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Scientific Programme & Planner

The scientific and educational programme is now available.

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Scientific Programme

The Congress main theme this year is "Working together for acute cardiovascular patients"

The scientific programme comprises various styles of presentations and sessions, each offering a unique opportunity to amass new and important scientific information. Descriptions of the presentation and session types appear below.

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Scientific Programme & Planner

Scientific & Educational Programme


2016_ACCA_Lecture_room__1.jpgThese sessions allow for in-depth discussions on developments and advances in the various fields of acute cardiovascular care – these sessions are structured around four to five presentations by experts.

Meet with the Experts

Discussions with experts, around cases and latest research & publications, who will explain difficulties, pitfalls and limitations whilst putting the results in perspective.

How-to Sessions

2016_ACCA_Lecture_room2__.jpgProvide practical, informative material and have a great educational value. Sessions focused on demonstration of techniques and practices by experts.


2016_ACCA_Lecture_room3__.jpgDaily practice oriented sessions: speakers will give educational presentations to be followed by intense discussions on controversial issues.

Clinical Cases

Speakers will take you through their experience of challenging cases – would you have made the same choices and decisions? A great session for interaction on practical case management.

Educational Track

Organised by the Young ACCA committee, this series of sessions is aimed towards young physicians and researchers. Enhance your knowledge with experts who will take you from the fundamentals to the latest updates in acute cardiovascular care.

This track is an opportunity for practising cardiologists wanting to refresh their skills.

ACCA School - Hands-on Sessions

Experts will take you through live demonstrations and hands-on training to learn and apply the latest methods and practice.

Abstract-based programme

ACCA Research Prize - rewarding excellence in unpublished research

Scientists and clinicians are invited to submit their un-published research in the area of acute cardiovascular care with a focus on quality of care research, clinical outcomes research and translational research applied to the development of novel therapeutic, diagnostic and logistical strategies to improve patient care and long-term outcomes.

Learn more about the ACCA Research Prize

Congratulations to this year's winner: Anoop Shah

ACCA Research prize 2016 

Young Investigator Award Competition

A session dedicated to researchers 35 or below - presenting top research in the field.

6 finalists will present their abstracts before a panel of judges who will appoint a winner.

Congratulations to all of the finalists and to the winner: Dr Silvia Aguiar Rosa from Portugal.

Young Investigator Awards 2016

Moderated poster sessions

2016_ACCA_Moderated_poster_session__.jpgThe ideal platform to meet presenters, colleagues & peers in front of their research and discuss their findings; selected presenters are invited to discuss their abstract in front of an audience during dedicated breaks - they will be challenged by the moderators!

Poster sessions

2016_ACCA_Poster_session.jpgThe poster area is always extremely well attended - Colleagues, peers and researchers from all continents have the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience.