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Pulmonary Hypertension: Challenging The 2015 PH Guidelines and annual G6 meeting

Add to calendar14/10/20168:30 15/10/201613:00 Europe/Paris Pulmonary Hypertension: Challenging The 2015 PH Guidelines and annual G6 meeting

Organised by the ESC and the Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function:  Overview and discussion of the new ESC-ERS Pulmonary Hypertension guidelines.

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Summary

Organised by the ESC and the Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function:  Overview and discussion of the new ESC-ERS Pulmonary Hypertension guidelines.

Focus on

Detailed course objectives to come soon

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 Registration is now closed.

Target Audience

  • Cardiologist,
  • Pulmonologist,
  • Rheumatologists,
  • Pediatricians.

 This educational programme will be submitted to the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)

Scientific programme by day

Course Directors : N. Galiè (IT), G. Simonneau (FR)

Faculty Members  : P Dorfmuller, A Torbicki, S.Gibbs, M. Humbert, O. Sitbon,I. Lang, A.Ghofrani, J.L.Vachiery, P. Ferrari, W. Gin-Sing, A. El Gazayerly, S. Gaine,

Thursday, 13 October

Registration and Faculty dinner

friday,  14 october 

08:30 – 08:50 : Registration

Session 1 :  N. Galiè - G. Simonneau
08:50 - 09:00  :   Welcome and Introduction - G. Simonneau
09:00 - 09:30  :   Challenges in pathology – P. Dorfmuller
09:30 - 10:00  :   Definitions and Diagnosis – A. Torbicki
10:00 - 10:30  :   Definitions and Diagnosis comments and proposals – S. Gaine
                           
10:30 - 11:00  :  Coffee Break

11:00 - 11: 30  :  PAH Evaluation of severity  – N. Galié
11:30 - 12:00   :  PAH Evaluation of severity comments and proposals – S. Gibbs
    
12:00 -13:00 :  Lunch

Session 2 :  S. Gibbs,  M.Humbert
13:00 – 13:30 :  Overview of RCTs in PAH – M. Humbert
13:30 – 14:00 :  Treatment Algorithm – N. Galiè
14:00 – 14:30 :  Treatment Algorithm comments and proposals - G. Simonneau
14:30 – 15:00 :  Discussion

15:00 – 15:30 :  Coffee break

Session 3 :  JL. Vachiery, O.Sitbon
15:30 – 16:00 :  Associated PAH comments and proposals – O. Sitbon
16:00 – 16:30 :  CTEPH comments and proposals – I. Lang
16:30 – 17:00 :  PH due to Lung Disease – comments and proposals - M. Humbert
17:00 – 17:30 :  PH due to Left Heart Disease comments and proposals – J.L. Vachiery
17:30 – 18:00 :  Discussion

18:00 : Transfer to the Hotel

19:30  : Participants Diner

Saturday, 15 october

Session 4 – G 6 Meeting : I. Lang, P. Ferrari 
09:00 – 09:30 :  Comments on the guidelines from Patients – P. Ferrari
09:30 – 10:00 :  Comments on the guidelines from Nurses – W. Gin-Sing

10:00 – 10:30 :  Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:50 :  Comments on the guidelines from Regulatory Agencies - A. El Gazayerly
10:50 – 11:10 :  Comments on the guidelines on behalf of the industry –  Alessandro Maresta (Actelion)
11:10 – 11:30 :  Discussion

Session 5 :  N. Galiè - G. Simonneau
11:30 – 12:15  :  Roundtable discussion with invited representatives of healthcare providers, industry, regulatory agencies and policy makers - P. Ferrari, A. Maresta, and more participants TBA
      
12:15  – 12:30 :  Summary of the meeting and perspectives - N. Galiè

12:30 :  Lunch & Departure

General Information

Registration and Hotel Accommodation :

The registration fee includes:

  • Course participation
  • 2 nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel in Juan-les-pins. (Hotel Ambassadeur)
  • Transportation from ESC (course venue) to the Hotel and return.
  • 2 Lunches, 1 dinner, 3 coffee breaks

 

Registration Fees (Including 2 hotel nights + Catering) Price
Early Fees (From 11 April 2016 until 11 July 2016) 780 €
Standard Fees (from 12 July 2016 until 12 September 2016 ) 830 €
Names Changes (72h prior to the course) 5€

 

Requests received less than six weeks prior to the course date remain subject to availability.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.

Cancellation conditions

Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.