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Frequently Asked Questions

ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience, from 27 to 30 August


How do I register for ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience?

We invite you to register here.

You will need to sign in to your My ESC account. If you do not have a My ESC account you will need to create one during the registration process.

Who is eligible to register for ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience ?

Registration is reserved to certified healthcare professionals, associated press, healthcare industry representatives and other stakeholders involved in the science, management and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

My Account

For any questions about your My ESC Account, we invite you to consult the dedicated web page.

Congress Resources

How can I access the scientific resources from past ESC Congresses?

Abstracts, slides and videos from previous ESC Congresses are available on ESC 365, the online cardiovascular library. All abstracts are available on open access. ESC Professional Members and Fellows of the ESC have year-long access to slides, videos, eposters and congress reports.

How long the ESC Congress 2021 scientific resources will be available?

ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience will take place from Friday 27 to Monday 30 August.

The scientific resources will be available on the platform to all registered delegates until Monday 13 September. ESC Professional Members have access all year long.

Scientific Programme

How to access the Scientific Programme online ?

You can access the programme here

From there you can:

  • Access the free search or
  • Search for Faculty and Presenters,
  • See the abstracts (available from 1 week before congress),
  • Get the programme overview by day and by channel.

To personalise your programme and retrieve your personal schedule, we recommend you sign in first (in the top right corner of the screen) with your My ESC Login and password.

To include the sessions you don’t want to miss in your personal programme, click on the heart. The session will be saved in “My Programme”

Important: In the programme, timing is adjust to your computer setting.


See below a general daily programme overview:




What is the Spotlight of this year?

The Spotlight of this year is: Sudden Cardiac Death

To get more on all the sessions types and tracks you can also browse through the Scientific and Educational Sessions web page.


Call for science

Call for Abstract:

Abstract submission deadline was Thursday, 1 April 2021, noon CEST.

The submission deadline is now closed. For any questions on your submitted abstract, please contact the ESC Scientific Programme Team.


Call for Clinical Case:

Clinical Case submission deadline was Thursday, 8 April 2021, noon CEST. 

The submission deadline is now closed.

For any questions on your submitted Clinical Case please contact the ESC Scientific Programme Team.


Call for Late-breaking Science:

Late-Breaking Science submission deadline was Tuesday, 8 June 2021, noon CEST.

The submission deadline is now closed.

For any questions on your submitted Late-Breaking Science please contact the ESC Scientific Programme Team.

CME Credits

Has the congress been CME accredited?

An application will be done for accreditation to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Eduction (EACCME) to provide CME activities for attending medical specialist.

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

Fellows of the ESC & ESC Professional Members

How do I become a member?

To join our community and benefit from at least 45% savings on ESC Congress registration, year long access to ESC 365 and additional opportunities, see the detailed information on our membership and join now.

Are there dedicated activities for members during ESC Congress 2021?

Some dedicated activities will be exclusive for ESC Professional Members. Become a member or renew your membership to fully take advantage of these activities. More information coming soon.

How can I check my membership status?

Check your membership status in your My ESC account under “My Membership” here.

I am a young cardiovascular professional. How can I connect with the ESC Young Community?

During ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience, you can access dedicated videos on demand. Some of them are focused on how to get involved with the ESC Young Community.
Throughout the year, you can visit your dedicated webpage to find out about activities. You can also contact us.

How do I renew my membership?

Membership can be renewed in your My ESC account under “My Membership”.

How can I become a Fellow of the ESC (FESC)?

The deadline for applications this year is 30 September 2021. Discover more

Have further questions about membership?

Contact us or check the Membership FAQ.


Please note that the Frequently Asked Question page is regularly updated. 

If you have read the above and your question is not answered do not hesitate to contact the congress team. We're always here to help you.