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33rd EACTS Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar and plan to join us again in Lisbon, Portugal from 3-5 October 2019 for the 33rd EACTS Annual Meeting.  Our registration will open again in the Spring.

Key Information Summary

Venue

Lisbon Congress Centre

The Lisbon Congress Centre is located close to the river Tagus and the historical and cultural heritage of Belem, just a few minutes from the city center.

Contacts:
Praça das Indústrias, 1300-307 Lisboa – Portugal

Tel: (+351) 218 921 420| Fax (+351) 218 921 499
Email: lisboacc@ccl.fil.pt

https://lisbonvenues.pt/en/lisbon-congress-center/

Registration

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Registration will open in March 2019!

Your registration fee includes access to ALL scientific sessions and entrance to the exhibition. 

Save time and Money

We strongly encourage all visitors to register online in order to save time at the queues and money.

Registering online will always be less expensive than buying your tickets from our lovely staff at the onsite registration desk. For more information please visit 

EACTS Annual Meeting Registration

Onsite Registration Hours

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Of course, you may register during the Annual Meeting with our lovely staff. The Registration hours are:

Wednesday 2 October 14:00-18:00
Thursday 3 October 07:00-18:00
Friday 4 October 07:30-18:30
Saturday 5 October 07:30-18:00


Scientific Session Hours

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Each day of the annual meeting will feature Techno-College, Professional Challenge Sessions, Focus Sessions, Abstract Sessions, and Hands-on Training.

Thursday 3 October 08:15-17:30
Friday 4 October 08:15-18:00
Saturday 5 October 08:15-17:30

 

Exhibition & Training Village

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We present an exhibition of our industry partners with the very latest information on solutions for patient care. All registered participants will have the opportunity to attend the exhibition and interact with medical experts on innovations in patient care.

Thursday 3 October 14:00-19:00
Friday 4 October 09:00-17:00
Saturday 5 October 09:00-17:00

 

Local Information


Airport – Lisbon International Airport is 7km from the city centre.

Humberto Delgado Airport
+ 351 218 413 000
www.aeroportolisboa.pt
Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon, Portugal

Banks & Exchange – Most banks in Lisbon are generally open from 08:30 – 3:00pm Monday to Friday Most are closed on Saturdays and Sunday

Credit Cards – Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards.

Currency – Euro €

Electricity – The power supply in Milan is 230 volts. All sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adaptor plug.

Shopping Hours – Shops are usually open 09:00 – 19:30 Tuesday to Saturday and from 15:00 on Mondays. Note that some shops take an afternoon break from around 13:00 to 15:00.

Some shops are also open on Sundays, but many will be closed all day Sunday.

Abstract Submission

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General Abstract submission will be open from 1 February 2019.

Work in Progress   CLOSED

Meet the Experts   CLOSED

Allied Health Professionals   CLOSED

Late Breaking Clinical Trials   CLOSED

Congratulations and good luck to everyone who will be presenting their work in Portugal.

For more information on submitting abstracts please visit 

EACTS Abstract Submission

Registration

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Registration will open in March 2019!  Your registration fee includes access to ALL scientific sessions Thursday-Saturday and entrance to the exhibition Thursday-Saturday. 

Save time and Money

We strongly encourage all visitors to register online in order to save time at the queues and money.

Registering online will always be less expensive than buying your tickets from our lovely staff at the onsite registration desk. For more information please visit 

EACTS Annual Meeting Registration

Accommodation Information

Important: Please book your accommodation through our officially appointed supplier:

AIM Group International

There are a number of counterfeit websites or agencies – EACTS  cannot guarantee any rooms/rates offered within these.  If you are in any doubt as to the authenticity of such sites or companies, please notify the EACTS Executive Secretariat immediately.

Exhibition

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In conjunction with the Scientific Meeting, we will host an exhibition for industry partners. Companies will present the latest in cardiac, thoracic and vascular therapies, technologies and related services in an educational exhibition area. All registered participants will have the opportunity to attend the exhibition and interact with medical experts on innovations in patient care. The EACTS trade exhibition is an important and time efficient way to keep up to date with new to market technology, state of the art products, innovations and developments in the cardio-thoracic market.  The exhibiting companies look forward to meeting the people that matter to their business in one place, to demonstrate new products and attract interest from new prospects and existing customers.

For industry partners: All information regarding approved suppliers and onsite logistics as well as the Exhibitor Manual can be found on the EXHIBITION INFORMATION page.

Opening hours:

Thursday 3 October 14:00-19:00
Friday 4 October 09:00-17:00
Saturday 5 October 09:00-17:00

Training Village

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Exhibitors have the option to exhibit within the normal exhibition area or in the Training Village area. The Training Village is specifically set aside for Industry to organise their own ‘Hands-on’ workshops, including wet and dry labs and any other small practical sessions. These sessions do not form part of the official scientific programme of the Annual Meeting. Sessions are scheduled at pre-defined times, offered to delegates on an invitation only basis, and are restricted to a maximum of 10-15 people per session.

For Industry partners: Host for the Training Village

View the Techno-College programme.

Opening hours:

Thursday 3 October 14:00-19:00
Friday 4 October 09:00-17:00
Saturday 5 October 09:00-17:00

Other Industry opportunities

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Visit our INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES section to see our comprehensive list of opportunities and more information about how you can best showcase your organization at our annual meeting.  When you are ready, simply download our INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES BOOKING FORM.

You may also wish to see our EACTS INDUSTRY PARTNERS LIST to see which companies joined this past year in Milan.  TRADE EXHIBITION FOR INDUSTRY PARTNERS will provide you will all the information you need to know about exhibiting with us in Portugal.

Satellite Symposia

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A satellite symposium is a corporate or product related function at which a formal scientific presentation is made.  These are excellent educational opportunities for surgeons and industry partners alike. Whether you are hosting or attending this year’s satellite symposia we hope you will enjoy this excellent learning opportunity.

For more information: View Satellite Symposia Programme

For Industry Partners: Host Satellite Symposia

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UEMS Credits logo

The 32nd Annual Meeting European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Milan, Italy, 18/10/2018-20/10/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 23 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

EACCME® credits
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20.

Breakdown of credits per day:
18.10.2018 – 8
19.10.2018 – 8
20.10.2018 – 7

Quick Links

32nd EACTS Annual Meeting

Certificates of Attendance

Certificates of attendance to the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting in Mian, can now be downloaded from your member account, log into your EACTS user account and go to the meeting event details.

If you have difficulties accessing your EACTS user account please contact: registration@eacts.co.uk

23 European CME Credits

The 32nd Annual Meeting European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Milan, Italy, 18/10/2018-20/10/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 23 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

EACTS Media Library

Attendees of the 32nd Annual Meeting in Milan may now login to the EACTS Annual Meeting Media Library to watch all recorded sessions. If you experience any difficulties, please email: registration@eacts.co.uk