Swiss ESC Update
The annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology took place on 3rd September 2020. This medical conference is considered one of the leading events in cardiovascular medicine at global level. Since its establishment in 1948, the Society has had as its mission to reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease.
This online event went ahead with the support of the Swiss Society of Cardiology, medArt Basel, University Hospital Basel, and the Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine. The Congrex team liaised with these institutions to craft the event’s programme, which was delivered by renowned academics and cardiologists who work at some of the most prestigious hospitals in Switzerland.
The congress included presentations and discussion sessions covering topics related to the speciality of cardiology, such as heart disease, coronary syndromes, and electrophysiology. The programme was live-streamed and sessions were subsequently made available in podcast form.
The event included three scheduled breaks for participants to visit a virtual exhibition and network with sponsors. The first digital edition of Swiss ESC Update was a successful one, judging by the number of registrations, which on this occasion reached 500.