Programme

MAIN STAGE

* English to Polish simultaneous interpretation will be available at the Main Stage. 

WORKSHOPS  &  NETWORKING

October 11, 2024      /      Friday

MAIN STAGE

* English to Polish simultaneous interpretation will be available at the Main Stage. 

13:50 – 15:10

Young Hearts at Risk:
Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in young adults

Chair:
Aleksander Prejbisz

Panel:
Agata Bielecka-Dąbrowa


Global burden of cardiovascular disease in young adults

Bartosz Hudzik


Assessment of lifetime cardiovascular risk

Erin D. Michos


Novel preventive and medical interventions in CVD management


Novel interventional approaches to CVD

15:10 – 16:00
Break

16:00 – 17:20

Integrative Strategies in Cardiology:
Bridging antithrombotic therapy and frailty across the lifespan

Chair:
Bartosz Hudzik

Panel:
Jelena Celutkiene


Beyond aspirin: the evolution of non-aspirin antiplatelet strategies in coronary artery disease

Mamas Mamas


Frailty across ages: from young adults to the elderly in cardiovascular care

Izabella Uchmanowicz


Strategies for the reversal of novel oral anticoagulants in emergency situations, including the latest reversal agents and protocols

Loreta Kallirroi Kalantzi


Minimally invasive valve repairs in frail patients: Selecting antithrombotic agents for percutaneous aortic and mitral interventions

Robert J. Gil

17:20 – 17:40
Break

17:40 – 19:00

Cardiometabolic Crossroads in Young Adults:
Prevention, intervention, and management

Chair:
Bartosz Hudzik, Mamas Mamas

Panel:
Maciej Banach, Piotr Dobrowolski, Aleksander Prejbisz


Overweight/obesity – a growing risk factor of CVD

Zbigniew Siudak


Prediabetes and diabetes mellitus – global pandemic in young adults

Carmen Moldovan


Hypertension – a global pandemic

Biljana Parapid


Hypertension – interventional treatment

Kyriakos Dimitriadis


Hypercholesterolemia

Pierre Sabouret

WORKSHOPS  &  NETWORKING

8:30 – 13:30
Hands-on Workshop I

Crack-the-calcium – from diagnosis to management of the calcified lesions

Sponsored sessions

8:30 – 13:30
Hands-on Workshop II

From baseline to residual risk – imaging, lipids and inflammation – how to estimate CV risk in an integrated way

Sponsored sessions

13:30 – 14:00
Break

14:00 – 15:00

Pacjent w centrum – zdrowe serce przez całe życie, od profilaktyki do leczenia

Sesja z udziałem przedstawicieli organizacji pacjenckich oraz przedstawicieli instytucji działających w zakresie opieki zdrowotnej.

Tematyka poświęcona kompleksowemu podejściu do zdrowia serca, które stawia pacjenta w centrum uwagi. W trakcie sesji omawiane będą kluczowe aspekty profilaktyki chorób sercowo-naczyniowych, nowoczesnych metod diagnostycznych oraz najnowszych osiągnięć w leczeniu chorób serca i naczyń. Sesja ma na celu wskazać, jak prawidłowo zarządzać zarówno ryzykiem, jak i chorobą sercowo-naczyniową na każdym etapie życia, rozpoczynając od najmłodszych lat oraz podkreślić znaczenie współpracy pacjenta z zespołem medycznym w dążeniu do optymalnych wyników zdrowotnych.

  • Sesja z udziałem przedstawicieli organizacji pacjenckich i przedstawicieli instytucji działających w zakresie opieki zdrowotnej.
  • Zarządzanie ryzykiem oraz chorobami sercowo-naczyniowymi na każdym etapie życia
  • Pacjent w centrum zespołu medycznego – klucz do sukcesu
  • Współpraca z organizacjami pacjenckimi i decydentami w zakresie edukacji i szeroko rozumianej profilaktyki
  • Profilaktyka jako kluczowa interwencja, żeby zachować zdrowie

Patient at the Center – A Healthy Heart for Life, from Prevention to Treatment

A session with representatives from patient organizations and institutions involved in healthcare. The session will focus on a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular health, placing the patient at the center. Key aspects of cardiovascular disease prevention, modern diagnostic methods, and the latest advancements in the treatment of heart and vascular diseases will be discussed. The session aims to demonstrate how to effectively manage both cardiovascular risk and disease at every stage of life, starting from a young age. It will also emphasize the importance of patient collaboration with the medical team to achieve optimal health outcomes.

