IFW & LA&HA Symposium 2024 - Celebrating 60 years of Fotona!

2024 marks the 21st Anniversary of the International Fotona Weekend, and even more importantly, the 60th anniversary of Fotona!

Our 21st annual IFW event will truly be special, and together with the Laser & Health Academy Symposium, this will be our most comprehensive annual meeting to date. There will be updates on the latest essential clinical research and presentations from the most highly esteemed medical-laser experts from around the globe.

This special anniversary event will be an extraordinary opportunity for exchanging practical advice with peers and networking with the ever-expanding community of medical-laser professionals. And of course the incredible IFW evening events are not to be missed!

Save the date on your calendar for the upcoming 21st IFW and 14th LA&HA Symposium, which will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 25th to 28th, 2024. Please note that this year IFW is taking place from Saturday to Sunday, while the Symposium is taking place from Monday to Tuesday

Registrations for both events will be accepted on this page starting in November 2023

Important Note: Accommodation

End of May is peak season in Ljubljana, so we strongly recommend securing your accommodation well in advance. At the Grand Union Hotel we have pre-booked a limited number of rooms for distributors and invited speakers, for whom we have secured special discounted rates. To book an accommodation at the Grand Union Hotel click here.

Location: Ljubljana

Ljubljana, the vibrant capital of Slovenia, is an economic and cultural hub of Slovenia. The ancient city center can easily be travelled around on foot and it presents an exciting mix of different cultural traditions. It is one of Europe’s exciting new culinary destinations and a city with a green soul. Moreover, it has been awarded the prestigious title of Best European City for Short Breaks by the European Best Destinations organization. 
Ljubljana, Prešeren Square

Congress Venues

May 25th and 26th:
IFW at the Grand Hotel Union

Grand Hotel Union Eurostars boasts Ljubljana’s largest conference centre, with more than 3000m² of multifunctional spaces for hosting all kinds of events, from gala dinners, product launches to conferences.
Each year, the hotel organizes some 800 events in its function rooms, including the Union Hall, a former ballroom that’s a true Art Nouveau masterpiece and can accommodate up to 770 delegates.
Grand Hotel Union Eurostars

May 27th and 28th:
LA&HA Symposium at Cankarjev dom

Slovenia’s main cultural and congress center, Cankarjev dom is annually visited by half a million art lovers, congress delegates and social event attendees. It annually hosts around 18,000 different performers, including top-class artists who enjoy worldwide renown. 
Cankarjev dom, Cultural and Congress Centre