Word of Introduction

Due to the Ministry of Health Care regulation, all group events where over 30 people are present.are forbidden, which includes the events organized by the Czech Society of Cardiology. The Annual Congress of the Czech Society of Cardiology will be postponed to a later date and you will be informed at the web pages. Current information and information on any postponements will be added as needed.

Thanks for understanding.

Dear ladies and gentlemen, dear members of the Czech Society of Cardiology, dear guests,

We would like to invite you to the XXVIIIth Annual Congress of the Czech Society of Cardiology with an international participation, which will be held on September 13-16, 2020, again in the premises of the Brno Exhibition Ground. The professional part of the Congress will be traditionally composed mainly of blocks proposed by associations and work groups of our society. However, a significant part will be formed by blocks with scientific presentations of the participants; as usual, the deadline for their submission will be January 10, 2020. The program will again feature sections compiled by friendly specialist societies involved in the care of patients with cardiovascular diseases.

More interactive sections should appear in the programme, as we very much desire a greater involvement of all participants. Naturally, blocks designed primarily for young cardiologists in pre-attestation preparation will be included as well. Additionally, there should be a rich participation of foreign guests.

It is not possible to physically attend all interesting presentations and blocks in the course of the Congress. Therefore, we are preparing access to the presentations, which will be found at the CSC website in the section Kardio365 with their authors’ permission. We are also preparing richer media coverage of the entire congress and we will be happy if you can help and provide feedback on how you perceive it.

Also this year we will seek maximum use of electronic media including an innovated electronic program. For those of you who do not favour this trend, the printed program will still be available in a limited amount. However, we would be happy if the use of electronic media prevailed, with respect to the economical and ecological burden.

As traditionally, the entire congress will be spiced with other activities, such as Jiří Toman Cardio Run, with new categories this year.

We thank all those who will be actively involved in the preparation of the Congress and we firmly believe that its programme will be of interest to you. We are looking forward to meeting you in Brno.

 

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Prof. MUDr. Aleš Linhart, DrSc, FESC. FCMA
Chairman of the Czech Society of Cardiology
Chairman of the Program Committe

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Prof. MUDr. Miloš Táborský, CSc, FESC, MBA
Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Venue

Premises of BVV Trade Fairs Brno, a.s.
Výstaviště 1
647 00 Brno
Halls A and E

 

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Hall A

  • rooms Rotunda, Morava
  • Agora Hub
  • Slide-room (Central Speaker's Service Center) - next to Room Morava
  • company expositions (hall A1)
  • dining room for lunch and coffee breaks (hall A2)
  • restaurant (hall A3) - lunch for companies and VIP guests
  • Café (hall A2)

Hall E

  • REGISTRATION (2nd floor)
  • rooms Praha, Brno, Plzeň, Hradec Králové, Olomouc, poster doctor section, poster nurse section, and poster technical section
  • central dining room for lunch (groundfloor of Hall E)
  • café - foyer of room Praha
  • coffee break (groundfloor of Hall E)
  • Slide-room (1st floor)

Parking

  • Expoparking – a roofed parking garage opposite Holiday Inn Hotel, price for the complete congress time – 420 Czk. Exchange the parking ticket for a permanent ticket in the congress registration. This will allow you to leave and enter the garage as many times as you need during the entire congress. In the case of a shorter parking it is more convenient to pay the hourly rate (15 Czk/hour) directly in the parking lot.
  • The other areas outside the exhibition grounds are in the property of Brno Council and the city is entitled to a fee of 150 Czk a day. 

Free entrance to the exhibition grounds
(the card can be ordered and paid for in advance - it will be sent by mail - or it can be purchased at the registration)

  • For the entire congress – 650 Czk (allows you to drive your car inside the exhibition grounds during the congress; your car needs to be parked outside the grounds at night)
  • For one day – 350 Czk

Wifi connection

In the registration (2nd floor, Hall E), it is possible to use wifi, network KARDIO2020, password "cksregistrace", in the other congress areas there is the network: KARDIO2020, password “kongreskardio”

Accompanying program

The opening ceremony

Sunday, September 13, 2020, 7 p.m., room Rotunda, hall A

Program

  • Welcome
  • Awarding CSC Honorary Membership
  • Awarding Libenský Gold Medals
  • Awards for lifetime contribution to cardiology
  • The Agnes of Bohemia Award - Nurse of the Year 2019
  • Ceremonial Speech of the XXVIIIth Annual Congress

The ceremonial speech and the award ceremony are followed by a banquet in hall A1, all the registered can enter free of charge - only with a name tag, tickets need not be ordered.


Czech Society of Cardiology Gala Evening

Tuesday, September 15, 8 p.m., hall A2

Ticket price 500 Czk – tickets to be ordered online in the congress menu

Entrance is permitted on the basis of a presented ticket. If you register for a ticket online at CSC web pages, collect it on September 15, 12 o’clock at latest; then they will be sold to others. The number of tickets ordered can be modified or cancelled until the online registration finishes (April 25) without any extra fees.

You can pay for the tickets together with the registration fee or separately, however, always state you registration number = the variable symbol.

Send your payments for the tickets to the Gala Evening by August 30; later payments will be collected on the spot, without any changes in the amount.

You can order the ticket at your congress web page in the online registration system.

The tickets to the Gala Evening shall be paid for by the participants themselves; it is not included in the registration fee and sponsor contributions from companies will not be used to cover the costs associated with the gala evening.


Jiří Toman Cardio Run/Cardio Walking

The traditional run will take place on Tuesday, September 15, starting at 6.45 a.m. in the Exhibition area. The start will be placed outside hall A1.

The registration for the run (electronic) will be available at this webpage during February.