Monday, 25 October

07:30 – 08:15 Davos 2

Breakfast / Industry sponsored symposium

08:15 – 09:30 Davos 2

Session 1: Acute Coronary Syndromes / Cardiogenic Shock

Chair: Franz Eberli, Zurich / Olivier Muller, Lausanne

The spectrum of ACS: The road to personalised medicine

Thomas F. Lüscher, London

MINOCA: towards the understanding of an enigma

Filippo Crea, Rome

Antiplatelet therapy, anticoagulation after ACS

Marco Valgimigli, Lugano

Coronary dissection: A disease of fertile and pregnant women

Sophie Degrauwe, Geneva

Panel discussion

09:30 – 10:00


10:00 – 11:30 Davos 2

Session 2: Chronic Coronary Syndromes

Chair: Hans Rickli, St. Gallen / William Wijns, Galway

What is a chronic coronary syndrome? The 2019 ESC Guidelines and beyond

William Wijns, Galway

Intraprocedural coronary imaging: toy or necessity?

Lorenz Räber, Berne

Using machine learning to diagnose MI

Alan S. Maisel

Revascularisation after the ISCHEMIA Trial

Bernard Gersh, Rochester

The left main controversy: EXCEL and beyond

Stephan Windecker, Berne

Panel discussion

12:00 – 13:15 Davos 1

Lunch / Industry sponsored symposium

13:30 – 15:00 Davos 2

Session 3: Atrial Fibrillation

Chair: Richard Kobza, Lucerne / Stefan Osswald, Basel

Comparison of current available techniques in AF ablation

Christian Sticherling, Basel

Rate versus rhythm control: From AFFIRM to EAST

A. John Camm, London

Dementia and cognitive decline in AF

Stefan Osswald, Basel

LAA occlusion in AF: current developments and future perspectives

Ulf Landmesser, Berlin

Panel discussion

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee / Poster Presentation

15:30 – 16:30

Parallel Sessions

a) Poster Session


Moderators: Jürg H. Beer, Baden and Francesco Paneni, Zurich

b) Meet the Expert Session (organised by SCOT)

Davos 1

Moderators: Nicolas Schärli, Basel / Stefan Osswald, Basel / Stefan Toggweiler, Lucerne / Bernard Gersh, Rochester​

Case presentations by young Swiss Cardiologists:
Federico Moccetti, Lucerne: title tbd
Jan Berg, Aarau: Recurrent myocarditis or an underlying cardiomyopathy?
Sebastian Seidl, St. Gallen: Unexpected turn in a thought to be crystal clear arrhythmia
Mirjam Gauri Wild, Bern: Pull the tether! -  Hemolysis after transcatheter mitral valve implantation

NIcolas Schärli / Stefan Osswald, Basel / Stefan Toggweiler, Lucerne / Bernard Gersh, Rochester / Federico Moccetti / Jan Berg / Sebastian Seidl / Mirjam Gauri Wild

c) Meet the Expert Session: Right Heart Catheterization


Moderators and cases: Stefan Rosenkranz, Cologne / Micha Maeder, St. Gallen

Stefan Rosenkraz / Micha Maeder

d) Meet the Expert Session: New options to work up and manage amyloidosis

Davos 1

Moderators and cases: Bettina Heidecker, Berlin / Simon Stämpfli, Lucerne​

Bettina Heidecker / Simon Stämpfli, Lucerne
16:30 – 17:30

Parallel Sessions

a) New ESC Guidelines

Davos 2

Chair: William Wijns, Galway / Stephan Windecker, Bern

  • ESC Guidelines: Non-ST-Segment elevation ACS
    Holger Thiele, Leipzig
  • The 2020 ESC AF Guidelines: What approach to which patient?
    Gerd Hindricks, Leipzig
  • The 2021 ESC Guidelines on cardiac pacing
    Jens Cosedis Nielsen, Aarhus
  • Panel discussion

b) Cardiomyopathies and Arrhythmias

Davos 1

Chair: Laurent Haegeli, Aarau / Christian Sticherling, Basel

  • Towards a personal use of ICDs?
    Lars Køber, Copenhagen
  • Pharmacological treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: current practice and future perspectives
    Iacopo Olivotto, Florence
  • Genetics in cardiomyopathies: academic or practical?
    Benjamin Meder, Heidelberg
  • Panel discussion
18:00 – 19:15 Davos 2

Industry sponsored symposium

19:15 – 20:15

Parallel Sessions

a) Clinical Decision Seminar: Echo Pearls

Davos 2

Moderators and cases: Michel Zuber, Othmarsingen / Felix C. Tanner, Zurich

b) Clinical Decision Seminar: Decision Making in Interventional Cardiology

Davos 1

Moderators and cases: Franz Eberli, Zurich / Hans Rickli, St. Gallen