• HRC2024
  • 6 - 8 Oct 2024

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Sessions

10:30 - 11:45 Digital Technologies Hall 6a
10:30 - 11:45 EP Masterclass 1 Hall 11a
10:30 - 11:45 Oral Abstracts 1 Hall 11b
10:30 - 11:45 Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy: Updates and Best Practice Executive Room 1
11:30 - 18:45 EP Traces Course Hall 7b
12:15 - 13:30 Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 1 - Everything you wanted to know about Pulsed Field Ablation Hall 6a
12:15 - 13:30 Masterclass Devices 1 -Tricuspid regurgitation and CIEDs – Optimal management strategies Hall 11a
12:15 - 13:30 Oral Abstracts 1 Hall 11b
14:45 - 16:15 Conduction System Pacing 1 Hall 6a
14:45 - 16:15 AF Association Symposia 1 Hall 6b
14:45 - 16:00 Rhythm control should be considered first line in all patients with AF? Hall 11a
14:45 - 16:15 Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Focus on Conduction System Pacing Hall 11b
14:45 - 16:15 Basic Science Primer Executive Room 1
16:45 - 18:15 Year in Review 1 - AF what's new in 2024? Hall 6a
16:45 - 18:15 AF Association Symposia 2 - Catheter Ablation in 2024: State of the Art Hall 11a

Digital Technologies - Hall 6a - 10:30 - 11:45

Chair: Dr Fu-Siong Ng, Dr Mark Tanner London, UK, Chichester, UK
10:30 Direct to Consumer Wearables: Can we trust the data? Dr Ahran Arnold London, UK
10:45 Insights and Highlights from the `EHRA Digital Devices Practical Guide Dr Katarzyna Malaczynska-Rajpold London, UK
11:00 AI in a Nutshell: Current Applications in Arrhythmia Management Prof Sanjiv Narayan Palo Alto, US
11:15 Future Horizons in AI; Prognostic, Therapeutic, and Superhuman Diagnostics Dr Arunashis Sau London, UK
11:30 Final discussions
11:45 Close

EP Masterclass 1 - Hall 11a - 10:30 - 11:45

Chair: Dr Manish Kalla, Dr Michala Pedersen Birmingham, UK, Oxford, UK
10:30 Insights from PFA: is it more than park it by a vein and press ‘GO' Dr Richard Bala Bournemouth, UK
10:45 When is moderate mitral regurgitation a reason to not offer AF ablation? Dr Manav Sohal London, UK
11:00 Is there space in the real world for ‘personalised ablation’ in persistent AF? Dr Matt Wright London, UK
11:15 Ablation for all severe heart failure patients with AF after CASTLE-HTX? Dr David Jones Uxbridge, UK
11:30 Final discussions
11:45 Close

Oral Abstracts 1 - Hall 11b - 10:30 - 11:45

Chair:
Further details coming soon
11:45 Close

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy: Updates and Best Practice - Executive Room 1 - 10:30 - 11:45

Chair: Dr John Whitaker, Dr Stephen Page London, UK, Leeds, UK
10:30 Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy - definitions and diagnostic criteria Prof Juan Pablo Kaski London, UK
10:45 The genetics of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy Dr Verity Hartill Leeds, UK
11:00 Assessing and managing risk in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy Dr Oliver Watson Sheffield, UK
11:15 How to perform catheter ablation in patients with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy Dr John Silberbauer Brighton, UK
11:30 Panel discussion
11:45 Close

EP Traces Course EP Traces Course - Hall 7b - 11:30 - 18:45

Thank you to our sponsors, Medtronic and Boston Scientific
Chair: Dr Adam Graham, Dr Dewi Thomas, Dr Simon Modi Nottingham, UK, Swansea, UK, Liverpool, UK
11:30 Welcome, course objectives and ‘How to approach the unknown tracing’
11:45 EP traces session 1 - 4 (please note there will be lunch, followed by 2 x breaks throughout the day)
18:45 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 1 - Everything you wanted to know about Pulsed Field Ablation Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 1 - Everything you wanted to know about Pulsed Field Ablation - Hall 6a - 12:15 - 13:30

Chair: Dr David Jones Uxbridge, UK
12:15 General anaesthesia or conscious sedation for PFA - is the jury still out?
12:25 What should I know about the different PFA electrical waveforms and their effects?
12:35 Are contact force and lesion assessment algorithms relevant in PFA? Prof Nico Reinsch Essen, DE
12:45 What are the potential complications with PFA we should be cautious about?
12:55 What's on the horizon for PFA technology?
13:05 Q&A
13:30 Close

Masterclass Devices 1 -Tricuspid regurgitation and CIEDs – Optimal management strategies - Hall 11a - 12:15 - 13:30

Chair: Dr Archie Rao, Dr Peysh Patel Liverpool, UK, Birmingham, UK
12:15 Size of problem/predictors of the problem

