European Society of Cardiology (ESC) - XXIV Congress, Berlin 2002 (ESC 2002)

Venue: Messe Berlin

Location: Berlin,

Event Date/Time: Aug 31, 2002 End Date/Time: Sep 04, 2002
Registration Date: Jul 31, 2002
Early Registration Date: May 31, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 14, 2002
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It is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the European Society of Cardiology's Annual Congress 2002, which will be held in Berlin,Germany from August 31 to September 4, 2002.

It is a privilege for the ESC to organise its Annual Congress in the new capital of Germany with its excellent facilities for congress and accommodation.

The ESC Congress 2002 will address the latest advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease in plenary sessions and symposia, debates, Hot Line sessions, abstract sessions, Featured Research and How-to sessions. Symposia will be organised by the Working Groups of the ESC and Satellite symposia will again be organised by the Industry. The Focus sessions and Congress Highlights session will return and are now recognised as an integral part of the annual scientific programme.

A special emphasis will be given to Clinical Cardiology and Basic Science related to the cardiovascular system and cardiovascular disease, in close collaboration with several European organisations of scientists.

At the congress more than 25 sessions will be organized simultaneously to meet the needs of a wide range of cardiologists, other physicians and scientists, nurses, technicians and other persons interested in cardiovascular disease who will be attending the congress.

The ESC Congress 2002 incorporates one of the largest pharmaceutical and device industry expositions pertaining to cardiovascular health and care.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Berlin.

Maarten L. Simoons
President of the ESC


Messe Berlin GmbH
Messedamm 22
contact: Sigrid Gwiasda
14055 Berlin

tel. : +49 30 30 38 30 48
fax. : +49 30 30 38 30 32
e-mail :

The European Heart House
2035 Route des Colles - Les Templiers
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Events - Calendar:
ESC On-line Services (Preliminary Programme, Abstract Submission, Registration, Hotel Reservation) December 2001

Preliminary Programme December 2001

Abstract submission deadline February 14, 2002

Pre-registration (reduced fee) May 31, 2002

Advance Programme May 2002

Advance Hotel Reservation July 1, 2002

Final Programme – on-line & paper version July 2002

Pre-registration July 31, 2002


The On-Line Abstract Submission Service will be available on the ESC Website as from December 2001. (

We strongly recommend the on-line submission process, which is user-friendly, confidential, secure, time saving and convenient.

Paper copies of the abstract forms will be provided on request. The deadline for abstracts is February 14, 2002.

Deadline for pre-registration (reduced fee) is May 31, 2002

The ESC will handle the hotel accommodation. The Berlin Tourismus Marketing GmbH has been appointed as the local agent to act as liaison between the ESC and the hotels. All requests for rooms should be directed to the ESC.

Preliminary Programme:
The ESC 2002 Preliminary Programme, the registration and hotel reservation forms will be available by December 2001.

Further Information:
See the ESC Website


Messe Berlin
Messedamm 22, 14055