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ESC Congress 2020 Register
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Your Attendance Guide


To make the most of your congress experience, please review the check list below.

Before you leave

  • Download and check the EuroEcho 2019 module in the ESC Congresses mobile app.
    • Create your own programme
    • Receive news and updates
    • Get familiar with the congress venue
  • You’ll be given a copy of a Programme At A Glance at the entrance. You can also download the Final Programme online version.  All the latest information about the scientific sessions & speakers in the Mobile App.

When you arrive

Congress venue address

Reed Messe Wien GmbH
Messeplatz 1
1020 Vienna, Austria

Opening hours

Congress will start Wednesday 04 December May at 09:00.

Scientific sessions   09.00-16.00 08.30-18.00 08.30-18.00 08.30-12.30
Registration 15.00-18.00 08:00-18.00 07.30-18.00 07.30-18.30 07.30-13.00
Exhibition   09.00-17.30 08.30-17.30 08.30-17.30 Closed
Speaker Service Centre 15.00-18.00 08:00-18.00 07.30-18.00 07.30-18.00 07.30-12.30
Practical Tutorials   09:00-17:30 08:30-17:30 08:30-17:30  


*The Inaugural session will take place on Wednesday 4 December from 16.00 to 17.30 and will be followed by a networking reception near the ESC-EACVI stand.

At the congress

Childcare services

To ensure equal access to education opportunities, we are pleased to offer, via our partner, a limited childcare service onsite staffed by approved childcare providers.

This service is offered for free on a first-come-first-served basis.

Pre-booking is no longer available. During the congress, delegates may directly go to the Childcare to register their children on a first come, first served basis. Seats are limited.

Please note that for legal reasons, parents have to take their children out of the crèche after 4 hours.

Parents are also responsible for feeding their children outside of the crèche.

The childcare is located in the venue next to the registration area.



Free left luggage and Cloakroom facilities are available within the venue.

First Aid

Participants in need of medical treatment should refer to the ESC staff in the Registration Area.

Lunch breaks

A restaurant & Cash bars are located within the venue.


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ESC Congresses - Mobile App

This free mobile app is your guide before, during and after your events.

Look for "ESC Congresses" in your store, download the app now and receive the latest news!

All ESC congresses in ONE app!

Create your personal programme and prepare your congress experience from your mobile device

Search for "ESC Congresses" in your stores, download it and install the congress of your choice

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For Android mobile devices with no access to Google Play: download the app here

You will be able to download separately each congress content and delete each of them afterwards if needed. Keep your "ESC Congresses" app all year long to be informed on the ESC and its congresses.

Useful features:

  • Session Feedback. Use the "Evaluate" button for each session or presentation.
  • See where all industry partners are located on the floor plan
  • Ask for an appointment, via the app, to exhibitors and industry partners
  • Get resources from ESC 365 (slides, videos, abstracts) after the congress by email