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EAPCI Meetings Endorsement Procedure

To fulfil its mission of reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases in Europe, the EAPCI aims at improving the level of education in the field of interventional cardiology in Europe

EAPCI endorsement of events Requirements & Procedure

EAPCI offers you the possibility to have the scientific content of your meeting endorsed and gain in visibility, scientific credibility by being associated to a highly recognised scientific body and benefit from the promotion by EAPCI (through the inclusion of your event in the "Meetings and Congress" sub-section of the EAPCI website). A fixed administrative fee based on the predicted number of attendees will be charged by EAPCI in return of its endorsement.


 

Find out more about the type of meetings endorsed by EAPCI, the pre-requisites and the procedure.

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"Scientific programme endorsed by EAPCI, a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology"

The EAPCI identified 2 different types of scientific events and/or educational courses it may seek to endorse and has defined courses criteria (in addition to the pre-requisites below)

Type 1 - eligible criteria

  • Event with the involvement of EAPCI in the scientific programme (and planning)

or

  • Participation of at least one EAPCI Board Member or Committee in the opening and/or the closing Ceremony to present the EAPCI

or

  • Involvement of at least one EAPCI Board Member or Committee in Lectures

Type 2 - criteria

  • Event organised by a National Society and/or National working Group in the field of interventional cardiology**

** although an event in the field of Interventional Cardiology organised bya National Society and/or National working Group would automatically qualify for endorsement by EAPCI, a formal request of endorsement should be submitted.

Pre-requisites

In order to be eligible to apply, the EAPCI Board has set the pre-requisites as follows:

  • No competition with EuroPCR and ESC Annual Congress
  • High-level scientific content, free of biais
  • Course / event in english (or translation in English available)*
  • Recognised educational and scientific value upon the EAPCI Core Curriculum

* an exception will be made for THE annual course / congress of each Interventional Working Group

Endorsement fee

The following administrative fee is charged by EAPCI in return of its endorsement:

  • less than 500 participants: 1 000 €*
  • between 500 and 999 participants : 2 000 €*
  • more than 1 000 participants: 3 000 €*

*all prices are stated exclusive of tax

Participation figures are based on the predicted number of attendees provided by the course organiser.

Procedure

Step 1

When looking for EAPCI endorsement, one should submit a request online 3 months in advance (minimum). Access the online form here.

The following documents should be part of the request:

  • A formal written request for endorsement
  • A copy of the (preliminary) programme
  • Website/registration information of the event
  • A brief (5-10 lines) outline of the event (this will be published on the EAPCI website if the endorsement is granted)

Step 2

Upon reception by EAPCI of the request, and after preliminary evaluation, an acknowledgment letter and/or e-mail will be sent, mentioning the request number and detailing missing information for the evaluation, of any.

Step 3

After EAPCI has reviewed all information, a final decision letter will be sent to the requestor of the endorsement by EAPCI. If your meeting/course/congress is accepted, your endorsement will be considered final when contract and payment of the endorsement fee will be completed.

Step 4

The relevant logo(s) will then be forwarded in professional electronic format along with the relevant text to be included. Please note that prior to final pdf posting or actual printing of any announcement, preliminary or final programmes, EAPCI kindly requests that proofs of the documents are forwarded to us simply to ensure that the technical requirements (including analysis, colours, resolutions, etc...) of the logo(s) have been represented by the graphic artists used by each conference organiser.