2018 European Symposium

May 31 – June 3, 2018 | Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin, Germany

The American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery welcomes you to the 7th Annual AECOS European Symposium. Following the tremendous success of the 2017 Symposium in Prague, the 2018 AECOS Symposium now moves to the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin. The AECOS program continues to expand, incorporating new technologies and lively discussion which has become a hallmark of all AECOS meetings.

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Don’t Miss!

Friday, 1st June, Lunchtime Promotional Symposium
“Concepts for Improving Patient Outcomes”
Brought to you by Johnson & Johnson Vision
Registration required if not attending in person. Register HERE for the LIVESTREAMING Symposium
Saturday, 2nd June, Lunchtime Promotional Symposium
“Exploring Patient Selection and Practical Application of the IC-8® Small Aperture IOL”
Brought to you by AcuFocus
Registration required if not attending in person. Register HERE for the LIVESTREAMING Symposium


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Beware of Third Party Registration and Accommodation Solicitations and Websites for AECOS Meetings:
AECOS does not use or authorize any third-party organizations to accept registration or book accommodations for any AECOS meetings. For your safety and security, please only register and make arrangements to book your accommodations for the AECOS European meeting on this page.

Meeting Program

Program Chair:

Dan Reinstein, MD

Program Committee:

Lucio Buratto, MD
Arthur Cummings, MD
Sheraz Daya, MD
Burkhard Dick, MD
Aylin Kilic, MD
William Link, PhD
Erik Mertens, MD
Tobias Neuhann, MD

Download the Agenda


AECOS has secured discounted room rates at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin which is the meeting venue. Reservations must be booked individually online according to the policies and procedures listed below. Please read and understand the booking deadlines and cancellation policies.

PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT attempt to contact AECOS or Bryn Mawr Communications requesting assistance with securing your hotel reservation, securing a reservation at the discounted group rate (especially after the cutoff date of April 30, 2018 published below), or to request a waiver of any cancellation fees. The cancellation policies are contractual terms provided by the Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin. These and all other reservation questions/issues/concerns must be addressed directly with the hotel reservations department listed below.

Radisson BLU Hotel, Berlin Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 3, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Book Accommodations

  • Reservation Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Discounted room rates available on a first come, first served basis.
  • You may cancel without penalty up to and including April 15, 2018. All reservations are Non-Cancellable after April 15, 2017; 90% of stay will be charged for late cancellations/no shows. No exceptions.

Room reservations are available at the Radisson Blu Hotel discounted group rate ranging from 145€ per night – 265€ per night. This group rate is applicable from Wednesday, May 30 – Sunday, June 3, 2018 based on availability. If you are unable to secure your requested dates through the online booking link please contact the reservations department directly at reservations.berlin@radissonblu.com or by phone at +49 30 238 28 3500.  When contacting the hotel directly either via email OR by phone YOU MUST SPECIFICALLY REFERENCE THE AECOS ROOM BLOCK otherwise you may be told the hotel is sold out and/or not receive the preferred discounted meeting room rate. Room reservations may be requested prior to and after the dates of Wednesday, May 30 – Sunday, June 3, 2018, however they are subject to the hotel’s space and rate available at the time of making your reservation as determined by the hotel. The number of rooms at this group rate on the dates set forth above are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Your reservations must be made with the Radisson Blu Hotel on an individual basis by booking online at radissonblu.com/en/hotel-berlin.  Your reservations must be made on or before April 30, 2018 in order to be eligible to receive the discounted group rate. After April 30, 2018, the Radisson Blu Hotel may continue to accept room reservations on a space and rate available basis, as determined by the Hotel’s Reservations Department. Any reservations requests after April 30, 2018 must be sent via email sent directly to their reservations department at radissonblu.com/en/hotel-berlin.

Cancellations: You will be allowed to cancel your reservation without penalty on or before April 15, 2018. All reservations are NON-CANCELLABLE after April 15, 2018 and any cancellations or no shows after this date will result in the forfeit of the cost of 90% of your entire reservation which will be charged to your credit card.