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About the Congress

ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience


ESC Congress 2020 was an event like no other – the best ground-breaking cardiovascular science assembled by the ESC Congress Programme Committee in an entirely digital experience. 

For the first time in history, healthcare professionals around the world had the same, immediate access to knowledge shared at the leading cardiovascular meeting.




With a record-breaking audience of more than 125,000 healthcare professionals from 211 countries, ESC Congress 2020 provided four days of live and on-demand scientific presentations covering the full spectrum of cardiovascular medicine.



The meeting was virtual, but the discussions were real. The studio in Amsterdam hosted dozens of key opinion leaders on site, while Hot Line trial presenters connected live from around the world. Questions submitted by audience members were addressed in the discussions. The scientific exchange continued in the online forums and on social media.


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Despite the challenges that COVID-19 has posed on the conduct of clinical trials, ESC Congress launched the results of major studies bringing innovation to the field of cardiology and implications for clinical practice. In addition to the Hot Lines, 43 late breaking clinical trials were available daily throughout the playlist and on-demand programme.



ESC Congress 2020 is closing its doors, but ESC staff are already preparing ESC Congress 2021 from 28 to 31 August 2021.

See you next year!


Watch again

All scientific resources are available throughout the year on ESC 365, the vast online library, to ESC Professional Members and Fellows of the ESC.

Membership gives you access to many other benefits, including free access to webinars, three ESC journals including the European Heart Journal and much more. Join now.

Get your CME credits

uems-logo.png'ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience' has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 24 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

The EACCME® is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

See how to receive your CME Certificate



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