- Overview – how often is it a reality
Dr Colin Cunnington Manchester, UK
12:40 Multimodality imaging and Assessment of TR Dr James Dundas Stockton-on-Tees, UK
13:05 Management of TR in the device patient Dr Chris Pepper Leeds, UK
13:30 Close

Oral Abstracts 1 - Hall 11b - 12:15 - 13:30

Chair:
Further details coming soon
13:30 Close

Conduction System Pacing 1 - Hall 6a - 14:45 - 16:15

Chair: Dr Antony French, Dr Jenny Chuen Hereford, UK, Nottingham, UK
Will CSP replace conventional CRT?
14:45 Pro Dr Mokhtar Ibrahim Leicester, UK
15:05 Con Prof Francisco Leyva Birmingham, UK
Will CSP replace conventional RV pacing?
15:25 Pro Dr Badrinathan Chandrasekaran Swindon, UK
15:45 Con Dr Ian Loke Leicester, UK
16:05 Q&A
16:15 Close

AF Association Symposia 1 AF Association Symposia 1 - Hall 6b - 14:45 - 16:15

Chair: Dr Rosita Zakeri London, UK
14:45 Comparing pulsed field electroporation and radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Design and rationale of the BEAT PAROX-AF randomized clinical trial Dr Nico Erhard
15:00 HFrEF - AF ablation or not? Prof Mark Petrie Glasgow, UK
15:15 HFpEF - AF ablation or not? Dr Rosita Zakeri London, UK
15:30 AF ablation in HF - does the "how" matter?
15:45 DC cardioversion for in HF - dead or alive
16:00 Q&A
16:15 Close

Rhythm control should be considered first line in all patients with AF? - Hall 11a - 14:45 - 16:00

Chair: Dr Angela Griffiths Oxford, UK
14:45 Pro Prof Derek Connelly Glasgow, UK
15:15 Con Dr Christian Camm Reading, UK
15:45 Final discussions
16:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Focus on Conduction System Pacing Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia 2 - Focus on Conduction System Pacing - Hall 11b - 14:45 - 16:15

Chair: Dr Zachary Whinnett London, UK
14:45 Performing LBBAP in a DGH setting Dr Jagdeep Singh Edinburgh, UK
15:00 When should I consider CSP for CRT and what approach should I use? Dr Nadine Ali London, UK
15:15 Delivering CSP in clinical practice: overview of guidelines and consensus documents Dr Mark Tanner Chichester, UK
15:30 Does it matter which part of the conduction system we capture? Dr Karol Curila Prague, CZ
15:45 How to confirm conduction system capture: insights from invasive mapping studies Dr Ahran Arnold London, UK
16:00 Panel discussion
16:15 Close

Basic Science Primer - Executive Room 1 - 14:45 - 16:15

Chair: Dr Fu-Siong Ng, Dr Rachel Myles London, UK, Glasgow, UK
14:45 Conduction system dysfunction in athletes Dr Alicia D'Souza London, UK
15:05 In silico trials for drug development Dr Albert Dasi Oxford, UK
15:25 AI-enabled electrocardiogram for risk prediction Dr Fu-Siong Ng London, UK
15:45 Ventricular arrhythmia mechanisms in LQTS Dr Rachel Myles Glasgow, UK
16:05 Final discussions
16:15 Close

Year in Review 1 - AF what's new in 2024? - Hall 6a - 16:45 - 18:15

Chair: Prof Derek Connolly, Dr Honey Thomas Birmingham, UK, Northumberland, UK
16:45 Anticoagulation

- Current and future developments / top 10 messages from ESC guidelines
Dr Matthew Dewhurst Middlesbrough, UK
17:10 Percutaneous / surgical approaches to stroke reduction Dr Patrick Calvert Cambridge, UK
17:35 Ablation techniques

- QDOT/PFA
- Safety/efficacy
- Anything other than the veins? 1 size fits all vs personalized approach for all
Dr Andy Thornley Middlesbrough, UK
18:00 Pulse select Mr Mike Berry London, UK
18:10 Final discussions
18:15 Close

AF Association Symposia 2 - Catheter Ablation in 2024: State of the Art AF Association Symposia 2 - Catheter Ablation in 2024: State of the Art - Hall 11a - 16:45 - 18:15

Chair: Prof Tom Wong London, UK
16:45 Catheter ablation of AF Then and Now: A Historical Perspective Dr Nico Erhard
16:55 Techniques and Outcomes of Thermal AF Ablation in 2024 Dr David Jones Uxbridge, UK
17:05 Persistent atrial fibrillation ablation: from endocardial to epicardial Dr John Silberbauer Brighton, UK
17:15 Electroporation: A State-of-the-Art Review Prof Tom Wong London, UK
17:25 First Line AF Ablation Dr Merzaka Lazdam Leicester, UK
17:35 AF Ablation: Predictions for the future Dr Matt Wright London, UK
17:45 The Future of AF Ablation in the NHS - North perspective
18:00 The Future of AF Ablation in the NHS - South perspective
18:15 Close

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