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Scientific and Educational Sessions

ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Cardiology like nowhere else

From Friday 27 to Monday 30 August, the global cardiology community will gather for a learning experience like no other.

This programme is designed to Improve your daily practice.

New ESC Guidelines, the latest clinical updates, cutting edge science, the essentials - all brought to you with expert insights - helping you deliver the best possible care to your patients.

Cardiology like nowhere else


The ESC Congress Programme Committee has designed an interactive programme featuring the latest knowledge in all cardiovascular subspecialties. Watch engaging discussions between the experts and ask your own questions through the Live Chat and Q&A.

ESC Congress 2021 promises a digital experience like no other, customised to YOUR needs.

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NEW! More Interaction

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LIVE sessions are available throughout the full programme – in the Channels as well as in the prime time Studio programme.

Discussion forums in Channels allow you to interact live with presenters and peers. Browse the 'Live Chat' sessions.


Don't miss a unique opportunity to interact with internationally acclaimed experts in their field - Your questions will be answered in REAL TIME by the faculty in the Studio. Browse the 'Live Q&A' sessions

Late-Breaking Science Unveiled

Speaker-logoESC-1500x1000.jpgMajor clinical trials and updates will be given centre stage from the studio.

These presentations will be complemented by a deep dive into the data during discussions with the trialists and insights from key opinion leaders.

The deadline for submission is 8 June – Submit your Late-Breaking Science now.


NEW! ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Case-ESC-Congress-Speaker-Stage-1500x1000.jpgFour new ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines will be unveiled, presenting recommendations for clinical practice and better patient outcomes:

- Cardiac Pacing      - Valvular Heart Disease      - CVD Prevention      - Heart Failure

Official presentations will be followed by interviews with Task Force Chairs and complemented by the Guidelines in Practice sessions.

Full studio programme coming soon! 

Spotlight: Sudden Cardiac Death

FocusOn-ESCCongress.jpgSudden Cardiac Death is a major public health threat affecting individuals with and without known cardiac disease – from newborns to the elderly.

Dedicated sessions are featured in the programme through the spotlight track.



COVID- 19 Dedicated Channel

Covid-19-web.jpgOver two days, sessions will cover the latest research and trials, as well as updates on vaccination and organisation of care from the renowned international experts.

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NEW! Focus on Clinical Practice & Learning

The entire programme is developed to impact clincial practice and support life-long learning. However, two new channels have a specific educational focus, designed to support daily practice and preparation for exams and re-certification.

Cardiology Toolbox 

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Didactic sessions to convey practical knowledge - for practicing cardiologists who want to refresh and improve their skills and for cardiologists in training. Choose your favourite sessions from a dedicated channel.

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Core Cardiology

Session-Live-Intervention-1500x1000.jpgEducational track, developed in collaboration with the ESC Educational Committee, designed to give you a general update in all topics of cardiology.

Tune in the dedicated channel to follow the entire track or pick the sessions based on your needs.

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Throughout the channels

  • Guidelines in Practice - Designed to support cardiologists in the implementation of guidelines in their daily practices. Browse the sessions
  • How Should I Treat? - Let the experts show you different possible approaches to clinical case management. Browse the sessions
  • How-To : practical sessions to help your daily practice and bring you accredited knowledge and valuable education. Browse the sessions


Focus: Expert sessions and insights

US-Speaker-screen.jpgMeet the Experts: Practical solutions for everyday problems by using real-world approaches to guideline-driven care. Browse the sessions

Great Debates: Experts debate controversial issues in clinical cardiovascular medicine in an engaging and dynamic format. Browse the sessions


Symposium: In-depth discussion of recent or innovative developments in cardiology and related fields from renowned professionals to bring you up to date on the essentials in cardiovascular medicine. Browse the sessions


Abstract-Based Programme

Poster-presenter-on-computer-1500x1000.jpg4,000 abstracts will be presented on a dynamic platform designed to enhance scientific exchanges and networking.

You can interact with abstract presenters and key opinion leaders in the live discussion rooms, as well as 'like', 'share' and comment on your favourites abstracts. Check those picked by the congress programme committee.

The programme will be released early June.


General Cardiology - Special Sessions

Dedicated programmes specifically designed for:

Digital-Guidelines-Screen-1500x1000.jpgPhysicians, Technicians and General Practitioners - Organised in collaboration with the ESC Council for Cardiology Practice. Browse dedicated sessions

Nurses and Allied Professionals - Organised in collaboration with the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions and broadcast on the dedicated channel. Browse dedicated sessions

ESC Named Lectures

legends2020.jpgPrestigious European Society of Cardiology lectures by renowned leaders on population sciences, clinical cardiology, basic science, innovation and interventional cardiology.

Sessions moderated by leading experts and broadcast on the dedicated channel.


Official Joint Sessions

Behind-The-Scene-MultipleCameraViews-600x300.gifSessions organised with major cardiovascular and other specialty organisations, as well as sessions with input from internationally renowned journals, ESC associations and councils.

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NEW ! International Joint Sessions Channel

Cardiology around the world – Sessions organised in collaboration with International societies – broadcast on a dedicated Channel.

Additional time will be available to continue the discussions after the sessions.


Be part of the cardiology event of the year. An event like no other. Register by 30 June for the best savings and receive free access to the on-demand content until 13 September.

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