  • A session with representatives from patient organizations and institutions involved in healthcare.
  • Managing cardiovascular risk and diseases at every stage of life
  • Patient at the center of the medical team – the key to success
  • Collaboration with patient organizations and decision-makers in education and comprehensive prevention
  • Prevention as a key intervention to maintain health

15:00 – 15:10
Break

October 12, 2024      /      Saturday

MAIN STAGE

09:00 – 10:20

Bridging the Gap:
Innovative strategies in ischemic heart disease management

Panel:
Marta Kałużna-Oleksy, Ekaterini Lambrinou, Jacek Legutko


MI in young adults and remature ASCVD – similarities and differences


MINOCA and SCAD

Mirvat Alasnag


ANOCA/INOCA


Standard and novel approaches to interventional treatment

Michał Hawranek

10:20 – 10:40

Opening Ceremony

10:40 – 12:00

Navigating the Beat:
Cardiac arrhythmias in the XXI century – from the young to the old

Chair:
Cecilia Linde, Jens Cosedis Nielsen, Radoslaw Lenarczyk

Panel:
Piotr Buchta, Marcin Grabowski, Ewa Jędrzejczyk-Patej, Michał Mazurek


Does age determine response to cardiac resynchronisation therapy?

Cecilia Linde


Conduction system pacing today – for whom and how?

Jens Cosedis Nielsen


Sudden cardiac death in young athletes – how to assess risk, how to prevent?

Michał Mazurek


Changing epidemiology of atrial fibrillation in the 21st century

Marcin Grabowski

12:00 – 12:20
Break

12:20 – 13:40

Reviving the Heart:
Breakthroughs in understanding and treating heart failure

Chair:
Jelena Celutkiene

Panel:
Lynne Hinterbuchner, Jacek Niedziela, Robert Zymliński


Diagnosis and treatment advanced and end-stage HF in young adults


Prevention and treatment of cardiotoxicity of anticancer therapies

Sebastian Szmit


The role of genetic testing in modern cardiomyopathy management

Tadeusz Osadnik


Hyperthrophic cardiomyopathy from asymptomatic condition to sudden cardiac death

13:40 – 14:40
Lunch

14:40 – 16:00

Call for action: Prevention&Intervention AMI in women

16:00 – 16:20
Break

16:20 – 17:40
Women in Cardiology Symposium

Empowering Her Heart:
Strategies for combatting cardiovascular diseases in women

Chair:
Vijay Kunadian

Panel:
Stephane Manzo-Silberman, Antonia Sambola

Pregnancy and reproductive risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women


Current recommendations for menopausal hormone therapy and contraception – the relationship with CVD health outcomes and risks


Innovations in cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment for women

Stephane Manzo-Silberman


Challenges in everyday practice for patients and women practitioners – togetHER

17:40 – 18:00
Break

18:00 – 19:20

Enduring Hearts:
Mastering the management of congenital and acquired valvular conditions

Chair:
Dariusz Dudek

Panel:
Mirvat Alasnag, Michał Hawranek


GUCH (Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease) – intervention and prevention

Agnieszka Bartczak-Rutkowska


Aortic valve stenosis


Mitral valve regurgitation


Prevention of infective endocarditis


Valvular heart diseases – TAVI, edge-to-edge in young population – different indications?

Zenon Huczek

WORKSHOPS  &  NETWORKING

8:30 – 11:15
Workshop III 

Striking the Balance – Mastering Antithrombotic Therapy: A guide to balancing bleeding and ischemic risks

Sponsored sessions

11:15 – 11:25
Break

11:25 – 12:40
Networking session for all healthcare professionals

Women Leadership – how to overcome the barriers: mentoring, advocating, sponsoring – togetHER. Development of personal and professional skills in the field of leadership in healthcare.


