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7th Annual International Brano Heart Failure Forum 2014

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Title: 7th Annual International Brano Heart Failure Forum 2014
Specialty: , Cardiology
Dates: From Sep, 17, 2014 to Sep, 20, 2014
Location: Opatija, CROATIA
Type: Meeting
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Hotel Remisens Premium Ambasador *

OPATIJA, CROATIA
The Remisens Premium Hotel Ambasador has congress offerings to rival any in Croatia.
Room Ambasador can serve as a banquet facility for up to 525 people and can hold close to 1,000 for meetings and conferences.The hall is flexible and can be divided into six smaller rooms for more private gatherings. Each room is complete with internet access and technology.It is also possible to organize receptions, parties and outdoor events near the pool or in the garden. Within easy reach of many airports and major cities and with 50 years experience organizing professional outings, Remisens Premium Hotel Ambasador Opatija is top choice for your business.

CONGRESS FACILITIES

  • Ambasador: 525 places, for meetings up to 1000 persons

MEETING ROOMS

  • Magnolia: 120 places
  • Mimosa I: 24 places
  • Mimosa II: 24 places
  • Kamelia I: 55 + 55 places
  • Kamelia II: 55 places
  • Lovor I: 40 places
  • Orhidea - exhibition area
  • rooms and terraces for receiving and cocktails

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  • equipment and devices (available for rent)
  • F & B offer
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Welcome message:

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Welcome to the 7th annual Brano Heart Failure Forum. It is our honour and pleasure to invite you to attend this important educational program.

At this year's conference, world – renowed leaders in the field of advanced heart failure will present a variety of treatment options for end stage heart failure, including state – of – the – art medical therapy, heart transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support.

Precongress events:

1. Mecanical Circulatory Support for Cardiologists 
    (one day Course with international faculty)

2. VAD, TAH and ECMO Forum for Perfusionists and Nurses 
    (one day Course with USA and European faculty; practical demonstrations of various devices on site) 

3. Transplant and VAD Coordination – Eurotransplant and USA Experience 
    (for transplant coordinators) 

4. MID & Southeastern HFF Forum

 

Sincerely,

Program Directors

Igor D. Gregoric, M.D., FACC
Bojan Vrtovec, M.D., Ph.D.
Zeljko Sutlic, M.D., Ph. D.
Rajko Radovancevic, M.D.

Speakers/Faculty:

Ahn, Henrik
Androcec, Vesna
Arabia, Francisco
Baric, Davor
Banach, Maciej 
Birks, Emma J.
Borisov, Konstantin
Borovic, Sasa
Bracey, Arthur
Buja, Maximillian
Cemerlic, Adjic Nada
De Mol, Bass
Dembitsky, Walter
Demirozu, Zumrut
Diez, Jose G.
Dudek, Dariusz
Dziatkowiak, Antoni J. 
El-Banayosy, Aly
Frazier, OH
Gregoric, Igor
Grodzicki, Tomasz
Hunt, Sharon

Jankowska, Ewa
Kalarus, Zbigniew 
Kerman, Ronald
Knezevic, Ivan
Kobashigawa, Jon
Kozelj, Mirta
Lahpor, Jaap
Legutko, Jacek
Long, James
Lönn, Urban
Majewski, Jacek
Malyszko, Jolanta 
Matthias, Loebe
Myers, Timothy
Nedelcu, Elena G 
Nelson, Karl
Nguyen, Nghia Andy 
Potapov, Evgenij
Radovancevic, Rajko
Ramasubbu, Kumudha
Rega, Filip

Richard, W. Smalling
Ruhparwar, Arjan
Segura, Ana Marija
Smart, Frank W.
Stępińska, Janina
Sun, Benjamin C.
Sutlic, Zeljko
Tavciovski, Dragan
Taylor, David O.
Tendera, Michael
Torre-Amione, Guillermo
Trifunovic, Zoran
Tuzun, Egemen
Ulrich, P. Jorde
Undas, Anetta
Vasiljevic, Zorana
Vega, J. David
Vrtovec, Bojan
Wasler, Andrae
Westaby, Stephen
Zembala, Marian

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Accommodation
Accommodation:

PACKAGE 1 / Transfers NOT included

Hotel Arrival Date Departure Date Rate (VAT 25% included)
Hotel Ambasador 5* 17.09.2014. 20.09.2014. 790,00 EUR
Villa Ambasador 4 * 16./17.09.2014. 19./20.09.2014. 760,00 EUR

Rate includes: 3 halfboards with lunches in single room, city and visitor tax, 5 coffee breaks and welcome reception on September 18th.

