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The 34th EACTS Annual Meeting will take place in Barcelona Spain from 8-10 October 2020.

34th EACTS Annual Meeting

We’re looking forward to seeing you all in Barcelona, Spain from 8-10 October 2020 for the 34th EACTS Annual Meeting for another excellent gathering of world class cardio thoracic and vascular surgeons.

It will be another year of discovering new techniques, sharing best practice, hands-on training sessions,  lively presentations and debates and evaluating results, guidelines and all of the latest thinking on cardiothoracic surgery.

Annual Meeting Countdown

Key Information Summary

Venue – Coming soon

 

Registration

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Registration will open again in the spring.

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:


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.

 

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.

 

Local Information


Airport – 

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

Shopping Hours – Shops are usually open

Visas – Visa invitation letters are available to download from your EACTS user account after registration. 

Check if you need a visa HERE

Abstract Submission

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General Abstract submission will be open from 1 February 2020.

Work in Progress   closed

Allied Health Professionals   closed

Late Breaking Clinical Trials   closed

Congratulations and good luck to everyone who presented their work in Portugal.  All abstracts from this year’s Annual Meeting are available in the EACTS App which is freely available to download from the Google play and Apple app store.

For more information on submitting abstracts please visit 

EACTS Abstract Submission

Registration

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Registration is now closed and will open again in the Spring.   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:

There are a number of counterfeit websites and 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 can be found on the EXHIBITION INFORMATION page.

Industry Meeting
A meeting was held with Industry representatives on Wednesday 13 February at the Lisbon Congress Centre. A tour of the exhibition and meeting areas was undertaken, then several reports were presented by EACTS and its appointed agencies. These are provided via the links below for your further reference:

Kathy McGree
EACTS Executive Director
Sharon Pidgeon
EACTS Events Director
European International (Fairs) Ltd AIM Group

 

Training Village

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A number of Training Village units will be 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.

Other Industry opportunities

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Our INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES section has a comprehensive list of opportunities and more information about how you can best showcase your organization at our annual meeting.

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 further information please click HERE

Quick Links

33rd EACTS ANNUAL MEETING

Certificates of Attendance

Certificates of attendance to the 33rd EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, 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

20 European CME Credits

The 33rd Annual Meeting European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Lisbon,Portugal 3/10/2018-5/10/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 20 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. To claim your credits please visit:

Lisbon livestream – watch them again!

The following sessions were shown live during the 33rd EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon

Presidential Address

Da Vinci Session

Practical Approach to Challenging Aortic Cases

EACTS Media Library

Coming soon – over the next two weeks attendees of the 33rd Annual Meeting in Lisbon will be able to watch all sessions from this year’s annual meeeting by logging in to the EACTS Annual Meeting Media Library. If you experience any difficulties, please email: registration@eacts.co.uk