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About EuroEcho-Imaging

EuroEcho-Imaging is the annual congress of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) of the ESC









"The EuroEcho-Imaging Congress is the world’s largest cardiovascular imaging congress. This congress attracted over 3 600 attendees from 90 countries last year and is the place to be to meet with world-renowned global experts in the field of cardiovascular imaging..."

"See how EuroEcho-Imaging attracts thousands of CVI experts coming from all continents. Indeed, EuroEcho-Imaging is not only a European congress but a world-renowned congress. Learn more about the figures from previous editions, including top 10 countries, delegate breakdown per region etc...." 

Welcome Address

It is our pleasure to announce that EuroEcho-Imaging 2018 will be held in Milan, Italy, from 5 - 8 December 2018.

EuroEcho-Imaging is the flagship of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the world’s largest cardiovascular imaging congress.

This year’s main themes will be valvular heart disease & exercise and sport.

The aim of EuroEcho-Imaging will be to create an exciting forum, in which both clinicians and scientists can present and discuss the most up-to-date research and clinical findings on the broader spectrum of echocardiography alongside with the other cardiovascular imaging modalities. Cardiologists, physicians from other specialties and imagers who use these cardiac and vascular imaging techniques will interact to discuss how to ideally use all the capabilities offered by these techniques and how to further develop them in the near future.

An educational track will run throughout the congress, featuring several specifically designed courses and sessions. Young cardiologists and researchers will be stimulated and supported through the three Young Investigator Award competitions (clinical, basic science, clinical case).

Also, dedicated initiatives will reward the best original research.
However, EuroEcho-Imaging is more than just education and science. It is also a fantastic opportunity to meet the greatest experts in cardiovascular imaging in the world, to exchange ideas and projects with colleagues who share the same clinical or scientific interest coming from all over the world. EuroEcho Imaging 2017 in Lisbon was a record-breaking edition in terms of attendance and abstracts/clinical cases presented, with a great overall feedback from participants.

We look forward to welcoming you in Milan for another great EuroEcho Imaging!



popescu-bogdan-2015.jpgProf. Bogdan A. Popescu,
EACVI President
donal_erwan-2015.jpgProf. Erwan Donal,
EuroEcho-Imaging Scientific Chair
edvardsen-2012.jpgProf. Thor Edvardsen,
EuroEcho-Imaging Scientific Chair


And all Members of the Congress Programme Committee

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

uems_logo.pngThe EuroEcho-Imaging 2018 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 21 European CME

The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),  Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Attendance certificates for participants will be provided on-site upon request, in the Registration Area. 

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Register for the certification exams to take place at EuroEcho-Imaging 2018 on 6 and 7 December. Topics: TTE, TOE, Echo CHD and CCT. Registration deadline: 25 and 26 November respectively

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