Dear colleagues, dear friends,
Let us invite you to the XXVth Annual Congress of the Czech Society of Cardiology, which will be traditionally held in Brno, on May 7–10, 2017. Our society makes the extraordinary effort to prepare and organize the Congress as we consider this event the most important part of our activities. Therefore, we will be extremely happy if the Congress is attended by as many as possible of our members as well as participants from among other scientific societies. We wish that the days you will spend in Brno during the annual CSC Congress are filled with lots of useful and practical information as well as pleasant social experiences as every year.
And as every year, we will be very happy if the Congress becomes a forum for the presentation of the results of our workplaces. For these reasons, we would like to ask you for the greatest possible active participation – the deadline for abstract registration is December 21, 2016!!, and again as in the past years it is to be done electrically through our registration online system www.kardio-cz.cz .
The program of the annual CSC Congress 2017 should be full of interactive problem-oriented sections, clear educational presentations, and practical information of "how to do it" character. The program will start early Sunday afternoon with now already traditional live broadcasts from selected workplaces. All work groups and newly formed CSC associations, together with the invited scientific medical societies, will be involved in the preparation of the professional program, program blocks of all sorts of formats with invited postgraduate presentations by our leading experts. These prepared program blocks should cover the entire range of modern cardiology as well as the associated diseases, and are the basis of a high professional level of postgraduate education, provided by the annual meeting to all its participants.
"The best of the Czech Cardiology" block will again publicly present the papers of Czech cardiologists that have been published in prestigious international journals. We will continue the tradition of the competition of young cardiologists, this time with a new format and a significant position in the Congress program.
It goes without saying that in the course of the Congress, it is not possible to physically attend all presentations and blocks. Therefore, we have prepared for you the access to the presentations on the CSC website, with authors' consents. The access will be permitted starting on July 1, 2017. Then you will be able to see them any time.
We sincerely hope that we will be able, with your cooperation, to prepare a highly pleasant framework for this most important scientific and educational forum. We are looking forward to your participation.
Prof. MUDr. Jiří Vítovec, CSc
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Prof. MUDr. Miloš Táborský, CSc, FESC, MBA
Chairman of the Czech Society of Cardiology
Prof. MUDr. Aleš Linhart, DrSc, FESC. FCMA
Chairman of the Program Committee