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Editorial - June 2019

ESC Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
ESC Working Groups


Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the 11th EuroGUCH Meeting will be held in Leuven, Belgium, from Friday 17 to Saturday 18 April 2020.

This European Meeting Adult Congenital Heart Disease is one of the most prestigious Meetings in the world, organized by the Working Group on Grown-up Congenital Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology.

The venue of the Meeting is the prestigious Promotiezaal and the Universiteitshallen in the historic University City Center. There are also plans for a Pre-Meeting on Thursday 16 April, focusing on advanced imaging techniques.

The scientific program is designed to cover a wide range of ACHD subjects from exercise, pregnancy, arrhythmias, endocarditis, pulmonary hypertension, novel interventional and surgical therapies, and issues beyond heart disease including precision medicine strategies.

> Visit the conference website for more information

We look forward to welcoming you in Leuven!

With all best wishes

The Scientific Committee

Professor Jolien Roos-Hesselink Netherlands, Working Group Chairperson

Associate Professor Julie De Backer, Belgium, Working Group Nucleus Member

Professor Michael A. Gatzoulis, United Kingdom, Working Group Nucleus Member

Professor Werner Budts, Belgium, Working Group Past-Chairperson and Meeting Local Host