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ESC Congress 2016 Press Conference Schedule

Find here the Press Conference Programme, which includes 6 Hot Line Session-based press conferences and 4 abstract-based press conferences

The European Society of Cardiology presents the world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event. We look forward to seeing you at ESC Congress 2016 where we will bring the fight against cardiovascular disease to Rome.

  Click here for full details on all press conferences taking place at ESC Congress 2016.

  Follow our daily press programme live during ESC Congress 2016.

Timing (CEST)
Saturday 27/8 Sunday 28/8 Monday 29/8 Tuesday 30/8 Wednesday 31/8
08:00 to 09:00
  Hot Line - Heart Failure and Innovative Approaches
Hot Line - Prevention and Lipids
Hot Line - Coronary Artery Disease and Stenting  
09:00 to 10:00
  Hot Line - Preventive Strategies 1
Hot Line - Coronary Artery Disease and Imaging
Hot Line 
Preventive Strategies 2
10:00 to 11:00
11:00 to 12:00
Opening Press Conference   European Heart for Children Press Conference (only in Italian)    
12:00 to 13:00          
13.00 to 14:00
 *12:30-13:30 The cardiovascular risks of modern life Heart Failure - Challenges and Solutions     End of the Congress
14:00 to 15:00
15:00 to 16:00 Stroke and Arrhythmia - Life or Death Preventing Sudden Death - Diet or Device      
16:00 to 17:00

Notes to editor

ESC Press Office
For background information, please contact the ESC Press Office at

For press enquiries, please contact, the Media & Press Coordinator, Jacques Olivier Costa: +393427028575 

For independent comment on site, please contact the ESC Spokesperson coordinator, Celine Colas: +393402405148 

To access all the scientific resources from the sessions during the congress, visit ESC Congress 365.  

About the European Society of Cardiology

The European Society of Cardiology brings together health care professionals from more than 120 countries, working to advance cardiovascular medicine and help people lead longer, healthier lives.

About ESC Congress 2016

ESC Congress is the world’s largest gathering of cardiovascular professionals contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. ESC Congress 2016 takes place 27 to 31 August at the Fiera di Roma in Rome, Italy. The scientific programme is here. More information is available from the ESC Press Office at