First Time Attendees

You've made the right decision!

Coming to the AAGL Global Congress for the first time?
You’re in great hands!

You’ve made the excellent choice to attend AAGL Global Congress in Vancouver where you will learn how to advance your career in MIGS and build lasting personal and professional relationships. You know you’ll have access to high-quality education sessions from leaders. But, what about the rest of Congress? AAGL Global Congress is focused on YOU and advancing your education and career.

Don’t forget to stop by the AAGL Booth #523 in the Exhibit hall to update your member profile, get a professional head shot taken, meet the AAGL leadership and learn about the various programs and offerings included with your AAGL membership! 


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Now that you’ve registered for the Congress, you should reserve your room at one of the 4+ star properties in our block: 

Book a room by 10/18 at the Pan Pacific, Fairmont Vancouver (still have limited availability and dates).  The Fairmont Pacific Rim is sold out.

Please don’t delay in booking your room.  After this date rooms are at a higher rate!

Book a hotel room here!

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Check out the schedule page and preview the course offerings, descriptions and faculty. Gain valuable CME while perusing the schedule for the courses you want.  Be sure to sign up early.  PG courses and labs always fill up quickly.

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Join the private 2019 AAGL Global Congress Facebook group and create your Congress community. This is the forum for all things Congress:  It’s where we share important details and inside info on fun things to see, do and where to eat while in Vancouver.

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Want to let everyone know about your Congress plans? Our soon to be released social media toolkit can help! Join the conversation using the #AAGL2019, and share your excitement!

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Get the most out of your first Global Congress experience. Stop by the new Member Lounge located on the first floor of the award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre West building.  Sign up for one of our optional tours and give back to the AAGL Foundation at the same time!  You won’t want to miss the closing event – our Casino Royale Gala. View the optional tours page and register for the one or several events for you and your guest!


We are here to help make your first Congress experience memorable.  Contact AAGL staff by calling +1 800-554-2245 or by via email to

We look forward to welcoming you in Vancouver!