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Travel, best oral and best poster awards are given at the Working Group Annual Meeting.
This official meeting of the ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology.
The meeting organisers are Dr. Stephane Zaffran and Prof. Robert Kelly, University of Aix-Marseille, France.
The 2018 meeting of the Working Group on Development, Anatomy and Pathology will be held in Palais du Pharo of Marseille, France.
Open from 2 July to 22 October 2018. Early fee deadline is 29 August.
Early standard: 350€Early for student/post doc: 250€
Late standard: 380€Late for student/post doc: 280€
Working Group Members: 300€Nucleus Members: 150€
An additional 20€ is requested to participate in the hands-on session on Monday morning. Session limited to 20 seats, first come first serve.
The Working Group will award the Pexieder prize for the best oral presentation during the meeting.
This award had been named in tribute to Tomas Pexieder, founder and first Co-Chairman of the Working Group on Development Anatomy and Pathology, formerly named "Embryology and Teratology".
All submitted abstracts will be automatically entered for these prizes.
The Meeting will award traveling expenses up to four PhD-students and/or Junior Post-Docs (within 3 years after their PhD).
Applicant must be registered member of the Working Group (if not a member yet, you can still join for free now) and submit an abstract online (see above), indicating that they wish to apply for a travel grant.
Reimbursement is processed after the meeting and awardees may claim travel expenses via the ESC website with a maximum cash prize of 400 Euro. In the case of a no-show or lack of data presented at the meeting, the travel expense claim will not be processed. Also, in case travel awardees are also awarded for poster presentation, they will only receive the award certificate without any financial prize.
9.00 - 12.00 Hands-on session - La Timone Medical School
12.00 Registration - Palais du Pharo
13.20 - 15.30 Session 1: Valve development, anatomy and pathology
Invited speaker: D. Henderson (Newcastle, UK)
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 - 18.00 Session 2: Cardiomyopathies
Invited speaker: JL de la Pompa (Madrid, Spain)
18.00 - 18.20 Working Group General Assembly
18.20 - 20.00 Reception, drinks and cocktail
8.30 Posters and speaker set up
9.00 - 10.30 Session 3: Cardiac progenitors
Invited speaker: M. Frasch (Erlangen, Germany)
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.15 Session 4: Transcriptional regulation of heart morphogenesis
Invited speaker: A. Baldini (Naples, Italy)
12.15 - 13.30 Lunch, trade stands and odd posters
13.45 - 15.15 Session 5: Conduction system
Invited speaker: V. Christoffels (Amsterdam, NL)
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee break
15.45 - 17.00 Session 6: Genetics and epigenetics of congenital heart defects
Invited speaker: P. Scambler (London, UK)
17.00 Short break
17.10 - 18.10 Keynote lecture: C. Blanpain (Brussels, Belgium)
18.10 Free evening
9.00 - 10.30 Session 7: Endocardium and flow
Invited speaker: A. Faucherre (Montpellier, Fr)
11.00 - 12.15 Session 8: Coronary vessels
Invited speaker: P. Riley (Oxford, UK)
12.15 - 13.45 Lunch, trade stands and even posters
13.45 - 15.15 Session 9: Regeneration
Invited speaker: Maurice van den Hoff (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
15.15 - 16.00 Prizes and closing remarks
16.00 - 17.00
Roundtable with French Associations
Accommodation is not included in registration fees, but you can benefit from the negotiated price at the Ibis Budget Vieux Port Hotel.
Flexible discounted rates, for single occupancy, breakfast and city tax includedMonday 22 October 2018: 61,99€Tuesday 23 October 2018: 63,99€For double occupancy, an additional 10,99€ will be requested, breakfast and city tax includedFree cancellation up to 30 days before arrival
Access this page to benefit from discounted rates. Kindly note that discount cannot be guaranteed after 15 September, may you be interested, please book before this deadline.
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