WCC 2016 latest news: opening ceremony announced and finalized list of abstract

With the date for the biggest gathering of global stakeholders with an interest in heart health fast approaching, now is the time to book your place to attend the World Heart Federation’s official Congress: World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2016, 4-7 June, Mexico City.

WCC 2016 opening ceremony: where political advocacy meets the best of cardiology

All registered delegates are invited to attend the opening ceremony which includes engaging talks by the likes of Professor Valentin Fuster and President Tabaré Vazquéz of Uruguay.

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Spotlight on Latin American cardiology

A full track dedicated to Latin American Cardiology will be led by Dr Marcia Barbosa, immediate Past President of the InterAmerican Society of Cardiology. All the talks in this track will be simultaneously interpreted in both Spanish and English, bringing people from around the continent together to tackle shared challenges as well as showcase successes in Latin America for other regions to learn from and create a strong network of practitioners within Latin America.

See the full preliminary programme (nine core tracks and pre-congress sessions).

Meet the committees

Click here to meet our topic leader for Imaging and Technology, Professor Mouaz Al-Mallah whose career has taken him from Beirut to the best schools in the USA and to Saudi Arabia where he know works – but always with a foot on the international stage.

Finalized list of abstracts

From congenital heart disease to Chagas’ and from nursing to imagery, our abstracts programme highlights something for everyone. The full list of abstract titles and authors is now available – discover exciting research in oral communications and posters from around the globe.

SkyTeam discounted flights for WCC 2016 delegates

We are pleased to inform you that SkyTeam is offering preferential airfares to delegates traveling to Mexico (#1 New York Times destination for 2016) for WCC 2016. For further information and to access the dedicated booking page, please click here.

Do you live in Argentina, Colombia or Mexico?

We are now offering a 25% discount during March only on our WCC 2016 registration fee. To find out more and obtain your discount code, please email congress@worldheart.org.

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