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Your Attendance Guide

Your checklist for the Heart Failure congress


Before you leave

  • Download and check the Heart Failure 2019 Mobile App or refresh it before leaving.
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  • Create your personalised programme
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  • 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

https://www.escardio.org/Congresses-&-Events/Heart-Failure/Hotels-and-Transport

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 on a first-come-first-served basis.

If you would like to pre-book this service, please follow the instructions in the attached document.

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 hotel below, at walking distance from the venue:

The Golden Age Hotel of Athens
Room Kalypso
Michalakopoulou 57, Athens 115 28 Greece

Cloakroom

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

 

CME Credits

Heart Failure 2019, has been granted 19 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net

CPR Workshops

Register for free for the CPR Workshops. Seats are limited. A dedicated desk on-site will be available in front of the CPR Workshops located on Level 1 to sign up!

Congress Schedule

Type

FRIDAY
24 MAY

SATURDAY 25 MAY SUNDAY 26 MAY MONDAY 27 MAY TUESDAY 28 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
Exhibition   10.00-18.00 09.00-18.00 09.00-18.00 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 in the venue.

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Available congress contents

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  • EHRA 2019
  • ESC Congress 2019
  • EuroHeart Care 2019
  • EuroCMR 2019
  • EuroPrevent 2019
  • Heart Failure 2019
  • ICNC 2019 - stand alone app

 

Upcoming congress contents - release dates:

  • EuroEcho 2019 - available as of 20 June 2019