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The Young Community at ESC Congress

The European Society of Cardiology supports its Young Community

Your dedicated activities at ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology in Paris, 31 August-4 September.

Workshop evening

The ESC and the CCF (Cardiologues en Formation, the young group of the French Society of Cardiology) are proud to launch their first evening of simulator sessions during ESC Congress 2019!

Participate in a full evening of training with top experts, and using high-technology devices at the famous Université Paris V, in the heart of Paris at the iLumens simulation centre.

Each applicant will have the opportunity to take part in up to four workshops with top experts in their fields, using the devices and following the given instructions.

Sunday 1 September from 17:00 to 21:00 (4 slots available)



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ESC Professional Horizons

Prof. Casadei, ESC President during Professional Horizons in 2018The ESC is launching its third edition of Professional Horizons at ESC Congress 2019 in Paris.

In a relaxed atmosphere, during the congress, young specialists are given the opportunity to meet with internationally renowned experts in one to one, individual meetings to discuss their career development, ongoing research or to simply seek advice/recommendations.

APPLY before 4 August 2019

World Cafe


Cardiologists of Tomorrow (CoT)

These sessions are designed by the ESC Cardiologists of Tomorrow in close collaboration with the young Communities of the ESC Associations and National Cardiac Societies

The dynamic educational track provides young cardiologists with some of the most relevant and up to date information on key areas in Cardiovascular Medicine, with the participation of internationally renowned experts.

Don’t miss!
- Cardiologists of Tomorrow track built with the College des Cardiologues en Formation (CCF), on Saturday 31 August 2019.
- Official Joint Session with the Japanese Society of Cardiology, on Sunday 1 September 2019.

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Clinical case sessions

Highly interactive and educational sessions where young clinicians present their cases and discuss management with senior experts.

Best Clinical Cases Awards session

The best challenging cases will be selected to run in the competition.

The ESC will give a prize of €2,000 to the best case presentation while the three remaining finalists will each receive €1,000.
Results will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Monday 2 September at 18:00


Scientists of Tomorrow (SoT)

The “Scientists of Tomorrow” are a group of young proactive basic and clinical researchers who work closely with the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science to fulfil its mission to promote and support basic science among the young ESC members.

This dynamic track, designed by the ESC Scientists of Tomorrow, present the most relevant and up to date information in basic cardiovascular research.

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This programme is complementary to the Basic Science Programme which will be held in a dedicated Village 3.

New this year! Scientists of Tomorrow Saturday track
Four additional sessions, built in collaboration with the Groupe de Réflexion pour la Recherche Cardiovasculaire (GRRC) to be held on Saturday 31 August 2019, in the Hub.

Don’t miss! Sunday 1 September 2019 - Room Pristina, Village 3

The Young Investigator Award Session Basic Science - 14:30-15:30 -
immediately followed by the ESC William Harvey Lecture on Basic Science - 15:30-16:10


Focus on career development

Several sessions are specifically designed to explore opportunities and solutions for your future professional pathway.

exchange-in-poster-area-ESC-Congress-ESC_02169.jpgNetworking events with international leaders in their field are organised in the ESC Professional Members' Lounge.

This is your chance to receive feedback on your work and make useful connections for your professional career.


List of activities & presentations coming soon



More networking opportunities for ESC Professional Members during the Congress

Cardiologists in training can apply to become an ESC Professional Member for a greatly reduced fee of just €30.

This provides fantastic networking opportunities during ESC Congress with exclusive access to the ESC Professional Members' Lounge. See what is planned there

Plus many other benefits during the year such as free live and recorded ESC webinars and free access to the ESC General Cardiology CPD Programme on the ESceL platform.

Join now