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Call for late-breaking science

Heart Failure Congress


Late-Breaking Science submission platform is open


Deadline to submit is extended to 8 April 2019 (23:59pm CET - Paris time)

Important dates

  • Friday 1 March 2019 - Late-breaking science submissions open
  • Friday 29 March 2019 - Late-breaking science submissions deadline 
  • April 2019 - Late-breaking science results announcement 

Review the submission rules here

Late-Breaking Science Applications Formats

Late-Breaking Clinical Trial - Reserved for first presentations of the primary endpoint(s) of a novel clinical trial

Clinical Trial Update -Reserved for presentations of new data or secondary analysis of a trial where the primary data have been presented previously

Registry - Reserved for presentations of new Registry or new data / analyses from a registry. Data not previously presented

Basic and Translational Hot Line - Reserved for late submission of important findings in Basic and Translational Cardiovascular Science


Presenters accepted in the oral Late Breaking Science sessions will share the very latest results of their trials. Each presentation will be followed by a review from an expert in the field. Be there to hear about the latest developments in heart failure. Other late-breaking science abstracts accepted will be displayed as a poster in the Clinical Forum.

Get inspired: late-breaking science from 2018

The late-breaking science sessions at Heart Failure 2018 presented the most recent updates in the field.

Access the programme, slides and videos

Slides and videos are accessible to HFA Silver & Gold Members and Fellows of the HFA.
More information about Congress resources

Watch ESC TV: Video highlights from Heart Failure 2018 congress