ESA Closed Meetings

ESSKA-ESA holds a closed meeting every two years, which is restricted to members.

2018 ESA Closed Meeting in Athens, Greece

26-27 October 2018,
Amphitheater, HOAST (Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery & Tramatology)
20 Fleming Street, Maroussi, Athens.

***This event is only open to ESSKA-ESA members. If you are interested in joining ESA, please go to ESA Membership for more details***

Meeting Chairman:
Manos Antonogianakis
Scientific Chairman: Frank Martetschlaeger
Organizing Committee: Perikles Papadopoulos, Michael Hantes, Manos Brilakis

The main topic of the meeting is: Diagnosis and treatment of acromioclavicular joint patholog

Programme of the meeting:

Friday, 26 October 2018
Afternoon: Scientific session (oral presentations)
ESA Members Meeting
Evening: Official ESA dinner

Saturday, 27 October 2018
Morning: Scientific session (lectures, live demos)
Afternoon: Scientific session (consensus meeting)
End of programme around 17:00

Call for abstracts:

  • Abstracts have to be submitted exclusively to
  • Deadline for application is 1 July 2018.
  • For abstract submission criteria please click here.
  • Notifications about acceptance or refusal will be sent out after 15 August 2018.

Click here to view the flyer.
More information on the scientific programme, logistics and social events will be provided shortly.


For your accommodation and travel arrangements, contact the ESA Closed Meeting Local Secretariat, Mrs Tatiana Zombola at :, +30 210 9609400

Travel details:
Airport: Athens Airport: Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos"

Train: Closed Station: Kifissias Station, Athens Surburban Railway

Closest Bus Lines: Bus line 550 to Kifissias Avenue or Bus lne A7 to Kifissias Avenue 


To see a list of past ESA events, click here.