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Scientific Programme

ESC Congress 2023 Amsterdam, Onsite & Online, 25 - 28 August


Joining forces to share the latest science and gain new perspectives

ESC Congress covers all topics within cardiovascular medicine; presenting and discussing the latest scientific findings and providing in-depth clinical teaching and education.

You will discover state-of-the-art science, current thinking and guidelines whilst experiencing new innovations –  introducing topics at the forefront of cardiovascular medicine.

Discover the Programme  Important: In the programme, timing is CEST.

The ESC Congress Programme Committee is designing an outstanding programme with the main goal - Inform and educate for better practice and patient care.

ESC Congress 2023 promises an experience like no other, customised to YOUR needs – onsite in Amsterdam and online, around the world.

This Year’s Spotlight: Heart Failure

 Session-energyline-ESCCongress-1500x1000.jpgHeart failure is relevant to all areas of cardiology and beyond, including obesity, diabetes and chronic kidney disease, which is why it makes such a relevant spotlight for ESC Congress 2023.

Many of the problems cardiovascular diseases professionals face are the results of heart failure or complication of heart failure including coronary artery disease, valvular problems, stroke, arrhythmias and sudden death.

See all sessions on the spotlight

Late-Breaking Science Unveiled

Audi-behind-speakers-ESCCongress-2022-1500x1000.pngImportant clinical trials and updates will be presented and broadcast for the audience around the world.  These presentations will be complemented by a deep dive into the data during discussions with the trialists and insights from key opinion leaders.

See the Hot Lines and the full Late-Breaking Science programme

New ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

In 2023, major guidelines will be unveiled to present the most useful recommendations for clinical practice and better patient outcome.

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Endocarditis
  • Focused update of the 2021 Heart Failure Guidelines

Official presentations will be followed by discussions and interviews with Task Force Chairs for in-depth understanding of the new recommendations.

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Clinical Implementation Track

ask-questions-1500x1000.pngThe clinical implementation track will specifically guide you to sessions focused on best practices in clinical applications.

Whether onsite in Amsterdam or online around the world, get the information and the guidance you need for your practice.

See sessions in this track

Highlights for the Young Community 

The ESC Young Committee is in charge of putting together the clinical case programme. 

The Committee also highlights sessions particularly relevant for young cardiovascular professionals.

See more on the dedicated programme

Digital Health

Digital-Health-ESCCongress-2022-1500x1000.pngA Digital Health Stage will set the scene for scientific sessions related to digital transformation and its implications for daily practice today and in the near future.

See the programme on Digital Health

Latest Science at the Heart of the Programme

Networking-energyline-ESCCongress-1500x1000.jpgThank you to all submitters! We're excited that ALL abstracts and clinical cases will be presented in the Research Gateway.

They will be moderated by experts, whether as an oral  presentation in the Science Box or clinical case corner, or, for abstracts, as ePosters in the Moderated ePoster stations.

See all abstract sessions. Don't miss the Awards sessions.

General Cardiology for Physicians, Technicians, General Practitioners & Nurses and Allied Professionals

Presenter-ESCCongress-1500x1000.pngOrganised in collaboration with the ESC Council for Cardiology Practice, the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions and the Netherlands Society of Cardiology.

A programme designed specifically for nurses and allied professions, general practitioners, physicians and technicians will address key recent clinical practice updates and important topics to cover.

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Meet the Legends and Experts

Images-Programme-ESC-Congress-2023.pngDon't miss presentations from international leading experts during Named Lectures given in recognition of the longstanding contribution of prominent individuals.

In addition, 2023 ESC Gold Medals honour cardiovascular specialists who have gained outstanding achievements in original research and scientific excellence and the 2023 President Awards will give recognition for exceptional contribution to the Society.

Get inspired by their fulfilment in various fields of cardiology. See more

See all faculty and presenters in Amsterdam


Unable to travel to Amsterdam? Register for the digital experience

Access the programme live from Amsterdam

Across 8 parallel channels with Hot Lines, New ESC Guidelines, lively debates and key scientific sessions including Oral Abstracts and Clinical Case presentations. See the Online Programme.

From 21 August browse ePosters, with interactive features, on ESC Congress Online

Don’t miss the inaugural session on 25 August at 17:45

Opportunities to interact and discuss online

The Research Gateway with all abstract & clinical case presentations

The Global Community including the ESC cardiac society partners

The Virtual exhibition and industry sessions

The Members area for additional opportunities

Consult all scientific resources on-demand until 11 September 2023

ESC Professional Members and FESC get a year long access on ESC 365

Receive up to 28 European CME Credits (ECMEC®s)

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