A unique society dedicated to advancing vision care and improving patients' quality of life through Innovation, Education and Advocacy.

upcoming meetings

AECOS Winter Symposium
Feb 25 - 28, 2018 | St. Regis, Aspen, CO

AECOS European Symposium
May 31 - June 3, 2018 | Berlin, Germany

AECOS Summer Symposium
July 12 - 15, 2018 | St. Regis Hotel, Deer Valley, UT

the corneal cross linking initiative

Principal Investigators in the AECOS Corneal Cross-Linking Study

AECOS 2018 European Symposium

AECOS European Symposium 
May 31 - June 3, 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel
Berlin, Germany


Program Chair: Dan Reinstein, MD

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
·       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  Euros/night – 265 Euros/night. Please book using this link: which will take you directly to the AECOS page for booking a room in our hotel block.   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 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  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

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.