Sophia Antipolis, 12 August 2015: Journalists attending ESC Congress can expect a packed programme with more than ten press conferences showcasing state-of-the art international research from across the field of cardiovascular disease.
Members of the press will be the first to hear the highly anticipated results from global trials in six press conferences devoted to hot lines research:
Four press conferences on topics of interest to the media will be held:
A local press conference on The Heart of A Woman will be held on Tuesday 1 September at 11am and is open to all members of the press attending ESC Congress. It will focus on the issue of heart disease under recognition in women and the resulting delays in acute care.The press book will contain additional press releases on:
- Selected clinical trial updates, registries, and basic and translational hot lines including:
- New ESC Guidelines on ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death, infective endocarditis, pericardial diseases, pulmonary hypertension, and acute coronary syndromes without persistent ST-segment elevation
- ESC Registries on atrial fibrillation, chronic ischaemic cardiovascular disease, and cardiovascular prevention.ENDS
Journalists planning to attend are invited to register on-site from Friday 28 August midday, but may send their signed embargo form and press credentials now to firstname.lastname@example.org to reduce waiting time in London.o The embargo form can either be found in the ESC Media Policy or sent to you upon request.o Press credentials include a valid press identity card or appropriate letter of assignment with proof of three recent published articles (cardiology or health-related, or referring to a previous ESC Congress).The press conference timetable is available here
The press conference schedule including abstracts selected by the ESC Press Committee is available here* Non Hot Line releases will be available under embargo on AlphaGalileo and EurekAlert a few days before ESC Congress. Hot Line releases will only be available when the embargo is lifted, online and on-site* ESC Congress 2015 will take place from 29 August to 2 September at ExCeL London in London, UK* Information on Hot Line sessions is available here * Information on the scientific programme is available here
About the European Society of Cardiology
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 90 000 cardiology professionals across Europe and worldwide. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.About ESC Congress 2015ESC Congress is the world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. ESC Congress 2015 takes place 29 August to 2 September at ExCeL London in London, UK. The scientific programme is available here. More information is available from the ESC Press Office at email@example.com.
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