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42nd EWGCCE Meeting

The Official Meeting of the European Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology

Add to calendar 15/06/2018 0:00 17/06/2018 0:00 Europe/Paris 42nd EWGCCE Meeting

EWGCCE Annual Meeting is the combination of the best lectures given by renowned international experts and an incredibly friendly and stimulating spirit.

The 42nd edition will take place from 15 to 17 June 2017 at Universitätsklinikum of Essen, Germany.

ESC Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology true DD/MM/YYYY
Arrhythmias, General
Basic Science


EWGCCE Annual Meeting is the combination of the best lectures given by renowned international experts and an incredibly friendly and stimulating spirit.

The 42nd edition will take place from 15 to 17 June 2017 at Universitätsklinikum of Essen, Germany.

Titles and Abstracts

To participate in the meeting you can decide to submit "Titles" or "Abstracts".

All submitted titles and abstracts will be accepted and presented in different formats, upon Scientific Committee decision, allowing peer review, discussions and knowledge exchange.

The different formats

Oral presentations are featuring titles or abstracts selected for their outstanding quality, presented orally in the lecture room and chaired by an expert in the field.

Poster presentations are featuring all other titles or abstracts that have been submitted and will be presented by the researchers. They stay on display for the length of the meetingPoster Layout is A0 portrait orientation.

Selected oral and poster presenters will be informed by e-mail directly.

Assignments of poster locations will be made in advance. Each display area will be numbered and a numbered list of poster titles with presenters' names will be available and posted in the poster session room. All posters should be arranged in the poster session room at least 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the session. Each poster must have at least one presenter and the presenter(s) must remain with their poster throughout the poster session to answer questions.

To participate in oral or poster presentations, a title has to be submitted by 1st May.

Submit your title

Travel grants

To apply for a travel grant, a title plus an abstract had to be submitted by 1st March and motivation letter had to be sent to


You will have to upload your abstract in a word format (2500 characters max).

Please indicate in your motivation letter the reference number and title of the abstract you submitted as well as your name and email address.

Applicants for the travel grant must be Ph-D students or Post-Doc. If you were a recipient of the Working Group travel grant in 2017 you can not apply this year. Also, travel grants and poster awards financial prizes cannot be cumulated. Travel grantees will be refunded upon expense claim up to 450 Euros (travel + local accommodation only) and in case they are awarded for poster presentation, they will only receive the award certificate without any financial prize.

Grants will be awarded by the organising scientific committee and the nucleus members of the Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology.

Abstracts submitted prior to the deadlines will be ensured to be published in the final programme of the Meeting. Only authors mentioned in your submission will be cited in the programme. Check that you do not forget anyone before submitting.

Preliminary Programme

Friday 15 June 2018

14:00-15:30- Session 1: Novel roles of Na+ and K+ channels in cardiac arrhythmias

Microdomain-specific trafficking and function of Nav1.5 in cardiomyocytes (40+5mins)

Oral presentations (3 x (10+5mins))

15:30-16.00- Coffee Break

16:00-18:00 - posters (1st half)

19:00 - Conference dinner

Saturday 16 June 2018

08:30-10:00- Session 2: Excitation-contraction and excitation-transcription coupling in health and disease

Atrial Ca handling in health and disease (40+5mins)

Oral presentations (3 x (10+5mins))

10:00-10:30 - Coffee Break

10:30-12:00- Session 3: Technological advances in cardiac cellular electrophysiology

Optogenetic dissection of atrial arrhythmias (40+5mins)

Oral presentations (3 x (10+5mins))

12:30-13:30 - Lunch + switch of posters

13:30-15:30 - posters (2nd half)

15:30-16:00 – Coffee break

16:00-17:30 – Keynote CCW Lecture

Anti-arrhythmic targets in ischemic cardiomyopathy

Sunday 17 June 2018

08:30-10:00 - Session 4: Mechanisms of ventricular arrhythmias

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of electrical storm

Oral presentations (3 x (10+5mins))

10:00-10:30 – Coffee break

10:30-12:00 - Session 5: Mechanisms and therapy of atrial arrhythmias

Mechanisms of atrial fibrillation: therapeutic opportunities and translational challenges (40+5mins)

Oral presentations (3 x (10+5mins))

12:00-13:00 - General Assembly


This meeting is restricted to members of the ESC Working Groups on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology

Not member yet? Join today and register then.

Registration open date: 01/05/2018
Early fee deadline: 27/05/2018 - extended -
Registration close date: 13/06/2018

Early standard: 300€
Early for student/post doc: 200€
Late standard: 350€
Late for student/post doc: 250€


Fees cover registration for the 3 day meeting including welcome reception on 15 June, traditional diner on 16 June, lunches on 16-17 June and coffee breaks)

Useful information

Accommodation is not included in registration fees, but you can find below a list of hotels close to the meeting venue:

Novum Hotel Arosa Essen***

Rüttenscheider Strasse 149, 45130 Essen, +49 (0)201 72260)
ca. 1,4 km walking distance to venue

Novum Hotel Ambassador***

Viehofer Strasse 23, 45127 Essen, +49 (0)201 247730
ca. 1,4 km walking distance to venue

Hotel Hoffmann**

Hedwigstr. 5,45130 Essen, +49 (0)201 772784
ca. 1,7 km walking distance to venue

Center Hotel Essen**

Hachestrasse 30, 45127 Essen, +49 (0) 201 239988
ca. 3,0 km walking distance to venue