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Philips Cardiology Leadership 

Monday, August 31, 2015, London, UK





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Patient journeys across the health continuum - issues that matter today


This year’s ESC Congress theme is especially inspiring – ‘Innovation and the Heart’ - but what’s at the heart of innovation in cardiology? You. At Philips, your needs drive our solutions. So we look to distinguished specialists like you for insights which can lead to innovations that really matter.


Please join us at the East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf in London on Monday, August 31st for an evening of discussion on topics most important to you in cardiology and the chance to engage with peers. Please use the navigation below to learn more about the agenda, the venue and registration.





The agenda will focus on innovations in cardiology and give you the opportunity to engage and network with your peers.

Meeting Agenda


Welcome drinks 

Opening remarks by Rob Cascella, Executive VP Philips Imaging Business

Patient journeys across the health continuum – Issues that matter today


Three personal stories and learnings from experiences with a memorable patient


1) Diagnosis and quantification of Mitral Valve (MV) disease

Professor Robert M. Lang, MD Professor of Medicine and Director, Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging Laboratories University of Chicago Medicine


2) Treatment of complex Mitral Valve (MV) disease using image guidance

Professor Francesco Maisano, MD, Professor of Cardiac Surgery and Chair, Cardiovascular Surgery University Hospital Zürich


3) Long term management of heart failure

Professor John Cleland, MD, Professor of Cardiology, Imperial College London, and Cardiology Consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital


Dr. Mark Porter, medical correspondent at The Times and BBC’s The One Show; presenter of Radio 4’s flagship medical series Inside Health; and practicing physician will moderate the program.




Buffet Dinner

Welcome drinks


Openning remarks by Frans van Houten


Keynote (topic and person tbd)





Welcome drinks


Openning remarks by Frans van Houten


Keynote (topic and person tbd)




































East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, London E14

cardiology location

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If you have any questions or need further information please contact us.

Please note: All Attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation during ESC 2015.


Transportation to the event


For your convenience buses will transport you to “East Wintergarden” where the event will take place.

To bard the buses, please go to the ESC’s main entrance, where you will be directed to the buses by hostesses carrying Philips logo signs.
Buses depart at 18:15, 18:30 and 19:10 so please be at the entrance a few minutes before the buses are scheduled to leave.
The journey to “East Wintergarden” takes about 10 minutes.


Join the Conversation

Share your insights and connect with your peers in clinically-focused discussions in the Philips Innovations in Health group.

Please register to confirm your attendance


Please use the form below to let us know you will attend. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Nicole Walz.


Please note: Attendees are responsible for their own travel and accomodations during ESC 2015.

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