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ESC Spring Summit 2016

Learned societies, National and European - their unique nature

The ESC Spring Summit 2016 took place on 2 and 3 March at the European Heart House in France. Highlights inlcuded the presentation of the ESC five year strategic plan, as well as a review and update of key projects and activites undertaken by the ESC, in collaboration with its Consituent Body members.

Five different workshops, focussing on the five strategic pillars of the ESC strategic plan, enabled the ESC leadership to gain valuable insights from all participants on the areas which most affect cardiology institutions, their members and address the issues and challenges that we all face in reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease. Slides and reports from these workshops will be shared with you in due course.

Thank you for your participation!

Plenary session day 1: Slides

Presentation Speaker
Welcome & Introduction by ESC President
Societies: How we service our members, our cardiology science and practice,the societies in which we live
Fausto Pinto
What the ESC is doing, has done and will do Fausto Pinto
The ESC strategic plan - Introduction Fausto Pinto
5 year ESC Strategic Plan Congress(es) Francesco Cosentino
ESC Congress : The road from London to Rome Geneviève Derumeaux
Heart Failure Congresses
Success story of the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC
Gerasimos Filippatos
ESC Strategic Plan : ESC Education
New ways of teaching
Where do we want to go?
Stephan Achenbach & Alec Vahanian
EACVI Certification & Accreditation
A success story
Gilbert Habib
ESC Strategic Plan: Membership Dan Atar 
Russian Society of Cardiology: An example of a successful National Cardiac Society membership scheme Evgeny Shlyakhto
Research and the ESC: a global policy for growth
Barbara Casadei
Cardioscape II Axel Pries
Proposed remit and structure
Nigel Clarke & Gunnar Olsson


ESC Strategic plan: Brochure

This document is a brief summary intended to introduce the ESC’s strategic plan. It does not attempt to cover the full extent of the strategic review undertaken or expand on the many factors which have influenced the shape and direction of the plan.


Download the ESC Strategic Plan

New ESC Membership Scheme:

Watch this short video to see why and how the ESC will adopt the New ESC Individual Membership Scheme.

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