Addittional cost for spouse
Hotel Ambasador 5*: 315,00 EUR* / Villa Ambasador 4*: 300,00 EUR
*The rate for spouse does not include admission to scientific sessions and coffee breaks

 

PACKAGE 2 / Transfers included*

Hotel Arrival Date Departure Date Rate (VAT 25% included)
Hotel Ambasador 5* 17.09.2014. 20.09.2014. 890,00 EUR
Villa Ambasador 4 * 16./17.09.2014. 19./20.09.2014. 860,00 EUR

Rate includes: 3 halfboards with lunches in single room (16.-19.09.2014. or 17.-20.09.2014.), city and visitor tax, 5 coffee breaks, welcome  reception on September 18th and transfers airport-hotel in Opatija-airport (*only from airports Zagreb, Ljubljana, Pula and Trieste).

Addittional cost for spouse
Hotel Ambasador 5*: 315,00 EUR* / Villa Ambasador 4*: 300,00 EUR
*The rate for spouse does not include admission to scientific sessions and coffee breaks

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NO REGISTRATION FEE*
*Applies only for the participants with the accommodation package. 
Participants without accommodation package please contact "Spektar putovanja" travel agency atbrano2014@spektar-holidays.hr.

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Submission Info

Deadline for e-posters  submission: July 15th, 2014

E-Poster Presentations

Please be advised that no actual poster will be on display on boards, but authors will have 3 minutes at disposal for a short oral presentation, with 3 jpg slides with the following technical features:

  • format: JPG
  • resolution: 96 dpi
  • width: 1024 pixels
  • height: 675 pixels
  • orientation: Horizontal
  • recommended font size: 12 pt

There will be one dedicated room equipped with a screen, projector and computer, supervised by technical staff. Should you have any problems with JPG files creation please send your posters as PowerPoint slides. They will then be converted to demanded file.

Poster presenters are requested to make financial disclosure and potential conflicts of interest regarding their current poster presentation at the bottom of their poster.  

Instructions for Printed Posters
Dimensions of your poster should be A0 Poster size – 118.9 cm (height) x 84.1 cm (width) in portrait orientation.

Design your poster layout in the following sections: 

  • Title
  • Author(s)
  • Address (at upper edge, across the width of whole poster)
  • Purpose
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Declaration of interest (mandatory)

The title should be emphasized by the use of boldface type. When displayed the letters used should not be smaller than 15 mm. The subtitle should be printed in the same kind of lettering, but semibold and not less than 10 mm high when displayed. This guarantees clear reading even from a distance of 2-3 meters. The text should be broken up by the inclusion of drawings and/or photos. The use of colour makes the poster more attractive and effective. Material for mounting your poster to the poster board will be supplied by the organizers.

Poster presenters are requested to make financial disclosure and potential conflicts of interest regarding their current poster presentation at the bottom of their poster.

In case of any technical problems or questions, please do not hesitate to contact the symposium technical organizer:
SPEKTAR PUTOVANJA d.o.o.
Tkalčićeva 15, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: +385 1 4862 600  
Fax: +385 1 4862 622
e-mail: congress@spektar-holidays.hr

Sponsors Exhibitors
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Organising Agency

Prof. Igor D. Gregoric, M.D., FACC
Chief and Program Director
Surgical Division for the Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Cardiopulmonary Support and Transplantation Program
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Memorial Hermann Hospital / Heart Vascular Institute 
Professor of Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center 
713-486-6714
6400 Fannin St., Ste. 2350
Houston, Texas, 77030

 

Prof. Rajko Radovancevic, M.D. 
Associate Director
Research Division
Center for Advanced Heart Failure 
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Memorial Hermann Hospital 
713-486-6709
6400 Fannin St., Ste. 2350
Houston, Texas, 77030

 

Prof. Željko Sutlić, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Department of Cardiac and Transplant Surgery 
Clinical Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb
Director of Heart Transplant Program 
University of Zagreb
Clinical Hospital Dubrava, Avenija G.Suška 6
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
385 1 2903516 
zsutlic@kbd.hr

 

Eva M. Pongratz
Administrative Support Assistance
Medical School
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
713-486-6714
Eva.M.Pongratz@uth.tmc.edu
6400 Fannin St., Ste. 2350
Houston, Texas, 77030

 

PCO - Forum Secretariat / Spektar putovanja d.o.o.
Tkalciceva 15, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: +385 1 4862 600
Fax: +385 1 4862 622 
Email: brano2014@spektar-holidays.hr

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