above Exhibition Opening hours, or you can email to , our staff will get back to you asap.