In today’s world we all need to consider the real value of time away from work.
The following steps will help you get organised in your search for funding and support to attend ESC Congress.
Determine which sessions you plan to attend. You can consult the Scientific Programme & Planner with pre-arranged sessions available in February (abstracts & industry sponsored sessions will be available early May.) Choose those sessions and presentations that will most benefit you, your team, and your organisation.
Each of the 500+ sessions gives invaluable knowledge for you and your team to improve efficiency in daily practice or research. You can estimate the value of a session by translating its description and learning objectives into real-life implementation within your team.
A written document will help you explain the many reasons why you should attend the congress and how your organisation will benefit from your attendance.
You can download this sample letter to help you get started.
Also access the fast facts from ESC Congress and testimonials from delegates.
Delegates who need financial support to attend the congress are advised to look for funding from their own institutions, training centres or other sources in their own country.
Basic Science Travel Grants Basic scientists whose abstracts are accepted for ESC Congress 2016 are welcome to apply for a travel grant. See here conditions of eligibility and how to apply.
ESC Congress Educational Grants.
All healthcare professionals in the Cardiovascular field who are ESC Professional Member / Member of ESC are eligible to apply, priority will be given to applicants who are first-author of research submitted to ESC Congress 2017 as well as individuals from low & middle income countries. There is no strict age limit, the applicant is required to complete all mandatory fields and upload a CV as well as a letter of recommendation/ reference from Head of Department/Hospital.Successful applicants will receive € 850 as a contribution towards costs of travel and accommodation and will also benefit from a free congress registration and a one-year subscription as ESC professional membership.
Deadline to apply is 22 February 2017, Midnight CET - More informationPlease note that you can not apply for multiple congress related grants within the European Society of Cardiology grant offers
Get energised by the sharing of ideas and best practices with thousands of professionals like you.
List the speakers and presenters, experts, opinion leaders, service providers, product manufacturers and colleagues with whom you would like to engage, whether you want to discuss best practices or talk business.
Imagine the value that these shared experiences will bring to your institute or organisation!
Start making use of Twitter (#esccongress), Facebook, Youtube and the mobile app (available in July 2017)
Take some time to review your original objectives and assess how you will be able to apply what you learned in order to either:
Keep up your network. Cooperate on papers and find new co-authors for next ESC Congress.
Also, don't forget to request your certificate of attendance with CME credits, in the Registration Area, as of Monday 28 August.
We look forward to seeing you at ESC Congress in Barcelona!
Feel free to use the following sample letter to propose your ESC Congress 2017 attendance.
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