Spotlight on Denver: Site for ASOA on Tour and Young Eye Surgeons Advanced Cataract Training
Known as the Mile High City, Denver, Colorado is undoubtedly a go-to destination for beautiful scenery and activities that appeal to one’s adventurous side. In addition to its breathtaking mountain views, Denver’s allure includes an array of attractions, day trips, cultural offerings and a thriving nightlife that keeps visitors entertained, whether for a brief weekend trip or an extended stay.
This popular U.S. destination will host two upcoming ASCRS•ASOA events at the Denver Marriott City Center. ASOA on Tour makes its way through the city Sept. 9–10 and the Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Advanced Cataract Training will take place Sept. 24–25. While taking advantage of these educational opportunities, there are plenty of events and activities to check out in the surrounding city.
Between taking in a show at the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater, reveling in the beauty of the Rocky Mountain National Park or enjoying delicious farm-to-table cuisine, there are endless opportunities in Denver, and this list details the must-have experiences for visitors.
The annual Festival Italiano Food and Wine Festival Sept. 10–11 at the Belmar Center brings together 70 of the area’s finest Italian food, wine and artisan vendors selling all things Italian—from pasta and gelato to ceramics and antique maps. Denver’s Oktoberfest in the Ballpark Neighborhood Sept. 23–25 offers attendees authentic German drinks and cuisine; performances by international dancers; music from national touring groups; and much more.
There is no better way to supplement these engaging educational experiences than with the fun activities that abound in their host city. Visit the ASOA on Tour and YES Advanced Cataract Training websites to learn more about what these programs have to offer.