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Upcoming Congresses


COVID-19 (coronavirus)

These are unprecedented times that require unprecedented measures. The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and the resulting nationwide lockdowns imposed on many countries have required the cancellation or postponement of several congresses due to take place between March and June.

The ESC is now reviewing all upcoming events on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please click here.

Our heartfelt best wishes go out to you and your patients.



  • April 2020
    • Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine 2020
      Thursday 23 April
      ESC event
      Budapest - Hungary

      POSTPONED - Access the FAQ

      The Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine meetings are increasingly considered as one of the most relevant exchange platforms for basic and translational cardiovascular biology. 

      23/04/2020 00:00 26/04/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine 2020 Budapest - Hungary ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science true DD/MM/YYYY
  • May 2020
    • EuroPCR Course 2020
      Tuesday 19 May
      ESC event
      Paris - France

      Discover the world-leading Course in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine and EAPCI official annual Course.

      19/05/2020 00:00 22/05/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroPCR Course 2020 Paris - France Europa Organisation true DD/MM/YYYY
    • Heart Failure 2020
      Saturday 23 May
      ESC event
      Barcelona - Spain

      CANCELLED - Access the FAQ

      Heart Failure is the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure.

      23/05/2020 00:00 26/05/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2020 Barcelona - Spain Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY

ESC Congress 2020 – Amsterdam, 29 August to 2 September

ESC Congress is about five months away

ESC Congress is about five months away

We remain committed to delivering an exceptional event.

We continue to monitor the pandemic and its impact, and will provide any updates as needed.

Our priority now is to support our community facing unprecedented challenges.

Check back here regularly for any and all updates.



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01 Apr 2020
2019 China Structure WeekA novel 5G internet-based training course for Structural Heart Disease is presented from China
Author(s):Song G, Pan W, Zhou D, et al.
01 Apr 2020
Introduction to the Department of Cardiology in Nanjing First Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, China
Author(s):Zhang J, Chen S.
01 Apr 2020
The Big Beat Challenge from BHF: a£30mresearch prizeThe British Heart Foundation (BHF) announces its shortlist for a £30m research prize to start a defining decade for cardiovascular disease. Proposals feature a soft robotic heart, cure for genetic heart disease, heart attack vaccine and next-generation health tech
Author(s):Tofield A.
01 Apr 2020
The Cardiologist at the time of Coronavirus: a perfect storm
Author(s):Rapezzi C, Ferrari R.