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EHRA Summit 2022

From 9 to 10 June in Zagreb, Croatia

09/06/2022 14:00 10/06/2022 12:30 Europe/Paris EHRA Summit 2022

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Programme: Thursday, 9 June


Time Presentation Speakers
14:00 - 14:20 Welcome & Welcome by local host Christophe Leclercq
EHRA President
Davor Miličić
President of the Croatian Cardiology Society
14:20 - 14:30 Feedback from last year's summit Sime Manola
Chair of the EHRA NCS Committee

Session 1: How to improve research and implement the results in everyday clinical life?

Part 1: Chaired by Christophe Leclercq and Serge Boveda
Time Presentation Speakers
14:30 - 15:00 Keynote lecture: The spectrum of clinical research Paulus Kirchhof
15:00 - 15:20 Discussion All participants
15:20 - 15:35 The view of EHRA Nikolaos Dagres
15:35 - 16:35 Round table discussion: Novel technologies in research? The future of artificial intelligence in the management of cardiac arrhythmias Hein Heidbuchel
Dominik Linz
Maxime Sermesant


Coffee Break & Networking - 16:35 - 16:50


Part 2: Chaired by Jose Luis Merino and Katarzyna Malaczynska-Rajpold
Time Presentation Speakers
16:50 - 17:05 Authors of leading EU registries - pitfalls and tips & tricks for effective study conduction Elena Arbelo
17:05 - 17:20 Authors of leading EU registries - pitfalls and tips & tricks for effective study conduction Christopher Gale
17:20 - 17:40 Discussion All participants
17:40 - 17:50 How to design a study that informs guidelines and clinical practice Monika Gawalko
17:50 - 18:00 Re-analysis of atrial fibrillation trials: insights of CABANA and CASTLE Jan G. P. Tijssen
18:00 - 18:10 From AFFIRM to EAST: lessons learned about rhythm control and future trials Harry Crijns
18: 10 - 18:30 Discussion All participants
18:30 - 18:35 Adjournment by Chairs Jose Luis Merino
Katarzyna Malaczynska-Rajpold


Programme: Friday, 10 June

Session 2: How to manage sudden cardiac death in 2022?

Part 1: Chaired by Helmut Puererfellner and Katja Zeppenfeld
Time Presentation Speakers
08:30 - 08:50 Debate: Is optimal medical treatment an alternative to ICD – Pros & Cons Haran Burri
Vassil Traykov
08:50 - 09:00 Discussion All participants
09:00 - 09:45 Key Note Lecture: SCD-prevention in dilated cardiomyopathy – ICD still needed? Jens Cosedis Nielsen
09:45 - 10:05 Discussion All participants


Coffee Break & Networking - 10:05 - 10:30


Part 2: Chaired by Hein Heidbuchel and Eloi Marijon
Time Presentation Speakers
10:30 - 10:50 SCD in Europe – state of the art: from incidence to modern screening Juhani Juntilla
10:50 - 11:00 Discussion All participants
11:00 - 11:20 Risk assessment – is it all about the ejection fraction Gerhard Hindricks
11:20 - 11:30 Discussion All participants
11:30 - 11:50 How to recognise RED FLAGS for SCDHow to recognise RED FLAGS for SCD Xavier Jouven
11:50 - 12:10 Discussion All participants
12:10 - 12:25 Perspectives of the President Elect Jose Luis Merino
12:25 - 12:30 Take-home messages and adjourn by the EHRA President Christophe Leclercq

Previous EHRA Summits

EHRA Young Summit

This event is the opportunity to strengthen relations among Young EP National Ambassadors as well as to share experiences.

The 7th edition took place in person in Zagreb, Croatia.