GREETINGS

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
The 65th Annual conference of the Israel Heart Society in association with the Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery will take place at the Convention Center of the David Inter-Continental Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel on April 24-25, 2018.

The upcoming meeting will combine original scientific contributions and invited talks divided into plenary and parallel sessions in the various subspecialties of cardiovascular medicine. We are also proud to host large number of distinguished, world-renowned international guest speakers and leaders from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT), AFICARDIO (French-Israeli Association in Cardiology) and UK-Israeli joint session.

According to the attendees' request, we will supplement the 2018 meeting with additional educational sessions, some novel collaborative sessions and we will continue the tradition of conducting a unique session of women in cardiology and dedicated sessions for the trainees.

While oral presentations may be presented in English or Hebrew, the plenary joint sessions of the Israel Heart Society with the joint international sessions will be spoken in English and will include cutting-edge lectures on the latest advances in cardiology. Poster will be presented in English.
A detailed program including both invited and local speakers is available, for details click here.
An interesting exhibition of innovative devices and pharmaceutical companies will be presented in the exhibit hall within the convention site.

The meeting will take place in Tel-Aviv, a lively city combining modern facilities in a Mediterranean style. The meeting venue is located at David Intercontinental Hotel, facing the wonderful promenade of the Tel Aviv beach.
We therefore welcome you to submit your abstracts by December 31, 2017 and to join us at this exciting conference combining high quality basic and clinical research, innovative technologies in a unique and friendly scientific atmosphere.

We do hope that you will take the opportunity to participate in this esteemed scientific meeting and look forward to welcoming you on a wonderful visit to Israel in 2018.

Ran Kornowski, President     Ronen Rubinshtein, Secretary General & Treasurer

Israel Heart Society

Ehud Raanani, Chairman     Erez Kachel, Secretary   Amit Korach, Treasurer

Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery