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Frequently Asked Questions

ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience, from 27 to 30 August


How do I register for ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience?

We invite you to register now to benefit from the best savings.

You will need to sign in to your My ESC account. If you do not have a My ESC account you will need to create one during the registration process.

Who is eligible to register for ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience ?

Registration is reserved to certified healthcare professionals, associated press, healthcare industry representatives and other stakeholders involved in the science, management and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

My Account

For any questions about your My ESC Account, we invite you to consult the dedicated web page.

Congress Resources

How can I access the scientific resources from past ESC Congresses?

Abstracts, slides and videos from previous ESC Congresses are available on ESC 365, the online cardiovascular library. All abstracts are available on open access. ESC Professional Members and Fellows of the ESC have year-long access to slides, videos, eposters and congress reports.

How long the ESC Congress 2021 scientific resources will be available?

ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience will take place from Friday 27 to Monday 30 August.

The scientific resources will be available on the platform to all registered delegates until Monday 13 September. ESC Professional Members have access all year long.

Scientific Programme

What is the Spotlight of this year?

The Spotlight of this year is: Sudden Cardiac Death

A major public health threat affecting individuals with and without known cardiac disease – from newborns to the very elderly. This spotlight topic will be integrated throughout the programme.

When will the Scientific Programme be available online?

The Scientific Programme is now available. See the programme and make it yours. 

Make sure you've signed up to receive ESC Congress email in your My ESC account.

How can I submit my abstract?

Abstract submission deadline was Thursday, 1 April 2021, noon CEST.

The submission deadline is now closed. For any questions on your submitted abstract, please contact the ESC Scientific Programme Team.

How can I submit my Clinical Case?

Clinical Case submission deadline was Thursday, 8 April 2021, noon CEST. 

The submission deadline is now closed.

For any questions on your submitted Clinical Case please contact the ESC Scientific Programme Team.

How can I submit my Late-Breaking Science?

Late-Breaking Science submission deadline was Tuesday, 8 June 2021, noon CEST.

The submission deadline is now closed.

For any questions on your submitted Late-Breaking Science please contact the ESC Scientific Programme Team.

CME Credits

Has the congress been CME accredited?

An application will be done for accreditation to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Eduction (EACCME) to provide CME activities for attending medical specialist.

The EACCME® is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)

Fellows of the ESC & ESC Professional Members

How do I become a member?

To join our community and benefit from at least 45% savings on ESC Congress registration, year long access to ESC 365 and additional opportunities, see the detailed information on our membership and join now.

Are there dedicated activities for members during ESC Congress 2021?

Some dedicated activities will be exclusive for ESC Professional Members. Become a member or renew your membership to fully take advantage of these activities. More information coming soon.

How can I check my membership status?

Check your membership status in your My ESC account under “My Membership” here.

I am a young cardiovascular professional. How can I connect with the ESC Young Community?

During ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience, you can access dedicated videos on demand. Some of them are focused on how to get involved with the ESC Young Community.
Throughout the year, you can visit your dedicated webpage to find out about activities. You can also contact us.

How do I renew my membership?

Membership can be renewed in your My ESC account under “My Membership”.

How can I become a Fellow of the ESC (FESC)?

The deadline for applications this year is 30 September 2021. Discover more

Have further questions about membership?

Contact us or check the Membership FAQ.


Please note that the Frequently Asked Question page is regularly updated. 

If you have read the above and your question is not answered do not hesitate to contact the congress team. We're always here to help you.