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Joint sessions

ESC Congress 2020

Joint programming of the ESC with National Cardiac Societies or other professional organisations, to provide specific insight into clinically relevant questions and a wide spectrum of views on cardiac care.

The ESC takes this opportunity to thank all its partners for the fruitful collaboration.

Most joint sessions will be found in their topic related Village.

ESC and other organisations

Joint session with Session title Date Time
American College of Cardiology (ACC) It starts at the top - Leadership and clinician wellness  2 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
American Heart Association (AHA) The Conundrum of HFpEF  31 August 13:45 - 15:00
American Heart Association (AHA) Moving from risk to benefit in prevention Guidelines  1 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (APSC) Why should registry data impact clinical practice? 3 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
Association for European Paediatric Cardiology (AEPC) Transposition of the great arteries: what have we learnt? 3 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
Brazilian Society of Cardiology (BSC) New hope for neglected cardiovascular diseases 1 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Can we trump advanced heart failure, once and for all? Intercontinental perspectives 1 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) New approaches to tackle the global burden of cardiovascular disease 2 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
Cardiological Society of India (CSI) Chronic heart failure 3 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC) Antithrombotic therapy in patients with acute coronary syndromes 2 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery(EACTS) Optimal therapy for aortic arch disease 1 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) SGLT2 inhibitors and cardiovascular outcomes 2 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
European Atheroclerosis Society (EAS) Expert Advice - Premature cardiovascular events? Think familial hypercholesterolaemia 3 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
European Respiratory Society (ERS) Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease: two sides of the same coin? 1 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
European Resuscitation Council (ERC) New insights into cardiopulmonary resuscitation 1 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) Patient derived iPSC-modelling of inherited cardiovascular disorders 1 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
European Society of Hypertension (ESH) Controversies in the management of hypertension 2 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
European Stroke Organisation (ESO) Heart and Stroke – Clinically relevant interactions 1 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GWICC) Lipid lowering in very high risk patients 3 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ISACHD) Give me the evidence in adult congenital heart disease! 2 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ISCP) Would you give it to your grandmother? - Primary prevention in the elderly 3 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
International Society for Cardiovascular Translational Research (ISCTR) The digital revolution in cardiology 2 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) Non-coding RNAs regulating cardiac hypertrophy and disease 31 August 11:00 - 12:30
Japanese Circulation Society (JCS) What is the best way to image myocardial ischemia? 2 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
Japanese Circulation Society (JCS) Cardiomyopathies: genetic causes and precision medicine 2 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
Japanese Circulation Society Young Community Tips and tricks for chronic total occlusion PCI 1 Sept. 16:40 - 17:50
South African Heart Association (SAHA)

Infection, Inflammation and the Heart

31 August 11:00 - 12:30

Journal sessions

Journal Session title Date Time
Cardiovascular Research Best of Cardiovascular Research  3 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
European Heart Journal The European Heart Journal’s advances from prevention to intervention: the year in Cardiology 1 Sept. 10:10 - 10:50
European Heart Journal The European Heart Journal’s advances in heart failure and valvular heart disease 2 Sept. 10:10 - 10:50
European Heart Journal From submission to sharing: how to publish your best articles in the European Heart Journal and the New England Journal of Medicine 3 Sept. 15:50 - 16:30
Circulation The new Circulation: expanding frontiers  2 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
Journal of the American Medical Association Cardiovascular highlights from the JAMA Network, 2018-19  1 Sept.  14:30 - 15:40
New England Journal of Medicine Highlights from the New England Journal of Medicine: editors’ choice   1 Sept.  11:00 - 12:30
The Lancet The Lancet-ESC symposium on ischemic heart disease    1 Sept.  16:40 - 17:50
Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Journal of the American College of Cardiology’s Year in Cardiology: four challenges to enhance major health factors

1 Sept.

08:30 - 10:00

ESC Associations

Associations Session title Date Time
European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) Updated recommendations on multimodality imaging from the EACVI 3 Sept. 11:00 - 12:30
European Association of Preventive Cardiology(EAPC) Preventive cardiology in all stages of life: what do we know? 3 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) Severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis – TAVI the first treatment choice for all? 3 Sept. 14:30 - 15:40
European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) Major new trends in electrophysiology 2019 3 Sept. 08:30 - 10:00
Heart Failure Association (HFA) Update on novel therapeutic approaches in heart failure 3 Sept.

11:00 - 12:30

Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) Special track on emergency  31 August  
Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions (ACNAP) Special track: General Cardiology for Nurses and Allied Professionals  31 August  



CPR Workshops

Resuscitate yourlife-saving skills!
Organised in partnership with the European Resuscitation Council (ERC)

Learn about the current CPR guidelines and meet ERC qualified instructors.

ESC and ERC have the pleasure to offer delegates refresher workshops on CPR-AED and Advanced CPR skills, free of charge. The content is based on in-hospital scenarios and the latest ERC guidelines.

ERC will send a certificate of attendance after the congress.

Register from 9:00-18:00. Limited number of seats. Please check in 5 minutes before start of session.

CPR-AED Refresher Workshop
Saturday 31 August: 13:30 - 15:00 / Sunday 1 to Tuesday 2 September: 08:30 - 10:00 and 14:15 - 15:45
Advanced CPR Skills workshop
Saturday 31 August: 15:30 - 17:00 / Sunday 1 to Tuesday 2 August: 11:00 - 12:30 and 16:15 - 17:45


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