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Highlights in the programme

A preview of the science that awaits you in Seville!


Celebrating 20 years of heart failure congresses: interview of first HFA President Dirk Brutsaert

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Honorary HFA Eugene Braunwald Lecture

During the Inaugural Session on Saturday 23 May, Professor Eugene Braunwald will be giving his eponymous lecture on

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Honorary HFA Philip Poole Wilson Lecture

Professor Henry Dargie will present the keynote of the Young Investigator Award: Clinical session on Sunday 24 May!

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YIA & NIA Competitions

Meet the finalists of the Young Investigator Awards and Nursing Investigator Awards Competitions! Who do you think deserves to win ?

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Don't miss

Inaugural session

Prof. Ruschitzka and Prof. Crespo-Leiro invite you to kick off the congress during the Inaugural session on Saturday 23 May from 17:15 to 19:00 in the room SEVILLE.

NEW! The HFA are proud to present the Eugene Braunwald Lecture - given by Prof. Braunwald himself this year – read the interview here!

Mobile App Interactive Sessions!

Take an active part in the case-based Focus sessions by casting your vote via the Heart Failure 2015 Mobile Application! These 4 sessions will be held in the room Athens - follow the 'Mobile App Interactive Session' track!

Late Breaking Trial sessions

Updates in late breaking science will be presented at Heart Failure 2015.

Presentations include updates on the STOP HF trial, the TITRATION study and much more!

LBT I - Therapies for acute and advanced heart failure - View the programme online

LBT II - Heart failure management - View the programme online

LBT III - Devices and interventions - View the programme online

Latest basic and translational science - View the programme online

What's new in Industry?

Get the preview on emerging therapies and diagnostic techniques, on new devices, drugs and biomarkers the Industry are currently working on! Presentations include updates from key sponsors of Heart Failure 2015. Join us in the room SEVILLE on 25 May from 14:15.

Heart Failure 2015 Highlights

Experts will summarise the highlights of the congress by topic. Don’t miss this session to get an overview of this year’s congress.

the best of abstract-based

Clinical Cases

This year, we have received many interesting clinical cases!

Attend the Clinical Case sessions in the AGORA, and listen to case presentations in a more intimate environment in the Clinical Case Corner! Cases will be discussed by a Heart failure specialist Of Tomorrow (HOT) and a senior expert in the field!

YIA & NIA Competitions

Attend the two Young Investigator Awards sessions in Clinical and Basic Science; and the Nursing Investigator Awards to listen to the best scientific abstracts presented at Heart Failure 2015! Read the interviews of the finalists to take a sneek peak at the programme!

NEW! This year, the Clinical YIA session will be introduced by the inaugural Philip Poole Wilson Keynote Lecture given by Henry Dargie: read the interview here!

Winners will be announced during the Award Ceremony on Sunday 24 May at 16:00 in the AGORA.

Also at heart failure 2015

2nd World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

A dedicated event on Acute Heart Failure, designed for all healthcare professionals who care for and study patients suffering from Acute Heart Failure. This is the place to be for emergency physicians and cardiologists to exchange ideas and experiences.

Follow the 'World Congress on Acute Heart Failure' and the 'Acute Heart Failure' tracks to attend these sessions.

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Programmes for local audiences

Heart Failure - Insuficiencia Cardiaca 2015 is a joint venture with the Spanish Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Working Group of the Spanish Society of Cardiology.
Eight sessions are programmed - including 4 sessions in the local Spanish language. Follow the HF - IC 2015 track in the programme!

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Heart failure nurses in Spain: From Experience to Future Development

This workshop is dedicated to Spanish nurses.

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Joint sessions

We have partnered with the best in the fields of interest to Heart Failure. This year, we are organising sessions featuring:

  • European Heart Rhythm Association of the ESC
  • International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Global Heart Failure Awareness Programme
  • ESC Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function
  • Acute Cardiovascular Care Association of the ESC

In order to bring the world to our Heart Failure 2015 attendees, we have also partnered with our international colleagues:

  • Argentine Society of Cardiology
  • Brazilian Society of Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Society of India
  • Japanese Heart Failure Society

CardioPulmonary Resuscitation Workshops

Organised in collaboration with the European Resuscitation Council, there are two levels of workshops to attend for free!

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