Dear Friends and Colleagues,
The 66th Annual conference of the Israel Heart Society in association with the Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery will take place at the Convention Center of the David Inter-Continental Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel on April 30th – May 1st, 2019.
The upcoming meeting will focus on innovation in cardiovascular medicine, while combining original scientific contributions and invited lectures divided into plenary and parallel sessions in the various subspecialties. We are very proud to be hosting a large number of distinguished, world-renowned international guest speakers and leaders from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT), AFICARDIO (French-Israeli Association in Cardiology) and many more.
According to the attendees' request, we will supplement the 2019 meeting with additional educational sessions, some novel collaborative sessions and we will continue the tradition of conducting a unique session of women in cardiology and dedicated sessions for the trainees.
While oral presentations may be presented in English or Hebrew, the plenary joint sessions of the Israel Heart Society with the international associations will be held in English and will include cutting-edge lectures on the latest advances in cardiology. Posters will be presented in English.
An interesting exhibition of innovative devices and pharmaceutical companies will be presented in the exhibit hall within the convention site.
The meeting will take place in Tel-Aviv, a lively city combining modern facilities in a Mediterranean style. The meeting venue is located at the David Intercontinental Hotel, facing the wonderful promenade of the Tel Aviv beach.
We therefore welcome you to submit your abstracts by December 31, 2018 and join us at this exciting conference combining high quality basic and clinical research, innovative technologies in a unique and friendly scientific atmosphere.
We do hope that you will take the opportunity to participate in this esteemed scientific meeting and look forward to welcoming you on a wonderful visit to Israel in 2019.
Ran Kornowski, MD, FACC, FESC Ronen Rubinshtein, MD, FACC, FESC
President Secretary General & Treasurer
Israel Heart Society
Ehud Raanani, MD Erez Kachel, MD Amit Korach, MD
Chairman Secretary Treasurer
Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery