Dear Friends and Colleagues,
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the International Congress of Echocardiography (“ECHO of the White Nights-2015”), to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, September 17-19, 2015.
The Congress will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in echocardiography in the assessment of valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathy. The use of echocardiography in the cath lab and the operating room, the use of contrast echocardiography in clinical practice, as well as the use of other imaging techniques in the diagnosis of heart disease will also be discussed in the Congress. In addition, workshops and round tables will be organized which will provide education in all practical aspects of echocardiography.
Many distinguished cardiologists and specialists in the field of echocardiography have agreed to join the faculty participating in this Congress. The plenary sessions and symposia will cover lectures and other scientific presentations. A special separate session will be devoted to poster presentations.
You can see the list of invited lectures and lectures which will be presented during the Congress on our website.
We assure you that the Congress will be a major scientific event and hope you will participate actively by presenting your research and other educational material.
Your interactions with your colleagues from different countries will help stimulate a creative exchange of ideas which could be useful to you personally.
We look forward to your active participation in the International Congress of Echocardiography in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, St. Petersburg in Russia.
Navin C. Nanda, M.D., FISCU(D), D.Sc(Hon), FACC, FAHA
President, International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Maria Prokudina, M.D., Ph.D.
President, International Foundation for Development of Medical Science and Education "Healthy Heart"
20th World Congress on Heart Disease, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 25-27, 2015
In cooperation with the International Academy of Cardiology