Acıbadem Sports, Turkish Airlines and Euroleague teamed up to launch “International Symposium on Basketball Science” together with “Euroleague Business Summit”.

Following on from the “1st International Conference on Football Science 2016” which created a sensational impact with speakers from the best teams around the world and more than 800 attendants, once again Acıbadem Sports is going to launch the second edition of “Globally Connected” series on Basketball Science between 19-20 May 2017, during Europe’s most prestigious organization, Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four. This time, event will be held on together with Euroleague Business Summit which is organized annually to present the developing trends and connections between business and sport. Sport industry leaders, data analysts, sports scientists, s&c coaches, trainers, team doctors, orthopedists and physiotherapists from the best teams, innovative brands and elite organizations of the World, Euroleague and NBA will speak to share high-level knowledge on Technology, Innovation, Marketing, Applied Sports Science, Prevention and Rehabilitation topics alongside with high profile panels and various technology workshops.

While having the opportunity to learn how elite teams and business leaders apply innovative technology and science on basketball, participants will keep up the excitement of Euroleague Final Four at the same time.


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Learn more about strategies implemented by the best basketball teams and how sports science helps them to track athletes during trainings and games, improve training efficiency, modify periodization, maximize athlete performance, avoid overtraining and reduce the risk of injury, individualize regeneration and to enhance rehabilitation processes.

Medical and sports science professionals working with basketball teams will share their knowledge, experience and observations and provide you with unique and valuable insights on prevention, rehabilitation, injury management and RTP methodologies and discuss how new technologies can be used to enhance these strategies.

Technological innovations evolve the professional sports by pushing the human performance to limit. Discover these innovations & technologies used to analyze basketball team & individual player performance and health. Learn how applications of data analytics are used to gain intelligence on effective training, decision making, prevention and performance management in basketball. Symposium offers you a golden opportunity to listen and share knowledge on current technologies, researchs and future innovations.


Industry leaders and experts will debate on how technology has equally expanded competition and revenue streams in sports. From branding to content marketing, elite speakers will share insight on how technology enables sports properties to engage with potential customers and how brands, agencies or a media distributor can capitalise through innovative technology.

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Acibadem Sports has been the first and only holder of the FIFA Medical Centre Of Excellence certificate in Turkey since 2012. It is located in Istanbul, next to Acibadem Fulya Hospital which offers expertise in all branches of medicine and is internationally recognised in sports traumatology and surgery. Prof. Ömer Faruk Taser, director of our center, is the Head of Orthopedics at Acibadem Fulya Hospital, and the Head of the Health Commission of the Turkish Football Federation. And also, Prof. Ufuk Nalbantoğlu is the Head of Orthopedics at Acibadem Kadıköy Hospital, and the Head of the Health Commission of the Turkish Basketball Federation. The centre offers preventive medicine, diagnosis, treatment, athletic performance management and sports analytics services. These services are provided either in the centre or any location needed, as a state-of-the-art mobile solution ; the "Acibadem Mobile Sports Lab" delivered by using cutting edge technologies and wearable sensors.

Acibadem Sports is focused entirely on sports medicine & science and employs renowned experts including orthopaedists, sports medicine specialists, sports scientists, phyisotherapists, athletic trainers, data scientists, exercise physiologists, nutritionists who work in Turkey’s leading sports teams.

The fundamental philosophy of Acibadem Sports is to use highly developed technology and expertise in the development and implementation of injury prevention programs, to maintain maximal athletic performance and provide educational services in the area of sports medicine & science. In addition, the centre provides research & development services in partnership with Acibadem University.

Acibadem Sports also serves as the medical sponsor for many national and international teams and federations and for some of the world’s leading events.




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Attending to "International Symposium on Basketball Science" is free of charge for once but will be secured primarily for professional experts and market as well as academic and educational attendants through several control gates. In this manner, you dont need to pay anything. But you need to register from conference website and bring the form (as your free ticket) which we will send you through email. You will not be allowed to attend without this form. Also a copy of the digital guide will be emailed to you before the conference with full details of the schedule and features. Your information is safe and secure. We reserve the right to refuse entry or to insist that any attendant leaves the conference for any reason.

Important note: Registration doesn't include accomodation.

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Registration includes: Attendance to all sessions + Workshops + Exhibition Area + Lunch & Coffee Breaks

Conference Language: English (+ simultaneous interpreting)

Symposium will be organised in Hilton Bomonti Hotel. We dont give accomodation packages directly. Hilton Bomonti Hotel is located directly in the center so there are many hotels and options nearby. But if you need help for guidance or reserving a room in Hilton Bomonti Hotel, we will be pleased to help you. Just contact us through website contact form and we will reply to you as soon as possible. Or you can call or email to Hilton Bomonti Hotel and ask for available discounted rooms by declaring your attandence to symposium. Also, an online reservation link from Hilton Bomonti Hotel will be added here for discounted rooms soon.

Acibadem Sports Mobile Services are available when and wherever you want during whole season / preseason. You can pick and reserve any service through conference website or by sending an email to info@acibademsports.com.tr We are open to talk and customize our services depending on your needs. Acibadem Sports Mobile Services gives expertise and provides all kind of innovative and cutting edge technology in a scientific and analytical way. While giving these services, Acibadem Sports is also willing to build research collaborations and partnerships with professional teams & organizations, sports science institutes, sports medicine services, universities and sports technology start-ups. Feel free to ask or contact us.

Even the conference will be open to all attendants who worked, works or want to work in pro basketball sector, we will give the priority for active professionals and academical attendants. During registration and confirmation process, we have the rights to refuse any registration which we might find irrelevant and misappropriate. If you are a student or entrepreneur, there will be opportunites like workshops or panels to see in which area of basketball science you can move on.

Also a Certificate of Attendance will be given to all participants.