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42nd ESCRS Congress 2024 – Accommodation and Hotel at the Alma Barcelona

The 42nd ESCRS Congress in Barcelona: An event for innovation and knowledge in Ophthalmology

The 42nd Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) will take place from Friday 6 to Tuesday 10 September 2024 at the Fira de Barcelona conference centre. This event has established itself as one of the key gatherings in the world of ophthalmology, bringing together experts, researchers and professionals from the field of visual health around the world. The congress promises to be a dynamic platform for the presentation of scientific advances, innovative surgical techniques and debates as to contemporary challenges in ophthalmology.

A platform for innovation in Ophthalmology

The ESCRS Congress is known for its focus on cataract and refractive surgery, critical areas of ophthalmology which affect millions of people around the world. Cataract surgery is in particular one of the most common and successful procedures in modern medicine, with the congress providing a forum to discuss the latest techniques and technologies improving patient outcomes.

Aside from cataract surgery, the congress also covers topics connected with refractive surgery, as well as the correction of myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism. With continuous developments in technologies such as femtosecond lasers and premium intraocular lenses, ophthalmology professionals have the chance to learn and share knowledge as to best practices and recent advances in these fields.

Notable activities and sessions

The congress programme is designed to offer a combination of plenary sessions, symposiums, workshops and practical courses. The plenary sessions feature presentations from opinion-formers and experts in the sphere, providing an overview of current and future trends in eye surgery. The themed symposia allow a more in-depth exploration of specific areas, such as corneal surgery, dealing with complications, and innovations in the treatment of retinal diseases.

The practical workshops form an integral part of the congress, offering attendees the chance to acquire practical skills, under the watchful eye of experienced surgeons. These workshops cover a wide procedural range, from basic techniques to advanced procedures, and are particularly valuable for young ophthalmologists aiming to perfect their surgical skills.

Ideal accommodation: Hotel Alma Barcelona

For those attending the 42nd ESCRS Congress, the choice of accommodation is fundamental in enjoying a comfortable and productive stay in Barcelona. One of the best options is the Hotel Alma Barcelona, which stands out for its central location and excellent cuisine.

Located in central Barcelona

The Hotel Alma Barcelona stands in the heart of the city, making it the perfect base for congress delegates. Its central location provides ease of access to the Fira de Barcelona site, as well as such other landmark attractions in the city as the Sagrada Familia, the Paseo de Gracia and Gothic Quarter. Staying in central Barcelona also provides access to a wide range of transport options, from taxis to the city’s efficient Metro system, facilitating travel throughout the congress.

Culinary Excellence

One of the most noted features of the Hotel Alma Barcelona is its culinary offering. The hotel is home to an haute cuisine restaurant offering an exceptional dining experience, combining fresh, local ingredients with innovative techniques. Congress delegates can enjoy a delicious meal after a day of intense sessions and workshops, without needing to leave the hotel.

The hotel also features a bar and indoor garden terrace, where guests can relax and socialise in an elegant and welcoming atmosphere. Attention to detail and impeccable service make the hotel the first choice for both business travellers and tourists.

Restaurante Jardín del Alma


Book now to guarantee your accommodation

If you plan to attend the 42nd ESCRS Congress and don’t want to be left with nowhere to stay, it is vital to book as soon as possible. Since Barcelona is a very popular tourist destination and the congress attracts thousands of professionals from all round the world, there will be very high demand for lodging during this period. Don’t risk missing out on the perfect place to stay, and make sure of your room at the Hotel Alma Barcelona to enjoy a comfortable and memorable experience during the congress.

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