Congratulations to the first 500 people who registered for WCC VIII! They will each get a 100% recycled LL Bean fleece jacket. Pick-up will be at the Cornea Society's booth in the exhibit hall.

Onsite registration rates now apply. 


Attending in Person in Chicago?

Online preregistration closed on Sept. 16. If you have not registered and are attending in person, please register on site starting Sept. 27.


Attending Virtually?

If you are not coming to Chicago but want to watch live-streamed and recorded sessions online, you may register here.


Onsite Registration

Location: W192 Foyer


  • Tuesday, Sept 27: 2:00 - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, Sept 28: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday, Sept 29: 6:30AM - 5:00PM

Who Should Attend?

The Cornea Society welcomes all member and nonmember cornea subspecialists, as well as refractive, cataract, and comprehensive ophthalmologists who treat corneal and refractive conditions and diseases. Fellows, residents, and medical students may attend; see below for more information. Not a Cornea Society member? View membership benefits and join today and save up to $550 on registration fees.

What Does Registration Include?

Registration includes access to all World Cornea Congress scientific sessions, exhibit floor, and social events.

Rates and Policies 

Registration Rates


Non-profit Employees and Vision Scientists

Email for assistance.

Exhibitors and Industry

Email for assistance.                                                         

Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students

  • Submit qualification information to to receive a registration code.
  • Qualification information must be provided on school letterhead.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • If you need to cancel, a written request including your name must be received by Friday, August 12, 2022, at
  • A per-person, cancellation processing fee of $75 will be assessed.
  • No refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received after the August 12 deadline.
  • Registrations are non-transferable.