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  • SA HEART: 4 – 7 October

    SA HEART: 4 – 7 October

    08:00 -17:00
    04-10-18-07-10-18

    Unnamed Road, Sun City, South Africa

    Unnamed Road, Sun City, South Africa

    Dear Colleagues, Industry partners and cardiovascular community members,

    The South Africa Heart Association® is pleased to announce the call for the 19th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association, back again at Sun City Convention Centre.

    We look forward to partnering with you at our annual meeting, which brings together professionals from all aspects of the cardiovascular community, to share knowledge and expertise, network with colleagues and faculty, and consider the future of cardiovascular medicine as we highlight the highlights of the past and current experience. Dr Iftikhar Ebrahim will be leading the scientific committee and Sun City will be our host for this exciting event.

    As our partners in industry and pharma, and beyond – we invite you to be part of this conference, as colleagues in the cardiovascular space, we encourage you to already register your interest for what will be a unique, exciting and cutting-edge event – What does the future hold for Cardiovascular disease in our country and continent?

    Let us work together for a great event- see you in October 2018!

    Professor Liesl Zühlke
    President, SA Heart®

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  • VASSA: – 17 – 20 October

    VASSA: – 17 – 20 October

    08:00 -17:00
    17-10-18-20-10-18

    1 Lagoon Gate Drive, Milnerton, Kaapstad, 7441, South Africa

    1 Lagoon Gate Drive, Milnerton, Kaapstad, 7441, South Africa

    Programme & Abstracts


    CALL FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS:
    To access the guidelines and submission instructions, please click on the following link : Call for Abstracts
    Abstracts are to be sent in Word format to Mande Bage at the following email: speakers@easternsun.co.za

    Please note the following deadline dates for presenters:

    25 June 2018                Deadline for Abstract submissions
    25 July 2018                 Feedback in terms of whether your submission has been accepted for inclusion in the 2018 Congress
    31 July 2018                 Registration and payment of registration fees to have been received by the Congress Secretariat
    17 – 20 October 2018    VASSA Congress

    PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME:

    Tuesday 16 October 2018

    VASSA Exco/Corporate Member Meeting 14h00-17h00
    VASSA Corporate Members Dinner 18h00

    Wednesday 17 October 2018

    Session 1: 13h00 – 15h00
    Combined VASSA / ESVS meeting
    Presidential address: James Tunnicliffe
    Tea: 15h00 – 15h30
    Session 2:15h30 – 17h30
    Carotid session
    Welcome Function: 18h00, Lagoon Beach Hotel & Conference centre

    Thursday 18 October 2018

    Breakfast session: 07h00 – 07h50

    Session 3:08h00 – 10h00
    PAD session
    Invited lecture: Koen Deloose
    Tea: 10h00 – 10h30
    Session 4:10h30 – 12h30
    Combined VASSA/ AACVTS meeting
    CJC Nel lecture: Bongani Mayosi
    Free paper session
    Lunch: 12h30 – 13h30
    Session 5: 13h30 – 15h30
    Abdominal aortic session
    VASSA invited lecture: Martin Björck
    Tea: 15h30 – 16h00
    Session 6:16h00 – 17h30
    Vascular Nursing, Vascular Technologists and Wound Care Symposium

    Presidential dinner: 19h00
    Venue: TBC

    Friday 19 October 2018

    Breakfast session: 07h00 – 07h50

    Session 7:08h00 – 09h30
    Chronic venous disorders session
    Tea: 09h30 – 10h00
    Session 8:10h00 -11h30
    Thoracic aortic session
    Invited lecture: Stephan Haulon
    Lunch: 11h30 – 12h30
    Session 9:12h30 – 14h00
    Renal; Mesenteric; Low frequency vascular disorders
    Tea: 14h00 – 14h30
    Session 10:14h30 – 16h00
    Vascular trauma
    Vascular access

    VASSA dinner: 19h00
    Venue: Lagoon Beach Hotel & Conference Centre

    Saturday 20 October 2018

    Breakfast session: 07h30 – 08h20

    Session 11:08h30 – 10h30
    Vascular training
    Private practice matters: Philip Matley
    Ethics and Vascular Surgery
    Tea: 10h30 – 11h00
    Session 12:11h00 – 12h30
    Peri-operative medicine & Vascular Surgery
    Invited lecture: Bruce Biccard
    Lunch: 12h30 – 13h30
    Session 13: 13h30 – 15h30
    Venous thrombo-embolism update
    Invited Lecture: TBC

    Close: 15h30

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