Events in 2017

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EACTS provides high quality training courses that are attended by delegates from all over the world.
As an educational institution, our goal is to promote a non-dogmatic learning environment that brings together people, cultures and ideas from around the world, changing lives, and helping to transform through education.

16 Aug

Helsinki, Finland

EACTS/SATS Medical Statistics & Scientific Writing

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EACTS/SATS Medical Statistics & Scientific Writing

Location

Helsinki, Finland

Target Audience

Young researchers and residents in cardio-thoracic surgery

Course Director

S Head, Rotterdam

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7 Sep-8 Sep

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Repair Drylab Training

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Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Repair Drylab Training
For each course in 2017 we have invited a ‘giant’ in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery. We are pleased to announce that for the course in September, Dr Mattia Glauber will be our honoured faculty member.

True simulated physical model of endoscopic port-access set-up whereby the operator can train from the basic technique to full complex repairs

*Please note that we a require a minimum of 4 participants for this course to proceed.

Location

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Course Director

Peyman Sardari Nia, MD, PhD Maastricht Netherlands

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21 Sep-22 Sep

Cartagena, Colombia

STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference

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STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference
This new conference, led by Programme Directors Juan P. Umana, MD (El Rosario University/Fundacion Cardioinfantil), Vinod H. Thourani, MD (Emory University), Jose L. Pomar (University of Barcelona), and Joseph E. Bavaria, MD (University of Pennsylvania) is a 2-day educational activity that will provide a unique and innovative format for the attendees highlighting the management of cardiovascular surgical diseases.

21 Oct-22 Oct

Hamburg, Germany

EACTS/ESVS Endovascular Skills Course

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EACTS/ESVS Endovascular Skills Course
2 day interactive lectures, drylab and simulator training

Location

Hamburg, Germany

Course Directors

R De Paulis, Rome; T Kolbel, Hamburg and K Tsagakis, Essen

23 Oct-27 Oct

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part III

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Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part III
Basic principles of cardiac surgery part III. A new format has been introduced for these highly popular courses which are a must for cardiac surgical trainees. The course will encompass two 2.5 day modules: Valves and Arrhythmia and Valves, Transcatheter Valves, Endocarditis. The middle day of the course will offer expert ‘hands-on’ wetlab training covering both modules.

The middle day of the course will offer expert ‘hands-on’ wetlab training covering both modules.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgeons; Residents and fellows in cardiac surgical training programmes

Course Director

S. Livesey, Southampton

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14 Nov-17 Nov

Windsor, UK

Congenital Heart Disease

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Congenital Heart Disease
A course on surgical anatomy, physiology and principles of surgical and non-surgical treatment of congenital heart diseases for advanced residents and junior congenital heart surgeons.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Surgeons specifically in training for congenital surgery.

Course Director

E Belli, Le Plessis-Robinson

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16 Nov-17 Nov

Homburg Saar, Germany

Fundamentals of Aortic Valve Repair

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Fundamentals of Aortic Valve Repair

Date/Duration

16 – 17 November 2017 (1.5 day course)

Location

Homburg Saar, Germany

Course Director

HJ Schäfers, Homburg Saar

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23 Nov-25 Nov

Windsor, UK

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Thoracic Surgery: Part III
To gain more insight and up-to-date knowledge on different aspects of thoracic surgery related to NSCLC, emphysema, tumours, endobronchial therapy and thoracic trauma management.  Didactic presentations with interactive discussions, case scenario sessions and a drylab on carinal and SVC resection.  The faculty will be available to discuss topics informally throughout the duration of the course.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in their final level of training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department (advanced level).

Course Director

P Licht, Odense

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27 Nov-28 Nov

Windsor, UK

Professional Leadership Workshop

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Professional Leadership Workshop
A two day highly interactive course with the objective of increasing self-awareness and developing leadership skills for the benefit of the individual, the team, and most importantly, the patient.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

The workshop is aimed at surgeons who currently hold leadership positions, those seeking to fulfil such positions in the future and those wishing to enhance their leadership skills.  Surgeons aiming to advance their skills in leading people, groups, and organizations will also find the course valuable.

Course Facilitators

Rebecca Stephens MBE, Roger Delves and Dr Jane Stevens

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29 Nov-2 Dec

Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

12th European Mechanical Circulatory Support Summit (EUMS)

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12th European Mechanical Circulatory Support Summit (EUMS)
3 day interactive lectures, live-in-a-box cases, keynote presentations

Location

Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Target Audience

Cardiologists, heart failure cardiologists, emergency and ICU specialists (ECLS), cardiac surgeons, perfusionists, heart failure nurses and VAD coordinators, medical industry (cardiac device including ECMO development and production). Pediatric cardiologists and congenital heart disease surgeons

Course Directors

J Gummert, Bad Oeynhausen, P Leprince, Paris and V Falk, Berlin

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