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Opening Conference

ESC Congress 2014, Barcelona - press conference

Date & Time:  Saturday 30 August, 11:00-12:00
Topic:  ESC Congress overview - open discussion
To access scientific resources from the sessions during the congress please go to ESC Congress 365.
Abstracts linked to ESC press conferences are not available until embargo lifts.  All other abstracts are already online.  Press releases will be available at the time of the embargo lift. Slides will be available after the press conference. All the ESC Press conferences will be broadcast live. Access to the streaming will be restricted to registered press.



Presentations 

Prof Panos Vardas (Greece),
ESC President
Prof Keith Fox (United Kingdom),
Chairman of the ESC Congress Programme Committee
Prof Kurt Huber (Austria),
Chairman of the ESC Press Committee   
  • Overview of ESC Congress facts and figures – Prof Vardas
  • Overview of Scientific Programme – Prof Fox
  • Overview of Press Programme – Prof Huber
  • Q & A
  • Wrap up

Also find general information about the programme at ESC Congress 2014 in these releases:


Abstracts linked to ESC press conferences are not available until embargo lifts. The embargo lifts at the beginning of the press conference or the scientific session, whichever comes first. All other abstracts will be online on 22 August, 2014 in the Scientific Programme Planner except for Hot Lines, Clinical Trial Update and Registries Hot Lines abstracts.
Press releases are available on site in the press kit (USB key) that you will receive once you pick up your badge at the press registration desk at ESC Congress 2014 - except for press releases on Clinical Trial Updates and Hot Line sessions which are only available when the embargo lifts.
Press slides will be available at the beginning of the press conference.
All ESC Press conferences will be broadcast live. Unfortunately, no webcast will be available. Access to the session will be restricted to registered press only.
During the ESC Congress 2014, all scientific resources are available on ESC Congress 365.