Program

DAY 1

SEPTEMBER 14

WEDNESDAY

2:00 PM

Arrival and registration

5:00 PM

Welcome mixer and reception

Plenary 1

Opening and Plenary Session

Burkhard Ludewig

Congress Hall

6:45 PM

Epidemiology and Clinical Features of Myocarditis

8:00 PM

Dinner

Foyer

DAY 2

SEPTEMBER 15

THURSDAY

Symposium 1

Innate and adaptive immune mechanisms in cardiac inflammation.

Francesco Paneni & Peter Rainer

8:30 AM

Immunological basis of cardiac fibrosis

9:00 AM

Gustavo Ramos

Immune cell dynamics in myocardial healing

9:30 AM

Slava Epelman

Cardiac macrophages in health and disease

10:00 AM

Short presentation selected from abstracts

10:15 AM

Coffee Break

Foyer

Symposium 2

Diagnosis of myocardial and pericardial inflammatory disease

Perry Elliott & Dörthe Schmidt

10:45 AM

Alida Caforio

EMB and heart-reactive autoantibodies for etiology-directed treatment

11:15 AM

Robert Manka

Cardiovascular imaging: stratification of cardiac inflammatory diseases

11:45 AM

Pilar Martín

MicroRNAs for the detection of acute myocarditis

12:15 PM

Short presentation selected from abstracts

12:30 PM

Lunch and poster viewing

Congress Hall

Symposium 3

Inflammatory processes in ischemic and non-ischemic heart disease

Stefan Frantz & Susanne Sattler

2:00 PM

Carsten Tschöpe

Viral infection and cardiac inflammation

2:30 PM

Burkhard Ludewig

Microbiome and Myocarditis

3:00 PM

Daniela Čiháková

Immune cell crosstalk in myocarditis

3:30 PM

Short presentation selected from abstracts

3:45 PM

Coffee Break

Foyer

Symposium 4

Cardiotoxicity in checkpoint inhibitor therapy

Gianluigi Condorelli

4:15 PM

Nicole Joller

Immune checkpoint inhibition: Molecules and mechanism

4:45 PM

Javid Moslehi

Cardio-Immuno-Oncology

5:15 PM

Marinos Kallikourdis

T cell costimulation blockade in heart failure

5:45 PM

Short presentation selected from abstracts

6:00 PM

Poster Presentation and Wine Tasting

8:00 PM

Dinner

DAY 3

SEPTEMBER 16

FRIDAY

Symposium 5

Therapy of cardiac inflammation

8:30 AM

Stephane Heymans

Phenomics in dilated cardiomyopathies, from genes to inflammation

9:00 AM

Federica Marelli-Berg

T cells as therapeutic targets in cardiac inflammation

9:30 AM

DeLisa Fairweather

Diagnosis and treatment of Covid-19-associated myocarditis

10:00 AM

Short presentation selected from abstracts

10:15 AM

Coffee Break

Foyer

Closing plenary

Therapeutic Targeting of Stromal Cells

Frank Ruschitzka & Finn Gustafsson

10:45 AM

Scott Solomon

Immunotherapy as treatment option for heart failure?

11:30 AM

Paul Ridker

Targeting innate and adaptive immune responses in atherothrombosis

12:15 PM

Discussion and Conclusion