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Call for Late-Breaking Science

Heart Failure 2020, 23-26 May, Barcelona

Call for Late-Breaking Science is now closed

Call for Late-Breaking Science is now closed 

We thank all Submitters for their valuable contribution

Key dates

  • Monday 2 March 2020 - Late-Breaking Science submissions open
  • Tuesday 31 March 2020- Late-Breaking Science submissions deadline 
  • April 2020 - 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 data not previously presented from a new or existing registry

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 2019

The Late-Breaking Science sessions at Heart Failure 2019 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 2019 congress