The roar of an ecstatic crowd…the best players and athletes in the world showcasing their breathtaking skills…a stadium is always going to be the epitome and emblem of professional sport.
There is, therefore, simply is no better location for the best Football Medicine conference than an incredible, state-of-the-art global stadium!
It also seems fitting to host our core conference theme Bridging Science and Practice at the focal point of where the very latest scientific breakthroughs meet their practical application: elite competition.
This year the iconic Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano awaits to dazzle thousands of you as the prestigious venue of #isoK24.
The completely renovated stadium was reopened in 2017, with an increased capacity to seat almost 70,000 fans – it is now among the biggest and most impressive stadia in Spain and indeed Europe.
These outstanding premises are a perfect fit for our international conference: modern meeting rooms and expansive open-air areas.
Get ready to soak up the science and network in the Spanish sunshine in surroundings guaranteed to make you feel the beating heart of football.
The Main Scientific Programme will be spread across 3 large rooms inside the Civitas Metropolitano Madrid Stadium:
The rest of the conference sessions, including Oral Communications, Best Case Report Contest, Poster Sessions and the Exhibit Area will each have their own dedicated space in the stadium, as shown in the floor plan of the stadium below.
There are various options to reach the Cívitas Metropolitano both in private vehicles and in public transport.
The closest Metro stop is the ‘Estadio Metropolitano’, corresponding to Line 7 (orange). It is the largest station in the entire Madrid network, its dimensions are truly colossal, as it was built with the intention of hosting the thousands of fans who use it.
You can also reach the stadium via public buses; five lines connect the metropolitan area of Madrid with the Cívitas Metropolitano Stadium: 28, 38, 48, 140, E2. Madrid’s city buses run every day of the year; from 6am to 11.30pm.
The hotel below has granted us special fares for our participants, so you can contact the NH Hotel, quoting “Isokinetic Conference” to get the special hotel rate reserved to us.
Please, notice that considering the present marketing policies of the hotels, sometimes AIRBnB and Booking may offer lower alternatives for your stay in Madrid, so, feel free to evaluate all options before making a decision.
No city in the world is more vibrant than Madrid!
If you visit its distinct, characteristic barrios (districts) you will discover a truly varied capital, the expression of one of the most passionate countries in Europe.
Madrid boasts many world-famous attractions, ranging from art galleries like the Prado and Reina Sofia Museums, to the not-to-be-missed sites such as the Plaza Mayor, the Palacio Real, and the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Almudena.
However, there are countless local delights awaiting your discovery too.
First and foremost, FOOD!
For shopping lovers, in the Barrio of Salamanca there are luxury boutiques while Malasana hosts original and alternative shops. The more commercial buildings are in the center at Puerta del Sol and the Gran Via.
Then, there’s Madrid’s famed nightlife. Can’t resist your chance to experience Flamenco music? Head to Huertas district. Looking for something more unique and trendy, then you will find Chueca district delightful. Malasana stands out for its eccentric character, perfect for younger tourists.
Madrid is a real metropolis; there is something for everyone in this eclectic and wonderful city.