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17th World Congress ICRS 2023



All attendees must register online for the congress through this website. Students, Residents, Physiotherapists and Nurses are requested to provide a proof of their training /residency or professional status to receive our highly reduced registration rates. This document must be sent to our office at office@cartilage.org immediately after registration to confirm the specially reduced registration fee. 

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Congress Registration Fees Early Bird Fee
Until May 30, 2023
Regular Fee
June 01 – Aug 31, 2023
Late/On-Site Fee
From Sept 01, 2023
€ 375.00* € 450.00* € 475.00*
ICRS Members € 490.00 € 590.00 € 650.00
Non ICRS Members € 625.00 € 690.00 € 790.00
Industry Representatives € 690.00 € 750.00 € 850.00
Accompanying Persons** € 130.00** € 150.00** € 180.00**

*Registrations to be accompanied by a certificate signed by the head of department or valid student or professional ID
** Accompanying persons have no access to the scientific sessions of the congress but are cordially invited to attend the opening session and the welcome cocktail.

Attention: ICRS-Members who are not in good standing with their membership dues 2022/2023 will automatically be charged the non-member fee by the registration system.

Become a Member & Benefit Immediately from Discounted Fees

Non-member attendees who apply for ICRS membership 2023 right before their congress registration will immediately profit from our highly reduced members’ fee. ICRS Members who are not in good standing with their membership dues 2022/23 will automatically be charged the non-member fee.

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Included in your Registration Fee

  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Access to all morning workshops
  • Access to the industry exhibition
  • Access to the poster exhibition
  • Welcome reception & coffee breaks
  • Free internet access (WLAN)
  • Congress bag & main programme
  • Badge & certificate of attendance
  • Congress App
  • CME credits (to be confirmed)

Cancellation of Congress / Name Changes

Written notification per email is required for all congress cancellations and name changes. Notifications should be sent to the Cartilage Executive Office at office@cartilage.org.

Refunds for congress cancellations are as follows:

  • 50 % refund for cancellations until June 30, 2023
  • No refund thereafter

In case of a congress cancellation due to rejection of an abstract, the full amount of the paid registration fee will be refunded. Name changes will be charged with a fee of € 100.00 Euros.

Cancellation of the Congress by the Organizer

Congress fees will be reimbursed if the congress is cancelled for other reasons than war, warlike events, and acts of terrorism or sickness epidemics. In the latter circumstances, only a proportion of the congress fee would be refundable.

CME Credits (Application pending)

The ICRS 2023 Congress intends to be accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Educations – EACCME, an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists – UEMS, recognised by AMA. Information on accreditation and the number of awarded CME credits will be available mid-2023 on our website

Complimentary Internet/WLAN

As a special courtesy, ICRS will provide free basic WLAN Hot Spots to all attendees and exhibitors in the convention area