Advanced Program at a Glance

Sunday, October 28, 2018

17:00-19:30 Registration

19:30 Get Together Reception

Monday, October 29, 2018

07:00-08:30 - Registration & Refreshment
HallHall A
Innovations Summit
Hall B
AF –Various Aspects of Invasive Approach,
Heart and Brain
Hall C
Innovative Therapies in HF & Live Case Presentation
 Hall D
Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death, Joint Sessions
 Hall E

Allied Professionals

08:30-10:00From Idea to FruitionPersistent & Long Term Persistent AF Medical and Device Therapy in HF - State of the Art and the Future Primary Prevention of SCD in Ischemic & Nonischemic CardiomyopathyImplantable DevicesGuided Posters Session
10:00-10:20Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
 10:20-11:50Technology Parade 1

Heart and Brain: Session #1
NOACs around the Time of AF Ablation and Device Placement                          

MERIT MEDICAL: “Learn to Enjoy CRT: The interventional Approach to Device Implantation” -  Live Case Symposium

The J Wave Syndromes as a Cause of Sudden Cardiac Death. Lankenau Institute & Israel
Heart Society Symposium 

Mapping and AblationGuided Posters Session
 11:50-12:10 Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters                                                                                       
 12:10-14:00Plenary Session (14th IDSS Opening, keynote lectures)
Noninvasive Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia Guided by Electrocardiographic Imaging -
Y. Rudy, St. Louis, MO, USA

 New Technologies 
14:00-15:40MEDTRONIC -  Luncheon Satellite symposium: “Ablations Present, Future & Beyond” BIOTRONIK - Luncheon Satellite symposium:
“A Wholehearted Solution: Novel Technology for Heart Failure”
BIOSENSE WEBSTER - Luncheon Satellite Symposium: “Biophysics of RF Ablation and New Ablation Modalities to Optimize Energy Delivery in AF Ablation”   Lunch 
15:50-17:20Technology Parade 2Heart and Brain: Session #2AF: Controversy in Invasive ApproachesAbstracts sessionFellow’s CompetitionPosters 
17:20-17:40 Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters
17:40-19:00Technology Parade 3TBATBATBATBA 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

07:00-16:00 - Registration 
07:00-08:30 - Refreshment
HallHall A
Mini – Courses #1-2
Biotronik International Fellow's Program

#1 ECG
#2 Cardiac Anatomy
Hall B
Mini – Courses #3-5 
New Concepts for Management Atrial & Ventricular Arrhythmias

Hall C
Mini – Course #6: Lead Extraction 
Mini – Course #7:  CRT -  Optimal Use


 08:30-10:30Session #1: ECG Pearls  Mini-course #3: AF Ablation  Mini-course #6: Lead Extraction
Session #1: Management of CIED Infections and Remnant Hardware
 10:30-10:50Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters
 10:50-12:50Session #2: Electrophysiology Review Mini-course #4 – Current State of LAA Occlusion Session #2: Making Lead Extraction Safer and Nightmare Cases  Guided Posters Session
 13:40-15:40Session #3: Device Therapy & Technology- Concepts & CasesMini-course #5: VT Ablation & Complications of Ablation
Session #1: VT Ablation
Mini-course #7: CRT - Optimal Use 
 15:40-16:00Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters
 16:00-19:00Mini – Course #2: Cardiac Anatomy-Wet Lab Workshop


16:00-17:50 Session #2:     
VT Ablation

Abstracts Session   

17:50-19:00 Session #3: Complications of Catheter Ablation

 20:00Presidents Dinner (optional)

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

07:00-08:15 Medtronic Breakfast Symposium: Meet with Emerging Leaders 

Hall A

Hall B
Educational Sessions 
Hall C
Pediatric Cardiology 
 Hall D
Physical Activity& Heart Diseases
 08:30-10:00Ablation of VT in Ischemic CMPHis Bundle Pacing-Workshop with Experts: Session#1- When, What and How To?
Sudden Death in ChildrenCardiac Response to Exercise: The Good and the Bad.Guided Posters Session
 10:00-10:20Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters 
 10:20-11:50Severe LV Dysfunction and VT

His Bundle Pacing-Workshop with Experts: Session#2- Is it Better than Conventional Pacing? Interventional Treatment of Arrhythmias  Physical Activity for Subjects with Heart ConditionsGuided Posters Session
11:50-12:10Coffee Break and Visit at the Exhibition & Posters 
 12:10-13:40Heart and Brain - Session#3                                   Leadless Pacemaker -Workshop with ExpertsDiagnosis and Treatment of Cardiac ArrhythmiasPPE – The Endless Discussion  
13:50-15:40ABBOTT/ST JUDE/ GAMIDA - Luncheon Satellite symposium: "Latest Trends in EP Ablation and Mapping Technology"Luncheon Satellite symposium: TBA



Case Studies: Joint Session of Pediatric and Sport Physicians


Meet the Experts: Autonomic Disturbances in Athletes, Young, and Elderly