Registration Details

ESCRS Winter Meeting 2023 registration now closed. Thanks for joining us!

The ESCRS Winter Meeting 2023 has been granted 21 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). Learn more here.

ESCRS Member Registrations

If you would like to become an ESCRS member before registering, click here.

For any other registration-related enquiries, please contact us here.

Group Registrations

Group registrations can be completed within the main registration platform.

CIRP / SPO Members

You will be receiving a special code from the CIRP / SPO directly. This code is to be used in the registration process, as you will be granted a discounted registration fee. If you have not received the code, please contact the CIRP / SPO directly.


You can secure your accommodation during the registration process. The organisers have received very attractive rates at a number of hotels that you can take advantage of. Please note that there is limited availability.

ESCRS Sustainable Events – Carbon Off-Setting

ESCRS has decided to focus on sustainability in all areas of its activities, not least the ESCRS Winter Meeting. As part of this effort and strategy, you will find a simple and convenient way to the offset of the carbon emissions generated by your travel to the meeting.

ESCRS are working to organise a net zero waste and emissions meeting, and are committed to calculating, reducing and offsetting the meeting’s carbon emissions through a certified Gold Standard project. As you register you will see the carbon off-setting option.

Registration Fees

Attendance is Face-to-Face only. No hybrid component (streaming / on-demand) is available. On-demand availability for ESCRS members only through the ESCRS On-Demand Education Portal, after the meeting.

Face-to-Face Vilamoura:
Registration Category

Early bird rates until:
15 February 2023

Late rates to:
12 March 2023
ESCRS MemberEURO 350.00
EURO 430.50 VAT incl.
EURO 400.00
EURO 492.00 VAT incl.
Non MemberEURO 375.00
EURO 461.25 VAT incl.
EURO 425.00
EURO 522.75 VAT incl.
CIRP / SPO (with special code)EURO 250.00
EURO 307.50 VAT incl.
EURO 250.00
EURO 307.50 VAT incl.
Trainee / ResidentEURO 100.00
EURO 123.00 VAT incl.
EURO 100.00
EURO 123.00 VAT incl.
Ophthalmic Nurse / TechnicianEURO 100.00
EURO 123.00 VAT incl.
EURO 100.00
EURO 123.00 VAT incl.
Allied Healthcare ProfessionalEURO 175.00
EURO 215.25 VAT incl.
EURO 200.00
EURO 246.00 VAT incl.
CorporateEURO 450.00
EURO 553.50 VAT incl.
EURO 550.00
EURO 676.50 VAT incl.
Researcher (Employee) from Exhibiting / Sponsoring CompaniesEURO 375.00
EURO 461.25 VAT incl.
EURO 425.00
EURO 522.75 VAT incl.
Exhibitor (additional passes)EURO 220.00
EURO 266.00 VAT incl.
EURO 220.00
EURO 266.00 VAT incl.
WetlabsEURO 150.00
EURO 184.50 VAT incl.
EURO 150.00
EURO 184.50 VAT incl.

Registration to Wetlabs

Registration to the wetlabs is at an additional cost (EURO 150.00 / EURO 184.50 VAT included). You can register for the various wetlabs through the online registration system.

What’s included in the registration fee?

Winter Meeting Pass – Vilamoura

  • Access to the conference centre for the duration of the meeting
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Access to all sessions (Wetlabs subject to additional charge)
  • Meeting material
  • Access to ESCRS On-Demand Education Portal for ESCRS members only

Registration Deadlines

Early bird registration deadline: 15 February 2023 (23:59 CET).

Late registration rates apply from 16 February to 12 March 2023.

Registration Categories

ESCRS Member | Available only to current members of the ESCRS.

ESCRS Non Member | Available to ophthalmologists and medical doctors.

Trainee (Age limit is 35) | Available to all trainees / residents under 35 years of age. A letter of verification from department chairperson or clinical supervisor is required at the time of registration, along with photo ID and proof of date of birth.

Ophthalmic Nurse / Technician | Available only to ophthalmic nurses, technicians, assistants and orthoptists. Documentation is also required for this registration type. Work ID or letter from your hospital.

Healthcare Professional | Includes optometrists, practice managers, PhDs, MBAs, healthcare administrators, office support staff, ophthalmic photographers and other healthcare professionals. Commercial representatives are not entitled to pay this fee. Documentation is also required for this registration type. Work ID or letter from your employer or hospital.

Corporate | Available to commercial representatives and corporate personnel who have a legitimate educational or business reason for attending, but do not have a product or service to exhibit. No solicitation is permitted. Employees of exhibiting companies are not entitled to pay this fee and must register via the relevant contact from their company.

Terms and Conditions

Please review the Terms and Conditions carefully. You can find them here.

Important Information for Face-to-Face attendance in Vilamoura

ESCRS’s Duty of Care to Participants

ESCRS and the organisers continue to monitor and follow the measures announced by the Portuguese government regarding COVID-19. Please check current rules and restrictions in place in Portugal and measures in place regarding travel to Portugal here and here.


The official registration and housing bureau for the ESCRS Winter Meeting 2023 Vilamoura is MCI Suisse SA and you should only trust information from legitimate sources like the ESCRS website, the official Congress and Winter Meeting websites, and MCI website.

It is important to be aware that you may be contacted by phone or e-mail, or see advertising, by unauthorised individuals or companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or destination management companies to solicit you with aggressive or deceptive tactics for meeting registrations.

They may also misrepresent themselves as the official meeting registration and housing bureau and may illegally use the meeting name or logo. Please be aware that such companies do not represent ESCRS or MCI and are not mandated to act on their behalf.

If you are contacted by someone asking if you need to register to the ESCRS Winter Meeting 2023 Vilamoura or asking if you need a room, please do not complete your registration and/or room booking with such entities and do not process any of the payments they may request.

Registrations purchased in this manner will not give access to the ESCRS Winter Meeting 2023 Vilamoura.

If possible, please obtain as much information as you can, such as the name of the company, the person calling and their telephone number – then contact MCI Suisse SA here.

Should you require further information or want to confirm the legitimacy of any deals or services related to the meeting, please feel free to get in touch with us.