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Your attendance guide

Your checklist for the congress

Before you leave

  • Download and check the Heart Failure 2019 Mobile App or refresh it before leaving.
    Search for ESC Congresses in your stores.
  • Create your personalised programme
  • Receive all the news and updates
  • Get ready to play an active role during the voting sessions
  • Navigate the maps to familiarise yourself with the congress

Don't forget to bring your badge or voucher with barcode (printed or on your mobile device). That will allow you to go directly to the 'Badge Printing' desks and save time. 

When you arrive


Congress Venue

Megaron - Athens International Conference Centre

Vass. Sofias & Kokkali

115 21 Athens, GR

Learn more about transport & hotel accommodation

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.
If you would like to take advantage of this service, please go to Registration Area on arrival at the congress venue.


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

Cash bars are located within the venue

CPR Workshops

Register for free for the CPR Workshops. Seats are limited. A dedicated desk on-site will be available in the Exhibition Area to sign up!

Congress Schedule


24 MAY

Scientific sessions
08.30-17.30 08.30-18.00 08.30-18.00 08.30-12.30
Registration 14.00-18.00 07.30-18.30 07.30-18.30 07.30-18.30 07.30-13.00
10.00-18.00 08.30-17.30 08.30-17.30 Closed
Speaker Service Centre 14.00-18.00 07.30-18.30 07.30-18.30 07.30-18.30 07.30-12.30

*The Inaugural session will take place on Saturday 25 May from 17.45 to 19.15  and will be followed by a networking reception on the HFA/ESC Stand.