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Annual HFA Summit

Add to calendar05/11/20160:00 05/11/20160:00 Europe/Paris Annual HFA Summit

Over 30 representatives from heart failure societies and working groups all over Europe will gather in Cyprus to take part in this highly interactive meeting aimed at addressing the needs of the National HF Societies and lay down the basis for cooperation amongst our societies.

The Summit consists of an intense day of lectures and group discussion covering many aspects of heart failure management. Prof Mitja Lainscak, coordinator of the HFA Committee for National HF Societies will host the award ceremony where certificates were presented to the winners of Heart Failure Awareness Day 2016 programmes.

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Summary

Over 30 representatives from heart failure societies and working groups all over Europe will gather in Cyprus to take part in this highly interactive meeting aimed at addressing the needs of the National HF Societies and lay down the basis for cooperation amongst our societies.

The Summit consists of an intense day of lectures and group discussion covering many aspects of heart failure management. Prof Mitja Lainscak, coordinator of the HFA Committee for National HF Societies will host the award ceremony where certificates were presented to the winners of Heart Failure Awareness Day 2016 programmes.

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome

F. Ruschitzka (Zürich, CH), M. Lainscak (Celje, SI)
G. Pamborides - Cyprus Minister of Health,
P. Agathangelou - President of the Cyprus Medical Association

Building partnership in the HFA network

Chairpersons: F. Ruschitzka (Zürich, CH), R. de Boer (Gröningen, NL), P. Otasevic (Belgrade, RS)

Heart Failure Association – the road ahead
F. Ruschitzka (Zürich, CH)
Collaboration with national societies
P. Seferovic (Belgrade, RS); J.M. Weinstein (Beer-Sheva, IL)
Registries in heart failure
M. Crespo- Leiro (La Coruna, ES), L. Hill (Ireland, UK), R. Mo (Trondheim, NO)
HoT activities: Summer School and HoT national groups
E. Jankowska (Wroclaw, PL); R. Berger (Eisenstadt, AT)

HFA – Educational activities

Chairpersons: G. Filippatos (Athens, GR), J. Bauersachs (Hannover, DE), N. Aspromonte (Rome, IT)


Accreditation and Certification
T. McDonagh (London, UK), M. Piepoli (Piacenza, IT), V. Barberis (Nicosia, CY)
Centers of Excellence - an update
M. Lainscak (Celje, SI); J. Segovia (Madrid, ES)
Heart Failure Association journals
G. Filippatos (Athens, GR); F. Gustafsson (Copenhagen, DK)
Heart Failure Awareness Day
J. Celutkiene (Vilnius, LT); S. Störk (Wurzburg, DE)

Discussion Groups

Part 1

Group A: Chairs: G. Wikstrom (Uppsala, SE – reporter at the Presidential forum), A. Douras (Volos, GR)

Group B: Chairs: R. Hamdan (Beirut, LB - reporter at the Presidential forum), N. Nyolczas (Budapest, HU)

Group C: Chairs: B. Moura (Porto, PT - reporter at the Presidential forum), E. Straburzyńska-Migaj (Poznan, PL)


Heart failure guidelines: from dissemination to implementation
- Will your national society translate the full text/pocket guidelines?
- Would HFA guideline joint sessions at national cardiac society meeting help to promote guidelines?
- Will you the HFA guideline implementation? If yes, how?

Part 2

Group A: Chairs: P. de Groote (Lille, FR -reporter at the Presidential forum), H. Altay (Istanbul, TR)

Group B: Chairs: M. Hassanein (Alexandria, EG - reporter at the Presidential forum), A. Rafnsson (Reykjanik; IS)

Group C: Chairs: P. Von Pol (Delft, NL - reporter at the Presidential forum), R. Christodorescu (Timosoara, RU)


Centers of Excellence
- Does format of Centers of Excellence exist in your country?
- Would Centers of Excellence be useful/helpful for your country?
- Who would be the key person/organization in your country to facilitate Centers of Excellence implementation?

Group A
Armenian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Austrian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Cyprus Society of Cardiology HF WG
Hellenic Cardiac Society HF WG
French Society of Cardiology HF WG
Latvian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Lithuanian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Swedish Society of Cardiology HF WG
Ukrainian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Danish Society of Cardiology HF WG
Estonia Society of Cardiology HF WG
Kosovo Society of Cardiology HF WG
Turkish Society of Cardiology HF WG

Group B
Finnish Society of Cardiology HF WG
Belarus Society of Cardiology HF WG
Croatian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Kazakstan Society of Cardiology HF WG
Egypt Society of Cardiology HF WG
Lebanese Society of Cardiology HF WG
German Cardiac Society HF WG
Hungarian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Iceland Society of Cardiology HF WG
Society of Cardiology of the Russian
Federation HF WG
Azerbaijan Society of Cardiology HF WG
Luxembourg Society of Cardiology HF WG
Bulgaria Society of Cardiology HF WG
Spanish Society of Cardiology HF WG

Group C
British Society for Heart Failure
Italian Federation of Cardiology HF WG
Netherlands Society of Cardiology HF
Israeli Working Group on Heart Failure
Macedonian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Moldavian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Norwegian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Polish Society of Cardiology HF WG
Portuguese Society of Cardiology HF WG
Romanian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Serbian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Slovenian Society of Cardiology HF WG
Kyrgyzstan Society of Cardiology HF WG
Swiss Society of Cardiology HF WG

Presidential Forum

Chairpersons: M. Lainscak (Celje, SI), P. Seferovic (Belgrade, RS), T. Christodoulides (Nicosia, CY)


Reports from breakout: Heart failure guidelines: from dissemination to implementation
Group A: G. Wikstrom (Uppsala, SE)
Group B: R. Hamdan (Beirut, LB)
Group C: B. Moura (Porto, PT)


Reports from breakout: Centers of Excellence
Group A: P. de Groote (Lille, FR)
Group B: M. Hassanein (Alexandria, EG)
Group C: P. Von Pol (Delft, NL)


HFA Congress 2017
A. Mebazaa (Paris, FR)


Summary and take-home messages
M. Lainscak (Celje, SI), Y. Lopatin (Volgograd, RU), F. Ruschitzka (Zürich, CH)