The programme of Heart Failure 2018 & World Congress on Acute Heart Failure will provide a complete offer for all specialists involved in the treatment of heart failure, that will enhance their knowledge, advance their skills and apprise them of the latest developments in their direct and related fields of activity.
The programme is composed of scientific and educational sessions with talks by specialists and expert chairpersons, and abstract-based sessions featuring the latest science from the field of heart failure.
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Discussions around practical cases by the experts who will call upon the audience in regards to the management of the case. These sessions will be concluded by recommendations based on new ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis & treatment of heart failure.
The audience has the opportunity to vote and ask questions directly via the Heart Failure Mobile Application during these highly interactive sessions!
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Daily practice oriented sessions: speakers will give educational presentations to be followed by intense discussions.
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Provide practical, informative material and have a great educational value. Sessions focused on demonstration of techniques and practices by experts.
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Ninety-minute long sessions in which renowned experts present state of the art reviews on all aspects of heart failure with special time allocated for panel discussions to assure the interaction with the audience.
A competition designed for abstract submitters / presenters 35 years old or under.
Finalists will receive a free registration to come to Vienna to present their research. They will be judged by a panel of experts who will determine a First Prize Winner (€1 000 prize) and two Runners-Up (€250 prize each).
A competition designed to recognise significant contributions from investigators in the field of cardiovascular nursing.
Finalists will receive a free registration to come to Vienna and present their research. They will be judged by a panel of experts who will determine a First Prize Winner (€1 000 prize) and two Runners-Up (€250 prize each).
YIA and NIA Awards will be presented during the Award Ceremony.
Fast-paced and interactive oral presentations on research highlights, followed by discussions animated by two experts shairing the session!
Presenters will highlight key points of their research and answer questions from two moderators in front of an audience during official coffee breaks.
During the day-long sessions, presenters are given the opportunity to display their research highlights and interact with their peers during breaks. Poster sessions are a very popular platform where our community truly comes together to network and exchange.
Sharing challenging clinical cases to learn and exchange! Coordinated by the Heart failure specialists Of Tomorrow of the HFA (HOT), these sessions will open the floor for discussion on clinical case management – take this opportunity to share your opinion!
The best graded cases will be featured in the "Clinical Case Awards", An Award session taking place in the Agora. All finalists selected for this session will receive free registration to Heart Failure 2018
A complete programme featuring symposia, debates, educational sessions, late breaking trial and abstract sessions. You'll find this offer under the category "World Congress on Acute Heart Failure".
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In order to address specific topics directly with the experts, we are co-organising Joint Sessions with International, European and Local Associations. These sessions help to strengthen collaboration between the HFA and our partners in the field.
The Heart Failure congress offers a complete offer for Basic Scientists, with a number of scientific and educational sessions with experts and a rich abstract-based programme with state of the art research in the field.
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Heart Failure has once again developed a series of sessions destined to a local audience organised in collaboration with the local institutions and experts.
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Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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