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Scientific committees

The Heart Failure Association of the ESC wish to acknowledge all of the experts who make their contributions to Heart Failure 2016 & 3rd World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Board of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC (2014-2016)

Heart Failure 2016 Scientific Chairpersons    
Aldo Maggioni (IT)    
Massimo Piepoli (IT)    
Giuseppe Rosano (IT)    
Gerasimos Filippatos (GR)   President
Frank Ruschitzka (CH)   President-Elect
Stefan D. Anker (DE)   Immediate Past-President
Theresa McDonagh (UK)   Chairperson of the Clinical Section
Christoph Maack (DE)   Chairperson of the Basic Science Section
Alexandre Mebazaa (FR)   Coordinator for National HF Societies & Working Groups
Jilian Riley (UK)   Secretary
Arno Hoes (NL)   Treasurer
Clinical Section  
Andrew Coats (UK)   Marisa Crespo-Leiro (ES)
Veli-Pekka Harjola (FI)   Ekaterini Lambrinou (CYP)
Mitja Lainscak (SL)   Yuri Lopatin (RU)
Massimo Piepoli (IT)   Giuseppe Rosano (IT)
Basic Science Section    
Johann Bauersachs (DE)   Rudolf De Boer (NL)
Stephane Heymans (NL)   Adelino Leite-Moreira (PT)
Sui Generis      
Aldo Maggioni (IT)   Piotr Ponikowski (PL)
Burkert Pieske (AT)   Petar Seferovic (RS)
Marco Metra (IT)    


Congress Ambassadors

Roberto Ferrari (IT)  
Marco Metra (IT)  
Luigi Tavazzi (IT)  


Local Track Committee

Nadia Aspromonte (IT) Salvatore Di Somma (IT)
Edoardo Gronda (IT) Andrea Mortara (IT)
Maurizio Volterrani (IT)  


Local Host Committee

Leonardo Bolognese (IT) Gian Franco Gensini (IT)
Luigi Padeletti (IT)