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The World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology

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Shining a spotlight on global cardiovascular health

From 1950 to today, from Paris to Chicago, the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) has been a key event on the cardiovascular calendar, offering a truly global perspective on cardiovascular health and bringing together thousands of cardiology professionals from all over the world, with the common goal of reducing the global burden of cardiovascular disease.

This year, we are thrilled to bring the World Heart Federation’s unique global perspective to the American College of Cardiology’s renowned Annual Scientific Session. Join us in Chicago from 28 to 30 March 2020 for this unmissable opportunity to discover the latest in global cardiovascular health!

Important dates

28 August 2019 | Abstract submission opens

25 September 2019 | Early Bird registration opens

29 October 2019 | Deadline abstract submissions

5 November 2019 | Late-breaking clinical trial submission opens

6 November 2019 | Deadline Early Bird registration

7 November 2019 | Advance registration opens

27 December 2019 | Deadline late-breaking clinical trial submissions

19 February 2020 | Deadline advance registration

26 March 2020 | On-site registration

From 1950 to today, the World Congress of Cardiology has been a key event on the global cardiovascular calendar

Mexico 2016
Dubai 2018
Paris 2019
Chicago 2020


About the World Heart Federation

The World Heart Federation is the principal representative body for the global cardiovascular community, representing more than 200 heart foundations, scientific societies, civil society and patient organizations from over 100 countries.

Together with our Members, we are working to end needless deaths and build global commitment for improved cardiovascular health at the global, regional, national and community levels.

The World Heart Federation believes in a world where heart health for everyone is a fundamental human right and a crucial element of global health justice.

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