Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
This section is dedicated to provide you with information to prepare your congress attendance.
Select the most convenient route to Fira Gran Via:
Av. Joan Carles 1,6408908 l'Hospitalet de LlobregatBarcelona - Spain
Map with hotels' location
ESC recommends using public transport wherever possible.
There is a new metro line, Line 9 Sud, that runs from the airport to Fira Gran Via, and into Barcelona city centre. It connects with three other major metro lines, so there is a simple way to get to Fira Gran Via from nearly every area of the city.
Metro stops: Fira (tunnel directly into venue) or Europa Fira (5-minute walk)
Five-day public transport tickets, at a special congress rate of €25, can be purchased in advance through the online individual registration page, or at the congress venue in the Main Entrance from Friday 25 August 2017 onwards.Tickets are valid for unlimited journeys, on metro, bus and trams in zone 1, and to and from the airport.
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If you have a voucher, bring it to the pre-registration desks to collect your badge and congress bag with your public transport tickets.
If you have your badge and you are FESC: go to zone 4 in the registration area to pick up your congress bag and transport ticket (if pre-ordered).
If you have your badge and are an ESC Professional Member: go to zone 5 in the registration area to pick up your congress bag and transport ticket (if pre-ordered).
If you have a voucher: go to zone 6 in the registration area to pick up your badge, congress bag and transport ticket (if pre-ordered).
Faculty members: please go your dedicated Faculty Desk in Zone 4Group registration: go to zone 2Exhibitors registration: go to zone 1Press registration: located in the Main Entrance
If you register on-site please go to the New Registration Desks in zone 3
Registration Help Desks located in Zone 7 are available to assist you with all other cases or requests.
Your personal Congress badge is your passport to the scientific sessions and exhibition. Please wear your Congress badge visibly at all times. Security guards may ask you to make your badge more visible. Remember to take it off when in the city.
The Congress starts on Saturday 27 August at 09:00 with the ESC Guidelines mini quiz sessions and special tracks. Experience the full programme starting at 11:00 in all Villages.
Enjoy the Inaugural session, at 17:00 in the Main Auditorium, including the Keynote Address: 'The Future of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Digital Era' by Eric Topol, MD, Chair of Innovative Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute and former Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.
It will be followed by a networking event in the ESC Professional Members' Lounge and the ESC Plaza.
From Sunday to Tuesday the congress starts at 07:45 with the Cardiolgy@Breakfast sessions.
Stay with us until Wednesday when the experts will bring you Congress Condensed sessions with essential take-home messages for your practice.
View the Schedule-at-a-Glance
Prepare your scientific programme based on what you want to learn and who you want to meet.
Determine which sessions you plan to attend.
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.
Online tool to search the programme by day, topic, session type, category, track or keyword.
Search for "ESC Congress 2017" in the App Store® or Google Play
It allow you an instant access to all sessions, presentations, abstracts, exhibitors, maps & general information
Once installed, you can use the app without internet (some specific functionalities may require internet such as synchronisation with SP&P, voting/ask questions & Social Media).
Available 10 August
Browse through the electronic version to get a general overview of all activities during the Congress.
It includes ESC Communities and activities, general & local information, a description of the main scientific tracks and types of sessions, the programme by day and times, an index of Faculty and Presenters as well as an index of topics and acronyms. It also includes the list of exhibitors and the floorplan of the Congress
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