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Your Attendance Guide

ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology

This section is dedicated to providing you with information to prepare your congress attendance.

Venue Overview

Take a quick tour of the congress venue

 Practical Information

Select the most convenient route to Paris Expo Porte de Versailles :

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

1 place de la Porte de Versailles

75015 Paris, FR


Map with hotels' location:


The ESC recommends using public transport wherever possible.

Free ESC shuttle buses will run from the 2 main airports (Orly and Charles-De-Gaulle) and the Congress venue. See the schedule and locations

Public transport tickets - A set of 10 t+ tickets at a cost of €14,90 (including VAT) can be purchased when registering online or at the congress venue at the Transport tickets sale desks, located in the Registration Hall in zone 7, from Friday 30 August 2019 onwards.

The pre-ordered tickets are to be picked up at when collecting your congress bag.

The Set of tickets can be used in the metro, the RER in zone 1, the Île-de-France region’s bus lines (except Orlybus and Roissybus), the tramways, and the Montmartre funicular.

More on transport 


If you are FESC or ESC Professional Member and have pre-registered before 30 June:
Your registration pack including your congress badge is sent to you by post.
Your badge gives you fast track access to Congress, without stopping at a registration desk.
You can then collect your congress bag at any time that suits you.

Where to go in the Registration Area

  • ESC Professional Member with badge or voucher: Zone 1
  • FESC and Faculty Member: Zone 2
  • All other delegates with voucher: Zone 5
  • Groups : Zone 6
  • Exhibitors: Zone 4
  • Press: Zone 9
  • On-site registration : Zone 3 - new registration desks

Registration Help Desks located in Zone 6 are available to assist you with all other cases or requests.

Map of the registration area coming soon


Choose those sessions that will most benefit you, your team, and your organisation. Select the tools that works best for you:

  • Scientific Programme & Planner: online tool to select sessions and organise your personalised scientific programme - Search the programme by day, topic, session type, category, track or keyword.
  • ESC Congress Mobile app: it allows you an instant access to all sessions, presentations, abstracts, exhibitors, maps, general information & latest news. Search for "ESC Congresses" in the App Store® or Google Play. Then download ESC Congress 2019.
  • Online Final Programme: Get a general overview of all activities during the Congress. It will include ESC Communities and activities, general & local information, a description of the main scientific tracks and types of sessions, the programme by day and times, and an index of Faculty and Presenters.

Left Luggage and Cloakroom facilities Located in the Registration Area. Friday 30 August from 08:00 to 19:00. Saturday 31 August to Tuesday 3 September from 07:00 to 20:00 and Wednesday 4 September from 07:00 to 13:30. Items cost between €2 and €4.

Wi-Fi network accessible through: Name: esc-congress / Password: esc-congress

Medical Care: Participants in need of medical attention should go to the First Aid Station which is located Hall 7 - Level 1. Phone +00 33 1 57 25 20 01.

See more information on Cash dispenser, Charging Station, ESC Shop, Prayer Room, Child Care Service, Information Points, City info, …


Keep Some Time To Visit the Following Areas

Exhibition Halls

Come and exchange with our industry partners - Opening Hours: 10:00 - 17:00 from Saturday, 31 August to Tuesday, 3 September included.

Don't miss the Digital Health Area on Level 1.

Visit the ESC Plaza

Innovation Funding Area

If you have an outstanding project that needs funding, then this is the place for you!

The ESC has brought together institutions and companies to help you - innovators in cardiovascular medicine - find financial support. See more details.

The Global Exchange

New this year: lecture rooms for professional development in which delegates can learn and discuss how to complement their clinical competencies with other skills and knowledge required in today’s cardiology. The sessions will focus on a range of important professional development dimensions clustered around four thematic areas: How to make the most of CVD research opportunities. How to purse equity in cardiology for the benefit of patients. How to assure innovative technologies in cardiology are safe and ethical. How to advance your career with new skills in a fast-changing environment.

This is also the place where WHF will organise the Meet & Share Forum and sessions. An opportunity for foundations and associations to share insights, experiences and strategies. See more on the Meet & Share Forum on the WHF web pages.

History of Cardiology

Share the memories of advances that have been made in cardiovascular care over the years.

Visit the History of Cardiology stand P05. It’s a unique opportunity for everyone to express their interest and exchange with Dr. Jean-Jacques Monsuez (Sevran, France), who is behind this valuable initiative supported by the ESC.

CPR Workshops - Resuscitate Your Life-Saving Skills!

Organised in partnership with the European Resuscitation Council (ERC).
Learn about the current CPR guidelines and meet ERC-qualified instructors.

The stand and course rooms are located in ESC Plaza (in front of the ESC Stand).
ESC and ERC offer delegates refresher workshops on CPR-AED and advanced CPR skills, free of charge. The content is based on in-hospital scenarios and the latest ERC guidelines. ERC will send a certificate of attendance after the congress.
Register from 9:00-18:00. Limited number of seats. Please check in five minutes before start of session.

CPR-AED Refresher Workshop
Saturday, 31 August: 13:30 - 15:00
Sunday, 1 September to Tuesday 3 September: 8:30 - 10:00 and 14:15 - 15:45

Advanced CPR Skills Workshop
Saturday, 31 August: 15:30 - 17:00
Sunday, 1 September to Tuesday, 3 September: 11:00 - 12:30 and 16:15 - 17:45

ESC Global Partners, National and Affiliated Cardiac Societies

Meet your society and exchange with colleagues from all over the world.

WHF Stand

Located nearby the Global Exchange Lecture Room, Stand P03.
Learn about World Heart Federation (WHF) programmes and events, including World Heart Day, the Emerging Leaders Programme and the WHF Global Roadmaps.

Stop by the WHF-NCD Café: an opportunity for open discussion on key topics in the field of noncommunicable diseases (NCD) and global health, as well as a space for networking and collaboration.
The café, organised by the World Heart Federation and NCD Alliance, will be split into four sessions: putting people living with NCDs at the centre of universal health coverage (UHC); air pollution; rheumatic heart disease and; the role of healthcare professionals in strengthening health systems and combating NCDs. See more on the WHF web pages.


Hear summaries and informed discussions of the hottest science from the congress.
Stop by or watch online.

Discover Everything the ESC Can Do for You

ESC STAND – Meet the ESC on ESC Plaza

  • Become an ESC Professional Member or combine with your subspecialty community.
  • Learn more about ESC 365 and how to access slides, videos and abstracts from the congress.
  • Talk to our team about your career development and how you can get involved – education, certification, university courses, guidelines and journals.
  • Let us introduce you to the ESC Atlas of Cardiology and ESC registries.
  • Discover the latest version of ESC CardioMed and browse our range of textbooks
    and publications for sale.
  • Check up on your journal subscription, your online access and renewals.
  • Find out and apply for the FESC title – a symbol of excellence.
  • ESC Congress 2020 – ask representatives from Amsterdam about next year’s destination.
  • Visit the ESC Shop to buy souvenirs, sportswear and more. Get 25% off on ESC apparel
    and souvenirs – only for ESC Professional Members and FESC.


ESC Professional Members Lounge

ESC Professional Members Lounge

More coming soon

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Be part of the conversation on Twitter and Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.
And don’t forget to mark #ESCCongress feed.

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