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Scientific programme

ICNC 2017 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT

ICNC 2017 will present a wide array of topics related to the fields of Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT, PET & SPECT technologies. This year’s programme focuses on novel applications, new developments, recent trends, state of the art and future applications in the whole field of nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT. 

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Final Programme

Scientific Programme Planner

NEW THIS YEAR: Level 1 certification in Nuclear Cardiology

Achieve Nuclear Cardiology Level 1 competency and certification throughout the congress.

Level I certification will enable delegates to become conversant with the field of nuclear cardiology for application in general clinical management of cardiovascular patients.

All the delegates who will attend the certification track during the congress, will receive an electronic diploma after the congress.

Consult the Level 1 certification track here

Scientific and Educational programme





Allows for in-depth discussions on developments and advances in the various fields of Nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT and structured around four to five presentations. Preview the programme

Read with the Experts

Discussions around practical cases and latest research & publications. Four experts will explain difficulties, pitfalls and limitations whilst putting the results in perspective. Focus on learning from various cases/research presentations.Preview the programme

How to sessions

Provides practical, informative and has a great educational value - session devoted to the demonstration by experts of their practical approach to specific procedures. Preview the programme

Joint sessions

Sessions organised in collaboration with sub-speciality associations and working groups, bringing together their expertise to explore common fields of practice. Preview the programme

Case-based sessions

Clinical sessions bringing you the knowledge you expect in the most interactive and practical manner. These patient oriented, case-based sessions are lead by experts and linked towards patient management covering practical and technical aspects of the topics proposed.

Abstract-based sessions

Young Investigator Award Session

A session dedicated to young cardiologists will be chaired by senior faculty members.

Finalists will present their research in this oral session and a panel of experts will judge and determine the winners.

Grants & Prizes for the YIA finalists:

  • All finalists of the YIA competitions will receive a free registration to attend the congress
  • First prize winners will receive a 500€ prize
  • 2nd Runner-up position  will receive a 300€ prize
  • 3rd Runner-up position  will receive a 200€ prize


  • Your abstract(s) must be submitted under the option “Young Investigator Award”
  • The first author/presenter must be 38 years old or less
  • Your abstract must be accepted for presentation in the YIA Session at ICNC2017
 New this year-Best Young Oral Abstract session

An oral session dedicated to the best-scored abstracts!

Finalists will present their research in this oral session and a panel of experts will judge and determine the winners.

All finalists will benefit from a free registration to ICNC 2017.


  • Your abstract(s) must be submitted under the option “NO OPTION”
  • Your abstract must be accepted for presentation at ICNC2017
Moderated Poster Sessions

Sessions consisting of a visual display of research highlights. The posters considered to be of special interest will be presented during one of the four Moderated poster sessions. Presenters will briefly discuss the content of their poster with two moderators in front of an appreciative audience during official coffee breaks.

 New this year-Best Regional Posters

A selection of the best posters from the 5 continents will be made. Selected posters will be highlighted in the Poster Area and presenters will be delivered a Best Regional Poster Certificate.


  • Your abstract(s) must be submitted under the option “NO OPTION”
  • There is no age limit
  • Your abstract must be accepted for presentation at ICNC2017
Poster Sessions

Poster sessions will feature abstracts and clinical cases submitted and accepted for poster presentation. Posters will be on display for all day and presenters will be available by their posters to discuss the content during respective coffee breaks.

Speed Mentoring

 New event at ICNC 2017: ICNC 2017 Speed Mentoring

During two 60mn coffee breaks in a dedicated meeting room, young participants will be given the opportunity to meet individually internationally renowned experts in the field of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT.

What is the ICNC 2017 Speed Mentoring?

The ICNC 2017 Speed Mentoring is the meeting place for the future generation of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT specialists to interact with the great leaders of their speciality.

During individual interviews of 20 minutes, the selected applicants will have the privilege to seek career development advice and recommendations from renowned professionals with years of successful careers behind them.

This is a unique platform where long-lasting generational relationships are possible!

Eligibility criteria

Applications are done online and are free. Applicants are asked to select the mentors they wish to meet in order of preference.

All applicants have to be registered to ICNC 2017 (before 10 April) & 40 years of age or under or still in training.

In total, up to 12 applicants can be selected based on their motivations and CV. Each applicant will be assigned 1 interview.


  • Applications open from 20 February to 10 April (midnight CET)
  • Results will be announced end of April

Find out more and apply now!

Recommended sessions for the Young Community

Sunday 7 May 2017

How-to Session - State of the art cardiac CT angiography - 11:00 - Room 1

Symposium - Translational nuclear cardiology - Sunday 7 May 2017 - 14:00 - Room 3

Symposium - Myocardial blood flow quantification: new developments and future directions - 14:00 - Room 1

Monday 8 May 2017

Symposium - Cardiac CT: beyond coronary arteries - 08:30 - Room 3

Symposium - Debates on non-invasive imaging of myocardial innervations and myocardial viability - 16:30 - Room 1