Environmental risks, in particular air and noise pollution have a substantial impact on cardiovascular health. Help us ask EU policymakers to take action.
Join the initiative: sign a postcard!
Post your card during ESC Congress 2015 at the European Heart Agency stand, P520 ESC Plaza, or in one of the other dedicated boxes at the congress. If you are not attending, you can sign online from Saturday 29 August.
Visit the Young Community Corner on the ESC stand to meet with your peers and learn more about the young groups and their initiatives.
Representatives of the groups are expected to be at the Young Community Corner on Sunday 30 August, Monday 31 August and Tuesday 1 September from 10:00 to 11:00 and from 12:00 to 13:00. As well as on Tuesday 1 September from 15:00 to 16:00.
Visit OUP Stand B801 at ESC Congress 2015! Discover the range of journals from the ESC journal family: check the new journals and books available Attend the Lightning Talks, consult the schedule and meet the editors and authors Benefit from special discounts on OUP Publications
The congress starts on Saturday 29 August at 09:00 and the exhibition opens at 12:30 with welcome refreshments. Don't miss the Inaugural Session on Saturday 29 August from 17:00 in Room London (Main auditorium) followed by a networking reception in ESC Plaza. From Sunday to Tuesday the congress starts as of 07:30 with the Science@Breakfast sessions.
A unique and diverse organisation of over 90 000 members, representing cardiology professionals in Europe and worldwide.
The ESC includes 6 Associations, 15 Working Groups and 5 Councils and Fellows of the ESC, providing quality scientific resources, top-class congresses, respected guidelines, journals and other important educational tools covering all areas of cardiology. Read more
The ESC also supports the development of strong policies for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in the European Union, through its European Heart Agency in Brussels. Read more
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The European Society of Cardiology comprises
6 Associations, 15 Working Groups, 5 Councils
Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA)
Our mission: To improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases.
European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR)
Our mission: To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in Europe.
European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)
Our mission: To promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)
Our mission: To improve the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiac arrhythmias and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA)
Our mission: To improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.