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EHRA Summit 2019

13–14 June in Krakow, Poland

How can EHRA better serve EP National Cardiac Societies and their members?

A new EHRA Summit

Day 1: 13 June
Time Presentation Speakers
14:00 - 14:05 Welcome Hein Heidbüchel
EHRA President
14:05 - 14:10 Welcome by local host Maciej Sterlinski
Chair Polish HRS 
14:10 - 14:25 Feedback from the EHRA Summit 2018 Tom De Potter
Co-Chair EHRA Summit 2018

Session 1: Membership, visibility and benefits of being part of EHRA in Europe

Time Presentation Speakers
14:25 - 14:35 Introductory lecture: EHRA bulk membership Hein Heidbüchel
14:35 - 15:35 EHRA bulk membership - will it help to increase EHRA membership and engagement in my country?
- Poland
- Romania
- Portugal
- Spain
Maciej Sterlinski
Mihaela Grecu
Mario Martins Oliveira
José M. Guerra Ramos 
15:35 - 16:00 Discussion  
16:00 - 16:20 Coffee / Tea break  
 16:20 - 16:45 EHRA benefits - What is good and how to improve? Gerhard Hindricks
16:45 - 17:10 How can we optimize communication and use of social media to improve EHRA visibility and benefits? Francisco Moscoso Costa
17:10 - 18:15 Present benefits and future wishes of EHRA in my country?
- Poland
- Netherlands
- Croatia
- France
Pawel Balsam
Yuri Blaauw
Sime Manola
Jean-Claude Deharo
18:15 - 18:45 Discussion  


Day 2: 14 June

Session 2: Diversity in EHRA

Time Presentation Speakers
08:30 - 09:30 Key Note Lecture
How to make career in a men's world tips and tricks for men and women
Natasha Maw
09:30 - 10:00 Women as ESC President and Vice-President: what does it teach us on our organisation? Cecilia Linde 
10:00 - 10:30 Women in EP: How to combine work and family?
Benefits and wishes of female young EPs
Isabel Deisenhofer
10:30 - 11:00 Discussion  
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee / Tea break  
11:15 - 11:35 Have things changed too much in the last 20 years?
How to increase engagements of our young EPs?
 Jedrzej Kosiuk
11:35 - 12:15 Benefits and wishes EHRA members from outside Europe
- Kazakhstan
- Egypt
Ayan Abdrakhmanov
Mervat Abou El-Maaty
12:15 - 12:45 General discussion  
12:45 - 13:00 Take-home messages and adjourn by the EHRA President Hein Heidbüchel, EHRA President


Previous EHRA Summit editions

EHRA Young Ambassadors' Summit

The Young EP National Ambassadors meet every year before the EHRA Summit. This event is the opportunity to strengthen relations among Young EP National Ambassadors as well as to share experiences.

The fifth edition was held on 17-18 June 2020.

Access the programme here