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ESC Spring Summit 2019

6 - 7 March 2019, European Heart House - Sophia Antipolis, France

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This year's Spring Summit was attended by more than 180 healthcare professionals - leaders and future leaders - from around the world. Thank you to everyone for your participation.


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Spring Summit 2019 Presentations

​Just some of the take home messages this year:


To succeed in our mission, CVD needs to be on the agenda of policymakers and budget owners. It’s the only way we will secure adequate funds for cardiovascular research and healthcare systems, and it’s the most effective way to influence regulation and policies that will drive down the incidence of heart disease. The ESC is advocating in each of these areas and is here to support National Cardiac Societies in this crucial battle.

Digital Health

New technologies are transforming healthcare; Big Data is playing an ever-larger role in personalised medicine; apps and wearables give us real-time access to our patients’ symptoms; remote monitoring and shared information platforms could subvert traditional doctor/patient interaction. The new ESC Digital Summit on 5 and 6 October in Tallinn, Estonia will help us address some of these issues.

ESC Values

As leaders in cardiology, we have a responsibility to develop and support our colleagues and to create work environments that enable our teams to do their best. If we are guided by our principles - Trust, Transparency, Helpfulness, Excellence – we will not only succeed individually, but in what we aspire to achieve together through the ESC.

Presentation Speaker Slide
Leaders Fit for the Future: Part 1: What do Great Leaders Do? The Work of Leadership. Know who You Are. Jane Adshead-Grant & Hugo Heij    
Leaders Fit for the Future: Part 2: The Belief of Trust. Personal Reflection. Connect with People. Jane Adshead-Grant & Hugo Heij  
ESC News: Questions & Answers Barbara Casadei  
The Digital Revolution: The Rewards Martin Landray  
The Digital Revolution: The Challenges Charles Alessi, HIMMS  
Doing it the Danish way Jacob Thorsted Sorensen  
An Estonian example - Digital Health in Estonia Margus Viigimaa  

2019 Photos