Welcome message of the local hosts
Bienvenidos – Benvinguts!
The upcoming 2018 annual EUROSPINE meeting and congress in Barcelona will be the scientific highlight of the year for all spine professionals and experts in Europe and beyond.
EUROSPINE 2018 will not only provide its visitors with an outstanding scientific programme and the latest in spine research, treatment methods, and healthcare, it will also allow for numerous opportunities to meet renowned specialists from all continents and mingle with your colleagues from around the globe.
EUROSPINE 2018 will take place at the CCIB – the Barcelona International Convention Centre, which is conveniently located close to the heart of the city. The CCIB also stands out for it’s modern presentation amenities and offers excellent access to the city’s public transportation system and many hotels in walking distance. Just the perfect place to focus on spine!
With 4.7 million people, Barcelona is the capital city of the community of Catalonia and the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. It has a lot to offer, we would like to encourage you to check out the numerous cultural and architectural prospects.
EUROSPINE 2018 will provide a very attractive programme which will allow all meeting participants to enjoy striking presentations, excellent seminars and research panels, allowing you to take up-the latest information and techniques and to bring them back home.
See you in Barcelona!
Luis Alvarez Galovich, Ferran Pellisé, Juan Bago
Local Hosts 2018
Welcome message of the president
Dear members, dear colleagues, guests and friends,
It is my pleasure and a great honour to invite you to the EUROSPINE Annual Meeting 2018 in Barcelona, the beautiful and world famous pearl at the Mediterranean Sea. This Annual Meeting marks 20 years of EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe.
EUROSPINE, as the largest spine society in Europe with its constantly growing number of members, gives us the opportunity to continuously expand the horizon of knowledge and research with regards to excellent spine care. During our Annual Meeting several thousand participants from more than 80 countries gather with their colleagues to exchange knowledge, skills and the latest advances in research and clinical findings in order to improve our patients’ treatment and ensure the best spine care possible.
Among other amazing things, this meeting happens to take place in one of the most striking conference places. Our venue is the CCIB, Barcelona International Convention Center, a very modern location which offers all amenities one can expect.
Our local hosts Luis Alvarez, Ferran Pellisé and Juan Bago keep a very diverse networking programme ready, which offers ample opportunity to establish new contacts and deepen existing ones. Enjoy the local attractions such as museums and ancient history of the lovely city.
As I am really excited and looking forward to sharing these four days with you and hoping that you will enjoy networking and learning about the best in spine, all that is left for me is to once again welcome you all in Barcelona to our EUROSPINE Annual Meeting 2018 for our 20th anniversary.
EUROSPINE President 2017-2018