Faculty and Meeting Information

Join us in-person in Bar Harbor to enjoy great presentations from experts around the country, earn 15 hours of CME, and visit with colleagues.

More Information

Contact Shirley Goggin by email at [email protected] or by phone at 207-445-2260.


The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and the Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (CCMEA) to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians.


REGISTER ONLINE now, quickly and safely. Conference registration includes attendance in all educational sessions, CME documentation, breakfast (Sat. & Sun.), snack breaks, lobster bake Friday evening, and luncheon Saturday. 


Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina Reservations can be made two ways:

  1. ONLINE at www.theharborsidehotel.com: Click on “Book Now” and enter dates between 9/26/24 and 9/29/24 – Under Code Type select “Group/Block Code” and under “Code” enter 2156328.
  2. CALL 1-800-328-5033 and tell them you are with the Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium Room Block #2156328, September 26-29 to get our group rates.

The room reservations deadline is August 27, 2024. Reservations made after the deadline will be based on availability and may be subject to the prevailing room rate. Click here to see additional lodging information. For a list of alternate accommodations in Bar Harbor, contact Shirley Goggin at [email protected] or 207-445-2260.

Conference Cancellation/Refunds

If you must cancel, please notify by phone and email.  Conference registration fee, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received prior to 3:00 p.m. on August 27, 2024.  No refunds will be granted after August 27, 2024.

Americans With Disabilities Act

The Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium and the Harborside Hotel and Marina comply fully with ADA rules and regulations.  Please notify us if you have any special needs.


Fall is one of Bar Harbor’s most delightful seasons, though changes in temperature can occur rapidly.  Maine fall weather features warm days and cool evenings (sometimes very cool).