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Chairperson Guidelines

ESC Asia 2022 with APSC & AFC, Singapore, 1-3 December

All invited faculty must accept and confirm their participation with MY ESC/My agreement

Thank you for accepting to chair a session, please see below information you may find useful for this role.

Chairpersons Guidelines

Chairpersons should ensure the smooth progress of the session, time management as well as encourage discussions and interactions between faculty members and the audience by allowing sufficient time for questions from the audience.

Pre event Coordination:

We recommend to all chairpersons to liaise with the speakers presenting in their session as early as possible preferably prior to the congress.
ESC Team will facilitate the process and put you in contact with the faculty members involved in the session you are chairing -  contact:

• Must be available for the entire duration of the session

Time Keeping
• Moderate the session and organise discussions
• Deliver concluding remarks

• Complete the evaluation at the end of the session on the Chairperson Interface 

Discussant Guidelines

Please refer to your agreement form for confirmation of the presentation title, date, time of the session and specific instructions with regards to that session.


  • Must be available for the entire duration of the session
  • Sit on stage with all Faculty
  • Intervene in the discussions, challenge the presenters and animated discussions with the audience as moderated by the chairpersons

ESC 365 and Social Media

Update your Profile

In order to give you more visibility, we propose that you update your Profile, your information will be available in connection with your presentation(s).

Please access or re-access your Profile, as some mandatory consents have been added to allow us to display the information you shared.

Doing so now, you will save time Onsite or at the time of Online Upload
You can do this at any time - update your Speaker Profile

Spread the word about #ESCardioASIA

Share the science and add your voice to the biggest CV conversation on Twitter!

  • Use Congress hashtag #ESCardioASIA
  • For posts you deem pertinent for ESC to retweet, tag @escardio
  • Share about the major breakthroughs/conclusions/highlights, and with the most relevant images from the speaker
  • Avoid promotional posts ie 'session xyz starting now’ or content that does not give any scientific value ie 'Great talk from @abc…’ without adding her/his key messages, points etc
  • Quote the speaker, or tag their Twitter profile
  • Double check spelling and grammar
  • If you have a concern/complain don’t use social media to raise it. Talk to a member of staff. We are always at your service
  • Won’t have time to tweet? You can still retweet (RT)
  • Apply same ethics & etiquette you would in any other context

Video / Audio / Photos

The recording of video or audio during any session of ESC Asia 2022 with APSC & AFC Congress is strictly prohibited. 

It is the responsibility of each presenter or speaker to notify the audience of any restrictions on the photography of the content they are presenting.  
Such an announcement must be made at the beginning of the presentation.