Join the WIC session to learn how to improve personal skills in the field of leadership in healthcare and to advance into leadership positions in various medical and healthcare professions and to support more women physicians to work with industry and how to strengthen the message regarding diversity, equity and inclusion in cardiology world.

12:40 – 12:55
Break

12:55 – 14:40
Workshop IV 

Optimizing Outcomes: The role of physiology and imaging in enhancing percutaneous coronary intervention safety & efficacy

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Sponsored sessions

14:40 – 15:25
Break

15:25 – 17:40
Workshop V 

Imaging the Heart: Mastering the art of valvular disease diagnosis

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Sponsored sessions

17:40 – 17:55
Break

17:55 – 19:30
Networking session

Connect not separate – the role of women in the generation gap

October 13, 2024      /      Sunday

MAIN STAGE

09:00 – 09:30

Clinical Trials 2024 Wrap-up

Davide Capodanno
Vijay Kunadian

09:30 – 10:50

Cardiovascular Care Compass:
Navigating 2024 ESC Guidelines

Chair:
Davide Capodanno, Vijay Kunadian

Panel:
Michał Hawranek, Bartosz Hudzik, Izabella Uchmanowicz


Arterial hypertension

Aleksander Prejbisz


Atrial fibrillation (AF)


Chronic coronary syndromes

Davide Capodanno


Peripheral arterial and aortic disease

Marta Kałużna-Oleksy

10:50 – 11:10
Break

11:10 – 12:30

Heart in Motion:
The power of physical activity in cardiovascular health


Pushing the boundaries: is there a peak threshold for physical activity?

Ekaterini Lambrinou


Starting line: establishing minimum physical activity levels across lifespan

Anna Brzęk


Endurance or risk? The reality of marathons and young athletes’ heart health


Heart recovery pathways: Tailoring exercise prescription for young adults with cardiovascular disease

Michael Papadakis


A new start: considerations for physical activity in heart transplant patients

Edyta Smolis-Bąk

12:30 – 12:50
Break

12:50 – 14:10

Lifesaving to Life-Changing:
from acute cardiac care to lifetime management

Chair:
Robert J. Gil, Marta Kałużna-Oleksy

Panel:
Michał Hawranek, Antonia Sambola


Peripartum cardiomyopathy


Acute myocarditis


AMI cardiogenic shock

Marek Gierlotka


Strategies for circulatory support

Wiktor Kuliczkowski

14:10 – 14:20
Break

14:20 – 15:40

Gender of the Heart: Exploring cardiovascular health across the gender spectrum

Chair:
Michael Papadakis

Panel:
Michał Hawranek, Bartosz Hudzik, Marta Kałużna-Oleksy, Izabella Uchmanowicz


Introduction to cardiovascular health in transgender and nonbinary populations

Erin D. Michos


Effects of gender-affirming hormone therapy on cardiovascular system


Clinical management of cardiovascular disease in transgender patients


Building inclusive cardiovascular health programs

15:40 – 16:40
Lunch

CASE  CORNER  &  NETWORKING

9:30 – 10:30
Women’s health case corner

Sex-specific risk factors & disorders

Cases cantered around comprehensive management of sex-specific risk factors and disorders addressing strategies for preventing CVD

10:30 – 10:45
Break

10:45 – 12:05

Breathing Life:
Understanding pulmonary circulation


Hereditary and acquired prothrombotic states – diagnosis and management

Bartosz Hudzik


Acute pulmonary embolism – when to treat invasively


Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) – medical and interventional treatment

Marcin Kurzyna


Pulmonary hypertension and HF

12:05 – 12:15
Break

12:15 – 13:15
Women’s health case corner

Cardiometabolic diseases

Cases focused on: Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, Obesity, Hypertension

13:15 – 13:30
Break

13:30 – 14:30
Women’s health case corner

Coronary artery disease

Cases focused on: ANOCA, INOCA, MINOCA, SCAD

14:30 – 14:45
Break

14:45 – 15:45
Women’s health case corner

Aortic valve stenosis

Cases focused on diagnosis and treatment of aortic valve stenosis