Welcome Note

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organising Committee, it is my great pleasure to officially invite you to join the 4th European Section Meeting of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS-ES) in Pécs, Hungary. The Symposium is scheduled to September 28-30, 2017, the year of the 650th anniversary of Pecs University’s foundation.

To commemorate this prominent occasion, IACS-ES symposium will be held parallel to the annual meetings of the Prevention and Rehabilitation Fraction of the Hungarian Cardiology Society, the Hungarian Stroke Society, the Hungarian Society for Angiology and Vascular Surgery, and the Hungarian Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Society. The joint event will feature parallel sessions and joint plenary sessions providing a real translational medicine forum with the expected participation of 500+ clinicians.

Besides featuring the 2nd Naranjan Dhalla Honorary lecture, the meeting will feature basic science and clinical session of following topics

  • Recent progress in experimental cardioprotection
  • Controversies in the cardiac pacemaker function
  • Gender and cardiac pathophysiology
  • Comorbidities leading to cardial damage
  • Sudden death in top athletes


The meeting will feature basic scientific and clinical sessions, including lectures of invited speakers and free oral communications selected from the submitted abstracts. We would like to provide opportunities for number of younger investigators to discuss their latest results in both oral and poster presentations.

In addition to high quality science, the organisers wish to provide a friendly atmosphere in Pecs in the Kodaly Centre, where cultural programmes will be available.


I hope to see you in Pécs.


Ferenc Gallyas Jr.
​President of the Organising Committee

Important Dates

Abstract submission:10/08/2017
Dispatch from abstract selection:from 30/06/2017 upon receicing it
Early registration:10/08/2017
Congress date:28-30/09/2017



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